What to cook pumpkin?

The peculiarity of pumpkin is that it can be served as a first course, as a side dish, and even as a dessert. But it is a valuable source of vitamins of group B, fluorine, iodine and iron. Autumn is the best time to venture into culinary experiments, the main ingredient in which will be a pumpkin.

Pumpkin puree soup

To implement this recipe will need a minimum amount of products. Cooking soup fast enough.

You will need:
  • 450 g pumpkin pulp;
  • 2 carrots;
  • 2 onions;
  • 3 potatoes;
  • 8 tbsp. spoons of cream;
  • 100 g of crackers;
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 100 g of hard cheese;
  • a pinch of salt.
Finely chop the onion. It needs to be fried in a pan until golden brown. Move the onions to the pan with the potatoes, carrots and pumpkin (vegetables must be cut into cubes). Boil in a small amount of water, shortly before full readiness, salt and add chopped garlic clove. Bring the cooked vegetables to puree using a dipping blender. Add cream to the cream soup and pour it into plates. Sprinkle with grated cheese and croutons on top.

Pumpkin salad

Sometimes you want to treat loved ones with an unusual dish. Pumpkin salad - a rare guest on the table. Therefore, it is necessary to cook it.

You will need:
  • 300 grams of pumpkin;
  • 150 grams of cheese (also suitable: feta, suluguni, chechil);
  • 30 grams of olives;
  • several lettuce leaves;
  • salt and pepper to taste.
Pre-boil the pumpkin. She and her cheese will need to be cut into large pieces. Finely chop the olives and add to the salad. Coarsely chop the lettuce leaves and decorate the dish with them. Salt and pepper the salad. For salad dressing, use olive oil.

Stuffed Pumpkin

Most recipes use pumpkin pulp. But you can use it for a change and not only. . .

You will need:
  • medium sized pumpkin;
  • 350 g chicken fillet;
  • 2 onions;
  • 1 carrot;
  • 300 g of champignons;
  • 400 g potatoes;
  • a pinch of salt.
Open the meat and cut it into thin strips. Potatoes and carrots should be grind grated. Onions and mushrooms, put at this time to fry. Mushrooms should be cut into small slices, for onions the best option is a half ring. After removing the pulp from the pumpkin, divide it into 2 equal parts. For cooking you need only half the pulp. It is necessary to grind a blender. To the resulting pumpkin puree add boiled chicken, grated vegetables, onions and mushrooms. Stir the mixture thoroughly and salt it. Pour the filling into the pumpkin. There also add 0, 5 cups of boiling water. Now it remains only to turn on the oven for 45 minutes at a temperature of 180 ° C.

Pumpkin Casserole

This recipe is equally suitable for both breakfast and dinner.

You will need:
  • 600 grams of pumpkin;
  • 2-3 apples;
  • 2 eggs;
  • 150 grams of butter;
  • 1/2 cup of semolina;
  • 20 g sugar;
  • 0, 5 tsp of baking powder;
  • a pinch of salt.
Cut the pumpkin into large cubes and stew. After boiling water in the pan, continue to boil it over low heat for another 20 minutes. Drain the water from the pan, ceiling the pumpkin with a crush until a homogeneous mass, and then let it cool. While the pumpkin cools down, get some apples. They need to grate on a coarse grater. Beat eggs with sugar using a mixer. Add a pinch of salt to them. Transfer the cooled pumpkin to the bowl. Add apples, butter (it should be soft, so get it out of the fridge beforehand), vanilla and semolina. Mix all ingredients thoroughly and add eggs to them. Knead the dough, turn on the oven at 180 ° C. It is necessary to grease a baking sheet with butter and pour the resulting dough on it. Bake the casserole should be within 30 minutes. The browned quiche can be sprinkled with powdered sugar or decorated with fruit.

Pumpkin pancakes

These unusual pancakes will be able to cheer up even on the most overcast autumn day.

You will need:
  • 600 grams of pumpkin pulp;
  • 2 apples;
  • 2 eggs;
  • 120 grams of flour;
  • a pinch of soda;
  • a pinch of salt.
Pumpkin and apples should be grated on a fine grater. Then they must be stewed in a saucepan for 20 minutes, until they are soft enough. Put the mixture in a deep bowl. There also should be pre-sifted flour. Add eggs, soda, salt and knead the dough. Portion the dough into the pan and fry.

Pumpkin Marmalade

This delicacy is loved by adults and children. Instead of buying marmalade in the store, try cooking it at home.

You will need:
  • 1 kg of pumpkin;
  • 1/2 Art. spoons of vanilla sugar;
  • 30 g gelatin;
  • 6 tbsp. spoons of sugar;
  • 3 tbsp. spoon of lemon juice.
Cut the pumpkin into small pieces and boil it. Drain the water, chop the pumpkin with a blender until mashed. Add sugar, lemon juice and vanilla sugar. Boil the mash in a saucepan for 20-25 minutes. Be sure to stir it with a spatula. Turning off the gas, pour in the gelatin puree. Stir and leave for 10-15 minutes. Again, put the saucepan on a slow fire to dissolve the gelatin. Do not bring mashed potatoes to a boil and stir constantly. Pour the resulting mixture into a mold. Wait until it cools down, then move it to the fridge. When marmalade hardens, it can be cut into small pieces.
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