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5 courses of pumpkin

Every year, many are looking forward to the end of the summer,To enjoy the excellent taste and fill the body with vitamins, which hid in the queen of beds - a pumpkin. Dishes from this vegetable are very popular all over the world.

In Europe, pumpkins cook soups, prepare casseroles, mashed potatoes, salads, and in Austria you can taste even pumpkin schnapps and pumpkin coffee. In the army of pumpkin bake, stew, add to pilaf, stuffed with vegetables.

Today we offer your attention simple in preparation and pretty Budget meals, Which certainly should be prepared before the end of the season!

Pumpkin stuffed with chicken

Stuffed pumpkin

Ingredients

  • 1 small pumpkin
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 onion
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic
  • Fresh greens
  • 50 ml. olive oil
  • 50 grams of hard cheese
  • Spices to taste (black pepper powder, turmeric)
  • Salt to taste

Cooking

  1. Cut off the top of the pumpkin, using a spoon to remove the flesh and cut it into small cubes. Meat and onions cut into pieces, chop the garlic, remove the cuticle from the tomato and cut it into slices.
  2. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a frying pan, lay the onions and garlic, lightly fry them and pour three tablespoons of water into the frying pan to braise the onions with garlic until soft.
  3. Add to the frying pan alternately meat and pumpkin flesh, carcasses all together, stirring, about 10 minutes. If the liquid boils, add some more water or broth to the frying pan.
  4. After 10 minutes add the tomato, cover the frying pan with a lid and another 8-10 minutes protushi. Turn off the fire, put in the filling crushed herbs, salting and pepper to taste.
  5. Lay the prepared stuffing in a pumpkin, cover it with a cut top, outside, grease the pumpkin with the remaining olive oil and wrap it in foil.

    Put in a preheated to 180 ° with the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes, until it becomes soft.

  6. Somewhere for 8-10 minutes before the pumpkin is ready to remove it from foil and top, sprinkle stuffing with grated cheese and return the pumpkin to the oven. Incredible aroma and excellent taste guaranteed!

Vegetarian pumpkin soup

pumpkin soup

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp. water
  • 3 medium potatoes
  • 1 carrot
  • 200 g of pumpkin
  • 2 tbsp. L. Poppy
  • Spices and salt to taste

Cooking

  1. Throw the poppy and spices into the water, bring to a boil and add the potatoes, cut into cubes. Reduce the heat and cook until done.
  2. On vegetable oil fry the pumpkin and carrots for 10-20 minutes and pour the spices to give the dish a flavor.
  3. When vegetables are fried, add them to the potato together with the remains of oil and spices. Bring it to a boil and turn it off.
  4. Give the soup a little insistence and boldly serve on the table! A great recipe for those who are on a diet!

Vegetable stew with pumpkin

Stew with pumpkin

Ingredients

  • 500 g of pumpkin
  • 200 g celery
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 onion
  • 2 Bulgarian peppers
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 50 g of vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic

Cooking

  1. Prepare and cut all the vegetables. Peppers and tomatoes are best cut into 4-6 pieces.
  2. Garlic chopped on garlick or finely cut. Heat the frying pan and fry all the vegetables, add half a cup of water and carcass on moderate heat for no more than 20 minutes.

    If you do not want to put out, you can just bake the vegetables in the oven. So they will save more useful substances!

  3. Prepare the finished dish with herbs and serve on the table in hot or cold form. A simple dish in which a maximum of vitamins!

Fruit pilaf in pumpkin

Pilaf in pumpkin

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp. White rice
  • 1 large pumpkin (5-6 kg)
  • 2 large apples
  • 200 g raisins
  • 200 g prunes
  • 200 g dried apricots
  • 1 tbsp. L. Sahara
  • 75 g of butter
  • 2 tbsp. L. Vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste

Cooking

  1. Cut off the pumpkin top and a spoon to extract the seeds and fiber. Make a knife on the pulp frequent incisions, pour into the pumpkin steep boiling water (cover with a tip) and leave until the water cools completely.
  2. Cut apples into 4 parts and remove the core. Cut the flesh into slices.

    Raisins, prunes and dried apricots carefully wash with warm water and mix in a bowl with apples. Sprinkle with sugar and mix again.

  3. The rice is divided into 3 roughly equal parts. Lay a layer of rice on the bottom of the pumpkin, then half the fruit. Again put a layer of rice and the remaining fruit. Top out the remaining rice.
  4. Melted butter and salt in a pumpkin. Add hot water so that it covers the top layer of rice.
  5. Pumpkin grease externally with vegetable oil, cover with foil and bake 1 hour 30 minutes in an oven, heated to 180 ° N.

    30 minutes before the readiness to take off the foil and cover the pumpkin with its top. Before serving, mix rice with fruit and pumpkin pulp, scraping it with a spoon. delicious!

Cream soup of pumpkin

pumpkin soup

Ingredients

  • 500 g seeds and peeled pumpkin peeled
  • 400-500 ml chicken broth
  • 1 onion
  • 1.5 tbsp. L. Butter
  • 1.5 tsp. Curry powder
  • Salt to taste

Cooking

  1. Cut the pumpkin into small pieces.
  2. In a thick-walled pan, melt the butter, put the onion and fry it until golden. Put the curry, pour the pumpkin, add the broth and a little water.
  3. Salts to taste, bring to a boil and cook under the lid 20 minutes.
  4. Beat the soup with a blender, bring it to a boil and immediately turn off the fire. This soup-puree can be cooked with your favorite vegetables (potatoes, carrots) or greens.

    Serve on the table preferably with croutons or a handful of peeled pumpkin seeds.

We picked up delicious recipes that are available to everyone. Share them with your friends - surely they will want to cook something from a pumpkin!

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