Pumpkin is a king of all squash (cucurbita) plants. It is full of beta-carotene which is a provitamin that converts into vitamin 'A' once inside the body!
Have you thought about what really makes us happy every day? Is it a pumpkin soup? Or perhaps a piece of a strawberry cake? It’s not a secret that everyday happiness depends on our food. Hence, here is something very healthy and delicious – a Spiced Apple Pumpkin Soup recipe.
Pumpkin is a king of all squash (cucurbita) plants. It is full of beta-carotene which is a provitamin that converts into vitamin A once inside the body.
Even one cup of canned pumpkin provides daily value of vitamin K with 7 grams of fiber, 3 grams of protein, 80 calories, 1 gram of fat and even reducing risks for some types of cancer. And while beta-carotene is essential for eyes health pumpkin seeds are packed with protein, magnesium, potassium and zinc.
So, try pumpkin in a soup, salad or cake. Roast it, grill, stuff, steam, boil… whatever – this squash will delight you every time! Be sure to add it to your meal planner this autumn!
Peel and chop potatoes, carrots, pumpkin and apples. Heat casserole, add oil, onion and garlic. Fry until golden. Add cinnamon, basil and fry until fragrant. Add potatoes, carrots, pumpkin and apples and fry for another few minutes.
Transfer vegetables to the casserole, add stock. Stir, close the lid and cook for 20 minutes until the ingredients are soft. Season the soup with pepper and salt. Once the soup is cooked, allow to cool a little. Then transfer the soup to a blender, add full cream and whizz until silky smooth. Add seasoning. You may add extra stock or water to thin the soup.