The pumpkin is an ingredient widely used in kitchen, since it can be combined by his sweet flavor and its texture with a pile of vegetables and plates more.
In this case, always looking for healthful prescriptions, we are going to show the preparation of a wonderful cream of pumpkin in Thermomix, the famous foot processor. Nevertheless, we are going to try to show its preparation so that also it is possible to be done with other foot processors of other brands
The pumpkin, an ingredient than more healthful
If we approached any supermarket of relative importance, we will see as products with pumpkin cream exist, since appellant by the manufacturing product companies is a prescription enough.
This is due to its flavor characteristic and to the good combination with another vegetable type, as the potato, onion, carrot, etc.
In addition, it is necessary to very consider nourishing kindness of the cream of pumpkin, since it highly provides a source to us concentrated of proteins and fiber, and low levels of sugars, fat or cholesterol.
A very recommendable prescription for meals, along with other plates, or slight dinners, since it will provide a nice one to us to please to the stomach with a low caloric index.
These are some of the advantages of the habitual consumption of pumpkin:
- Under sodium content, ideal for people with hypertension.
- High vitamin content To, especially indicated for people with problems in the vision.
- High antioxidant concentration.
- Under carbohydrate content, being indicated for people with diabetes.
- High potassium content, indicated to reduce the retention of liquids.
The department of American agriculture, along with other scientific associations without profit spirit, invites to the habitual consumption of the pumpkin cream, since it acts on the circulatory system, favoring the resistance of the arteries and reducing the probability of having an infarct.
Vitamin contribution of the pumpkin
By each 100 grams of consumption:
- Vitamin A: 16%
- B1 vitamin: 5%
- B2 vitamin: 5%
- B3 vitamin: 2%
- B6 vitamin: 8%
- B9 vitamin: 18%
- Vitamin C: 15%
- Vitamin E: 9%
- Vitamin K: 1%
Approximately, with a ration of pumpkin cream we consumed about 80-90 grams of pumpkin, reason why we remarkably increased the volume of vitamins contributed to our organism.
Preparation of the cream of pumpkin with Thermomix
Prescription for 4 people
- 500 grams pumpkin cut and bare to pieces
- 1 medium leek
- 3 carrots medians
- 25 ml olive oil
- 500 ml water
- 100 ml liquid cream (optional)
- Salt and pepper to the pleasure
For the preparation of the cream of pumpkin with the Thermomix foot processor, we are going to follow the following steps. Easy and simple!
We peel vegetables and we sliced the carrot and the leek to prick them in the Thermomix slightly. We add the oil and we programmed 5 seconds at speed 4.
Once we have minced vegetables, we programmed 5 minutes to Varoma temperature and speed 2.
Spent the 5 minutes, we add the pumpkin, the main ingredient to the glass of the Thermomix and programmed 10 minutes to Varoma temperature and speed 2.
Concluded step 3, we add the 500 ml of water, salt and the pepper to the taste, cooking 15 minutes with Varoma temperature and speed 2. In this step, if we see that the cream of pumpkin in Thermomix is being something thickens and we like more liquid, we can add water until we observe that the texture is the suitable one.
We add the cream and we programmed 1 minutes at speed 5, increasing little by little until speed 10, mixing the ingredients well.
Concluded this step, we let cool slightly and he would already be ready to emplatar.
Optional condiments that work very well with the cream of pumpkin in Thermomix
Although to much people it likes the flavor so what of the cream of pumpkin realised with the Thermomix and using these ingredients, also solid ingredients can be added that juguen with the texture of this vegetable cream.
We can choose by traditional picatostes fried, mix and melt in 4 step some cheese that contributes to flavor to the mixture or different species according to pleasures.
In Internet you will see some pumpkin cream prescription to which to curry or cumin is added to give a slightly sharp touch to the sweet mixture.