At this time of the year we have numerous winter vegetables available to prepare the most varied side dishes with which to accompany our main courses.
At this time of the year we have numerous available winter vegetables to prepare i contours more varied with which to accompany our main courses. Here is a collection of recipes which will allow you to cook and enjoy seasonal side dishes based on Brussels sprouts, radicchio, cabbage, fennel and leeks.
Cauliflower au gratin
You can prepare the recipe for au gratin cauliflower in the oven by seasoning it with butter, milk and vegetable parmesan, but if you prefer a lighter dish or follow a vegan diet, we recommend using our vegan béchamel. Here the complete recipe.
Baked cabbage chips
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Here is an idea for cook the cabbage which will also appeal to children. It is about the cabbage chips baked, which you could possibly also prepare with a dryer, if you have it available. THU the complete recipe.
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Fennel and orange salad
An idea for those who prefer raw fennel rather than cooked. You can prepare a fennel and orange salad, enriching it with nuts and olives but also seeds and other dried fruit, according to your tastes. Dress the salad with extra virgin olive oil and a little salt.
Artichokes alla Romana
To prepare the Roman-style artichokes you will have to stew these vegetables with parsley, extra virgin olive oil, garlic and Roman mint. Artichokes of the Roman or violet type are used. You will also need a little water for cooking. THU the complete recipe.
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Stewed black cabbage
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Here is one of the simplest and tastiest ways to prepare the black cabbage as a side dish along with other vegetables. You will have to stew the black cabbage in a pan along with red onions, carrots and, if you want, tomato puree. For the dressing, extra virgin olive oil, whole sea salt and black pepper are enough. If you like it, don't forget a clove of garlic. THU the complete recipe.
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A prescription really simple to prepare with beets, which you can serve as a side dish. You will need chard leaves, a handful of nuts to taste, such as walnuts, almonds and pine nuts, lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil. THU the complete recipe.
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Mashed celeriac and potatoes
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With celeriac, potatoes and Jerusalem artichoke you can prepare a delicious homemade puree and even tastier than usual. You will have to cook the vegetables over low heat, in boiling water, until they are softened and then blend everything to obtain a puree. THU the complete recipe.
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Brussels sprouts with apples
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Apples are a perfect ingredient to pair with Brussels sprouts to make them tastier. You can cook the apples and sprouts together in the oven. Cut the Brussels sprouts into wedges and the apples into cubes. Season with extra virgin olive oil, chopped thyme, salt and pepper. Cook at 180 ° C for about 25 minutes. The extra idea: season the sprouts with the sesame sauce. THU the complete recipe.
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Red radicchio salad
From the blog Healing with Colors, here is a recipe to prepare a tasty fennel and red radicchio salad, which will allow you to enjoy the beneficial properties of both vegetables. You can enrich your salad with walnut kernels, orange slices and balsamic vinegar. THU the complete recipe.
Purple cabbage salad
A very simple and typically winter recipe to enjoy raw vegetables in salads, starting with purple cabbage. In addition to a small purple cabbage, you will need clementines or oranges, apples and walnuts. We recommend orange or lemon juice for the dressing. THU the complete recipe.
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