Rules of work with immersion blender
Compact and lightweight immersion blender lets you blend soups right in the pot, not pouring them into other containers. With the help of this device can be turned into puree cooked or raw vegetables, to make mince, whip mousse, sauce or cream. To perform all these operations will help to a set of interchangeable nozzles, which are equipped with every blender.
For cooking you can use any container. We should proceed carefully - in the absence of the protective cover, the liquid and small pieces of food can spread throughout the kitchen. The unit is suitable for grinding or whipping small batches of products not intended for long continuous operation.
Choosing model, consider the power and weight of the device, as well as the number of nozzles and additional accessories, for example glasses for the storage of finished products.
Best recipes: squash soup
Try to cook soup - the blender will ensure a delicate texture and lightness meals. You will need:
- 2 chicken Breasts;
- 1 sweet pepper;
- 1 small zucchini;
- 0.5 cups cream;
- freshly ground black pepper.
The cream can be replaced with milk, the soup will be more diet.
In a saucepan put the washed chicken Breasts, fill them with water, bring to a boil. Remove the foam, add salt and cook the chicken until tender over moderate heat. Then, remove the breast, cut the meat and set aside.
Zucchini peel, the pepper, remove the partitions and seeds. Chop the vegetables and place them in the broth. Cook until tender, return to the pot the chicken and preroute soup immersion blender. Pour in a saucepan the cream, add salt to taste and mix. Heat soup without boiling, and then sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper and pour into plates.
With an immersion blender, you can quickly prepare a delicious dessert - mousse fresh berries with a layer of cookies.
You will need:
- 250 g of berries (strawberry, raspberry, blueberry);
- 100 g of sugar;
- 2 egg whites;
- 100 g shortbread;
- fresh mint for decoration.
Berries wash and dry. Place them in a deep bowl and blend with an immersion blender. Stir in the sugar and then one by one add the egg whites while whipping. You get lush homogeneous mass.
In a mortar mash shortbread biscuits, broken into pieces. In wide glasses, place a layer of berry mousse, then a layer of shortbread crumbs and another portion of the berry mixture. Decorate each portion with leaves of fresh mint. Before serving dessert keep in the fridge.
Advice 2: How to cook squash in the slow cooker
Braised zucchini in sour cream
Unlike the traditional way of creating culinary masterpieces dishes of zucchini in a slow cooker retains its flavor and useful properties. The easiest way of cooking zucchini braising them in cream.
The recipe involves the use of ingredients such as:
- zucchini – 1 kg;
- onions – 2 PCs.;
- sour cream – 1 Cup;
- starch – 1 . L.;
- vegetable oil – 2 tbsp;
- garlic – 2 cloves;
- dill – 1 bunch;
- salt and pepper to taste.
Wash the zucchini, remove the skins, remove the seeds and slice into rounds 2 cm thick, each split in half. Onions clean from the husk, wash, cut into half rings.
Turn on slow cooker, set the mode "Roasting", put the bowl of the device with vegetable oil and put in her bow. With constant stirring fry the onion until Golden brown, pour in slow cooker zucchini, add salt and pepper, mix thoroughly the ingredients, close the slow cooker lid and turn mode "Quenching".
Simmer the zucchini in a slow cooker should be on for 15 minutes. After this time, open the lid and pour the vegetables mixed with starch sour cream and add cooked in a slow cooker dish of zucchini finely chopped greens.
Caviar from squash in a slow cooker
Quite original is the recipe for squash caviar in a slow cooker, involving the use of products such as
- zucchini – 2 kg;
- carrots - 300 g;
- onion – 300 g;
- tomatoes – 300 g;
- bell pepper – 300 g;
- tomato paste – 3 tbsp;
- salt – 1 tbsp;
- vegetable oil for frying.
To cook squash the eggs in a slow cooker that tastes just like store-bought, use the vegetables of large size with Mature seeds.
To cook squash in the slow cooker this method, carefully wash the vegetables. Carrots chop on a coarse grater, pepper clean from seeds and cut into strips, onion finely chop. With tomatoes remove the skin, zucchini peel and seeds, cut the vegetables in small cubes.
The first part of the recipe of caviar from vegetable marrows is alternately roast vegetables in the slow cooker with the lid open and set mode "Frying":
- carrots – 10 minutes;
- the onion – 5 minutes;
- pepper – 7 minutes;
- tomatoes – 10 minutes.
Making a roast, place in a bowl multivarki zucchini, close the device cover, cook 20 minutes in the mode "Roasting", stirring occasionally.
To the zucchini add the fried vegetables, tomato paste and salt, close the slow cooker lid and set the mode "Stewing" on for 15 minutes. Ready vegetable mix blend with an immersion blender until a homogeneous consistency, the resulting squash the eggs boil in the mode of "steaming" for 5 minutes.
Prepared according to this recipe canned mushrooms in slow cooker can be used as preparations for the winter or snacks for everyday and festive feast.