Comments

Oil yes, fat no: 6 Very healthy recipes made with olive oil

Oil yes, fat no: 6 Very healthy recipes made with olive oil

Getty Images

Healthy proposals that the whole family will like.

Advertising - Keep reading below Avocado, pumpkin and pomegranate salad Getty Images

Difficulty: Easy Time: 20 min

INGREDIENTS (4 people):
- 1 bag of canons and arugula or green sprouts
- 400 g pumpkin
- 1 avocado
- 1/2 onion
- 1/2 grenade
- 50 g peeled walnuts
- 4 dl of extra virgin olive oil
- 1.5 dl of sherry or apple cider vinegar
- Salt

Peel and cut the pumpkin in thin slices with the help of a vegetable peeler or with a mandolin. Peel the onion and cut it into fine julienne. Cut the pomegranate into quarters and then remove the beans.

Cut the avocado in half, longitudinally With the help of a spoon, remove the seed and then remove the skin. Impregnate it with lemon juice so it doesn't rust. Cut into thin slices.

Mix in a bowl 4 dl of extra virgin olive oil, 1.5 dl of vinegar and salt. Place a base of green leaves in a bowl, and, on top, the pumpkin and avocado slices. Add pomegranate seeds and nuts. Serve the salad with the dressing in a sauce boat to season to taste.

MORE FLAVOUR! Enrich your oil vinaigrette, vinegar and salt with a teaspoon of mustard, a clove of grated garlic and freshly ground black pepper.

Gazpacho with garnish Getty Images

Difficulty: Easy Time: +60 min.

INGREDIENTS (4 people):
- 7-8 ripe tomatoes
- 1 green pepper
- 1/2 cucumber
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 1/2 onion (optional
- 100 g of hard bread
- 1 glass of extra virgin olive oil
- 5 dl of sherry vinegar
- Cold water
- Salt
- Cumin (optional)

Wash and cut all the vegetables into pieces. Reserve a small amount of tomato, cucumber and pepper for the garnish. Place the rest in a large bowl. Add half a glass of virgin olive oil, a little cold water, salt, sherry vinegar and some cumin. Leave the mixture in the fridge for 10 or 12 hours to macerate well.

Put in the blender glass the previous mixture and the hard bread. Beat and add the rest of the oil, little by little. Taste and rectify salt, vinegar and cumin.

Pass the gazpacho through the Chinese or a fine strainer, so that a soup or cream is left without skins. Put in the fridge a couple of hours. Serve very cold along with the garnish.

Garlic squid and shrimp Getty Images Samosas with mango chutney Getty Images

Difficulty: Easy Time: 40 min

INGREDIENTS (4 people):
- 2 kg squid
- 200 g shrimp
- 1 glass of dry white wine
- Water or fish fumet
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 1 sprig of parsley
- Virgin olive oil
- Salt

Clean the squid and cut them into slices, reserving the threads that carry the ink. Peel the prawns. Peel and chop the garlics. Clean and chop the parsley very finely. Put a pan or casserole on the fire with oil and, when hot, add the squid. Saute them for a few minutes and add the wine. Let it reduce to moderate heat. With the help of a spoon, crush the inks in a colander and add to the pan.

Add the shrimp tails. Saute a few minutes and let it consume almost all the sauce that has formed.

Add a dash of virgin olive oil, Garlic and parsley. Salt rectify and serve hot

ANOTHER OPTION: Instead of frying, samosas can also be baked. Of course, before putting them in the oven, you should smear them with a little oil.

For mango chutney, Cook two diced mangoes, half onion, raisins, five cloves of garlic, brown sugar, ginger, vinegar and salt over medium heat.

Ricotta and strawberry fritters Getty Images

Difficulty: Easy Time: 40 min

INGREDIENTS (4 people):
- 250 g ricotta cheese
- 250 g of strawberries
- 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon of brandy
- 220 g of flour
- 1 teaspoon of yeast
- Sugar
- Olive oil
- Salt

Wash the strawberries and remove the green leaves. Finely chop the half and set aside the rest to form the skewers. Put an egg, two yolks, ricotta cheese, 60 g of sugar and a pinch of salt in a bowl. Beat until you get a cream. Add cinnamon and brandy.

Mix the flour with the yeast. Add, little by little, to the container from the previous step; shake. Add the chopped strawberry and continue beating until you get a very thick cream.

Put a saucepan on the fire With three fingers of olive oil. With the help of two spoons, take lots of dough and put in the pan. Fry the donut a minute for each side. Drain with a slotted spoon and let it temper on absorbent paper. Batter the fritters in sugar. Assemble the skewers alternating
A donut with a strawberry.

ALTERNATIVES: If you don't find ricotta cheese in the supermarket, you can replace it with cottage cheese; both have a
very soft taste

Prepare your ricotta fritters With the fruit you want. With apples and pears they are just as delicious as with strawberries

Donuts stuffed with Bavarian cream Getty Images

Difficulty: Medium Time: +60 min.

INGREDIENTS (12 donuts):
- Baker's dry yeast
- Milk
- Flour of strength
- Sugar
- Salt
- Vanilla essence
- 6 eggs
- Butter
- Sunflower oil
- 15 g of sheet gelatin
- Whipping cream

Beat 3 egg yolks with 70 g of sugar and 1 dl of vanilla essence. In another bowl, beat 2.5 dl of cream and add the diluted gelatin. Integrate the two mixtures; Reserve.

Mix in a bowl 14 g of yeast, 1.8 dl of milk and 100 g of flour. Cover and let stand 30 minutes. In another bowl, beat 7 dl of milk, 8 g of yeast, the previous mixture, 3 egg yolks, 30 g of sugar, vanilla extract and salt. Add 60 g of flour and beat. Integrate 55 g of butter and 240 g of flour. Put in the fridge.

Form the donuts. Put on a tray, cover and let rise 20 minutes; fry. Once cold, make a hole in one side and with the help of a pastry bag and a nozzle, fill with the cream.