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Three Healthy Nutmeg Recipes that Shouldn’t Miss from Your Menu

Nutmeg is a healthy condiment with incredibly healing properties.

Related: Nutmeg – The Spice with Incredibly Health Benefits and Natural Remedies

But the best way to benefit from them all is by adding this precious spice to your cooking.

Healing Recipes with Nutmeg

Apricot Glazed Carrots

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds’ carrots, peeled and diagonally sliced (or you can just replace them with sweet potatoes)
  • 3 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 1/3 cup apricot preserves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Directions

  1. Add carrots to a pot of lightly salted water, until it begins to boil.
  2. Simmer until carrots are tender and drain.
  3. Now take the melted butter and put it in a bowl.
  4. Add the apricot preserves, the nutmeg, salt, orange zest, and lemon juice.
  5. Add the carrots, and stir well until they begin to coat.
  6. Now, for the final step: sprinkle the chopped parsley over them.

Simple as 1, 2, 3.

French Turnip Soup with Nutmeg

Ingredients:

  • 50 g butter (or 4 tablespoons olive oil)
  • 1 onion, cut into thin slices
  • 3 small French turnips, chopped into small cubes
  • 1 potato, cut into pieces
  • 65 oz. of homemade chicken soup (or vegetable soup)
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons of nutmeg
  • 2 carrots
  • cut julienne, julienne cut
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dill

Directions

  1. Melt the butter in a pan.
  2. Fry the onion for 5 minutes, until it becomes tender.
  3. Add the three French turnips, cut into small pieces, as well as the potato.
  4. Stir for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add the soup and leave it on until it begins to boil.
  6. Then cover the pan and let it simmer over low heat (for about 30 minutes) until the vegetables get really soft.
  7. Use a vertical blender to mash all the vegetables in the pan, then add the sour cream and let it boil.
  8. Once it does that, all you need to do is add the nutmeg and flavor with salt and pepper.
  9. Add the dill when serving.

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Cacik (Turkish Cucumber Salad)

Ingredients:

  • 1 cucumber
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • 5 oz. of sour cream
  • 5 oz. of yogurt
  • 1 onion
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 pinch of cumin
  • salt to taste
  • ground pepper to taste
  • 1-2 mint leaves
  • dill

Directions

  1. Clean the cucumber, wash it, let it drain well and cut it into cubes.
  2. Put them in a bowl, and sprinkle salt over them.
  3. In another bowl, mix the sour cream with the yoghurt and incorporate the grated onion.
  4. Season the sauce with salt, pepper, nutmeg and cumin, and pour it over the cucumbers.
  5. Finely chop the dill and the mint leaves, mix thoroughly, add salt and pepper salad to taste and serve immediately.

So what do you think? Which one of these is your favorite recipe?

 

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To your health!

 

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