The tubers of Jerusalem artichoke, more like potatoes,than on the pear, found their consumer in Russia in the middle of the XVII century. Jerusalem artichoke was originally used as a useful, healing plant. Much earlier, Europeans learned about its existence, but neither the British nor the French paid much attention to this vegetable. Just absent
Weed or valuable product
Appearing in the garden, Jerusalem artichoke tries"Grab" most of it. It's difficult to get rid of. Many gardeners consider it a weed and even fight with it, uprooting from year to year. But this plant is not a weed. It has healing properties. Roots of Jerusalem artichoke are not afraid of frosts. In the spring, you can get vitamins and trace elements, eating raw Jerusalem artichoke. The recipe for a dish that burns fat, lowers blood sugar and replenishes the body with potassium and iron, everyone would like to know. But he is not. But all this can be achieved simply by using refined Jerusalem artichoke in its raw form. Squeezed Jerusalem artichoke juice reduces acidity. You can add vegetable artichoke to vegetable soups, omelets, soup. Recipes for cooking these dishes are very affordable.
1. Cutlets from cabbage and Jerusalem artichoke
- 2 eggs;
- 500 grams of cabbage;
- sunflower oil;
- 100 ml. cream;
- Jerusalem artichoke.
Recipe: the washed root is rubbed on a large grater and mixed with finely chopped cabbage, cream. The mixture is stewed in a saucepan under the lid for 10 minutes. After that, it is combined with eggs and flour so that a homogeneous mass is obtained. From the prepared forcemeat are formed cutlets, which, having rolled in breadcrumbs, are fried in sunflower oil.
2. Baked with Jerusalem egg artichoke
Recipe for cooking: peeled 200 gr. Root the root vegetables and fry them in butter. Put in a heat-resistant dish or a small baking sheet and pour one egg, whipped with 50 gr. sour cream. Top with sprinkled with grated cheese and bake in the oven for half an hour.
3. Jerusalem artichoke baked in the oven
4. Salad from Jerusalem artichoke
Recipes of such salads are as varied asand simple. To prepare each of them, the root is rubbed on the grater, all the rest is added according to the following lists of ingredients:
- grated radish or radish, green onions, salad dressing;
- boiled egg, salt, spring onion, sour cream or mayonnaise;
- carrots and celery root, grated, onions, sour cream or mayonnaise;
- beets, carrots, salted cucumber, diced, onion, sunflower oil.
If you have a dacha or your house, get ayourself this wonderful root, taking him to the place along the fence. Vitamins and minerals you will be provided for the whole winter and spring. In addition, the Jerusalem artichoke planted in this manner will not allow "alien" weeds to enter the garden. But this is a completely different topic.</ p>