PUMPKIN FLOWER SOUP

The recipes with pumpkin flower, are delicious and nutritious, the pumpkin flower, is one of the typical foods of our country. But, What properties does the pumpkin flower provide for our organism?

Humberto Talavera in his book "The healing power of Mexican flowers", points to the pumpkin flower as a plant with medicinal properties. It is very effective against discomforts of the bladder and kidney stones; In addition, it is rich in vitamins A and C, which favor the good functioning of the mucous membranes, optimal growth and sight.

In GetQoralHealth We want you to look beautiful, but above all healthy, so we present the following recipe with pumpkin flower. Enjoy your meal!

 

PUMPKIN FLOWER SOUP

Ingredients for six servings

 

  1. A large bunch of pumpkin flower
  2. Three poblano peppers
  3. Three elotes
  4. Half chopped onion
  5. Eight cups of chicken broth (defatted)
  6. 200 grams of panela cheese in squares
  7. Two spoons of olive oil

 

Preparation

1) Shelling corn.

2) Roast, peel and cut the chiles in slices.

3) Wash and chop the pumpkin flower.

4) Fry the corn kernels, the slices and the pumpkin flower with the onion.

5) Season, cover and let cook for approximately 20 minutes until the vegetables are soft.

6) Add the consommé and let boil for an hour and a half until the corn is cooked.

7) Add the panela cheese.

8) Serve very hot.

 

NUTRITIONAL CONTRIBUTION

(4 pumpkin flowers, raw and chopped)

Energy: 20 kcal

Protein : 1.2 g

Lipids: 0 g

Carbohydrates: 4.4 g

The pumpkin flower also helps to detoxify the body thanks to its natural laxatives and diuretics. And you, how do you include the pumpkin flower in your saucers?

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