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Autumn fruits on your plate

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autumn fruits on your plate
Autumn is the time when nature blesses us with many delicious fruits such as chestnuts, apples, pumpkins and walnuts. These fruits not only brighten up our menus, but are also rich in vitamins, minerals and other health benefits. In this article, we will give you some ideas for delicious dishes you can prepare with autumn fruits.

Chestnuts: tasty and healthy chestnut dishes

Chestnuts are one of the most popular autumn delicacies. In addition to its great taste, chestnuts have many healing properties. Chestnuts are rich in vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre. It is also low in fat and calories, so it can be enjoyed without guilt.

Check HERE our 5 ideas for delicious autumn desserts with chestnuts

Apples: A variety of dishes with autumn apples

Apples are another great ingredient for autumn dishes. In addition to being delicious, they are also rich in fibre, antioxidants and other nutrients that are good for our health. Here are some ideas for using autumn apples in different dishes.

  • Apple pie: Make a classic apple pie with crispy pastry. Mix the apple slices with sugar, cinnamon and lemon juice and place them in a baking tray, then cover them with another layer of pastry. Bake until the pie is golden brown.

  • Applesauce: Cook the applesauce with chopped apples, sugar, cinnamon and a little water. The sauce is excellent as a side dish with roast meat or as a topping for pancakes.

  • Apple tart: Make a soft and juicy apple tart with grated apples, cinnamon and nuts.

Pumpkin: Delicious and healthy dishes with autumn pumpkins

Pumpkins are very popular in autumn as they not only brighten up the menu but are also very healthy. Pumpkins are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, which have many benefits for our health. Here are some ideas for preparing dishes with autumn pumpkins.

  • Pumpkin soup: Make a creamy pumpkin soup with onions, garlic, potatoes and pumpkin. You can also add some ginger or curry for extra flavour. Serve with cream and toasted pumpkin seeds.

  • Roasted pumpkin: Slice or dice the pumpkin, season with salt, pepper, olive oil and add other spices such as thyme if desired. Roast in the oven until soft and golden brown. This can be used as a side dish or as a base for other dishes.

  • Pumpkin ravioli: Prepare the ravioli dough and fill it with pumpkin puree, add grated Parmesan cheese and nuts for extra flavour. Serve with a butter and sage dressing.

Walnuts: Delicious and healthy dishes with walnuts

Walnuts are a great addition to many dishes and snacks. As well as being tasty, they are also very healthy. Walnuts contain healthy fats, protein, fibre and many vitamins and minerals. Here are some ideas for using walnuts in autumn dishes.

  • Walnut salad with spinach and feta cheese: Mix fresh spinach leaves, chopped toasted walnuts and crumbled feta cheese. Season with a dressing of olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey and mustard.

  • Walnut and banana cakes: Add chopped walnuts to your favourite recipe for banana cakes or muffins. The nuts will add crunch and flavour to the dish.

  • Walnut Pasta Sauce: Combine walnuts, garlic, Parmesan, olive oil and fresh parsley in a blender to create a creamy pasta sauce.

Autumn fruits such as chestnuts, apples, pumpkins and walnuts allow us to prepare delicious and healthy dishes. By including these fruits in our diet, we can enjoy a variety of flavours while taking care of our health. Try some of the recipes we have presented in this article and see for yourself. Let the autumn smell in your kitchen!

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