Three Christmas Recipes: Starter, First and Dessert

Three Christmas Recipes: Starter, First and Dessert

Three Recipes for your Christmas dinner or lunch

We know, it’s December 21st and you still have no menu for Christmas Eve. For this reason we have created these three recipes for you, which with low / medium difficulty are perfect to perform at any time. There are no tricks, we have simply turned to traditional dishes that incorporate some Naturvie products have turned out to be original and delicious combinations.

Therefore, we suggest that you leave your nerves behind, here is a First course, a Second and a Dessert that will make your Christmas days more bearable. In addition, we will take you to the website where you can get our products without queues in the boxes or the typical tumult of the supermarkets on dates as marked as the current one.

We start?

1º. Cream of zucchini “Naturvie” style with World in Love

This is not just any cream, it is not conceived like the usual winter creams. This recipe is intended to enter the mouth something that is not heavy, but tasty and refreshing. It can be taken as a first course or introduced in the menu between two to dust off our palate of more copious appetizers. For this we will serve the same at room temperature, even something cooler than normal.

Difficulty: Low

For vegetarians ?: Yes!

Diners: 4 people (If your family is large, you only have to fold the ingredients to not leave anyone without a plate)

Ingredients

  • 1 onion
  • 3 courgettes
  • 1 spoon of lemon juice
  • 1 sprig of fresh mint
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • EVOO World in Love by Naturvie

Preparation

Peel the onion and crush it. Wash the courgettes, remove them, cut them in half, lengthwise, and then in taquitos, the smaller they will be before in the pan.

Heat a little oil, add the onion and sauté until tender, without letting it brown. Add the zucchini and fix it with a pinch of salt for 10 minutes, stirring until it softens.

Grind with a few mint leaves (four per person) until you get a cream, pour the sugar and store in the fridge.

Once tempered, crush again with the lemon juice and sugar until a homogeneous mixture is obtained.

When it is cold, add some mint leaves to decorate.

The most important thing: do not forget to take a splash of EVOO World in Love by Naturvie.

2º. Potatoes baked with Natur Marmalade of Olives

The most typical Christmas recipes is that we go to meat and fish as main ingredients and yet leave others as the potato in a secondary role, as a simple companion. Well, this recipe claims the role of the potato in particular demonstrating how, making good use of it in combination with other products, can become an exquisite dish.

This is what the gastronomic blogger of La Cocina de Aisha plaves, who makes this recipe for Naturvie.

Difficulty: Low

For vegetarians ?: Yes!

Diners: 4 people (If your family is large, you only have to fold the ingredients to not leave anyone without a plate)

Ingredients

  • 8 Small potatoes
  • Gourmet Jar of Naturvie
  • EVOO monovarietal from Arbequina
  • Fresh rosemary
  • Grated Gouda cheese
  • Salt and ground black pepper

Preparation

Wash the potatoes and put them in a pot with plenty of water and a little salt. We boil until they are tender.

When they are ready, we drain them and let them warm up. We arrange them on a baking tray and lightly shave until they break.

We pepper it, we water it with a little Arbequina Naturvie Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and put on top of each potato a bit of olive jam and a bit of grated cheese.

Sprinkle the rosemary leaves on top and grate in the oven until the cheese is browned.

3º Chocolate and Orange Cake with Orange EVOO

One of the most recent and most elaborated products is Naturvie Orange Extra Virgin Olive Oil, which far from being flavored has a laborious and natural process where natural oranges take on a special role to offer and bring all their aroma and flavor to the Naturvie quality oil.

With all this, this product is ideal not only for salads and savory dishes, also for confectionery that as we demonstrate with this recipe, is not only conceived to cook and include in the elaboration process, also to give the final touch in raw a once we serve the dessert.

Difficulty: Medium

For vegetarians ?: Yes!

Diners: 8 people

Container: Mold about 20cm

Ingredients

  • Natural yogurt 125gr.
  • 1 glass of orange-striped yogurt
  • 3 eggs
  • 300 gr approx. Of flour
  • 1 cup of cocoa powder yogurt
  • 1/2 orange
  • 2 sugar yogurt cups
  • AOVE of Orange 2 glasses of yogurt
  • 1 packet of baking powder
  • butter to spread the mold

Preparation

Empty the natural yogurt in a bowl so that you can use your container as a measure.

Preheat the oven to 180º for 10 minutes of preparation of Biscuit.

In another bowl mix the sugar, the eggs and beat them vigorously with rods.

Add to this last bowl the Orange Oil and the yogurt, keep beating until you get a homogeneous mixture. Important: No lumps.

With a strainer, add the measures of yeast and flour. process called sieving. Finish mixing everything, without lumps or cakes.

Add the cocoa (if we like more chocolate flavor add half a glass more) and mix with the rest of the ingredients.

Pour the grated orange peel.

Squeeze a little orange juice and stir for a homogeneous result.

Grease the mold that has been chosen with butter evenly, heat it if necessary in the microwave to make it easier to impregnate it.

Put the dough in the mold and heat it to the oven in medium height at an average temperature of 180º for 40 minutes.

Two minutes before the oven goes off, make the test of the toothpick: Insert it in the center of the cake, this will be done not the toothpick comes out completely clean, but returns to put it at low temperature for another 10 minutes.

How to serve: Although we have already used the Orange Oil in the creation of the dough, it will be a delight if we add a chocolate ball to the plate along with a portion of Sponge cake and, above it, a good squirt of Orange Oil. Delicious!

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