A great way to enjoy all the nutrients in vegetables is to make a rich vegetable puree. It is a perfect recipe to mix several ingredients that we have in the fridge and make a delicious and healthy garnish quickly.
But this dish also serves as a main if you want to eat something light but very beneficial, which does not require too much preparation. Do you need more reasons to try it? We explain how to make vegetable puree.
This recipe for vegetable puree is easy and straightfoward, but you can add the ingredients you want or replace them. Some vegetables that come in handy are broccoli, spinach or pumpkin, which will give your dish a great flavor.
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Start by thoroughly washing the vegetables that you will use for this vegetable puree . Then chop them up.
Place the vegetables in a tall pot and add water. The liquid should not completely cover the vegetables, as we do not want the puree to be too watery. Add salt, pepper, a little olive oil to taste and put on high heat.
Once it starts to boil, turn down to medium heat and let the vegetables cook for about 20 minutes. Your vegetable puree is almost ready, and once the vegetables are cooked, you just have to turn off the heat and strain them, keeping the water in a separate container.
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In a blender or mixer, add the vegetables and a little liquid. Beat until you get the consistency of a puree, if you see that it is very thick add a little more liquid according to your taste.
Once you achieve the desired point, add the teaspoon of butter to this mixture to obtain a better flavor and creaminess. If you wish, you can also add a little milk, taste and add salt and pepper if necessary.
Ready! Your vegetable puree will be prepared in less than you think. Enjoy your meal.
Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff