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Mayonnaise Vegetables, tasty and very healthy

Today we share with you the way to prepare an exquisite dressing: mayonnaise, but in this case without the classic egg incorporation. These are alternative mayonnaises, based on different vegetables, so they are suitable for those who must avoid saturated fats and are also ideal for consumption by vegans .

Well worth trying, since its preparation is very simple and the results are excellent.

How can they be consumed?

They can be used in different ways, for example to garnish salads, to spread cookies or toast, to garnish snacks , etc. In all cases you can give a different touch to your table, since the dishes that are obtained are very colorful and colorful.

How do you prepare them?

The basic recipe is common for all vegetable mayonnaises: you should liquefy or process the necessary ingredients and then add the oil slowly . Add the seasonings and continue processing until you get the consistency and texture you want.

It is always recommended to use a very good quality oil, such as olive oil. Also, if it is extra virgin, first cold pressure, how much better. Keep in mind that, although the recipes indicate a suggested measure, the amount of oil may be modified according to the consistency of mayonnaise that we like the most.

As for vegetables, steaming is the healthiest method and helps to conserve nutrients better.

Carrot mayonnaise

  • Cooked carrots – 3 units
  • Sunflower or olive oil – amount needed (1 well, approximately)
  • Lemon – 2 Tablespoons of juice
  • Salt – at ease (better if it’s marina)
  • Other condiments (oregano, turmeric, pepper, etc.) – at ease

Mayonnaise of potato and beetroot

  • Beets – 2 cooked units (very tender)
  • Potatoes – 3 medium sized pieces (well cooked)
  • Oil – sufficient amount (half a cup, approximately)
  • Lemon – 3 tablespoons of juice
  • Pepper and salt – to taste
  • Garlic – ½ cooked tooth

Dare to experiment

Keeping in mind these basic formulas, you can experiment with different ingredients. There are plenty of options , for example the mixture of carrots with chickpeas , peas, avocado, cauliflower, squash, spinach, tomato, celery, olives and even some fruits like mango. Another interesting alternative is to use some nuts, such as almonds, which add more nutrients. In that case, the processing time will be much longer.

Of course, it is not about mixing everything, but about doing tests with one or two ingredients at the same time. You can also vary the seasonings, as well as the amount of oil , lemon or garlic, to obtain very different and original mayonnaises.

In short, it only remains to give free rein to your imagination to delight the whole family with these delicious mayonnaises that apart from showy are very healthy. You can try everything you can think of and create your own recipes!

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Mayonnaise Vegetables, tasty and very healthy

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