Have you ever heard of maxixe? Belonging to the cucumber family, this fruit stands out for having a strong antioxidant action, it is rich in calcium, zinc and vitamins of the B and C complex. For this reason, it is also very suitable for those who want a more natural and nutritious diet. To inspire you to include this vegetable in your diet, we have separated 4 very simple and tasty recipes with gherkin and other ingredients. Take a look!

Pumpkin soup with sweet potato and gherkin

If you want a lighter, more nutritious and easier meal, our suggestion is to prepare a pumpkin soup with sweet potatoes and gherkin. This combination is one of the tastiest, rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals and, in addition, it’s very simple to prepare (ideally, be careful with the seasonings). How about taking one of these at night?

Ingredients

  • 300 g of peeled and sliced ​​pumpkin
  • 300 g of peeled and sliced ​​sweet potato
  • 300 g of peeled and cut gherkin
  • 5 crushed garlic cloves
  • Oil
  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • Green scent
  • Pink Himalayan salt and black pepper

To prepare, start by cooking the squash, sweet potatoes and gherkin until they are tender. Then put everything in a blender and blend well. In a saucepan, saute the garlic in oil, add the whipped vegetables and mix a little. Then add coconut milk, salt, other seasonings to taste and mix well. Add a little water if necessary (to make it more liquid) and then just serve.

Braised gherkin

A very simple and healthy dish, the sauteed gherkin is indicated for those who want to vary their daily vegetable consumption. Many people prepare kale, broccoli or cabbage sautéed in garlic, for example. However, gherkin is still little consumed – despite having a lot to add in terms of nutrition.

Ingredients

  • 15 gherkins cut into slices
  • 4 crushed garlic cloves
  • Oil
  • Taeq organic tomato sauce
  • Green scent
  • Salt and black pepper

Start by sauteing the crushed garlic in a pan with oil. Then add the tomato sauce and seasoning. Mix a little and add a little water to dilute the sauce. Then add the gherkins cut into thin slices and then saute for a while (until the vegetable is more cooked).

Note: You can also make a recipe for sauteed gherkin without tomato sauce. In this case, just add the fruit after sauteing the garlic in olive oil, add a little water and wait for it to sauté.

gherkin with ground beef

Ground beef is that kind of dish that goes with almost anything, isn’t it? You can prepare pasta, lasagna, escondidinhos, pancakes or even spice up the recipe with different vegetables. The gherkin with ground beef, for example, is a more nutritious version of the dish and is simpler to prepare than it looks.

Ingredients

  • 500 g of ground beef
  • 15 gherkins cut into thin slices
  • 5 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1 chopped onion
  • Oil
  • Taeq organic tomato sauce
  • Salt and black pepper
  • Green scent

To prepare, start by sauteing the chopped garlic and onion in oil. Then add the minced meat and let it fry for a while. Add the tomato sauce and a little water to make the broth (add as much sauce as you like). Mix a little more, add the gherkins cut into thin slices, the seasonings and, at the end, just serve. It is delicious!

Raw gherkin salad

Finally, nothing better than a good raw gherkin salad to eat before meals and do a detox, right? Because it is high in antioxidants, gherkin is great for strengthening immunity and eliminating toxins from the body. Therefore, a good tip is to consume it raw, to make the most of its nutrients and its detoxifying potential.

Ingredients

  • 10 maxixes
  • ½ onion
  • 1 tomato
  • Vinegar
  • Green scent
  • Salt and black pepper

Preparing this recipe is quite simple: peel and cut the gherkins into very thin slices (use a grater if necessary), chop the tomato and onion into cubes, then mix everything in a container. Add vinegar, green scent, salt and pepper to taste. Mix well and, if desired, add a little oil to serve.

*SCENT SCENT: CORIANDER, PARSLEY, LEEK AND CHIVES

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