What if Easter was your good occasione to experience a sustainable kitchen experience?
In this article, we offer recipes for a sustainable Easter menu, low energy consumption and low environmental impact.
Sustainable Easter menu: sweet-and-sour salad with fruit
The ingredients you need to prepare this sweet-and-sour entry are:
- Lettuce or iceberg;
- 1 orange cut into segments without peel;
- ½ sweet onion;
- A few almonds, pine nuts or walnuts;
- Formaggio grain flakes;
- Salt, oil and vinegar.
If you have a jar of white yoghurt in the fridge, even Greek-style, you can use it as an accompanying sauce for the sweet and sour salad.
Sustainable Easter menu: bulgur with chickpeas and limone
The ingredients you need to prepare this light, limone flavoured first course are:
- Canned chickpeas;
- 1 limone untreated.
Cook the bulgur in salted water for 10-15 minutes at the most. If you want to reduce the cooking time even further, use the pressure cookerone and in 5-7 minutes your bulgur will have reached the right consistency. Drain it and place it in a casserole dish.
Drain the chickpeas and toss them quickly in a pan with garlic, oil and rosemary; finally, add them to the bulgur.
Grate the zest of the limone and add that too, adding a few drops of juice.
The dish should be eaten cold to fully enjoy its Mediterranean aroma.
Sustainable Easter menu: baked carrots with taleggio cheese
The ingredients you need to make this tasty side dish are:
- Sliced carrots;
- Oil, salt and pepper.
Place the sliced carrots in an oven tray and season with salt, oil and pepper. Add a few taleggio cheese flakes and dust with breadcrumbs. Place in the oven at 180 degrees for 15-20 minutes maximum.
Sustainable Easter menu: cream and ricotta cheese with coffee
To make this no-bake dessert, the ingredients you need are:
- Whipping cream;
- Fresh cottage cheese;
Mix the cream and ricotta together and fill with the contents of the moulds, which you will then leave in the fridge to compact for a couple of hours. When it is time for dessert, plate the cake and pour a few drops of hot coffee over it.
In this article, we have suggested a menu for celebrating Easter made with simple ingredients that are easy to cook, tasty and do not require much energy to eat.
You can eat well and respect the planet and our resources without sacrificing taste!
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