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Delicious, light and healthy cauliflower dishes in a slow cooker


Cauliflower is a lifesaver of modern housewives. The Mediterranean vegetable is valued as a guest of honor on the tables of people with diseases of the digestive system. He is an indispensable ingredient in baby foods and fitness menus.

Light purple, snow-white, bright orange inflorescences can be cooked in any kitchen utensils, but only delicate heat treatment in a multicooker can save the useful properties of the product.

The cauliflower deposit is Syria, which is why it is called Syrian. The vegetable is often referred to as "smart" cabbage, compared to the convolutions of the brain.

Steam cooking

The Japanese kitchen multicooker electric appliance that has come into fashion is distinguished by a variety of modes, among which the steamer function is the most beloved and popular among housewives: the effect of steam does not affect the loss of vitamins. Steam cooking also eliminates the use of fat.

"Smart" cabbage is easier to digest, extra centimeters do not threaten the waist.

More details about the benefits and dangers of steamed cabbage, as well as cooking methods, can be found here.

Benefit and harm

The nutritional value of the inflorescences, equal to 30 kcal, helps to maintain and improve the toned shape of the body. 100 g of the product contains only 5 g of proteins, 3 g of fat, 2 g of carbohydrates, 1 g of dietary fiber and 90 g of water. The chemical composition contains indoles - elements that eliminate obesity and improve metabolic processes. Cauliflower is a storehouse of vitamins B, E, Has well as flavonoids and anti-cancer substances.

Syrian cabbage is included in the menu of patients with anorexia. It normalizes intestinal motility, eliminates depression and impaired food motivation.

For owners of peptic ulcer and urolithiasis, gastritis of high acidity during an exacerbation, the vegetable is contraindicated. Heartburn is the first command to stop using the product.

Next, we will tell you how to steam and otherwise cook fresh and frozen vegetables.

Vegetable pretreatment

The head of cabbage is freed from foliage and dark apical inflorescences, cut into two parts from the side of the stem. From each half, inflorescences are separated with ends 2 cm long. 1 multi-glass of water is poured into the multicooker and a container-steamer with cabbage is installed. How much to cook depends on the mode; on average in the modes "Stew", "Cooking", "Steamed" cabbage is cooked from 10 to 30 minutes.

Immersion of inflorescences for 10 minutes in saline before cooking is recommended for cleansing from pests. Dishes made from such cabbage are the most juicy.

Washed frozen cabbage is available to grocery store buyers all year round... The package contains vitamins, taste and shape of the inflorescence.

Covered with water, not thawed semi-finished product is cooked in a multicooker bowl for 10-30 minutes in the "Stew", "Cooking" mode, or on a stand in the "Steam" program. After turning off the timer, the water is drained, the cabbage, if desired, is sprinkled with salt and other spices.

You should buy frozen convenience foods in supermarkets... It stores useful properties. Fresh cabbage travels a long way to the counter, and the benefits last only 10 days. Cauliflower is both an independent dish and an ingredient for culinary delights.

Step by step recipes with photos

The recipes below are suitable for multicooker brands "Redmond" and other companies.

Casserole

  • Frozen cauliflower - 400 g bag
  • Onions - 1 pc.
  • Medium carrots - 1 pc.
  • Milk - 1st tbsp.
  • Hard cheese - 100 gr.
  • Sour cream - 60 gr.
  • Chicken egg - 1 pc.

How to bake:

  1. Place ice cabbage inflorescences on the bottom of a saucepan, carefully greased with vegetable oil.
  2. Peel and cut the onion into rings, mix with the cabbage.
  3. Pass the peeled carrots and cheese through a coarse grater, covering the onions and cabbage with them.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix sour cream with egg and milk, add spices and salt to them.
  5. Pour the mixture into a multicooker saucepan.
  6. Turn on the "Baking" mode for 35 minutes.
  7. Using a spatula, divide the casserole into portions.
  8. Put the baked cabbage on plates and serve with herbs.

Stew with vegetables

  • Cauliflower - 400 g.
  • Pumpkin - 300 g.
  • Vegetable oil - 3 tbsp. l.
  • Onions - 1 pc.
  • Mashed tomatoes - 3 tbsp. l.
  • Sour cream - 100 g.
  • Red pepper, salt to taste.
  • Sugar - 2 tsp
  • Vegetable broth or water - 200 ml.
  • Ground paprika - 2 tsp

How to cook:

  1. Divide the cauliflower into inflorescences and cook in a slow cooker for 10 minutes "Steam".
  2. Peel the onion.
  3. Pour vegetable oil into a multicooker bowl, put chopped onions and pumpkin grated on a coarse grater, turn on the "Fry" mode for 10 minutes.
  4. Saute vegetables until beep.
  5. Add boiled cauliflower to the bowl, set the "Fry" mode for 10 minutes.
  6. Mix everything gently. Mix tomatoes with sour cream, red pepper, paprika and sugar.

    Pour the tomato-sour cream sauce over the carrots, onions, cabbage.

  7. Add black pepper, salt to taste.
  8. Pour in water or hot broth. Set the "Extinguishing" mode for 15 minutes.
  9. Serve the dish warm.

Read about how to make a delicious stew with cauliflower and other vegetables in our material.

Omelet Top

  • Cauliflower - 7-8 pcs.
  • Eggs - 4 tbsp.
  • Milk - 0.5 tbsp.
  • Salt to taste.
  1. Put the cauliflower inflorescences on the dry bottom of the multicooker.
  2. Be sure to salt.
  3. Beat 4 eggs with a mixer or whisk together with salt.
  4. Add milk to the mixture, mix.
  5. Pour the egg and milk mixture over the cauliflower.
  6. Switch on the "Milk porridge" mode.
  7. When the omelet rises and becomes firm, place on top of the baking foil to help the cabbage cook faster.
  8. After 10 minutes, serve the omelet with herbs and fresh vegetables.

You can learn more about making cauliflower omelet here.

Breaded

  • Chicken egg - 2 pcs.
  • Cabbage inflorescences - 500 g.
  • Milk - 0.5 tbsp.
  • Flour - 1.3 tbsp.
  • Olive and sesame oil - 2 tablespoons l.
  • Greens, pepper, salt.
  1. Rinse the cauliflower, sort by inflorescences, sprinkle with salt.
  2. For batter, break the eggs into a bowl and beat with a whisk, season with herbs and spices.
  3. Add flour and milk.
  4. The batter is determined by a thick consistency.
  5. Roll the inflorescences in batter and put in a multicooker bowl, which must be greased with olive oil mixed with sesame seeds.
  6. In the "Baking" mode, bake the dish for 30 minutes.

Serve the finished cabbage on a plate.

More nuances about cooking cauliflower in batter can be found here, and how to cook a vegetable in batter in a frying pan can be found here.

With egg

  • Cabbage - 400 gr.
  • Mustard - 1 tsp
  • Mayonnaise - 3 tbsp. l.
  • Eggs - 2 pcs.
  • Milk - 0.5 tbsp.
  • Cheese - 200 gr.
  • Flour - 1 tbsp.
  1. Divide the cabbage into inflorescences.
  2. Boil in a slow cooker in the "Cooking" mode for 15 minutes.
  3. Make a dough by mixing flour, eggs, milk, mustard and mayonnaise.
  4. Grind the boiled cabbage.
  5. Cover with dough and sprinkle with grated cheese.
  6. Switch on the "Bake" function for 25 minutes.
  7. Decorate cauliflower with an egg in a slow cooker with herbs.

You can learn more about how to cook cabbage with eggs here.

With cheese

  • Cauliflower - 450 gr.
  • Hard cheese - 250 gr.
  • Butter - 40 gr.
  1. Turn on the multicooker for 30 minutes in the "Baking" mode.
  2. Melt the butter for 2 minutes, fry the inflorescences for 25 minutes.
  3. Pass hard cheese through a coarse grater.
  4. 5 minutes before the end of the program, sprinkle the cabbage with cheese.

Divide the dish into portions, serve.

Read how to cook cabbage with cheese in a creamy sauce here.

Soup

  • Cauliflower - 350 gr.
  • Medium carrots - 1 pc.
  • Chicken broth or water - 1 liter.
  • Pasta - 200 gr.
  • Large potatoes - 2 pcs.
  • Vegetable oil - 2 tbsp. l.
  • Parsley, spices to taste.

How to cook:

  1. Peel vegetables.
  2. Chop the onion finely, cook it for 10 minutes in the "Fry" mode.
  3. Cut the potatoes into small cubes and, after the end of the program, send them into a container with water or chicken broth.
  4. Chop the cabbage, add to the slow cooker with spices.
  5. Set the "Extinguishing" program for 1.5 hours.
  6. After 1 hour, we send parsley and pasta to the rest of the ingredients.

Serve the warm soup in plated portions.

You can learn more about recipes for cauliflower soups here.

How to cook deliciously with meat or minced meat?

  • Cauliflower - 350 gr.
  • Bulgarian pepper - 1 pc.
  • Onions - 2 pcs.
  • Beef or ground beef - 900 gr.
  • Pickled cucumbers - 2-3 pcs.
  • Spices to taste.
  1. Disassemble the cabbage into inflorescences.
  2. Finely chop the bell pepper and onion.
  3. Cut the meat into cubes, fry in oil in the "Fry" mode for 20 minutes.
  4. In the absence of meat, minced meat should be subjected to the same heat treatment.
  5. Cut the cucumbers into slices.
  6. We put all the ingredients in a slow cooker.
  7. We set the "Extinguishing" mode for 50 minutes.
  8. Decorate the finished dish with herbs.

Read about how to cook cabbage with minced meat in our article, and several recipes with different types of meat can be found here.

With poultry fillet

  • Cauliflower - 400 gr.
  • Chicken or turkey fillet (you can take chicken breast) - 750 gr.
  • Onions - 1 pc.
  • Sour cream 20% - 4 tbsp. l.
  • Spices to taste.
  1. Cut the peeled onion into rings, put in a bowl.
  2. Place the cabbage in a slow cooker.
  3. Peel poultry fillets from skin and films, cut into cubes, put with vegetables.
  4. Season the food with spices and sour cream.
  5. Set the "Extinguishing" mode for 30 minutes.

Serve warm.

You can learn more about cooking cabbage with chicken here.

Quick recipe

  • Cauliflower - 250 gr.
  • Water - 1 tbsp.
  • Tomatoes - 2 pcs.
  • Cucumbers - 1 pc.
  • Onions - 1 pc.
  • Olive oil - 2 tablespoons
  1. Greens, salt to taste.
  2. Prepare the multicooker for the "Steam" mode for inflorescences by pouring water into the bowl and installing the steam container.
  3. Set a timer for 5 minutes.
  4. Cut the tomatoes and cucumbers into neat cubes.
  5. Place in a salad bowl.
  6. Cut the onion in half rings, add to the vegetables.
  7. Put the cooked cabbage in a salad bowl, season with oil, herbs, spices.

Bring to the table with parsley sprigs.

Cauliflower dishes are decorated with herbs: A sprig of basil or cilantro gives the food a special flavor. Vegetables are served with lean meat, your favorite sauce, and a side dish of cereals. Indispensable in the kitchen, the Redmond multicooker will cook meat, side dishes and sauce, preserving the useful substances of the products.


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