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Ingredients for making gnocchi with strawberries and cheese Cottage cheese 300 grams Egg 1 piece Wheat flour 2/3 cup Sugar 1 tablespoon butter 50 grams Dried rosemary 1/3 tablespoon Strawberry fresh handful Mozzarella (or other soft mild cheese) 50 grams Main Ingredients Strawberry, Cheese, Cottage Cheese, Sugar Serving 1 serving Print this list Inappropriate products?
Ingredients for cooking stewed peas with carrots Fresh or frozen peas 800 grams Carrots 2 pieces Onions 2 pieces Tomato paste (diluted in water) 1 cup Paprika 1/2 teaspoon Sugar 1 teaspoon Salt to taste Dill to taste Main ingredients Pea, Onion , Carrots World Cuisine Russian Cuisine Print List Inappropriate Products?
Ingredients for preparing vegetables baked with crackers Eggplant 1 piece Zucchini 3 pieces (medium) Champignons 6-7 pieces Tomatoes 3 pieces (large) Mozzarella 300 grams Olive oil 2-3 tablespoons bread crackers several pieces Marjoram to taste Parsley to taste Parmesan grated 3 tablespoons Olive oil optionally Salt to taste Main ingredients Eggplant, Tomato, Zucchini, Cheese, Bread Serving 4 servings Print this list Products not suitable?
Ingredients for cooking peasant stew Beans, white, canned 2 cans Smoked bacon 300 grams Sausages or sausages 2-3 pieces Tomato paste 10 grams Onion 1 piece Wheat flour 2 tablespoons butter Butter 1 tablespoon olive oil optionally Salt to taste Sugar 1 a pinch Basil to taste Seasoning universal to taste Main ingredients Bacon, Sausage and sausages, Beans Portioning 3-4 Print the list Products not suitable?
Ingredients for cooking spaghetti with chanterelles Spaghetti (cooked) by the number of servings Tomatoes 5 pieces (large, fleshy) Fresh basil several leaves Garlic 2 cloves Carrots 1 piece Chanterelles 200 grams Salt to taste Pepper to taste Olive oil optional Butter cream 1 tablespoon Cheese grated Parmesan for serving Main ingredients Carrots, Tomatoes, Garlic, Mushrooms Portions 4 servings Print this list Inappropriate products?
Ingredients for making oatmeal with dates Oatmeal flakes 100 grams Milk 150 milliliters Water 100-150 milliliters Dates 6 pieces Fruits for decoration (bananas, pears, grapes, etc.) to taste Salt 1 pinch Main ingredients Date, Milk, Oatmeal Portion 2 servings Print list Inappropriate products?
Ingredients for making a lentil paste Lentil 150 grams Onions 1 piece Carrots 1 piece Olive oil optional Lemon 1 piece (optional) Garlic 1 clove Olives (olives) 100 grams (optional) Paprika to taste Salt to taste Pepper to taste Thyme to taste Main ingredients Onions, Carrots, Olives, Lentils Serving 4 servings Print this list Inappropriate products?
Ingredients for making vegetarian rolls Rice to taste Nori to taste Vinegar rice to taste Soya sauce to taste Fresh carrots or Korean to taste Fresh cucumbers to taste Pickled ginger to taste Pickled mushrooms (here mushrooms) to taste Sesame for decoration Main ingredients Carrots , Cucumber, Mushrooms, Rice World Cuisine Asian, Oriental cuisine Print this list Products not suitable?
Ingredients for making pasta with vegetable stew Pasta 320 grams Brown lentils 200 grams Fresh peas 200 grams Tomato paste 100 grams Bulgarian pepper 2 pieces Shallot 1 piece Carrots 3 pieces Garlic 2 cloves Oregano to taste Parsley to taste Basil to taste Salt to taste to taste Extra virgin olive oil Main ingredients Peas, Onions, Carrots, Peppers, Greens Portions 4 servings Print this list Inappropriate products?
Ingredients for cooking lentil cutlets Lentils 150 grams Onions 1 piece Carrots 1 piece (small) Parsley to taste Ginger (root) small piece Garlic 2 cloves Caraway seeds dried 1-2 teaspoons Egg 1 piece Corn flour 1 tablespoon wheat flour for breading Salt to taste Pepper to taste Olive oil for frying Main ingredients Onions, Carrots, Eggs, Lentils Portion 4-5 Print the list Products not suitable?
Ingredients for cooking lentil and potato patties Boiled lentils 400 grams Egg 1 piece Onions (scalded with boiling water) 1 piece Garlic 2 cloves Potatoes (boiled) 1 piece (large) Salt to taste Ground black pepper to taste Paprika or cayenne pepper to taste Breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons Olive oil 3 tablespoons Parsley (fresh) to taste Main ingredients Potato, Onion, Lentil Portion 3-4 Spread the list Foods not suitable?
Ingredients for cooking buckwheat with spinach Buckwheat groats 100 grams Red onion 1 piece Olive oil 2 tablespoons Carrots 1 piece (large) Celery (stalk) 1 piece Spinach (fresh) 100 grams Grated cheese (parmesan) to serve Salt to taste Pepper to taste Main Ingredients Onions, Carrots, Buckwheat Portion 2 servings Print list Inappropriate products?
Ingredients for making oatmeal with raspberries Oatmeal 1/2 cup Milk 1 cup Raisin 1 handful Ground cinnamon 1 pinch Raspberry fresh 1 cup Honey 1 tablespoon Sugar to taste (if you really want to) Main ingredients Raspberry, Oatmeal Portion 1 serving Print list Not suitable products?
Ingredients for making pasta with chicken in tomato sauce Macaroni 500 grams Chicken fillet 1 piece Vegetable oil optional Salt to taste Ground black pepper to taste Tomato sauce (here with basil) 1 small can Water 50 milliliters Cheese 100 grams Main ingredients Chicken, Cheese, Macaroni Serving 4 servings Print this list Products not suitable?
Ingredients for making a cheesecake with strawberries Shortbread cookies 200 grams Butter 70 grams Curd (5-10% fat) 500 grams Sugar 1/2 cup Cream 500 milliliters Instant gelatin 21 grams Hot water 100 milliliters Fresh strawberries 500 grams Main ingredients Strawberries, Cottage cheese , Cream Serving 4 servings Print this list Inappropriate products?
Ingredients for making pasta with chanterelles Spaghetti 200 grams Chanterelles 100 grams Bacon 80 grams (meat more than fat) Onions 1 piece Garlic 1 clove Cream 30% 3/4 cups Egg yolk 1 piece Salt to taste Ground black pepper to taste Vegetable oil for frying Green onion for serving Main ingredients Bacon, Mushrooms, Cream, Pasta Portioning 2-3 Print a list Inappropriate products?
Ingredients for making pasta with zucchini and mushrooms Macaroni 300 grams Champignons 3 pieces (large) Zucchini 1/2 pieces Bulgarian red pepper 1/2 pieces Vegetable oil 5 tablespoons homemade tomato sauce 200 milliliters Salt to taste Pepper to taste Coriander to taste Tomato 1 piece Pitted olives or olives for serving Goat cheese for serving Basil leaves for serving Main ingredients Pepper, Zucchini, Tomato, Mushrooms, Pasta Portion 3 servings Print this list Products not suitable?
Ingredients for making pasta with eggplant and zucchini Pasta (here fettuccine) 150 grams Eggplant 1 piece (small size) Zucchini or zucchini 1 piece (small size) Cherry tomatoes 5-6 pieces Garlic 1-2 cloves Olive oil for frying Salt to taste Basil dried to taste Black pepper to taste Main ingredients Eggplant, Zucchini, Tomato, Macaroni Portion 2 servings Print this list Inappropriate products?
Ingredients for making seabass in Asian style Seabass 3 pieces Fresh cilantro 1 bunch Garlic 1 big clove Chili pepper 1/2 pieces Ginger pickled (ground) 1 tablespoon Kaffir lime leaves (dried) 2 pieces Sesame 1 tablespoon Fish sauce 1 tablespoon Mirin 1 tablespoon Sesame oil 1 tablespoon Soy sauce 2 tablespoons Lime 1 piece Garlic 1 clove Main ingredients Portion 3 servings World cuisine Asian, Oriental cuisine Print this list Foods not suitable?
Ingredients for cooking pasta with herbs Macaroni 250 grams Onion 100 grams Vegetable oil (coconut) 1 tablespoon Kale (curry) 250 grams Water 1/2 cup Sour cream 18% 4 tablespoons cayenne pepper to taste Marjoram dried to taste Salt to taste Ground black pepper to taste Green onion to taste Main ingredients Cabbage, Onion, Macaroni Portioning 3-4 Print the list Products not suitable?