Broccoli and leek strudel with sheep cheese sauce from your air fryer is delicious and has an amazing texture. Broccoli is not everybody’s favorite, but using broccoli in this recipe will make you fall in love with it. Using your air fryer means using less oil, but still, have a super crispy result.
Let’s have a look at the ingredients.
Potatoes are used worldwide in different dishes. It is rich in nutrients like fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Potatoes can be divided into three categories: waxy, starchy, and those in-between.
The smoother potatoes are the waxy ones. The waxier, smoother texture makes them hold their shape while cooking. They are excellent for dishes like potato salad, potato soup, and when you want to boil or slice them. They are less suited for baking and frying.
If you want to bake or fry potatoes you should use starchy ones. potatoes are great for baking and frying. For cooking they are less suited because of their starch they fall apart quickly. For baking or frying, this is an advantage as they are more absorbent. They are also the most suitable potato if you want to make mashed potatoes.
The in-between potatoes have like the name suggests a little bit from both. If you want to purchase potatoes for more dishes this is the safest option. They can be used for most dishes.
– How to store potatoes?
Potatoes should be stored in dry, and dark places under the temperature of 45-50 degrees Fahrenheit. They shouldn’t be stored around onions as they both emit natural gases that damage each other.
Fresh potatoes have a shelf life of about 2 months.
● Whipped cream
Heavy cream is made by filtering high-fat cream from fresh milk. It is used to make butter and whipped cream, and to cream coffee and many other dishes. Creams are high in calories and must contain at least 36% fat. It is rich in nutrients such as vitamin A, choline, calcium, and phosphorus. Other cream products, including light cream, one-half cream, are lower in fat.
● Garlic clove
Garlic cloves add flavor to the dishes. They contain sulfur and when it is chopped it provides food the aromatic flavor. Garlic cloves are rich in nutrients. They are the best immunity boosters. Garlic is a good source of vitamins and minerals such as vitamin B6, vitamin C, magnesium, and selenium.
Eggs are a universal food and many people like them fried, boiled, scrambled, or baked. They are easy to incorporate into food. Eggs may be the most important ingredient in your fridge! They’re nutritious, they taste great, and their physical properties and components make them indispensable in the kitchen. Eggs are used to cover food with crumbs, flour, etc. as eggs help to adhere to these ingredients and give a brown appearance when cooked. Eggs have a sticky nature that allows them to glue two pieces of dough or noodles or to provide a sticky surface for sprinkling seeds.
Broccoli belongs to the cabbage family. It is considered to be loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. Cooking may affect the nutrients in the vegetables but broccoli is the one that has nutritions whether cooked or raw. Broccoli is a rich source of vitamin C.
● Sheep cheese
Sheep cheese is formed from sheep’s milk. Sheep cheese has more fat content, protein, and calcium as compared to the cheese from cow’s milk. It can be used in kinds of pasta, on pieces of bread, or as a substitute for parmesan cheese.
Butter is better than other fats. It provides a pleasing feel in the mouth. It adds moisture and also helps in leavening.
Butter is a source of many nutrients and therefore prevents obesity, heart ailments, and diabetes. It also has cancer-fighting properties. Butter is rich in vitamin A and Vitamin E. Butter helps control weight.
– How to melt butter?
To melt the butter simply add butter to a pan and heat it. To melt it in a microwave, add butter in a microwaveable container and set the timer from 20-30 sec.
Leeks belong to the onion family and it looks like green onions. Leeks have a sweet flavor and give a creamy texture when cooked. Leeks are low in calories but rich in nutrients, especially magnesium and vitamins A, C, and K. They contain very little fiber, copper, vitamin B6, iron, and folic acid. Leeks are versatile and easy to add to your diet. You can eat it alone or add it to various side dishes or main dishes.
Nutmeg is a spice that comes from the nutmeg tree. It is mostly found in Indonesia. Nutmeg is frequently used in desserts and beverages. It can be best paired with cream and cheese-based recipes. Nutmeg has a nutty and slightly sweet taste that has a strong aroma. It should be used carefully and a certain should be added in the dish otherwise it will change the taste. It can be added as a whole or grated.
– Substitution for nutmeg
There are a lot of options that can be used in place of nutmeg but the best one is mace. It comes from the same tree and has a similar taste as nutmeg. The difference is that mace is the outer covering of nutmeg before it is harvested.