Lemons are high in vitamin C, a great antioxidant. It helps in the manufacturing of collagen in your body, which supports the system of your skin. It is a great ingredient/fruit which you should definitely include in your daily diet. Rarely would you consume lemon on its own as a fruit due to their intense, strong sour flavor, however, it is an extremely popular ingredient and fruit when used in small quantities or in combinations with other herbs or spices. It is a great ingredient which adds zestful flavors especially to sauces, salad dressings, marinades, drinks and even desserts.
Let’s look at some of these amazing recipes which we can all try at different occasions or at different meals of the day.
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Quick Preserved Lemons
Never knew you can preserve lemons? Try this, you can keep them in a jar in the fridge and use them whenever needed to bring more flavors to your dishes.
Fresh Lemon Cucumber Salad
An incredibly simple and light salad which is refreshing making it a perfect appetizer or even a main course for lunch or dinner for someone on a healthy diet.
Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Citrus Dressing
Want something healthy yet filling? Why not try this recipe. Sweet potatoes fill you up, the dressing is refreshing, healthy and most importantly light, which is a great combination with sweet potatoes.
On a diet, eating tasteless salad, chicken breast meat? Here is a great dressing where you can add on your food. It is so simple and super tasty, most importantly healthy.
No, you are not reading it wrong. Yes, lemon in soups. Something different that is worth trying.
Avgolemono (Greek Egg And Lemon Soup)
The name of this soup Avgolemono comes from its two main ingredients, egg (avgo) and lemon juice (lemon). This is a thick soup which is great to go with western meals.
Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup
This is a recipe that is a perfect alternative to the traditional chicken soup. This is a fast, simple and filling soup which is suitable on a chilly and rainy day to warm your hearts and stomach.
Lemon Chicken Soup With Oyster Mushrooms And Dill
A delicious clear soup which is light and healthy especially when it includes celery, carrots, mushrooms and lemon.
Lemon Cream Pasta With Chicken
Cream pasta is usually heavy, however, in this recipe, lemon is added. Lemon helps bring down the heaviness making it unstoppable to put down your cutlery.
Tahitian Vanilla Seared Scallops With Lemon Coconut Risotto
Looking to whip up a suitable dish for a romantic candlelight dinner with your beloved other half. An expensive looking yet simple and easy going on your wallet. What are you waiting for?
Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Meyer Lemon Relish
A different recipe from the usual boring boiled cauliflower. An impressive recipe which is a perfect side dish when you have invited friends and family for a gathering meal.
Creamy Lemon Spinach One-Pot Pasta
Feeling lazy, wanting something quick and easy? This will be the recipe that you will never regret. Easy to prepare, fast cooking time and minimal cleaning up after.
Roasted Chicken With Lemon And Garlic
A perfect tender and delicious dinner which is suitable for a gathering. The crispy, crackly skin surrounding the tender juicy meat. Yums!
Pork Scaloppine With Prosciutto, Sage & Caramelized Lemon
Caramelizing is usually linked with onions, but in this recipe, it is caramelizing lemons. Caramelized lemon slices bring down the sourness making them edible. The tangy and bitter flavor in the lemon compliments the strong, salty prosciutto which is a perfect combination.
Meyer Lemon Pizza
Want something different from the usual pizzas? Try this! The Meyer lemon adds freshness to the spinach and prosciutto, an experience which you have not encountered before.
Soya Sauce chicken, Cola chicken wings, braised chicken, ever heard of lemon chicken? It is a sweet and sour dish however, it tastes different from the sweet and sour pork. This is a great dish when you have a small appetite.
Lemon Curd Pistachio Sundaes
These sweet, creamy and crunchy sundaes has a rich flavor and texture. The lemon curd and the vanilla ice-cream to boost the richness of egg yolks. A fulfilling dessert that will never go wrong especially on a hot day.
Lemon Cake Roll
A simple and refreshing dessert/snack which is great to serve when you have a big group over at yours for gathering. The cake is spongey and lemony, which is light and refreshing after a heavy meal.
Lemon Curd Mousse
A great option for spring and summer as it is light and bright. It is light, it is airy, it is sweet and tangy. Not heavy, great as an afternoon dessert.
Warm Lemon Pudding Cake
A delicious warm lemon pudding cake recipe is a perfect lemon dessert for any occasion! If you are someone who wants a dessert that is not too sweet, this is definitely the one you should not miss out on.
Lemony White Chocolate Cheesecake
This recipe is a combination of tangy lemon and rich white chocolate which is hard to beat. This will be the dessert where it will always be a hit not only to adults but also kids.
Many people would find this weird, but this is a very nutritious and refreshing drink especially when you are out under the sun.