Rosemary (50gm)

Rosemary (50gm)

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Overview

It is an evergreen shrub and belongs to the family of mint and grows up to 2 meters. This herb is most commonly found in Mediterranean areas. Rosemary is added to different food items to improve its taste and nutritional profile. The leaves of this herb lend a distinct pungent flavour to the food. It is used as fresh or dried in various foods.

 

Nutritional Profile

  • Leaves of Rosemary provide just 131 calories per 100gm, and there is no trace of cholesterol in it.
  • A great amount of vitamin A is present in the rosemary herbs 2924 IU per 100gm or about 97% of RDA. 

 

Health Benefits

  • It increases the production of prostaglandins, which reduces the production of leukotriene B4 in human polymorphonuclear leucocytes and inhibits the complement system.
  • Rosemary and its constituents, such as rosmarinic acid, are quite helpful in the treatment of bronchial asthma, spasmogenic disorders, peptic ulcers and cancer. 

 

Uses

  • Oil extracted from the rosemary plant is used in cosmetic products.
  • Most times, dried leaves are used in food products.

 

Recipes

 

1. Lamb Tagine with Figs and Rosemary

Ingredients: Olive oil, red onions, ground cardamom, cinnamon stick, lamb shoulder, chopped, large Yukon gold potatoes, dried figs, sprigs Rosemary, Salt and black pepper

Cooking Steps: Add oil in the frying pan and then add onion, cinnamon stick, and the lamb. Fry it for almost 15 minutes till its colour and turn brown. Then add potatoes, figs, and salt into the pan. Add some water and then cover it. After this add rosemary leaves to the pan and cook over low heat for about 40-45 minutes. Then add black pepper and Salt and garnish with rosemary leaves. 

 

2. Rosemary and Lemonade Bourbons

Ingredients: Take bourbon or whiskey, soda water, lemon slices, lemon juice (5-6 lemons), 120g sugar and 4-6 sprigs of Rosemary

Cooking Steps: In the saucepan, add all the syrup ingredients and boil it. Remove from heat and separate the rosemary springs. Pour the spring into glasses and add bourbon with the ice cubes and then top it with soda. Add rosemary spring and lemon for garnishing.