Kumquat jam

RECIPES OF KUMQUAT

KUMQUATS JAM RECIPE

Ingredients:

– 400 – 500g. of kumquats

– 800g. brown sugar

– 500ml. water

Lemon zest

Preparation:

– Wash the kumquats.

– Cut the kumquats (with skin) into small pieces. Remove the seeds.

– In a saucepan put the water to boil with the sugar and lemon zest.

– We add the kumquat and cook over low heat for 10-15 minutes, stirring often.

– Serve cold or at room temperature.

Properties:

In fruits peel is where most flavonoids and polyphenols are. Since flavonoids do not dissolve into the juice (pulp), they are more assimilable if we eat the skin.

Among its flavonoids, kumquat is rich in quercetin, a flavonoid with higher properties for circulation, hypertension, antibacterial, antiinflammatory and antiasthmatic. It also contains rutin, a compound that improves the state of the arteries and capillaries.

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
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2 December, 2021

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