Lemons are a very versatile fruit. They can be used in many different dishes and they taste great. There are so many ways you can use lemons in your cooking, it is not hard to find at least one recipe that you would love!
In this article, we look at 10 foods you can make with lots of lemons.
10 Foods You Can Make With Lots of Lemons:
Lemonade is a type of beverage that is made from lemons, sugar, and water. It is often served cold. The origin of the lemonade recipe is debated among historians, but it likely originated in Europe in the late seventeenth century.
2. Lemon Bars
Lemon bars are a crumbly, moist cake filled with tart lemon flavor and covered in a rich sugar crust. The bars are often flavored with a combination of lemon zest, lemon juice, and powdered sugar. In this recipe, the crust is made with granulated sugar and butter.
3. Lemon Rice
Lemon rice is a cooked rice dish that combines lemon juice and sugar. It is common to find variations such as adding saffron, cheese and raisins.
4. Lemon Chicken
Lemon chicken is a classic recipe that is easy to cook and tastes amazing. Lemon juice, chicken, garlic, ginger, soy sauce & white wine are all the ingredients needed for this delicious dish. It’s perfect for those who love Asian food.
5. Lemon Cake
Lemon cake is a light and fluffy cake with a lemon flavor. This recipe is packed full of citrusy goodness.
6. Lemon Meringue
Lemon meringue is a popular flavor that is often used in many desserts like pies, tarts and cupcakes. The name is derived from the citrus flavors found in lemon and vanilla, which gives this dessert its unique taste.
7. Lemon Garlic Shrimp
One of my favorite ways to cook shrimp is by simply sautéing them in a bit of butter and lemon juice. When I decided to make this dish with the addition of garlic, it was a huge hit!
8. Lemon Basil Chicken Thighs
Lemon Basil Chicken Thighs are an easy, healthy and delicious dish with a citrusy twist in a lemon sauce. Preparing this recipe is simple, with only a few ingredients needed. The citrusy flavor from the lemon zest will make your taste buds happy and you’ll be ready to enjoy this dish!
9. Lemon Tart
Lemon tart is a dessert prepared with lemon juice, sugar and flour that is baked in the oven to form a crust. Lemon tart can be served in an individual serving dish or as an accompaniment to other desserts.
10. Lemony Roasted Peaches
Lemony roasted peaches, or candied lemon peaches with pistachios, are a refreshing and crunchy dessert. The sweet-tart flavor of the lemon pairs well with the rich sweetness of the sugar in these candied peaches. To preserve the bright color and freshness of the fruit, they’re also dipped in chocolate.
How To Store Lemons
Lemons are a common household item that can be used in many creative ways. But, storing lemons can be tricky and time-consuming. Here is a simple step-by-step guide on how to store lemons.
1. Fill up the lemon half with water
2. Put the lemon half into a container with an airtight lid
3. Add sugar and lemon slices to preserve the lemons for future use