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Pestil with plums – Fruit rolls
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Pestil with plums – Fruit rolls
Method

Pestil or fruit leather is a natural fruit drying process that comes from the oriental kitchen. After removing all of the moisture from the fruit, they are cut into any size pieces you like and stored in sealed glass jars for a month or in the freezer for as long as you want! This process allows you to enjoy dried fruit all year round!

  • Preheat oven to 200* C (390* F) Fan.
  • Line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Cut the plums in half and remove pits.
  • Place them in the pan cut side up.
  • Bake for 20-30 minutes.
  • Be careful not to burn them on top, you just want them to turn light golden and lose their moisture.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow them to cool.
  • Lower oven temperature to 60* C (140* F) Fan.
  • Transfer plums to food processor and puree.
  • Add the sugar and beat for a few seconds to combine.
  • Taste the mixture and add more sugar, according to your tastes. It is better if it is not too sweet since it will become sweeter as it dries.
  • Divide the fruit puree between baking sheets lined with parchment paper.
  • Spread evenly in pans. The mixture should be 4-5 mm thick at the most.
  • Bake for as long as necessary for the mixture to become like leather (6-8 hours) depending on thickness.
  • It will be ready when it is no longer sticky and the surface is smooth.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool completely.
  • Cut into strips along with the parchment paper, roll and keep in a sealed container.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

133
Calories (kcal)
7 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

0.21
Total Fat (g)
0 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

0.0
Saturated Fat (g)
0 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

27.4
Total Carbs (g)
11 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

27.3
Sugars (g)
30 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

1.2
Protein (g)
2 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

4.8
Fibre (g)
19 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.01
Sodium (g)
0 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.