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Vegetable-stuffed chicken

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

  • Low in Sugars Diet

    Limits all sources of added sugars and encourages the reduction of high-carbohydrate (high glycemic index) foods. A claim that a food can be classified as LS can be made when it contains less than 5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 2.5 gr of sugars per 100 ml of liquid food.

Vegetable-stuffed chicken

Method

  • Peel the carrot and grate it on the large holes of a box grater.
  • Clean and finely chop the pepper and the broccoli.
  • Place a frying pan over medium-high heat. 
  • Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and then, add the veggies inside. Sauté for 2-3 minutes by mixing with a wooden spoon. 
  • Remove from the heat, let the temperature drop for 5 minutes, and add the cream cheese, the grated cheddar, the basil finely chopped, and the salt. 
  • Mix well with a spoon, and set the stuffing aside until needed.
  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Cut the chicken fillets in half, lengthwise; do not cut it all the way through as you need to create a pocket for the stuffing.
  • With a spoon, add the stuffing into the fillets and seal each one with two toothpicks. Alternatively, you can tie them with kitchen twine.
  • Place a frying pan over medium-high heat, add 1 tablespoon olive oil, and sauté the fillets for 2-3 minutes on each side.  
  • Transfer them into a baking pan lined with parchment paper and roast them in the oven for 30-35 minutes.
  • Serve with some green salad, cherry tomatoes, drizzle with olive oil, and season with salt. 
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

262
Calories (kcal)
13 %

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.

9.1
Total Fat (g)
13 %

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.

4.1
Saturated Fat (g)
21 %

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.

3.1
Total Carbs (g)
1 %

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.

2.6
Sugars (g)
3 %

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.

41.0
Protein (g)
82 %

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.

2.0
Fibre (g)
8 %

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.

0.9
Sodium (g)
15 %

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.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

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