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Greek lamb kleftiko

  • Gluten Free Diet

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

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

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Greek lamb kleftiko

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 170ο C (340ο F) set to fan.
  • Cut the lamb into pieces and add them in a bowl.
  • Cut the potatoes in half and add them in another bowl.
  • In a blender add the rosemary, the garlic, the olive oil, salt, pepper, the chili flakes, the cinnamon, the lemon juice and zest, the oregano, the honey, and beat well.
  • Spread half of the marinade into the bowl with the potatoes and the other half into the bowl with the lamb.
  • Spread the potatoes on a piece of parchment paper and place the lamb on top of them.
  • Add the kefalotyri cheese and the butter into pieces, wrap with the parchment paper and aluminum foil. Place on a baking pan with a rack and roast for 3 ½ hours. Uncover, increase the temperature to 200ο C (390ο F) and roast for 30 more minutes.
  • Serve with lemon, rosemary, and mustard.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

990
Calories (kcal)
50 %

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.

74.0
Total Fat (g)
106 %

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.

38.0
Saturated Fat (g)
190 %

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.

28.0
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.

5.2
Sugars (g)
6 %

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.

51.0
Protein (g)
102 %

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.

3.5
Fibre (g)
14 %

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.

5.3
Sodium (g)
88 %

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.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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