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Sheftalia - Cypriot sausages

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese 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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  • Place a grill pan on heat.
  • In a blender, add the bread cut into pieces, cinnamon, cumin, coriander, the garlic coarsely chopped, salt, pepper, and beat well until they are dissolved.
  • Add the olive oil, the thyme, the parsley and beat slightly to combine the ingredients.
  • In a bowl, add the ground pork, the blender’s mixture, and mix very well with your hands.
  • Shape 18-20 meat patties and place them one by one into the lamb caul fat. Fold and set aside.
  • Add the sheftalies onto the hot grill pan. Make sure that the caul fat’s folding side is facing down so that it will not open up.
  • Cook for about 10 minutes on all sides.

To serve

  • Cut open the Cypriot pitas in half.
  • Add a little finely chopped cabbage, finely chopped onion, tomato slices, 1-2 tablespoons tzatziki, the sheftalies, thyme, and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
7 %


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.

Total Fat (g)
16 %

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.

Saturated Fat (g)
26 %

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.

Total Carbs (g)
1 %


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.

Sugars (g)
0 %


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.

Protein (g)
15 %


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.

Fibre (g)
0 %


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.

Sodium (g)
3 %


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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