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Greek sofrito from the island of Corfu
  • Dairy Free Diet

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  • Egg Free Diet

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

  • 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.

Method

For the sofrito

  • Place a pan over heat and let it get very hot.
  • Cut the meat into little pieces and transfer to a bowl. Add the salt, pepper and flour. Mix with your hands.
  • Add the olive oil to the hot pan. Add the meat and sauté on both sides until golden. When ready, transfer to a bowl.
  • In a shallow pot, add the olive oil, minced garlic, the meat, vinegar and wine. Mix.
  • Add the bouillon cube, water and granulated sugar. Lower heat, cover with lid and simmer for 1 ½ hours. Check the food every half hour and add extra water, if necessary.
  • When ready, remove pot from heat and add the capers, lemon zest, lemon juice and finely chopped parsley. Mix.

For the potatoes

  • Cut the potatoes into pieces and place in a bowl. Add the white vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper. Mix. Lightly press on the potatoes to break them up.

To serve

  • Place the potatoes on a serving place. Add the meat over them, top with finely chopped parsley and serve with lemon wedges.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

458
Calories (kcal)
23 %

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.

17.0
Total Fat (g)
24 %

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.

3.6
Saturated Fat (g)
18 %

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.

38.0
Total Carbs (g)
15 %

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.

3.9
Sugars (g)
4 %

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.

35.0
Protein (g)
70 %

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.

3.3
Fibre (g)
13 %

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.

1.9
Sodium (g)
32 %

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.