- 500 g fresh asparagus
- 80 g olive oil
- 3-4 cloves garlic
- grated zest + juice from 1 lemon
- 1 tablespoon dry oregano
- ¼ teaspoon chili flakes
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 150 g feta cheese
- 4-5 sprigs fresh thyme, only the leaves
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- Preheat oven to 200* C (390* F) Fan.
- Prepare the asparagus by chopping off the tough, wood-like part at their base which is inedible. About 2-3 cm. Then use a vegetable peeler to peel them from the middle downward.
- Place a pan over medium to high heat and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
- Mince the garlic and add it to the pan along with the lemon zest, oregano and chili flakes.
- Sauté until the garlic is golden and remove from heat.
- In a bowl, add the asparagus and add the remaining olive oil, salt and pepper. Toss to coat.
- Add the mixture from the pan and toss again.
- Transfer the asparagus to a 20x30 cm ovenproof baking dish.
- Crumble the feta with your hands over them and sprinkle with thyme.
- Roast for 10-15 minutes.
- When ready, remove from oven, add the juice from 1 lemon and serve.
Nutrition information per portion
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.