- 500 g spinach
- olive oil, to sauté vegetables
- 100 g whole wheat rusks
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 3-4 sprigs of fresh oregano
- ½ teaspoon cumin
- balsamic vinegar
- 300 g dry chickpeas, soaked in water overnight and boiled
- 2 chicken fillets, sautéed
- 2 tablespoons olive oil, to sauté chicken fillets
Greek Warm Spinach and Chickpea Salad with Sauteed Chicken
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- Boil the chickpeas and drain.
- Wash the spinach and separate the leaves from the stems.
- Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to a large pan and sauté the spinach stems for a few minutes, until they soften a bit.
- Cut the spinach leaves in half. Add them to the pan along with the cumin and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
- Beat the garlic, rusks and oregano in a small food processor or blender, just until they break down but do not finely grind them.
- Add the vegetables and chickpeas to the pan and sauté for about 2 minutes, until the chickpeas heat through.
- Season with salt and pepper and add 3-4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar.
- In a separate pan, sauté the 2 chicken fillets until golden brown. Do not dry them out.
- Serve salad warm with sautéed chicken.
Nutrition information per 100 gr.
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.
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