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Greek black eyed peas salad with tahini sauce

Greek black eyed peas salad with tahini sauce

Method

For the salad dressing

  • In a food processor, add the lemon zest and lemon juice.
  • Add the olive oil, tahini, maple syrup, garlic, water, salt and pepper.
  • Beat for 3-4 minutes until all of the ingredients are completely incorporated and set aside.

For the salad

  • Finely chop the spring onions.
  • Dice the bell peppers and carrot into small cubes and add them to the bowl.
  • Finely chop the parsley and add it to the bowl.
  • Add the black eyed peas and mix with a wooden spoon.
  • Drizzle with salad dressing.
  • Toss thoroughly, check seasoning and serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

152
Calories (kcal)
8 %

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.

8.2
Total Fat (g)
12 %

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.

1.2
Saturated Fat (g)
6 %

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.

12.1
Total Carbs (g)
5 %

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.

4.5
Sugars (g)
5 %

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.

5.6
Protein (g)
11 %

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.

0.19
Sodium (g)
3 %

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.

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