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Rhubarb bars

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Rhubarb bars

Method

For the crust

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Line an 18x18 cm baking pan with parchment paper.
  • In a mixer’s bowl beat the butter and the sugar with the whisk attachment at high speed for 2-3 minutes, until they are fluffy.
  • Add the whole wheat flour, the all-purpose flour, the salt, the cinnamon, the ginger, and beat a little more until homogenized.
  • Transfer the mixture to the baking pan and bake for 15-20 minutes.

For the coating

  • In a saucepan add the rhubarb, 40 g sugar, the ginger, the water, and place it over medium heat.
  • Wait until the rhubarb softens and the sugar melts, for about 10 minutes, stirring with a wooden spoon.
  • Remove from the heat, add the mixture into a blender and beat until it is smooth. Set it aside to cool down.
  • In a bowl whisk the eggs, the cornstarch, the lemon zest, and the remaining 40 g sugar.
  • Slowly add the rhubarb mixture into the bowl with the eggs, and whisk well until homogenized.
  • Remove the crust from the oven and let it cool well for 20 minutes.
  • Lower the oven’s temperature to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • Add the filling over the cold crust and bake for 30-35 more minutes.
  • Remove from the oven, let it cool well, and cut into pieces.
  • Serve.

Tip

Cut the green leaves of the rhubarb and throw them away. They must not be consumed.

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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

141
Calories (kcal)
7 %

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.

6.9
Total Fat (g)
10 %

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.

3.9
Saturated Fat (g)
20 %

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.

16.0
Total Carbs (g)
6 %

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.

11.0
Sugars (g)
12 %

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.

2.9
Protein (g)
6 %

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.

1.3
Fibre (g)
5 %

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.

0.11
Sodium (g)
2 %

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.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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