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Samosas

  • 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

  • Place a pot over high heat. 
  • Peal the sweet potato and cut it into small cubes.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to the pot. Add the sweet potato.
  • Coarsely chop the onion and add to the pot. Stir with a wooden spoon and allow the vegetables to caramelize.
  • Peal the carrot and grate using the thick blades. Add to the pot.
  • Thinly slice the garlic and the chili pepper and add them to the pot.
  • Add all the spices and sauté so that they release their aroma.
  • Add the ground pork and sauté for 3-4 minutes until it’s cooked through.
  • Deglaze with wine, add the water and let it simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the lemon zest and juice, the peas, and the finely chopped parsley. Remove from heat.
  • Add the cheddar, salt, and pepper. Stir until the cheese melts.
  • Set it aside for 30 minutes so it can cool.
  • Place a pan over medium to low heat.
  • Spread a sheet of phyllo dough on your working surface and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Cover with the second sheet of phyllo and cut into three strips, starting from the smaller side.
  • Place 2 strips, one over the other.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of the filling on the edge and fold diagonally so that you create a triangular shape. Brush the edge with some eggwash so that it can stick together.
  • Follow the same process until all of the phyllo sheets and the filling are done.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to the hot pan and add the samosas.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels and allow to drain from excess oil.
  • Serve with 2 different yogurt sauces. Add 2 tablespoons of yogurt to each bowl. Add curry to the first bowl and paprika to the second.
  • Mix and serve with samosas and mint leaves.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

234
Calories (kcal)
12 %

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.

10.0
Total Fat (g)
14 %

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.

23.0
Total Carbs (g)
9 %

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.

2.8
Sugars (g)
3 %

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.

11.0
Protein (g)
22 %

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.

2.3
Fibre (g)
9 %

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.

0.73
Sodium (g)
12 %

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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