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Scrambled eggs with asparagus

  • Vegetarian Diet

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

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Scrambled eggs with asparagus

Method

For the asparagus

  • In a deep pot, add salted water to boil and fill a bowl with water and ice cubes. 
  • With a peeler, peel the asparagus stalks until you reach their tips. 
  • Wash them and cut the stalks with your hands. 
  • Tie them in bunches and dip them vertically into the boiling water for 2-3 minutes or until they remain crunchy. 
  • Remove them from the pot and dip them in the bowl with the ice-cold water right away. 
  • Drain them and pat dry with a tea towel.
  • Set them aside in a bowl until needed.

For the eggs

  • Heat the heavy cream in a frying pan over medium heat. 
  • In a bowl add the eggs, ½ teaspoon salt, 2 pinches pepper, and beat them lightly with a fork or a hand whisk. 
  • When the cream starts boiling, add the eggs into the pan and mix with a wooden spoon or a silicone spatula for 2 minutes, until the eggs slightly thicken. Attention! You should not overcook them. 
  • Remove from the heat and add the butter, the chives, and mix until the butter melts. 
  • Serve the eggs with the asparagus, sprinkling with some more chives and pepper.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

379
Calories (kcal)
19 %

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.

31.0
Total Fat (g)
44 %

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.

15.0
Saturated Fat (g)
75 %

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.

3.3
Total Carbs (g)
1 %

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.

3.3
Sugars (g)
4 %

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.

20.0
Protein (g)
40 %

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.

4.0
Fibre (g)
16 %

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.

1.7
Sodium (g)
28 %

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

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