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Greek octopus bake

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Sugar Free 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 SF can be made when it contains less than 0.5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 100 ml of liquid food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Method

For the infused olive oil

  • Place a pan over heat.
  • Add the olive oil, coriander seeds, cumin seeds and garlic.
  • Let the ingredients heat.
  • As soon as the mixture froths, remove from heat and allow to cool.

For the potatoes

  • Peel the potatoes and coarsely chop them.
  • Transfer to a large bowl, add the infused olive oil and toss to coat.

For the octopus

  • Preheat oven to 150* C (300* F) Fan.
  • Cut the octopus into 2 pieces with a knife to clean it.
  • Remove the parts above and below the eyes and discard. Remove the mouth by pressing with your hands.
  • Clean the hood of the octopus by turning it inside out. Wash with plenty of water, cut into pieces and add to the bowl with the potatoes.
  • Add the tomato paste, pepper, salt, red chili peppers, rosemary, thyme, lemon zest, lemon juice and pomegranate balsamic vinegar. Mix well.
  • Transfer to a baking pan and bake for 2 hours.

To serve

  • Serve with thyme, olive bread, feta cheese, fresh oregano, olive oil and pepper.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per 100 gr.

111
Calories (kcal)
6 %

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.

4.4
Total Fat (g)
6 %

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.

0.69
Saturated Fat (g)
3 %

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.

6.1
Total Carbs (g)
2 %

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.

0.7
Sugars (g)
1 %

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.

11.4
Protein (g)
23 %

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.

0.81
Fibre (g)
3 %

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.

0.08
Sodium (g)
1 %

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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