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Roasted octopus in tomato sauce

  • Gluten Free Diet

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

  • Dairy Free Diet

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  • Egg Free Diet

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  • 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.

Roasted octopus in tomato sauce

Method

  • Clean the octopus very well and then, divide its tentacles.
  • Preheat the oven to 150°C (300° F) set to fan. 
  • With a sharp knife, remove the beak of the octopus, spread the head and, as soon as you clean it, cut it into pieces.  
  • If the tentacles are large, cut them in half. 
  • Add all of the ingredients into a bowl, mix them well, and pour the mixture into a baking pan
  • Roast in the oven for 2 hours. 
  • Check that the octopus is ready by pricking it with a fork. Do the same for the potatoes, too. In case it needs more time, return the baking pan to the oven and roast it for 30 more minutes.
  • Towards the end of the cooking time, check whether the water of the food has been reduced too much, and add a few tablespoons of water, if needed.
  • Remove from the oven and serve.

Tip

Instead of adding the tentacles whole into your food, you can cut them into 3 cm pieces.

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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

521
Calories (kcal)
26 %

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.

14.0
Total Fat (g)
20 %

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.

2.5
Saturated Fat (g)
13 %

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.

26.0
Total Carbs (g)
10 %

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.

2.9
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.

70.0
Protein (g)
140 %

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.

3.4
Fibre (g)
14 %

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.

0.02
Sodium (g)
0 %

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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