- 500 g skioufihta pasta (Greek Cretan pasta), or your choice of pasta
- 4 medium tomatoes, peeled, seeds and juice removed
- 1 clove of garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil + extra for serving
- 50 g fresh basil
- 3 sprigs fresh oregano, only the leaves
- 50 g olives, pitted and cut into rounds
- 1 spring onion, cut into rounds
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted (optional)
Greek summer pasta
Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.
Dairy Free Diet
Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.
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.
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- In a large pot full of a generous amount of salted, boiling water, add the pasta and boil according to the instructions on the package/
- In the meantime, finely chop two of the tomatoes and transfer to a large bowl. Beat the other two tomatoes in a food processor, along with the garlic and olive oil and add them to the bowl.
- Finely chop the basil and oregano and add to the bowl. Mix.
- Add the olives, spring onion, salt and pepper.
- Serve pasta with fresh sauce and sprinkle with toasted pine nuts and extra olive oil.
Nutrition information per portion
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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