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Baked Pasta with Spinach and Feta Cheese

  • Vegetarian Diet

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Baked Pasta with Spinach and Feta Cheese

Method

  • Preheat the grill in the oven to 250* C (480* F)
  • Add the pasta to a pot of salted, boiling water. Cook for 8 minutes, until al dente. When ready, reserve 100 g of pasta water and drain.
  • In a mixer, beat the heavy cream and cream cheese, until fluffy. Remove the bowl from the mixer and add the reserved pasta water. Beat with a hand whisk until the mixture is completely combined.
  • Add almost all of the grated cheddar cheese along with the mustard and stir. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Finally, add the spinach, feta cheese and parsley.
  • Transfer both the pasta and the cheese mixture to 23x32 cm baking dish. Mix to combine.
  • Sprinkle with breadcrumbs, the remaining grated cheddar cheese, salt, pepper and spray with some olive oil.
  • Place under the grill, in the oven for 12 minutes.

Tip

Make sure the pasta is removed from the boiling water while still al dente, because it will be cooked more in the oven. 
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per 100 gr.

265
Calories (kcal)
13 %

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.

15.0
Total Fat (g)
21 %

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.

7.9
Saturated Fat (g)
40 %

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.

2.2
Sugars (g)
2 %

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.

9.7
Protein (g)
19 %

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.

1.9
Fibre (g)
8 %

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.

1.2
Sodium (g)
20 %

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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