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Chestnut apple turnovers

  • Vegetarian Diet

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

Chestnut apple turnovers


  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • Peel the apples, core them, and cut them into very small pieces.
  • Add the apple pieces into a bowl and add the orange zest and juice.
  • In a blender, add the sweet bread (tsoureki) in two batches along with the nutmeg, ginger, cloves, cinnamon, pistachios, sugar, and beat until they are crumbled. Transfer them into the bowl with the apples.
  • Add the butter, cranberries, the chestnuts cut into pieces, and mix very well.
  • Butter a 12-cup muffin pan.
  • Spread one phyllo sheet, drizzle with butter, and fold it in 4. Add 1-2 tablespoons of the filling in the middle, and fold the edges by creating a pouch.
  • Place it in the muffin cup, dust with a little icing sugar, drizzle with butter, and place a cinnamon stick in the center. Follow the same process for the rest of the sheets.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes.
  • Serve with icing sugar, cinnamon, and mint leaves.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
17 %


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.

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.

Saturated Fat (g)
39 %

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.

Total Carbs (g)
18 %


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.

Sugars (g)
22 %


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.

Protein (g)
11 %


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.

Fibre (g)
6 %


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.

Sodium (g)
4 %


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.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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