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Chicken mac ‘n’ cheese

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Chicken mac ‘n’ cheese

Method

  • Place a pot with water over high heat and let it boil.
  • Add the macaroni and boil for 1 minute less than the packet’s instructions.
  • Drain and set aside until needed.
  • Melt the butter in a pot over medium heat. 
  • Finely chop the onion, the garlic, and add them to the pot. Sauté for 1 minute until they are slightly tender.
  • Add the flour and whisk with a hand whisk until there is a paste. 
  • Add the milk in batches while whisking at the same time. As soon as the milk comes to a boil and the mixture starts thickening, remove the pot from the heat. 
  • Add the grated cheddar, the mustard, the pepper, and mix. 
  • Cut the cooked chicken into cubes and add it to the pot with the macaroni. Mix with a serving spoon.
  • Sprinkle with the finely chopped parsley and serve.
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Nutritional
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Nutrition information per portion

775
Calories (kcal)
39 %

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.

27.0
Total Fat (g)
39 %

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.

14.0
Saturated Fat (g)
70 %

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.

77.0
Total Carbs (g)
30 %

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.

15.0
Sugars (g)
17 %

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.

53.0
Protein (g)
106 %

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.

6.9
Fibre (g)
28 %

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.

4.0
Sodium (g)
67 %

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

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