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Stuffed pork meatballs and quinoa salad

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


  • Preheat oven to 190* C (374* F) Fan.
  • Place a pan over heat, let it get hot and add the olive oil.
  • Finely chop the onion, garlic and parsley. Add them to the pan along with the thyme and oregano.
  • Sauté and add the balsamic cream.
  • In a bowl, add the ground pork, the sautéed vegetables, pepper, salt, breadcrumbs and the egg. Mix thoroughly until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
  • In a separate bowl, add the cheddar, feta, fresh mint and pepper. Mix.
  • Divide the meat mixture into 6 parts. Shape each part into a ball.
  • Place the cheese filling into the center of each ball and enclose it.
  • Transfer to a baking pan, drizzle with olive oil and bake for 25-30 minutes.

For the quinoa salad

  • Rinse the quinoa thoroughly. Drain and transfer to a saucepan. Cover with water, place over heat, add salt and boil for 15-20 minutes.
  • In a bowl, add the olive oil, balsamic cream, salt, pepper, quinoa, lentils, cucumber diced, finely chopped fresh onion, coarsely chopped cherry tomatoes, diced red and yellow peppers, finely chopped carrot and finely chopped mint leaves.
  • Toss well and serve with mint and basil.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
40 %


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)
59 %

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)
80 %

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)
19 %


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)
19 %


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)
108 %


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)
27 %


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)
32 %


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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