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Stuffed meatloaf with potatoes

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Method

For the stuffing

  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  • Cut the bell peppers into large pieces and add them to the pan.
  • Cut the ham into cubes, add it to the pan, and sauté.
  • Add the thyme, mix, and remove from the heat.
  • Leave the stuffing into the pan so that it loses all of its moisture.

For the meatloaf

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (356ο F) set to fan.
  • Add the ground beef into a bowl and add the onion, garlic, breadcrumbs, chili flakes, cumin, thyme, the parsley finely chopped, lemon zest, ketchup, salt, pepper, olive oil, eggs, and mix very well.
  • Transfer the ground beef’s mixture into plastic wrap and spread it well with your hands.
  • In the middle, spread the stuffing that is into the pan, and the kasseri cheese cut into thin slices.
  • Fold into a roll using the plastic wrap, and make sure that the stuffing is in the center of the meatloaf. Spread a little olive oil onto a piece of parchment paper and transfer the meatloaf, without the plastic wrap. Fold with the parchment paper, then with aluminum foil, and transfer onto a baking pan with a rack.
  • Cook for 1 hour. Then, remove the parchment paper and cook for 30 more minutes, until golden.

For the potatoes

  • Half an hour before we remove the meatloaf from the oven, prepare the potatoes.
  • Score the potatoes in a crisscross manner and press them lightly so that they open up and form a small cavity. 
  • Line a baking pan with parchment paper and add the potatoes. Season with salt and pepper, and divide the butter into each potato’s cavity.
  • Add rosemary leaves into each potato and roast for 20-30 minutes, until golden.

For the sauce

  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Finely chop the onion, the garlic, and add them to the pan. Add the sugar and let them caramelize.
  • Deglaze the pan with the vinegar, add the tomato paste, and mix until sautéed.
  • Add the canned tomatoes, water, chicken bouillon cube, then mix and boil for 1-2 minutes until the sauce thickens.
  • Add the basil finely chopped, pepper, and remove from the heat.
  • Beat with an immersion blender until there is a smooth sauce.
  • Sprinkle with basil, pepper, drizzle olive oil, and serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

533
Calories (kcal)
27 %

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.

32.0
Total Fat (g)
46 %

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.

11.0
Saturated Fat (g)
55 %

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.

29.0
Total Carbs (g)
11 %

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.

7.1
Sugars (g)
8 %

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.

31.0
Protein (g)
62 %

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.

3.4
Fibre (g)
14 %

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.

2.3
Sodium (g)
38 %

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.

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