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Bbq Greek pork - Kontosouvli

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

  • Egg Free Diet

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  • Nuts Free Diet

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  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Coarsely chop the meat and transfer to a bowl.
  • Add pepper, salt, minced garlic and the onion cut in half.
  • Quarter the bell peppers, remove the seeds and stems and add them to the bowl.
  • Add the lemon juice, lemon rinds, dry oregano, olive oil and white wine vinegar.
  • Mix all of the ingredients with your hands. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 6-12 hours so it can marinate.
  • When ready, finely chop the rosemary and add it to the bowl. Mix.
  • Place two 25 cm skewers in a baking pan. Thread all of the ingredients onto the skewers, alternating between the lemon, meat, green pepper, red pepper and onion, until both skewers are ready.
  • Pour the remaining marinade over the Kontosouvli skewers and cover baking pan with parchment paper and aluminum foil.
  • Roast for 2 hours, remove coverings and roast for ½ an hour until golden.

For the basmati rice

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • In a 25x32 cm baking pan, add the rice, bay leaves, cloves, water, salt, pepper, olive oil, rosemary and lemon rinds.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.

To serve

  • When the meat and rice are both ready, mix the rice with a fork to fluff it up and transfer to a bowl.
  • Remove the cloves and place the skewers over the rice.
  • Serve with rosemary, fresh oregano and olive oil.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
23 %


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)
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.

Saturated Fat (g)
22 %

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)
14 %


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)
6 %


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)
86 %


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)
11 %


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)
60 %


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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