- 400 g beef fillet
- 1 onion
- 500 g white mushrooms
- 3 tablespoons olive oil (2 tbsps + 1 tbsp)
- 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon mustard, mild
- 2 teaspoons tomato paste
- 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
- 70 g white wine
- 1 beef bouillon cube dilute in 500 g water or 500 g beef stock
- 150 g Greek strained yogurt
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley
- 250 g long ziti or bucatini pasta
- 30 g butter
- 2 tablespoons fresh thyme
Nuts Free Diet
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Low in Sugars Diet
Limits all sources of added sugars and encourages the reduction of high-carbohydrate (high glycemic index) foods. A claim that a food can be classified as LS can be made when it contains less than 5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 2.5 gr of sugars per 100 ml of liquid food.
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In this recipe I’m using beef fillet. You can also use sirloin or prime rib as long as it is well aged, meaning that 10-15 days should have gone by in the meat market before you buy it!
- Cut the meat into 1 cm slices.
- Place a 30 cm nonstick pan over heat and let it get hot without adding any oil.
- Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to the meat and season with salt and pepper.
- When the pan is very hot, add the meat and sear for 2 minutes on both sides, until golden.
- In the meantime, thinly slice the onion and quarter the mushrooms if large or cut them in half if smaller.
- Remove the meat from the pan and set aside.
- To the same pan, add 1 tablespoon olive oil, the onions and mushrooms.
- Sauté for 3-4 minutes, until the mushrooms shrink in size.
- Add the sugar, mustard, tomato paste and flour.
- Stir with a wooden spoon until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
- Add the wine and stir, then add the bouillon cube and last add the water.
- Lower heat to low and cook for 7-8 minutes.
- Fill a pot with water and bring to a boil.
- Add salt and the pasta. Boil for 8 minutes.
- When ready, drain and set aside.
- Place the pot back over heat, add the butter and wait until it starts to sizzle.
- Add the meat to the pan, let the sauce come to a boil and add the thyme.
- Add the pasta to the pot with the butter, turn off heat and toss to coat the pasta with the butter.
- Remove pan with sauce from heat and add the yogurt. Stir well and add the parsley. (The yogurt is added at the end so that it doesn’t split.)
- Serve pasta with sauce and add your choice of herbs.
Nutrition information per portion
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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