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Spiced leg of lamb with white eggplant puree

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Spiced leg of lamb with white eggplant puree

Method

For the lamb

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • In a blender add the olive oil, the garlic, the chili, the chili flakes, the coriander, the sugar, the rosemary, the lemon peel, salt, and beat until there is a paste. 
  • Place the lamb on aluminum foil and parchment paper, and score it on 2-3 spots on both sides.
  • Spread the marinade over the whole surface of the lamb, wrap it, and put the lamb in a baking pan with a rack. 
  • Roast for 3 hours. Then, uncover and roast for another 30-40 minutes. 

For the eggplant puree

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Cut the eggplants in half, score their flesh in a crisscross manner, and spread 2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  • Put the eggplants in 2 baking pans lined with parchment paper, cut side facing down. 
  • Cut the garlic bulb in half and put it in the two baking pans with the eggplants. 
  • Bake for 40 to 50 minutes. 
  • Take out the flesh of the eggplants and add it to a food processor. 
  • Add the flesh of the cooked garlic, the vinegar, salt, pepper, and beat well. Add the rest of the olive oil in batches and keep beating until the puree has a velvety texture. 
  • Serve with olive oil and thyme. 
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

930
Calories (kcal)
47 %

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.

72.0
Total Fat (g)
103 %

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.

18.0
Saturated Fat (g)
90 %

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.

11.0
Total Carbs (g)
4 %

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.

9.1
Sugars (g)
10 %

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.

56.0
Protein (g)
112 %

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.

7.4
Fibre (g)
30 %

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.

4.4
Sodium (g)
73 %

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.

*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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