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Okra au gratin

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Okra au gratin


  • Place a pot over high heat and add the olive oil.
  • Finely chop the onion and add it to the pot. Add the thyme, salt, pepper, sugar, and mix until the onion caramelizes.
  • Add the tomato paste, sauté, and then add the canned tomatoes, oregano, water, okra, lower the heat to medium, and simmer for 25-30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to grill.
  • In the pot, add the ¾ of the grated cheese, the ¾ of the ham cut into cubes, the mint finely chopped, and mix.
  • Add the mixture into a 40 cm round ovenproof dish. Sprinkle the rest of the cheese on top, the rest of the ham, and bake for 15-20 minutes until it is golden.
  • Serve with mint leaves, olive oil, and pepper.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
11 %


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)
19 %

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)
35 %

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)
2 %


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)
30 %


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)
20 %


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)
15 %


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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