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Pan-fried giant beans

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Pan-fried giant beans


For the bbq sauce

  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add the olive oil.
  • Coarsely chop the onion, finely chop the garlic, and add them to the pan.
  • Add the sugar and sauté well until the ingredients are caramelized.
  • Add the rosemary, the oregano, the chili flakes, the paprika, and mix.
  • Deglaze the pan with the balsamic vinegar, add the ketchup, and simmer on low heat, for 2-3 minutes, until thickened.
  • Transfer to a blender and process until the ingredients are mashed.

For the frying batter

  • In a bowl add the beer, the flour, the sugar, salt, pepper, the paprika, the mint and the oregano finely chopped, and mix well.
  • Add the giant beans into the bowl and mix well.
  • Place a frying pan with sunflower oil over high heat.
  • Add the giant beans into the pan, one by one, and fry them for 2-3 minutes until they are golden and crispy.
  • Serve with oregano.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
15 %


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)
13 %

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)
6 %

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)
15 %


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)
20 %


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)
13 %


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)
22 %


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)
17 %


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.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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