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Beetroot bread with nuts

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • 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.

Method

For the bread

  • In a pot with boiling water, add the beets and boil for 20 minutes.
  • Drain, transfer into a dosing container, and beat with an immersion blender until pureed. Divide the mixture into two bowls and set aside.
  • In a mixer’s bowl add 300 g of the beet mash, water, yeast, and mix with a hand whisk. Allow 10 minutes for the yeast to be activated.
  • Add the flour, olive oil, salt, and beat with the hook attachment at medium-high speed for 5-6 minutes, until the ingredients are combined.
  • Finely chop the walnuts and add them to the mixer’s bowl. Lower the speed and beat for 1 minute.
  • Transfer into a baking pan. Brush with the egg and sprinkle the mixed nuts. Cover with a towel and allow 1 hour for it to rise.
  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (356ο F) set to fan.
  • Score the bread at three spots and bake for 30-40 minutes.

For the dip

  • Place a frying pan over medium heat, add the fennel seeds, and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  • Transfer into a mortar and pestle and crush them until powdered.
  • In the bowl with the remaining beet mash, add the yogurt, lemon zest and juice, salt, pepper, olive oil, fennel seeds, and mix.
  • Serve with green salad, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, olive oil, salt, pepper.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

351
Calories (kcal)
18 %

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.

15.0
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.

2.2
Saturated Fat (g)
11 %

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.

40.0
Total Carbs (g)
15 %

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.

7.1
Sugars (g)
8 %

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.

11.0
Protein (g)
22 %

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.

3.7
Fibre (g)
15 %

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.

0.79
Sodium (g)
13 %

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 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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