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  • Vegetarian Diet

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

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


For the risotto

  • Place a deep frying pan over high heat and add the olive oil.
  • Add the onion, the garlic, and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the rice and sauté until it is golden.
  • Deglaze with the wine and, as soon as it evaporates, add the stock in batches. Stir constantly for 15-18 minutes, until the rice boils and absorbs the whole moisture.
  • Turn off the heat, add the butter, the parmesan, the oregano, the pepper, and mix.
  • Transfer the whole mixture into a 32x25 cm baking pan and cover with plastic wrap. Make sure the plastic wrap touches the surface of the mixture.
  • Refrigerate and allow 1-2 hours for it to chill.

For the filling

  • In a bowl add the cream cheese, the gruyere, the feta crumbled with your hands, the oregano, the thyme, pepper, and mix well.
  • Divide the filling into 15 pieces and set aside.

To assemble

  • Divide the cold risotto into 15 pieces. Take a piece and spread it on your hand. Place a piece of the filling in the center and shape into a ball. Follow the same process for the remaining mixture.
  • Place a deep frying pan with the sunflower oil over high heat.
  • Dredge the arancini successively into the flour, the egg, and then the panko breadcrumbs, and add them to the hot oil. Fry for 2-3 minutes until they are golden.
  • Remove, place on paper towels, and serve with tomato sauce and fresh oregano.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
13 %


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)
30 %

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)
10 %


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)
2 %


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)
17 %


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)
6 %


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)
8 %


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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