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Greek paella


  • Place a deep pan over heat.
  • Add 2 tablespoons olive oil. Add the prawns with shells and sauté.
  • When ready, remove from pan and set aside.
  • Place the same pan over heat.
  • Coarsely chop the onion and add it to the pan along with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  • Cut the carrot into slices, thinly slice the garlic and chop the sausage into small cubes.
  • Add them to the pan and sauté until golden and caramelized.
  • Cut the chicken into small pieces and add them to the pan.
  • Add the trahana, stir and sauté.
  • Add the saffron and water.
  • Lower heat, add the bouillon cube and stir.
  • Cut the cherry tomatoes in half, add them to the pan and simmer until the trahana softens.
  • Add the prawns and mussels.
  • Cover with lid and simmer for 1-2 minutes, until the mussels are ready. Discard any mussels that don’t open on their own.
  • Make a herb mixture.
  • Finely chop the parsley, the green part of the spring onions, basil and lemon zest. Mix and set aside.
  • When the mussels open, remove pan from heat.
  • Add the lemon juice, pepper, salt, olive oil and peas. Mix.
  • Add half of the herb mixture and stir.
  • Serve with the remaining herb mixture, freshly ground pepper, lemon and mizithra cheese.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
23 %


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)
24 %

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)
31 %

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)
13 %


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)
5 %


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)
81 %


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)
30 %


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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