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Chicken and kale stuffed sweet potatoes

  • Gluten Free Diet

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Chicken and kale stuffed sweet potatoes

Method

For the sweet potatoes

  • Preheat the oven to 180οC (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Prick the sweet potatoes with a fork and transfer them to a baking pan
  • Brush them with half of the olive oil, sprinkle them with salt, pepper, and bake them in the oven for 40-45 minutes until they are tender. 
  • Remove the baking pan from the oven.
  • Cut the chicken breasts into 2 cm cubes and finely chop the bacon slices, the onions, and the garlic.
  • Heat the rest of the olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat. 
  • Sauté the bacon along with the chicken for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon.
  • Add the onion, the garlic, and sauté them for 2 more minutes.
  • De-stem the kale leaves and cut them into thin slices.
  • Add the slices into the pan and mix for 1 minute with the other ingredients until the kale is wilted.
  • Finely chop the dill and cut the spring onion into rounds.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and add the dill and the spring onion. 

For the tahini sauce

  • Add all the ingredients into a blender and beat until the herbs are mashed and you get a uniform sauce. 
  • Set the sauce aside until needed.

To assemble

  • Cut the sweet potatoes lengthwise and press the edges to stuff them more easily. 
  • Use a spoon to press the flesh of each sweet potato down and divide the stuffing with the chicken and the kale among them. 
  • Pour the tahini sauce over the sweet potatoes and serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

619
Calories (kcal)
31 %

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.

20.0
Total Fat (g)
29 %

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.

4.1
Saturated Fat (g)
21 %

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.

75.0
Total Carbs (g)
29 %

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.

25.0
Sugars (g)
28 %

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.

29.0
Protein (g)
58 %

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.

9.8
Fibre (g)
39 %

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.

1.9
Sodium (g)
32 %

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.

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

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