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Beef orzo

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    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Beef orzo


  • Place a pot over heat and let it get hot.
  • Add the olive oil and ossobucco. Sauté until golden on both sides.
  • Add the bay leaves, and white wine. Let it cook until the alcohol evaporates.
  • Add the water and bouillon cube.
  • When it comes to a boil, lower heat and simmer for 3 hours.
  • When ready, remove the ossobucco from the pot, pass the broth through a strainer and add the marrow from the bones.
  • Place pot back over heat and let it get hot. Add the olive oil, coarsely chopped onion, coarsely chopped leek, coarsely chopped carrot, cumin, anise, cinnamon sticks, orzo, tomato paste and granulated sugar. Sauté.
  • Add the tomato paste and gradually add the broth. Stir and boil for 15 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from heat, add the chilled butter and ossobucco. Mix.
  • Add the grated parmesan, finely chopped parsley, thyme, lemon zest and lemon juice.
  • Serve with grated feta, lemon wedges and finely chopped parsley.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
37 %


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)
63 %

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)
80 %

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)
16 %


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)
12 %


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)
80 %


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)
13 %


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)
103 %


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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