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Vegan stuffed sweet potatoes

  • Vegetarian Diet

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

  • Vegan Diet

    Diet based on vegetables, legumes and green leaves. It excludes foods such as meat, fish, mollusks, dairy products, eggs, honey and their by-products.

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Dairy Free Diet

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  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Vegan stuffed sweet potatoes

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 200ο C (390ο F) set to fan.
  • Cut the sweet potatoes in half and score their flesh with a knife, in a crisscross pattern.
  • Add 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper on both sides, and put them in a baking pan lined with parchment paper, skin-side up.
  • Bake for 40 minutes.
  • At the same time, add the beans in a pot with boiling water and boil for 40 minutes.
  • Drain and set aside.
  • With a spoon, scoop out 2/3 of the sweet potato flesh and add it to a bowl.
  • Add the beans into the bowl along with the mint, the rosemary and the green part of the spring onion finely chopped, the capers, the garlic finely chopped, the lemon zest and juice, the pepper cut into small pieces, salt, pepper, 2 tablespoons olive oil, and mix.
  • Divide the stuffing among the sweet potatoes and serve with rocket, olive oil, pepper, mint, oregano, and cherry tomatoes.
  • Alternatively, you can add some grated vegan cheese on top of the sweet potatoes and bake them for 10-15 minutes at 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan, until the cheese melts and turns golden.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

614
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.

9.4
Total Fat (g)
13 %

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.

1.8
Saturated Fat (g)
9 %

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.

99.0
Total Carbs (g)
38 %

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.

19.0
Sugars (g)
21 %

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.

26.0
Protein (g)
52 %

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.

15.0
Fibre (g)
60 %

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.

0.8
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

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