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Sweet and sour borlotti bean salad

  • Vegetarian Diet

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

  • Gluten Free Diet

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  • Dairy Free Diet

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  • Egg Free Diet

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  • Nuts Free Diet

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  • Low in Sugars Diet

    Limits all sources of added sugars and encourages the reduction of high-carbohydrate (high glycemic index) foods. A claim that a food can be classified as LS can be made when it contains less than 5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 2.5 gr of sugars per 100 ml of liquid food.

Sweet and sour borlotti bean salad


  • Place a frying pan over high heat.
  • Press the pepper with your hands to flatten it. Add the pepper into the frying pan and cook for 2 minutes on each side. Remove and set on a plate, cover with plastic wrap, and set aside.
  • In a bowl add the figs, 100 g honey balsamic vinegar, and cover with plastic wrap. Put the bowl in the microwave for 30-45 seconds at 800 Watt. Remove and set aside to soak, by leaving the plastic wrap on.
  • In a pot with boiling water, add the borlotti beans and boil for 20-30 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • In a bowl add the balsamic vinegar where the figs soaked, the olive oil, and mix.
  • Add the beans, salt, pepper, and mix.
  • Cut the figs into slices and add them to the bowl with the beans.
  • Peel the pepper, cut it in half horizontally, and remove the seeds. Add 10 g honey balsamic vinegar, 1 tablespoon olive oil, salt, and pepper. Cut into small pieces and add to the bowl.
  • Cut the cherry tomatoes in half, finely chop the spring onions, parsley, mint, add them to the bowl, and mix.
  • Add the cheese and brown it with a culinary torch.
  • Serve with the rocket leaves and olive oil.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
22 %


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)
12 %

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)
8 %

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)
23 %


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)
18 %


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)
48 %


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)
44 %


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)
14 %


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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