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Lettuce salad with almond pasteli

  • Vegetarian Diet

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

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

  • Egg Free Diet

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

Lettuce salad with almond pasteli

Method

For the almond pasteli

  • Preheat the oven to 170ο C (340ο F) set to fan.
  • Place a frying pan over medium heat.
  • Add the honey and let it come to a boil.
  • In a blender, add the almonds and beat them slightly, just to break them down to large pieces. Add them to the pan with the honey.
  • In the pan add the sesame seeds, the dry breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, chili flakes, thyme, the lemon zest, and stir until the ingredients are homogenized. 
  • Transfer to a 28x32 cm baking pan lined with parchment paper and spread it over the whole surface of the pan. 
  • Bake for 20 minutes. Remove and leave the pasteli at room temperature to cool. 

For the salad

  • In a bowl add the olive oil, the lime zest and juice, the honey, the chili flakes, the cherry tomatoes cut in half, the orange and the yellow peppers cut into cubes, salt, pepper, the basil, the mint, and the oregano.
  • Add the freshly chopped lettuce salad and mix everything together.

To assemble

  • In a bowl add one piece of the pasteli, half an avocado, the salad, olive oil, lime slices, pepper, and serve. 
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

635
Calories (kcal)
32 %

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.

42.0
Total Fat (g)
60 %

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.

5.6
Saturated Fat (g)
28 %

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.

45.0
Total Carbs (g)
17 %

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.

31.0
Sugars (g)
34 %

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.

14.0
Protein (g)
28 %

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.

8.6
Fibre (g)
24 %

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.

0.49
Sodium (g)
8 %

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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