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Chicken burritos with pesto sauce

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Chicken burritos with pesto sauce

Method

  • Place a frying pan over high heat.
  • Cut the chicken into 1-2 cm thin strips and add olive oil, salt, and pepper. Transfer to the hot pan and cook the strips for 3-4 minutes, until golden and cooked through.
  • Deglaze the pan with the lime juice and cook for 1 minute. Remove and set aside.

For the pesto sauce

  • In a mortar pestle add the garlic, the cashews, and crush them until well smashed. Add the basil and crush again until the basil is smashed.
  • Add the olive oil and crush the ingredients until there is a paste.
  • Add the gruyere cheese and mix until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • Transfer the sauce to the pan with the chicken and mix.

To assemble

  • Spread the spinach tortillas on your working surface and divide the yogurt among them. Spread it over the whole surface of the tortillas.
  • Divide the chicken with the pesto, the avocado into slices, the basil, and wrap.
  • Serve with rocket and olive oil.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

536
Calories (kcal)
27 %

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.

32.0
Total Fat (g)
46 %

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.

9.1
Saturated Fat (g)
46 %

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.

36.0
Total Carbs (g)
14 %

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.

3.6
Sugars (g)
4 %

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.

24.0
Protein (g)
48 %

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.

3.8
Fibre (g)
15 %

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.

0.41
Sodium (g)
7 %

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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