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Greek seafood orzo casserole

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

  • 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.


  • Place a frying pan over high heat.
  • Cut the shrimps lengthways, then into three pieces, and add them into a bowl. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt, pepper, and mix.
  • Transfer into the hot frying pan and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  • Place the same frying pan on heat.
  • Cut the calamari into thin rounds, then in half, and add them into a bowl. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt, pepper, and 1 teaspoon sugar. Transfer into the hot frying pan and sauté for 2-4 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  • Place the same frying pan on heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Finely chop the leek, celery, carrot, onion, and add them to the hot frying pan.
  • Add the thyme, the garlic finely chopped, 1 teaspoon sugar, and let them caramelize.
  • Then, add the cloves, allspice, star anise, bay leaf, chicken cube, tomato paste, ouzo, wine, canned tomatoes, orzo, lower the heat to medium and mix.
  • Add 1/3 of the water and simmer for 2-3 minutes by constantly stirring with a serving spoon. Follow the same process for 10-20 minutes, until there is no more water and the orzo becomes tender.
  • A couple of minutes before the orzo is ready, add the mussels, the lemon zest to the shrimps, the lemon juice to the calamari, and add them all to the frying pan. Boil for 1-2 minutes until the mussels open up.
  • Remove from the heat and add 2-3 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Serve with the parsley finely chopped, the olive oil, pepper, salt, and lemon slices.
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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)
19 %

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)
11 %

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)
13 %


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)
7 %


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)
88 %


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)
10 %


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)
28 %


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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