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Healthy chicken and pasta frittata (high protein)

  • 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.

Healthy chicken and pasta frittata (high protein)

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Place a frying pan over high heat.
  • Cut the green and the red pepper into thin strips, the onion into thin slices, and add them to the pan.
  • Leave them for 1-2 minutes in the pan, without adding olive oil, to get a smoky flavor and aroma.
  • Add 2-3 tablespoons olive oil, salt, pepper, and sauté.
  • At the same time, in a pot with boiling water add the spaghetti, salt, and boil according to the packet’s instructions.
  • In a bowl add the egg whites, the milk, and stir. Add salt, pepper, the oregano, half of the cheddar, the chicken cut into small pieces, the peppers and the onion from the pan, the baking powder, and mix with a serving spoon.
  • Drain the spaghetti, add them to the bowl, and mix well.
  • Spread 1 tablespoon olive oil into a 28 cm paella pan. Pour the mixture in and sprinkle with the remaining cheddar.
  • Add the cherry tomatoes cut in half, 1 tablespoon olive oil, pepper, and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Serve with oregano, pepper, and olive oil.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

361
Calories (kcal)
18 %

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.

11.0
Total Fat (g)
16 %

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.

3.4
Saturated Fat (g)
17 %

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.

4.8
Sugars (g)
5 %

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.

29.0
Protein (g)
58 %

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.

2.8
Fibre (g)
11 %

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.

0.95
Sodium (g)
16 %

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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