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Light spinach and feta pasta bake

  • Vegetarian Diet

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

  • 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.


For the pasta

  • In a bowl add the flour, the semolina, the eggs, the thyme, the water, salt, pepper, the olive oil, and mix with a fork.
  • As soon as the dough starts thickening, keep kneading with your hands until there is a thick dough.
  • Wrap the dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 20-30 minutes.

For the filling

  • Place a frying pan over high heat.
  • Cut the spinach into large pieces and add them to the pan. Add the garlic finely chopped, the spring onions coarsely chopped, the olive oil, salt, pepper, and sauté for 10-15 minutes until the spinach wilts.
  • Set aside to cool.

To assemble

  • Preheat the oven to 200ο C (390ο F) set to fan.
  • Dust your working surface with semolina and place the dough on it.
  • With a rolling pin, roll out the dough into a 40x50 cm sheet.
  • Spread the filing over the whole surface of the dough and add the mint and the thyme finely chopped, the lemon zest, and the feta crumbled with your hands.
  • Fold into a roll and cut into 12 pieces.
  • Transfer the pieces to a baking pan that is greased with olive oil and dusted with semolina.
  • Softly press the rolls with your hands. Add the stock and bake for 40-50 minutes.
  • Serve with olive oil, pepper, feta cheese, and oregano.


Apart from the stock, you can add heavy cream or half and half.

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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
13 %


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)
23 %

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)
25 %

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)
8 %


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)
1 %


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)
20 %


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)
9 %


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)
17 %


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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