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Spinach and feta pasta

  • 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.

Method

  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add the olive oil.
  • Finely chop the onion, the spring onions and the garlic, and add them to the pan. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Finely chop the dill and add ¾ of it into the pan. Set the rest of it aside to serve.
  • Add the spinach cut into pieces, salt, and sauté for 4-5 minutes until the spinach is tender and wilted.
  • At the same time, in a pot with boiling water add some salt, the pasta, and boil according to the packet’s instructions.
  • Add the cream cheese into the pan, along with 1-2 ladlefuls of the water where the pasta is boiling, and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the feta into pieces and mix.
  • Drain the pasta and add it into the pan. Mix and remove from the heat.
  • Serve with dill and olive oil.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

511
Calories (kcal)
26 %

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.

24.0
Total Fat (g)
34 %

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.

12.0
Saturated Fat (g)
60 %

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.

52.0
Total Carbs (g)
20 %

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.

4.3
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.

20.0
Protein (g)
40 %

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.

3.4
Fibre (g)
14 %

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.

1.8
Sodium (g)
30 %

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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