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Strascinati with tomato sauce

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Strascinati with tomato sauce

Method

For the homemade pasta dough

  • In the mixer (or with your hands), knead the ingredients until you get a nice, thick, but velvety dough.
  • Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and let it rest in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

For the strascinati

  • Divide the dough into 4 pieces and shape thin ropes with each piece.
  • Cut the dough ropes into 3-4 cm pieces. 
  • Place each piece on a chopping board or a sushi mat or a ridged placemat. With your 4 fingers, press and roll the dough piece at the same time. This movement will widen the dough, it will make it twist and -especially if you do this process on the placemat or sushi mat- nice ridges will be formed.
  • At the same time, put plenty of water in a pot over heat. 
  • As soon as it boils, add some salt and then the pasta. Boil it for 4-5 minutes, depending on its size. 
  • Drain the pasta and keep it warm, while you set aside 50-70 g of the water where it boiled. 
  • Prepare the sauce by processing the garlic, the tomato, the sugar, the salt, the pepper, and the olive oil in a food processor. 
  • Pour the sauce over the pasta, sprinkle with grated mizithra cheese, garnish with a few basil leaves, and serve with freshly ground pepper. 
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

417
Calories (kcal)
21 %

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.

26.0
Total Fat (g)
37 %

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.

3.7
Saturated Fat (g)
19 %

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.

38.0
Total Carbs (g)
15 %

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.

2.5
Sugars (g)
3 %

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.

6.2
Protein (g)
12 %

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.

2.2
Fibre (g)
9 %

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.

0.99
Sodium (g)
17 %

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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