Omelette with artichokes

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This omelette with artichokes is a traditional dish of the Peloponnese. There they cook omelettes with fresh vegetables and herbs of the place full of aroma and taste.

Although artichoke is not the easiest food to cook, the amount of nutrients, trace elements and vitamins found in this amazing vegetable makes it worthwhile, and moreover, to be consistently on the menu. your. It is also thought to help with weight loss as it contains few carbohydrates and many fiber. In fact, a few years ago the so-called “artichoke diet” was spread.

100 grams of artichokes provide just 47 calories and are also high in fiber. This is because they contain 5.4 grams of fiber, which is about 14% of the recommended daily allowance. Fiber helps control constipation and helps keep us from feeling hungry right away and keeps the refrigerator open and snacking. The role of fiber also extends to cholesterol, as it lowers bad LDL cholesterol. This is achieved by binding it to the intestine and preventing its absorption. Its bitter substances, one of which is quinarine, inhibit the synthesis of cholesterol and increase its excretion in the bile, reducing its total levels.

As a child, I remember various variations, especially during the spring. Omelettes with asparagus, with spring onions, with honeycombs and myrons such as the  oven omelette with zucchini and mushrooms.

 

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Omelette with artichokes


  • Total Time: 30'

Description

This omelette with artichokes is a traditional dish of the Peloponnese. There they cook omelettes with fresh vegetables and herbs of the place full of aroma and taste.


Ingredients

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  • 4 fresh artichokes cleaned and cut into 6 pieces
  • 1/2 onion
  • 4 spring onions, cut in 4
  • 1 handful of chopped dill
  • 34 chopped mint leaves
  • 6 eggs
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • salt, freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  • In a saucepan with water and salt, boil the artichokes for 4-5΄.
  • Withdraw and drain.
  • Let them cool a bit.
  • We pass them through flour.
  • Put the 2 tbsp in a pan. of olive oil and add the artichokes until they turn brown and remove.
  • In the same pan add the onion and spring onions and sauté for 2΄-3΄.
  • Add the artichokes, dill, mint and beaten eggs.
  • Cook for 3΄. Turn over and cook for another 2΄.

Notes

Cook’s Tip

When we clean the artichokes before using them, we place them in water with a little freshly squeezed lemon juice so that they do not turn black.

Doctor’s Tip

Artichokes are a vegetable with few carbohydrates. There are indications that it helps improve cholesterol and blood pressure while helping the liver function.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 μερίδα
  • Calories: 318
  • Sugar: 3,2 gr
  • Fat: 21 gr
  • Carbohydrates: 22,5 gr
  • Fiber: 7,4 gr
  • Protein: 12,5 gr

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