Sweet Potato Jacket, Bassa Fish and Gut Friendly Veg

Calories: 767kcal (or 606kcal)

Macros: 61g Protein, 89g Carb & 20g Fat

When/Why:

Being calorie light yet very filling, this is a great dinner meal. The buttery Sweet Potato is loaded full of flavour, Bassa fish packs so much flavour than most white fish, and the veggies bring a healthy subtle tone to the plate that thoroughly enjoyable. This meal delivers a nice hit of protein, a healthy portion of fibre and resistant starch in the veggies. A little dash of creamy parsley sauce brings a little indulgence, without the calories. Of course, you can cook only one fish fillet and pick a smaller sweet potato (300g) if you have a smaller appetite or want to knock off about 160 calories.

What:

  • Sweet Potato – 350g (+ 10g butter)
  • Bassa Fish Fillet – 2x
  • Leeks – 100g (+5g butter)
  • Carrots – 1x medium
  • Asparagus -8x spears
  • Sauerkraut – 3x Tablespoons

Benefits

Sweet Potato offers a nice hit of vitamin A, C, Copper, K & B6, plus has a lower blood sugar response than white potato. Leeks, Asparagus are great prebiotics, meaning they are food for the good bacteria in your gut, plus because of the fibre content they help with good bowel movement, feeling full and not all their calories are absorbed. Sauerkraut brings the benefit of being both a prebiotic and probiotic – definitely get this in your diet! Bassa fish, like most white fish, is lean and very healthy, and has a nice bite without being too fishy.

 

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