Low Calorie Veggie Samosas to Spice Up Your Healthy Eating
Low calories, good carbs - these Lo-Dough vegetarian samosas are bursting with flavour and are great to add the 'wow' factor when entertaining friends, or kick off a curry feast.
The natural sweetness from the potato, nutritious spinach and punchy spices, make these veggie samosas truly irresistible. With Lo-Dough as a replacement pastry, no one has to resist, as they are lovely, low-calorie treats which have been a super hit with Lo-Dough-ers everywhere.
One piece of Lo-Dough makes two, fit-to-bursting samosas.
A samosa, sambusa, or samboksa is a fried or baked dish with a savoury filling used predominantly in the Middle East and India.
- 1 piece of
- 42g sweet potato (approx 1/3)
- 17g spinach (1 large handful from a bag)
- 1 teaspoon of chilli flakes
- 1 teaspoon of cumin
- 1 teaspoon of turmeric
- 1 teaspoon of garam masala
- 1 teaspoon of crushed fennel seeds
- 1 egg, beaten (if using)
- Salt & pepper to taste
What you'll need
This diet-friendly recipe is possible with:
- Preheat your oven to 200C/392F/Gas 6.
- Cook the sweet potato until tender and then mash - you can bake, boil or steam as you prefer.
- Wilt the spinach for a few moments in frying pan with a small splash of water (you are effectively steaming the spinach - not boiling it).
- Add the potato, spinach and spices together and mix - this is the samosa filling.
Lo-Doughwith a rolling pin. Cut the Lo-Doughin half. Take the half piece and roll up, overlapping by around 2cm (1inch) to create a cone. Use a little beaten or egg or just some water to seal.
Insert the filling into the cone until nicely full, but leaving a little bit of
Lo-Doughto seal. Again - seal using beaten egg or water.
- Cover with foil and put into the preheated oven. Bake for approx 30-35 mins. Serve as they are or with pickles/sauces of your choice.
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