Arroz con chorizo, pimientos y garbanzos - Rice with chorizo, red peppers & chickpeas Recipe

Arroz con chorizo, pimientos y garbanzos - Rice with chorizo, red peppers & chickpeas Recipe has a very high-calorie, very high-carb, high-fat and high-protein content.

The food contains 72.06g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is high in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 19.09 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is high in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

It belongs to Spanish cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 76, for Arroz con chorizo, pimientos y garbanzos - Rice with chorizo, red peppers & chickpeas Recipe, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein15%
 Calories from Fat27%
 Calories from Carbs58%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Protein

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Mineral Analysis

Potassium198.3 mg5.7%Mid 40%Average
Sodium292.6 mg12.2%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate24.3 g8.1%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber2.8 g11.1%Top 30%High
Sugars0.9 g

Protein Analysis

Protein6.4 g12.9%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

Total Fat5 g7.8%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.7 g8.6%Mid 40%Average
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 502 Calories from Fat 133

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 14.9 g 23%

Saturated Fat 5.1 g 25.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 29 mg 9.7%

Sodium 866 mg 36.1%

Total Carbohydrates 72.1 g 24%

Dietary Fiber 8.2 g32.8%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 19.1 g 38.2%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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