Easy Pasta Sauce Recipe

Easy Pasta Sauce has a average-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 23.3g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and average 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 4 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's low MUFA and low PUFA.

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a very high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to Italian cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 64, for Easy Pasta Sauce, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein12%
 Calories from Fat19%
 Calories from Carbs69%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1.2 IU0%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C20.4 mg33.9%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.8 mg9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate18.6 mcg4.6%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium25.7 mg2.6%Mid 40%Average
Iron1.2 mg6.7%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium25.7 mg6.4%Top 30%High
Phosphorus54.5 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Potassium585 mg16.7%Top 10%Very High
Sodium761.4 mg31.7%Top 10%Very High
Zinc0.6 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium2.4 mcg3.4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate14 g4.7%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2.8 g11%Top 30%High
Sugars9.6 g
Glucose3.6 mg
Fructose3.6 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.4 g4.8%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0.6 mg
Glutamic Acid1.2 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat1.7 g2.6%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.24 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat1.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash2.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 120 Calories from Fat 25

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 2.8 g 4.3%

Saturated Fat 0.4 g 2%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1271.6 mg 53%

Total Carbohydrates 23.3 g 7.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.4%

Sugars 16 g

Protein 4 g 8%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 56.7%

Calcium 4.3% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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