Six-Ingredient Cheesy Veggie Pasta Recipe

Six-Ingredient Cheesy Veggie Pasta has a average-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and high-protein content.

The food contains 45.3g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 12 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 low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

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

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

Based on the composite nutritive standing Six-Ingredient Cheesy Veggie Pasta has been given a composite ranking of 77, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein19%
 Calories from Fat7%
 Calories from Carbs73%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very low in Cholesterol
  • Low in Saturated Fat
  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A500 IU10%
Vitamin C9.4 mg15.6%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0 mg
Thiamin0.01 mg0.7%
Riboflavin0.06 mg3.5%
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60.01 mg0.5%
Folate1.6 mcg0.4%
Vitamin B120.14 mcg2.4%
Pantothenic Acid0.09 mg0.9%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium88 mg8.8%
Iron0.05 mg0.3%
Magnesium3.6 mg0.9%
Phosphorus85 mg8.5%
Potassium228.5 mg6.5%
Sodium110.5 mg4.6%
Zinc0.26 mg1.7%
Copper0 mg0.2%
Manganese0 mg
Selenium2 mcg2.9%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate45.3 g15.1%
Dietary Fiber5.6 g22.4%
Sugars3.8 g

Protein Analysis

Protein12 g24%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat2 g3.1%
Saturated Fat0.6 g3%
Monounsaturated Fat0.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 247 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 2 g 3.1%

Saturated Fat 0.6 g 3%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 3 mg 1%

Sodium 110.5 mg 4.6%

Total Carbohydrates 45.3 g 15.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.4%

Sugars 3.8 g

Protein 12 g 24%

Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 15.6%

Calcium 8.8% Iron 0.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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