Baked Caprese Salad Recipe

Baked Caprese Salad has a average-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium.

The food contains 28g 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 18 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.

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.

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 38, for Baked Caprese Salad, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein20%
 Calories from Fat48%
 Calories from Carbs32%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Calcium

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A750 IU15%
Vitamin C4.8 mg8%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium300 mg30%
Iron1.8 mg10%
Potassium180 mg5.1%
Sodium1030 mg42.9%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate28 g9.3%
Dietary Fiber2 g8%
Sugars3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein18 g36%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat19 g29.2%
Saturated Fat9 g45%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 350 Calories from Fat 170

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 19 g 29.2%

Saturated Fat 9 g 45%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 45 mg 15%

Sodium 1030 mg 42.9%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g 9.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 18 g 36%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 8%

Calcium 30% Iron 10%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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