Easy 5-Ingredient Chicken Pot Pies Recipe

Easy 5-Ingredient Chicken Pot Pies has a very high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6 and Niacin.

The food contains 44.8g 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 low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 32.2 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the very high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's high MUFA and average PUFA.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 4 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. 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. 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 a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Easy 5-Ingredient Chicken Pot Pies has been given a composite ranking of 76, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein19%
 Calories from Fat54%
 Calories from Carbs27%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • High in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.53 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol7.6 mcg
Vitamin C1.3 mg2.2%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D4.7 IU1.2%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin3.9 mg19.7%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.26 mg13.2%Top 30%High
Folate19.2 mcg4.8%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid11.3 mcg
Vitamin B120.26 mcg4.4%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.26 mg2.6%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium16.1 mg1.6%Bottom 30%Low
Iron1.1 mg5.8%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium13.7 mg3.4%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus82.1 mg8.2%Mid 40%Average
Potassium146.8 mg4.2%Mid 40%Average
Sodium275.7 mg11.5%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.79 mg5.3%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.26 mg13.2%Top 30%High
Selenium8.9 mcg12.8%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate11.8 g3.9%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.3 g5.3%Mid 40%Average
Sugars0.3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein8.5 g16.9%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.3 mg
Isoleucine0.3 mg
Leucine0.3 mg
Lysine0.5 mg
Methionine0.3 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.3 mg
Tyrosine0.3 mg
Valine0.3 mg
Arginine0.5 mg
Histidine0.3 mg
Alanine0.5 mg
Aspartic Acid0.5 mg
Glutamic Acid1.3 mg
Glycine0.5 mg
Proline0.5 mg
Serine0.3 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat10.7 g16.5%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat2.8 g13.8%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat4.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.3 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 675 Calories from Fat 367

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 40.8 g 62.8%

Saturated Fat 10.5 g 52.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 75.4 mg 25.1%

Sodium 1047.5 mg 43.6%

Total Carbohydrates 44.8 g 14.9%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 32.2 g 64.4%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 8.3%

Calcium 6.1% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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