Roasted Tomato and Zucchini Pasta Recipe

Roasted Tomato and Zucchini Pasta has a high-calorie, high-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 68.3g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is high 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 14.9 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's average 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.

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 low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to Italian 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 95, for Roasted Tomato and Zucchini Pasta, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein12%
 Calories from Fat31%
 Calories from Carbs57%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • Very high in Thiamin

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.25 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol2.3 mcg
Vitamin C13.3 mg22.1%Top 30%High
Vitamin D0.25 IU0.06%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0.25 mg16.7%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0.25 mg14.7%Top 10%Very High
Niacin1.8 mg8.8%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.25 mg12.5%Top 30%High
Folate61.8 mcg15.4%Top 30%High
Folic Acid41.5 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.25 mg2.5%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium27.5 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average
Iron1 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium22.5 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus69.3 mg6.9%Mid 40%Average
Potassium239.8 mg6.9%Top 30%High
Sodium23.5 mg1%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.5 mg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.25 mg12.5%Top 30%High
Selenium12.3 mcg17.5%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate17.1 g5.7%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.5 g5.9%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.9 g
Glucose1 mg
Fructose1 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0.3 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.7 g7.5%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.3 mg
Isoleucine0.3 mg
Leucine0.3 mg
Lysine0.3 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.3 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0.3 mg
Arginine0.3 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.3 mg
Aspartic Acid0.3 mg
Glutamic Acid1.3 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.3 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat4.1 g6.3%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.73 g3.6%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat2.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.5 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 473 Calories from Fat 147

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 16.4 g 25.2%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g 14.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 3.6 mg 1.2%

Sodium 94 mg 3.9%

Total Carbohydrates 68.3 g 22.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.6%

Sugars 7.6 g

Protein 14.9 g 29.8%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 88.3%

Calcium 11% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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