Sausage and Bean Cassoulet Recipe

Sausage and Bean Cassoulet has a very high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 32.4g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 42.7 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.

However, the very high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's high MUFA and average 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 has a very high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is high 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 French 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 41, for Sausage and Bean Cassoulet, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein20%
 Calories from Fat66%
 Calories from Carbs15%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • High in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Thiamin
  • High in Dietary Fiber

Why this is bad for you

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

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A255 IU5.1%Top 30%High
Retinol3.3 mcg
Vitamin C5.3 mg8.8%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D16.4 IU4.1%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.28 mg18.5%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.7 mg8.3%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.28 mg13.9%Top 30%High
Folate29.4 mcg7.4%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.28 mcg4.6%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.28 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium23.1 mg2.3%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.83 mg4.6%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium23.1 mg5.8%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus90.6 mg9.1%Mid 40%Average
Potassium258.6 mg7.4%Top 30%High
Sodium400.3 mg16.7%Top 30%High
Zinc0.83 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.28 mg13.9%Top 30%High
Selenium1.1 mcg1.6%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate9 g3%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.9 g7.4%Top 30%High
Sugars2 g
Glucose0.6 mg
Fructose0.6 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein11.9 g23.7%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.3 mg
Isoleucine0.3 mg
Leucine0.3 mg
Lysine0.6 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.3 mg
Tyrosine0.3 mg
Valine0.3 mg
Arginine0.3 mg
Histidine0.3 mg
Alanine0.3 mg
Aspartic Acid0.8 mg
Glutamic Acid1.1 mg
Glycine0.3 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.3 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat17.7 g27.2%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat5.7 g28.3%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat4.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.4 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 877 Calories from Fat 573

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 63.7 g 98%

Saturated Fat 20.4 g 102%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 162 mg 54%

Sodium 1441.2 mg 60.1%

Total Carbohydrates 32.4 g 10.8%

Dietary Fiber 6.7 g26.8%

Sugars 7.3 g

Protein 42.7 g 85.4%

Vitamin A 18.4% Vitamin C 31.7%

Calcium 8.3% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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