Southwest Caesar Dressing Recipe

Southwest Caesar Dressing has a very high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and average-protein content.

The food contains 36.8g 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 4.8 gms of protein, it is average 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 low MUFA and low PUFA.

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

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Southwest Caesar Dressing has been given a composite ranking of 35, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein4%
 Calories from Fat68%
 Calories from Carbs28%

Why this is good for you

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0 IU
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate0 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium0 mg
Iron0 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Potassium0 mg
Sodium767.7 mg32%Top 10%Very High
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium0 mcg

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate9.9 g3.3%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber0.05 g0.22%Bottom 10%Very Low
Sugars4 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein1.3 g2.6%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0 mg
Glutamic Acid0 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat10.6 g16.3%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.5 g7.7%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 506 Calories from Fat 353

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 39.2 g 60.3%

Saturated Fat 5.7 g 28.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 30.5 mg 10.2%

Sodium 2848.3 mg 118.7%

Total Carbohydrates 36.8 g 12.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.2 g0.8%

Sugars 14.8 g

Protein 4.8 g 9.6%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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