Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Manicotti Recipe

Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Manicotti has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 34.8g 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 27.5 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 high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 4.5 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. It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

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 64, for Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Manicotti, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein24%
 Calories from Fat46%
 Calories from Carbs30%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Calcium
  • High in Iron
  • Very high in Folate

Why this is bad for you

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

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A7150 IU143%
Vitamin C4.2 mg7%
Thiamin0.14 mg9%
Niacin14.2 mg71%
Vitamin B60.34 mg17%
Folate340 mcg85%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium860 mg86%
Iron4.5 mg25%
Magnesium124 mg31%
Potassium491 mg14%
Sodium1140 mg47.5%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate34.8 g11.6%
Dietary Fiber4.1 g16.4%
Sugars8 g

Protein Analysis

Protein27.5 g55%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat23.8 g36.6%
Saturated Fat12 g60%

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 457 Calories from Fat 214

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 23.8 g 36.6%

Saturated Fat 12 g 60%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 61 mg 20.3%

Sodium 1140 mg 47.5%

Total Carbohydrates 34.8 g 11.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.4%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 27.5 g 55%

Vitamin A 143% Vitamin C 7%

Calcium 86% Iron 25%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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