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Zucchini Pasta Casserole Recipe

Zucchini Pasta Casserole has a average-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

The food contains 30g 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 average sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 9 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

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.

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.

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 71, for Zucchini Pasta Casserole, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein12%
 Calories from Fat50%
 Calories from Carbs39%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A1250 IU25%
Vitamin C78 mg130%

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium150 mg15%
Iron1.4 mg8%
Potassium360 mg10.3%
Sodium680 mg28.3%

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate30 g10%
Dietary Fiber3 g12%
Sugars5 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein9 g18%

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat17 g26.2%
Saturated Fat2.5 g12.5%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 310 Calories from Fat 150

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 17 g 26.2%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g 12.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 25 mg 8.3%

Sodium 680 mg 28.3%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g 10%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 9 g 18%

Vitamin A 25% Vitamin C 130%

Calcium 15% Iron 8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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