Zucchini Pasta Sauce Recipe

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

The food contains 5.3g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low 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 1.3 gms of protein, it is low 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's average MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet.

It belongs to Italian cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Zucchini Pasta Sauce has been given a composite ranking of 76, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein3%
 Calories from Fat85%
 Calories from Carbs12%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin A
  • No Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1170 IU23.4%
Vitamin C6.6 mg11%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E1.8 mg6.1%
Thiamin0.03 mg2.2%
Riboflavin0.04 mg2.1%
Niacin0.42 mg2.1%
Vitamin B60.08 mg3.9%
Folate20.4 mcg5.1%
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.09 mg0.9%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium36 mg3.6%
Iron1.2 mg6.5%
Magnesium18.8 mg4.7%
Phosphorus29 mg2.9%
Potassium201.2 mg5.7%
Sodium574.4 mg23.9%
Zinc0.21 mg1.4%
Copper0.15 mg7.7%
Manganese0.17 mg8.7%
Selenium0.42 mcg0.6%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5.3 g1.8%
Dietary Fiber2.1 g8.4%
Sugars2.9 g

Protein Analysis

Protein1.3 g2.6%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat16.6 g25.5%
Saturated Fat2 g10%
Monounsaturated Fat7.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.9 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 202 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 16.6 g 25.5%

Saturated Fat 2 g 10%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 574.4 mg 23.9%

Total Carbohydrates 5.3 g 1.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.4%

Sugars 2.9 g

Protein 1.3 g 2.6%

Vitamin A 23.4% Vitamin C 11%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 6.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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