Zucchini Pasta With Red Onion, Oregano and Feta Recipe

Zucchini Pasta With Red Onion, Oregano and Feta has a very high-calorie, very high-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 73.1g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is high 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 17.6 gms of protein, it is 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'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 gives a good yield of Iron at 4 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 an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

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 74, for Zucchini Pasta With Red Onion, Oregano and Feta, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein11%
 Calories from Fat44%
 Calories from Carbs45%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • Very high in Thiamin

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A273.1 IU5.5%Top 30%High
Retinol35.4 mcg
Vitamin C13.4 mg22.4%Top 30%High
Vitamin D3.4 IU0.8%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0.37 mg24.9%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0.37 mg21.9%Top 10%Very High
Niacin3 mg14.9%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.37 mg18.7%Top 10%Very High
Folate97 mcg24.3%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid69.8 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.37 mg3.7%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium56.7 mg5.7%Mid 40%Average
Iron1.5 mg8.3%Top 30%High
Magnesium32.1 mg8%Top 30%High
Phosphorus120.9 mg12.1%Mid 40%Average
Potassium293.3 mg8.4%Top 30%High
Sodium158.8 mg6.6%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.75 mg5%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.37 mg18.7%Top 30%High
Selenium21.3 mcg30.4%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate27.3 g9.1%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber1.9 g7.6%Top 30%High
Sugars2.4 g
Glucose1.1 mg
Fructose1.1 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0.7 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein6.6 g13.1%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.4 mg
Isoleucine0.4 mg
Leucine0.4 mg
Lysine0.4 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.4 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0.4 mg
Arginine0.4 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.4 mg
Aspartic Acid0.4 mg
Glutamic Acid1.9 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.4 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat11.8 g18.1%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat4.1 g20.5%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.1 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.5 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 640 Calories from Fat 283

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 31.5 g 48.5%

Saturated Fat 11 g 55%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 39.5 mg 13.2%

Sodium 425.5 mg 17.7%

Total Carbohydrates 73.1 g 24.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.4%

Sugars 6.5 g

Protein 17.6 g 35.2%

Vitamin A 14.6% Vitamin C 60%

Calcium 15.2% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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