'beef' Shepherd's Pie Recipe

'beef' Shepherd's Pie has a high-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C and Niacin.

The food contains 48g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 33.3 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.

Not only that, the average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and low PUFA.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.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 6 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. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

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 79, for 'beef' Shepherd's Pie, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein34%
 Calories from Fat16%
 Calories from Carbs50%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Cholesterol
  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.67 IU0.01%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C11.2 mg18.7%Top 30%High
Vitamin D0.9 IU0.22%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin2.5 mg12.4%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.22 mg11.2%Top 30%High
Folate15.5 mcg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.67 mcg11.2%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.45 mg4.5%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium12.6 mg1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Iron1.3 mg7.5%Top 30%High
Magnesium22.5 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus96.4 mg9.6%Mid 40%Average
Potassium0.22 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium130.6 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1.6 mg10.5%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.22 mg11.2%Top 30%High
Selenium5.2 mcg7.4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate10.8 g3.6%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.5 g6.1%Mid 40%Average
Sugars0.6 g
Glucose0.2 mg
Fructose0.2 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein7.5 g15%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.2 mg
Isoleucine0.2 mg
Leucine0.2 mg
Lysine0.7 mg
Methionine0.2 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.2 mg
Tyrosine0.2 mg
Valine0.4 mg
Arginine0.4 mg
Histidine0.2 mg
Alanine0.4 mg
Aspartic Acid0.9 mg
Glutamic Acid1.1 mg
Glycine0.4 mg
Proline0.2 mg
Serine0.2 mg
Hydroxyproline0.2 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat1.5 g2.4%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.65 g3.3%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.2 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 384 Calories from Fat 61

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6.8 g 10.5%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g 14.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 77.5 mg 25.8%

Sodium 581.2 mg 24.2%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g 16%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.2%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 33.3 g 66.6%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 83.3%

Calcium 5.6% Iron 33.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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