Baked Oysters with Braised Leeks and Tasso Hollandaise Recipe

Baked Oysters with Braised Leeks and Tasso Hollandaise has a high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Iron.

The food contains 24g 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 6 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the very high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is very high in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 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 very high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet.

It belongs to Cuban cuisine.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein6%
 Calories from Fat72%
 Calories from Carbs22%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Iron

Why this is bad for you

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

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A12 IU0.2%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium126 mg12.6%
Iron5 mg27.8%
Potassium384 mg11%
Sodium5000 mg208.3%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate24 g8%
Dietary Fiber5 g20%
Sugars3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein6 g12%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat35 g53.8%
Saturated Fat17 g85%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 430 Calories from Fat 311

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 35 g 53.8%

Saturated Fat 17 g 85%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 218 mg 72.7%

Sodium 5000 mg 208.3%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g 8%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 6 g 12%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 12.6% Iron 27.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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