Dried Beef Casserole Recipe

Dried Beef Casserole has a very high-calorie, very high-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Thiamin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 85.5g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is very 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. Its average sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 51.6 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 very high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 12.06 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. Besides other nutrients, it is high in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Dried Beef Casserole has been given a composite ranking of 39, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein21%
 Calories from Fat43%
 Calories from Carbs35%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • High in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Thiamin
  • Very high in Calcium

Why this is bad for you

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

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1300 IU26%
Vitamin C3 mg5%
Thiamin1.5 mg99%
Niacin28.4 mg142%
Vitamin B60.6 mg30%
Folate500 mcg125%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium890 mg89%
Iron12.1 mg67%
Magnesium144 mg36%
Potassium829 mg23.7%
Sodium3117 mg129.9%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate85.5 g28.5%
Dietary Fiber3.5 g14%
Sugars15 g

Protein Analysis

Protein51.6 g103.2%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat46.6 g71.7%
Saturated Fat24.4 g122%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 966 Calories from Fat 419

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 46.6 g 71.7%

Saturated Fat 24.4 g 122%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 141 mg 47%

Sodium 3117 mg 129.9%

Total Carbohydrates 85.5 g 28.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 51.6 g 103.2%

Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 5%

Calcium 89% Iron 67%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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