Black-Eyed Pea Salad with Sour Cream Dressing Recipe

Black-Eyed Pea Salad with Sour Cream Dressing has a high-calorie, very high-carb, low-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 80g 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 28 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.

Because of its low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

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.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 69, for Black-Eyed Pea Salad with Sour Cream Dressing, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein25%
 Calories from Fat3%
 Calories from Carbs72%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very low in Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1000 IU20%
Vitamin C42 mg70%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium60 mg6%
Iron0 mg
Potassium135 mg3.9%
Sodium360 mg15%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate80 g26.7%
Dietary Fiber1 g4%
Sugars8 g

Protein Analysis

Protein28 g56%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat1.5 g2.3%
Saturated Fat0.5 g2.5%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 450 Calories from Fat 15

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1.5 g 2.3%

Saturated Fat 0.5 g 2.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5 mg 1.7%

Sodium 360 mg 15%

Total Carbohydrates 80 g 26.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 28 g 56%

Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 70%

Calcium 6% Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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