Serious Eats Dinner Tonight: Spaghetti With Garlic, Anchovies, And Chili Recipe Recipe

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  • Net Carbs are 10% of calories per serving, at 42g per serving. This food is risky for the keto diet (it's above the standard keto diet guidelines) but it's still keto-friendly. Consuming this item may limit your ability to eat more foods that contain carbs. Take into consideration whether you intend to consume additional meals or what you've already consumed. It's recommended that you track the macros of your daily food consumptions—this makes it easier to avoid overconsumption.
  • This food's %DV (daily value percentage) for sodium is 23%. At 518mg, it's considered high in sodium according to the FDA's standard for %DV (daily value percentage), which considers any food with %DV of more than 20% as high in sodium. The organization recommends 2300mg of sodium as the daily limit. High sodium is believed to be associated with health problems such as heart disease, strokes, high blood pressure, and kidney malfunctions. There's also a belief that diets with high amounts of salt correlates with obesity, but the link hasn't proven to be so direct. Instead, salt may trigger overeating by increasing the feeling of hunger, according to studies referenced in this WebMD article about salt & obesity. Add-ons such as sauces and condiments are the usual high-sodium culprits in most restaurant meals. Sodium additives are responsible for most high sodium amounts in packaged foods, especially frozen meals. For most adults, a healthy range for daily maximum sodium consumption is between 1500-2300mg; foods should be within 5%-20% DV per serving.
  • This meal may require cooking oil. Not all cooking oils are healthy. Extra virgin olive oil and avocado oil are the best cooking oils to use in recipes, whereas plant-based oils are the worst for your health. Virgin coconut oil and butter fall in the middle. Learn more about the healthiest and unhealthiest cooking oils.

Serious Eats Dinner Tonight: Spaghetti With Garlic, Anchovies, And Chili Recipe Recipe Nutritional Facts

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 servings   ( 95 g )
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 426
Total Fat: 23g
Saturated Fat: 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g
Monounsaturated Fat: 15g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 12mg
Sodium: 518mg
Total Carbohydrates: 44g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Sugar: 2g
Protein: 12g
Calcium: 52mg Iron: 2mg
Potassium: 227mg Vitamin A: 8mcg
Vitamin C: 1mg Vitamin D: 0mcg

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, slivered
  • 6-8 anchovy fillets in olive oil, roughly chopped
  • 2 dried red chilis, or 1 good pinch red pepper flakes
  • 4 ounces good-quality spaghetti

Instructions

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