Taste.com.au Ploughman's Lunch Recipe

Total time: 10 minutes

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Keto & Health Insights for Taste.com.au Ploughman's Lunch Recipe

  • Net Carbs are 10% of calories per serving, at 43g 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 169%. At 3880mg, 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.

Taste.com.au Ploughman's Lunch Recipe Nutritional Facts

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4 servings   ( 428 g )
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 431
Total Fat: 16g
Saturated Fat: 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 54mg
Sodium: 3880mg
Total Carbohydrates: 49g
Dietary Fiber: 6g
Sugar: 5g
Protein: 22g
Calcium: 249mg Iron: 4mg
Potassium: 390mg Vitamin A: 117mcg
Vitamin C: 31mg Vitamin D: 1mcg


  • 300g Bake At Home ciabatta
  • 200g sliced leg ham
  • 100g cheddar cheese, sliced
  • 150g cocktail onions
  • 1/2 cup Baxters Tomato Chutney with Red Pepper
  • 12 gherkins


Visit Taste.com.au's website to view the recipe instructions. (Via Edamam)