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Nutritional Profile of Pesto Sauce - Care Omnia Nutrition

We got 54 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Pesto Sauce.

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks quite high (Top 100) for three nutrients.

These are

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks well (Top 250) for 10 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Sauces and Gravies) shows that it ranks first-class (Top 10) for 17 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for nine additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Pesto Sauce

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Pesto Sauce

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Pesto Sauce

5.8%
59.2%
8.6%
22.7%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Pesto Sauce

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Pesto Sauce

9.6%
35.2%
10.5%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Pesto Sauce

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Pesto Sauce

In food category: Sauces and Gravies

Carbohydrates (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
5.8 g
1.6 g
94
1952
Fiber, total dietary
1 g
283.5 mg
26
248
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
700 mg
198.4 mg
110
1606
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
35.2 g
10 g
1
87
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
10.5 g
3 g
10
231
Fatty Acids, total saturated
9.6 g
2.7 g
11
309
Total Lipid (Fat)
59.2 g
16.8 g
2
94
Saturated Fats (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Butyric Acid (4:0)
96 mg
27.2 mg
26
362
Capric Acid (10:0)
123 mg
34.9 mg
28
409
Caproic Acid (6:0)
82 mg
23.2 mg
29
276
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
52 mg
14.7 mg
29
352
Lauric Acid (12:0)
140 mg
39.7 mg
35
570
Myristic Acid (14:0)
450 mg
127.6 mg
35
700
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
6.7 g
1.9 g
4
289
Stearic Acid (18:0)
1.6 g
442.3 mg
19
548
Monounsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
34.3 g
9.7 g
1
82
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
601 mg
170.4 mg
7
392
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
276 mg
78.2 mg
3
222
Polyunsaturated Fats (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Docosapentaenoic Acid, DPA (22:5 n-3)
3 mg
0.9 mg
13
194
Eicosapentaenoic Acid, EPA (20:5 n-3)
2 mg
0.6 mg
11
335
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
8 mg
2.3 mg
30
286
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
10 g
2.8 g
7
214
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
426 mg
120.8 mg
31
531
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
8.6 g
2.4 g
16
761
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
19 µg
5.4 µg
29
436
Folate, food
19 µg
5.4 µg
27
270
Folate, total
19 µg
5.4 µg
31
371
Niacin
937 µg
265.6 µg
54
1628
Riboflavin
120 µg
34 µg
45
691
Thiamin
77 µg
21.8 µg
31
807
Vitamin B12
0.3 µg
0.1 µg
32
705
Vitamin B6
87 µg
24.7 µg
59
894
Vitamin C
4.1 mg
1.2 mg
34
582
Fat-soluble Vitamins (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
7.9 mg
2.2 mg
3
157
beta-Carotene
571 µg
161.9 µg
11
679
beta-Cryptoxanthin
8 µg
2.3 µg
20
177
Lutein + Zeaxanthin
1 mg
289.2 µg
8
356
Phylloquinone
110 µg
31.2 µg
6
269
Retinol
43 µg
12.2 µg
35
437
Vitamin A, RAE
91 µg
25.8 µg
28
619
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
0.1 µg
0.03 µg
11
162
Minerals (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
207 mg
58.7 mg
7
338
Copper, Cu
308 µg
87.3 µg
7
542
Iron, Fe
1.9 mg
530.1 µg
13
734
Magnesium, Mg
61 mg
17.3 mg
3
264
Phosphorus, P
230 mg
65.2 mg
10
434
Potassium, K
199 mg
56.4 mg
50
699
Selenium, Se
7.1 µg
2 µg
28
622
Sodium, Na
988 mg
280.1 mg
36
198
Zinc, Zn
2.1 mg
589.7 µg
3
705
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
16 mg
4.5 mg
34
365
Choline
14.8 mg
4.2 mg
55
1008
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
22.7 g
6.4 g
135
2036
Other (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Kcal (Energy)
574 kcal
162.7 kcal
3
119
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of pesto sauce with 54 nutrient values.

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Common Serving Sizes Of Pesto Sauce

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
1 Tablespoon16.0 g0.6 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of pesto sauce

4 Similar Sauces or Gravies

Explore the nutrient content of similar sauces and gravies below by clicking on their names.

Similar Sauces and Gravies 1 - 4

Click on a food to explore all of the nutrients it contains.

Pesto SauceNo of
Nutrients
(Pesto With Basil, Refrigerated, Ready-To-Serve)
84
(Basil Pesto, Ready-To-Serve)
82
(Refrigerated, Ready-To-Serve)
84
(Shelf Stable, Ready-To-Serve)
87
Figure 5. Similar sauces and gravies 1 to 4.

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