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A meal at an Italian restaurant can be a major calorie bomb, especially when you add in the bread basket and heavy appetizers. But you don’t have to limit yourself to steamed veggies and bland fish while everyone else enjoys their pasta. Thankfully, you can enjoy your pasta too, because at Eating Free, we are definitely carb-friendly!
Check out our comparison chart of common Italian restaurant dishes. Nutrition information is based on 1 cup of food.
|Penne with Vodka Sauce||258||G&S 2 Meat 1 Fat 1.5|
|Spaghetti with Meatballs||310||G&S 2 Meat 2 Fat 1.5|
|Macaroni and Cheese||310||G&S 2 Meat 2 Fat 1.5|
|Lasagna||310||G&S 2 Meat 2 Fat 1.5|
|Spinach and Cheese Ravioli||314||G&S 2 Meat 2 Fat 1.5|
|Butternut Squash Ravioli w/Cream Sauce||372||G&S 3 Meat 2 Fat 2|
|Three Cheese Tortellini||389||G&S 3 Meat 1 Fat 2|
|Linguini with Clam Sauce||393||G&S 4 Meat 1 Fat 1.5|
|Shrimp Alfredo||741||G&S 4 Meat 3 Fat 7|
CAUTION – Our calories are per cup, but restaurants never give you just a cup! You will often be served 3-4 cups per dish when eating out!