Tomato Puree is used in many recipes to give a strong juicy flavor of tomatoes to recipes. It is used in both vegan and non vegan recipes to add the extra tomato flavor. Making it is extremely easy and anyone can prepare it at home but nowadays many companies have also launched packed tomato purees for long term use. Tomato puree basically is the squishy, juicy and pulpy part of the tomato. It is used by many cooks and chefs all around the world. If you are thinking about adopting tomato puree as one of your signature ingredients you should know all about its nutrient contents.
Assuming that the serving size is one cup of tomato puree, the following metrics have been provided.
- Calories: 214.8
- Fats: 1.4 grams
- Carbs: 50.6 grams
- Proteins: 9.6 grams
From the information provided it is quite evident that one cup of tomato puree contains 214.8 calories. But this is the total calorie, but calorie from fat is 13. As for the calorie breakdown, the calorie breaks down into 76% carbs, 18% proteins and 6% fat.
The overall fat constitutes 2% of the daily intake. In the total fat, 0.2 grams is saturated fat, 0.59 in polyunsaturated fat and 0.22 grams is monounsaturated fat. The saturated fat constitutes 1% of the daily intake. It is low on cholesterol level and have 0% contribution in the daily intake. It is very very high in potassium content and contains 2454.9 milligrams of potassium which constitutes 70% of daily intake. It also contains 230.6 milligrams which makes 10% of the daily intake. Carbs constitutes 17% of daily intake out of which 10.7 grams is dietary fiber. As for vitamins, it contains 128% of vitamin A, 185% of vitamin C, 28% iron and 9% of calcium.