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Tortellini (italian) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Tortellini (italian) consist of 7% fat, 5% protein, 20% carbs, 0.9% fiber and 65% water. With 171 of calories per 100g it's 94% lower than other foods in Pasta dishes. In total 36.84% of the calories in Tortellini (italian) come from fat, 11.7% from protein and 46.78% from carbohydrates.

  • moderate GI Glycemic Index: 60
  • high carb 50g carbohydrates per portion
  • high GL Glycemic Load: 30
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • high Gluten
  • Lactose free

Can you eat Tortellini (italian) for a low carb diet?

With 50g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 30 in a portion of 250g, Tortellini (italian) should be avoided for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. It contains no Fructose, is high in Gluten and has no Lactose.

Tortellini (italian) nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Tortellini (italian)
avg Pasta dishes[1]
Calories (kcal) 171 181.3
Fat (g) 7 8
Protein (g) 5 7.8
Carbohydrates (g) 20 18.6
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 1 18.6
Polysaccharides (g) 19 18.6
Fibers (g) 0.9 1.1
Sodium (mg) 230 265.9
Water (g) 65 62.6
[1] average of Pasta dishes

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (250g) of Tortellini (italian) contains

  • 427.5 Calories
  • 17.5g of Fat
  • 12.5g of Protein
  • and 50g of Carbs
  • 575mg of sodium - 38.33% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 25mg of Magnesium, that covers 7.81% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 1.5mg of Zinc - 15% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 1mg of Iron - 8.33% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 250mg of Potassium - 6.25% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 0.0025mg of Vitamin C - 0% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • 0.5mg of Vitamin B12 - 16.67% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Tortellini (italian) you get

  • 0.25 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Pasta dishes have on average 0.42g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 0.35 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Pasta dishes 0.43g)
  • 0.05 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Pasta dishes 0.06g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Tortellini (italian)?

per 100g
Tortellini (italian)
Vitamin C (mg) 0.001 2.1
Vitamin E (mg) 0.4 0.8
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.05 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.15 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.04 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 10 13.1
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.2 0.4
Retinol (μg) 80 60.7
beta-Carotene (μg) 450 290
[1] average of Pasta dishes

Is Tortellini (italian) rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (250g) for Tortellini (italian) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Tortellini (italian)

per 100g
Tortellini (italian)
Magnesium (mg) 10 17.2
Zinc (mg) 0.6 1
Sodium (mg) 230 265.9
Calcium (mg) 60 71.8
Iron (mg) 0.4 0.9
Potassium (mg) 100 125.6
Phosphorus (mg) 90 106.8
[1] average of Pasta dishes

Is Tortellini (italian) high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Tortellini (italian) we looked at the portion size (250g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Carbohydrates in Tortellini (italian)

20% of Tortellini (italian) are carbs, per serving (250g) that is 50g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Tortellini (italian)
Monosaccharides (g) 1 0.6
Polysaccharides (g) 19 17.9
Total carbs (g) 20 18.6
[1] average of Pasta dishes

How high is the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Tortellini (italian)?

The Glycemic Index of Tortellini (italian) is 60, which would be considered as moderate. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 30 and can be regarded as high.

Allergens in Tortellini (italian)

  • is high in Gluten
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Tortellini (italian)

Of the 7g total fat per 100g, 4.2g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.5g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 2.3g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 60mg.