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11 Of The Unhealthiest Pasta Sauces On Shelves
Ragù Basil Alfredo Sauce
This sauce is high in cholesterol and has 180 calories, 16 grams of fat, and a quarter of the recommended daily sodium intake per half-cup serving.
Rao's Caramelized Onion
Despite relatively low fat and sodium content, this sauce contains 120 calories per half-cup serving, 20 more than basic marinara, likely due to the onions.
Rao's Homemade Pesto
Rao’s sauce contains sunflower oil, pine nuts, and cheese, resulting in alarming nutritional values: a half-cup serving packs a staggering 640 calories.
Prego Alfredo
This sauce contains 60 calories, 14 grams of fat, and 780 milligrams of sodium per half-cup serving. Its cholesterol content is also notably high.
Classico Basil Pesto
Olive oil and soybeans add to the 460 calories, 44 grams of fat, and 1,180 milligrams of sodium per half-cup serving; it also contains sulfites.