Magazine article Work & Family Life

Calorie Count on Popular Restaurant Dishes

Magazine article Work & Family Life

Calorie Count on Popular Restaurant Dishes

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GREEK

Greek salad* 960 calories

Gyro 990 calories

Lamb Kebob** 1,260 calories

Pastitsio** 1,470 calories

Moussaka** 1,440 calories

* with pita

** with pita, rice or potatoes and side salad

INDIAN

Palak Paneer* 1,410 calories

Lamb Vindaloo* 1,170 calories

Butter Chicken* 1,470 calories

Chicken tikka Masala* 1,470 calories

*with rice and naan bread

MEXICAN

Chicken Fajitas 1,320 calories

Beef tacos 870 calories

Beef Burrito 1,190 calories

nachos 2,170 calories

Quesadilla 1,070 calories

VIETNAMESE

Beef Pho 940 calories

Chicken Chao 530 calories

Lemongrass Chicken 1,270 calories

Chicken Lo Mein 960 calories

Pork Vermicelli 900 calories

JAPANESE

Vegetable tempura 1,180 calories

Beef Yaki Udon 790 calories

Chicken teriyaki 1,150 calories

CHINESE

General tso's Chicken* 1,960 calories

Beef and Broccoli* 830 calories

Kung Pao Chicken* 1,150 calories

Pork Fried Rice 1,670 calories

Peking duck (1/2 order) 1,750 calories

*with rice

THAI

Chicken Pad thai 1,480 calories

Vegetable Red Curry* 870 calories

Chicken Kaprao* 1,050 calories

Beef Macadamia* 1,300 calories

drunken noodles with Chicken 1,120 calories

*with rice

ITALIAN

Lasagna* 1,530 calories

spaghetti and Meatballs* 1,450 calories

Veal Marsala** 1,570 calories

Eggplant Parmesan** 1,950 calories

Fettuccine alfredo* 2,270 calories

*with bread

**with bread and side of pasta

-Calorie count based on tufts University nutrition Research Center analysis of average-size entrees at independent and small-chain restaurants in Boston. …

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