Pancheros Nutrition

At Pancheros Mexican Grill, all you have to do is select your menu item and your preferred ingredients to add to the freshly-pressed tortilla. It helps to know some Pancheros nutrition facts as to what ingredients to order with your tortilla at the “most popular” restaurant, voted by Sports Illustrated in 2006 to down your chow in, when Iowa City’s bars close.

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FoodServing SizeCaloriesTotal Fat (g)Saturated Fat (g)Trans Fat (g)Cholesterol (mg)Sodium (mg)Total Carbohydrates (g)Dietary Fiber (g)Sugars (g)Protein (g)

Menu Items

Black Beans3.40 oz130000044023808
Carnitas - 2 oz2.00 oz70310304502<1110
Carnitas - 4 oz4.00 oz15062.506091031220
Chicken - 1.4 oz1.40 oz4520020160<1007
Chicken - 2.8 oz2.80 oz903.5103532010<113
Chips3.20 oz4602330034058606
Cilantro Lime Rice4.10 oz1804.511070032<1<13
Grated Cheese - .6 oz0.60 oz7063.50151150004
Grated Cheese - 2.3 oz2.30 oz2602113065440<10016
Guacamole - 2 oz2.00 oz10091.50025043<1<1
Guacamole - 5.5 oz5.50 oz2702440070010723
Hot Tomatillo Salsa - 1.5 oz1.50 oz1500002402<120
Hot Tomatillo Salsa - 4.6 oz4.60 oz4510007308251
Large Tortilla1.00 each320921.50650492210
Lettuce - 4.3 oz4.30 oz25000004311
Mild Ancho Salsa - 1.5 oz1.50 oz1000002702<120
Mild Ancho Salsa - 4.6 oz4.60 oz4000008408251
Pico de Gallo - 1.5 oz1.50 oz100000852<110
Pico de Gallo - 4.6 oz4.60 oz3000002606231
Pinto Beans3.40 oz1400.500040025808
Queso Sauce - 1.7 oz1.70 oz14011703518010<18
Queso Sauce - 4.6 oz4.60 oz37029190.59048040222
Roasted Corn Salsa - 1.5 oz1.50 oz602.50001359131
Roasted Corn Salsa - 4.6 oz4.60 oz190710042027494
Small Tortilla1.00 each60200012510002
Sour Cream1.4 oz8074.5030653021
Steak - 1.4 oz1.4 oz60310251300008
Steak - 2.8 oz2.8 oz12062.505026000016
Veggies - 1.7 oz1.7 oz200.5000803<110
Veggies - 3.4 oz3.4 oz351000160613<1

Pinto instead of black beans: the former may have 11 more calories than the latter but pinto beans have 2 more fiber grams and 3 more grams of protein over their black siblings, absolutely worth the 11 additional calories.

Chicken: get your protein from poultry rather than from bovine because one serving of chicken has only 121 calories and 18 grams of protein, a great deal for less calories than the beef or pork selections.

Vegetables: if you’re looking for additions to your tortilla with the lowest number of calories, opt for veggies and you get only 23 calories.

Toppings: your best bets are the ancho salsa (two calories and zero fat), lettuce (one calorie, zero fat), and pico de gallo (12 calories and zero fat). Ditch the cheese (77 calories and 6 grams fat) and the tomatillo salsa which may only have one fat of gram but with 21 calories.

What to skip entirely? The bag of chips (560 calories, 32 fat), the 112-calorie sour cream (fat is at nine grams), and the queso sauce (175 calories, 14 grams fat). To find out more Pancheros nutrition information, check out their website at http://www.pancheros.com before you whistle for another burrito.

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