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Some salads have Whopper-like calories

Thursday - 9/27/2012, 4:13am  ET

taco bell Fiesta Taco Salad (Courtesy of Taco Bell)
Not all salads are good for you. Taco Bell's Fiesta Taco Salad was ranked 16th as having the most calories by 'Eat This, Not That.' (Courtesy of Taco Bell)

WASHINGTON - Some salads on restaurant menus today have more calories than a Whopper.

The editors of "EAT This, Not That!" created a list of the top 20 salads that are bursting with fat and calories:

20. Romano's Macaroni Grill parmesan-crusted chicken salad

  • 880 calories

  • 16 grams saturated fat
19. Cosi cobb salad
  • 713 calories

  • 55 grams fat (12 grams saturated fat)
18. Chipotle Mexican Grill chicken salad with black beans, red salsa, cheese and chipotle honey vinaigrette
  • 720 calories

  • 41 grams fat (11 grams saturated fat)
17. P.F. Chang chicken chopped salad with ginger dressing
  • 730 calories

  • 48 grams fat (8 grams saturated fat)
16. Taco Bell fiesta taco salad
  • 770 calories

  • 42 grams fat (10 grams saturated fat)
15. Panera full steak and blue cheese chopped salad
  • 850 calories

  • 64 grams fat (21 grams saturated fat; 1.5 grams trans)
14. Jack in the Box crispy chicken club salad with croutons and ranch dressing
  • 870 calories

  • 59 g fat (13 grams saturated fat, 1 grams trans)
13. El Pollo Loco chicken tostada salad with light creamy cilantro dressing
  • 932 calories

  • 48 grams fat (14 grams saturated fat)
12. Applebee's grilled shrimp and spinach salad
  • 1,010 calories

  • 69 grams fat (12 grams saturated fat)
11. California Pizza Kitchen BBQ chicken chopped salad
  • 1,133 calories

  • 16 grams saturated fat
10. Applebee's oriental chicken salad
  • 1,340 calories

  • 98 grams fat (15 grams saturated fat, 1.5 grams trans)
9. Einstein Bros. bros bistro salad with chicken
  • 1,360 calories

  • 115 grams fat (19 grams saturated fat; 1 grams trans)
8. T.G.I Friday's pecan- crusted chicken salad
  • 1,360 calories
7. Chili's quesadilla explosion salad
  • 1,400 calories

  • 88 grams fat (28 g saturated fat)
6. California's Pizza Kitchen thai crunch salad with fresh avocado and additional thai peanut dressing
  • 1,408 calories

  • 10 grams saturated fat
5. Chevy's Fresh Mex tostada salad with chicken
  • 1,547 calories

  • 94 grams fat (37 g saturated fat)
4. California Pizza Kitchen waldorf chicken salad with blue cheese dressing
  • 1,561 calories

  • 31 grams saturated fat
3. On the Border grande taco salad with taco beef and chipotle honey mustard
  • 1,600 calories

  • 116 grams fat (39 g saturated fat)
2. Cheesecake Factory santa fe salad
  • 1,720 calories

  • 17 grams saturated fat
1. T.G.I Friday's santa fe chopped salad
  • 1,830 calories

  • 16 grams saturated fat

WTOP's Megan Gygax and David Burd contributed to this report. Follow David and WTOP on Twitter.

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