Calories in Lentils,
Lentil Nutrition

How many calories in Lentils? See below, the Lentil calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with the Lentil nutrition facts and the health benefits of Lentils to help you to lose weight and eat a healthy diet.

Lentils come in many different varieties and colors and are essentially seeds. They are high in both protein and fiber and provide an excellent source of vitamins B1 (thiamine) and B9, (folate). They are also high in both iron and carbohydrates, and also manganese, phosphorus, copper and potassium.  Each variety of Lentil provides varying levels of nutritional value.

Lentils are great if you are suffering from an iron deficiency. Other Lentil benefits include lowering cholesterol and protection against cardiovascular disease.

Below are several calorie tables and a lentil nutrition table. All of our calorie and nutrition information is provided by the US Department of Agriculture.

See our vegetable calories comparison chart to compare the Lentil calories with the other calories in vegetables. This will aid you in creating your diet plan.

Also, have a look how nutritious Lentils are in comparison to the other vegetable nutrition facts.

Lentil Calories

Lentils, raw

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Scientific Name: Lens culinaris

Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams353 kcal (1477 kJ)
1 cup, 192 grams678 kcal (2836 kJ)
1 tbsp, 12 grams42 kcal (177 kJ)

Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled

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Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams116 kcal (487 kJ)
1 cup, 198 grams230 kcal (964 kJ)
1 tbsp, 12.3 grams14 kcal (60 kJ)

Lentils, sprouted, raw

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Scientific Name: Lens culinaris

Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams106 kcal (444 kJ)
1 cup, 77 grams82 kcal (342 kJ)

Lentils, sprouted, cooked, stir-fried

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Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams101 kcal (423 kJ)
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference


Lentil Nutrition

Lentils nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Scientific Name: Lens culinaris
Proximates:
Lentils NutrientsLentils, pink or red, rawLentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled
drained, without salt
Water7.82 g69.64 g
Energy1498 kJ (358 kcal)121 kJ (116 kcal)
Protein23.91 g9.02 g
Carbohydrates63.1 g20.13 g
Total Fat:2.17 g0.38 g
Fiber10.8 g7.9 g
Sugars, total2.6 g1.8 g
Minerals:
Calcium, Ca48 mg (4.8%)19 mg (1.9%)
Iron, Fe7.39 mg (41%)3.33 mg (18%)
Magnesium, Mg59 mg (15%)36 mg (9%)
Phosphorus, P294 mg (29%)180 mg (18%)
Potassium, K668 mg (14%)369 mg (7.85%)
Sodium, Na7 mg (0.29%)2 mg (0.08%)
Zinc, Zn3.6 mg (24%)1.27 mg (8.47%)
Copper, Cu1.303 mg (65%)0.251 mg (12%)
Manganese, Mn1.716 mg (85%)0.494 mg (24%)
Selenium, Se0 mcg (0%)2.8 mcg (4%)
Vitamins:
Vitamin C0.510 mg (2.83%)1.5 mg (2.5%)
Thiamin (Vit. B1)0.51 mg (34%)0.169 mg (11%)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.106 mg (6.24%)0.073 mg (4.29%)
Niacin (Vit. B3)1.495 mg (7.48%)1.060 mg (5.3%)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.348 mg (3.48%)0.638 mg (6.38%)
Vitamin B60.403 mg (20%)0.178 mg (8.9%)
Folate (Vit. B9)204 mcg (51%)181 mcg (45%)
Vitamin A58 iu (1.16%)8 iu (0.16%)
Vitamin E0 mg (0%)0.11 mg (0.92%)
Vitamin K0 mcg (0%)1.7 mcg (2.13%)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended
Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference







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