Calories in Carrots

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

The calories in carrots are very low. One large carrot contains just 30 calories. Carrots are great raw in salads so feel free to go mad. Carrots, along with most vegetables are naturally fat-free, cholesterol-free, and sodium-free. Carrots are full of beta-carotene, which is the main source of vitamin A.

In the tables below, you can see the number of calories for raw, boiled and frozen carrots. If you're not eating this vegetable raw, we always recommend steaming vegetables where possible so they retain the majority of their nutrients.

To compare the carrot calories to the calories in other vegetables, take a look at our calorie comparison chart for vegetables. This will help you in putting together your diet plan.

If you want to know more about carrot nutrition read about the nutritional benefits of carrots and how the nutrition compares to other vegetables.

All our calorie information is sourced from the US Department of Agriculture.

Carrot Calories

Carrots, raw

Refuse: 11% ( Crown, tops and scrapings )
Scientific Name: Daucus carota

Serving size:

Calories per Serving

100 grams41 kcal (173 kJ)
1 cup chopped (128g)52 kcal (221 kJ)
1 cup grated (110g)45 kcal (190 kJ)
1 cup strips or slices (122g)50 kcal (211 kJ)
1 large (7-1/4" to 8-/1/2" long) (72g)30 kcal (125 kJ)
1 medium (61g) 25 kcal (106 kJ)
1 small (5-1/2" long) (50g)20 kcal (86 kJ)
1 strip large (3" long) (7g)3 kcal (12 kJ)
1 strip medium (4g)2 kcal (7 kJ)
1 slice (3g)1 kcal (5 kJ)
1 NLEA Serving (85g)29.8 (125 kJ)

Carrots, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

Serving size:

Calories per Serving

100 grams35 kcal (147 kJ)
1 tbsp (9.7g)3 kcal (14 kJ)
0.5 cup slices (78g)27 kcal (115 kJ)
1 carrot (46g)16 kcal (68 kJ)

Carrots, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

Serving size:

Calories per Serving

100 grams37 kcal (155 kJ)
1 cup slices (146g)54 kcal (226 kJ)

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