Calories in Eggplant or Aubergine,
Eggplant Nutrition

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

The Eggplant is also known as Aubergine, Melongene, Brinjal, or Guinea Squash. The Eggplant or Aubergine has several varieties, although probably the most popular is dark purple with a round oblong shape. The vegetable can be cooked a number of ways including roasting and stewing. It does contain nicotine, although you would need to eat a lot of it, 9 kilos in fact, to match the same amount as one cigarette.

Eggplant is high in both fiber and manganese and very low in fat. It provides plenty of other vitamins and minerals including thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3), pantothenic acid (B6), folic acid and vitamin C.

There are many Eggplant benefits. It is low on the glycemic index, about 15. It is recommended by the American Diabetes Association for management of Type 2 Diabetes given its high fiber, low carb content.

Some studies have shown it to lower cholesterol whilst others have not. In addition, with the skin, the vegetable is also high in phenolic compounds which act as antioxidants.

Below we have three calorie tables, depending on how you prepare and eat this vegetable. We also have a nutrition table comparing the nutrient levels when cooked and when raw. Compare the nutrition and calories in Eggplant with the calories in other vegetable varieties.

All of our calorie and nutrition data is provided by the US Department of Agriculture.

Enjoy losing weight with our Eggplant diet recipes below

Calories in Eggplant or Aubergine

Calories in Eggplant, Raw

Refuse: 19% (Ends, parings and trimmings)
Scientific Name: Solanum melongena
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams24 kcal (102 kJ)
1 cup, cubes, 82 grams20 kcal (84 kJ)
1 eggplant, peeled (yield from 1-1/4 lb), 458 grams110 kcal (467 kJ)
1 eggplant, unpeeled (approx 1-1/4 lb), 548 grams132 kcal (559 kJ)

Calories in Eggplant, Cooked, Boiled, Drained, With or Without Salt

Refuse: 0%
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams35 kcal (147 kJ)
1 cup, (1" cubes), 99 grams35 kcal (146 kJ)

Calories in Eggplant, Pickled

Refuse: 0%
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams49 kcal (205 kJ)
1 cup, 99 grams67 kcal (279 kJ)

Eggplant Nutrition Facts

Eggplant Raw and Cooked
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
NutrientsEggplant, rawEggplant, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt
Water92.30 g89.67 g
Energy104 kJ (25 kcal)147 kJ (35 kcal)
Carbohydrates5.88 g8.73 g
Fiber3.00 g2.5 g
Sugars3.53 g3.20 g
Total Fat:0.18 g0.23 g
Cholesterol0 mg0 mg
Protein0.98 g0.83 g
Calcium, Ca9 mg (1 %)6 mg (1 %)
Iron, Fe0.23 mg (1 %)0.25 mg (1 %)
Magnesium, Mg14 mg (4 %)11 mg (3 %)
Phosphorus, P24 mg (2 %)15 mg (1.5 %)
Potassium, K229 mg (5 %)123 mg (3 %)
Sodium, Na2 mg (0 %)1 mg (0 %)
Zinc, Zn0.16 mg (1 %)0.12 mg (1 %)
Copper, Cu0.081 mg (4 %)0.059 mg (3 %)
Manganese, Mn0.232 mg (12 %)0.113 mg (6 %)
Selenium, Se0.3 mcg (1 %)0.1 mcg (0 %)
Vitamin C2.2 mg (4 %)1.3 mg (2 %)
Thiamine (Vit. B1)0.039 mg (3 %)0.076 mg (5 %)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.037 mg (2 %)0.020 mg (1 %)
Niacin (Vit. B3)0.649 mg (3 %)0.600 mg (3 %)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.281 mg (3 %)0.075 mg (1 %)
Vitamin B60.084 mg (4 %)0.086 mg (4 %)
Folate (Vit. B9)22 mcg (6 %)14 mcg (4 %)
Vitamin B120 mcg (0 %)0 mcg (0 %)
Vitamin A23 IU (0 %)37 IU (1 %)
Vitamin E0.30 mg (2 %)0.41 mg (2 %)
Vitamin K3.5 mcg (4 %)2.9 mcg (4 %)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Author: Lana Soko

Eggplant Recipes

Grilled Aubergine Salad Recipe

Grilled Eggplant Salad Recipe
This eggplant or aubergine salad recipe is diabetes appropriate, gluten free and vegetarian. It is low in: calories, cholesterol carbohydrates and is a good source of calcium, fiber and phosphorus. There are 199 calories and 8g of net carbs per portion.

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