Calories in Green Beans or French Beans,
Green Beans Nutrition

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

Green Beans are also known as Snap Beans in the US or French Beans in the UK. The calories in Green Beans are low. In comparison to dried beans, Green Beans contain less protein, more fiber and other nutrients. Green beans are a good source of fiber, protein, complex carbohydrates, calcium, magnesium, manganese, potassium, phosphorus, folate (folic acid), iron, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C, and K.

Green Beans benefits include the ability to lower cholesterol due to their rich source of fiber. In addition, they are a good source of vitamin K, provide excellent maintenance of strong and healthy bones, help prevent arthritis and osteoporosis, the formation of plaque on the walls of the arteries, lower blood pressure, and improve cholesterol levels thus preventing the heart from various diseases.

The antioxidants in Green Beans lower the risk of colon cancer. Steam Green Beans for just 5 minutes to retain the maximum number of nutrients.

Below are two calorie tables showing the calories for this vegetable when raw and boiled. We also have a detailed nutrient table comparing raw with cooked.

Compare the nutrition and calories in Green Beans 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 Green Bean diet recipes below

Calories in French Beans

Calories in Green Beans, Raw:

Scientific Name: Phaseolus vulgaris
Serving SizeBeans, snap, green, raw,(calories per serving).
Refuse: 12% (Ends, strings, trimmings)
Beans, french, mature seeds, raw, (calories per serving).
Refuse: 12% (Ends, strings, trimmings)
100 grams31 kcal (131 kJ)343 kcal (1435 kJ)
1 cup 1/2" pieces, 100 grams31 kcal (131 kJ)-
10 beans (4" long), 55 grams17 kcal (72 kJ)-
1 cup, 184 grams-631 kcal (2640 kJ)

Calories in Green Beans, Cooked, Boiled, Drained, With or Without Salt

Refuse: 0%
Serving SizeBeans, snap, green, cooked, boiled, drained, with or without salt, (calories per serving)Beans, french, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, with or without salt, (calories per serving)
100 grams35 kcal (147 kJ)129 kcal (540 kJ)
1 cup, 125 grams44 kcal (184 kJ)-
1 cup, 177 grams-228 kcal (956 kJ)

Green Beans Nutrition Facts

Green Beans Raw and Cooked
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
NutrientsBeans, snap, green, rawBeans, snap, green, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt
Water90.32 g89.22 g
Energy131 kJ (31 kcal)147 kJ (35 kcal)
Carbohydrates6.97 g7.88 g
Fiber2.7 g3.2 g
Sugars3.26 g1.55 g
Total Fat:0.22 g0.28 g
Cholesterol0 mg0 mg
Protein1.83 g1.89 g
Calcium, Ca37 mg (4 %)44 mg (4%)
Iron, Fe1.03 mg (6 %)0.65 mg (4%)
Magnesium, Mg25 mg (6 %)18 mg (5%)
Phosphorus, P38 mg (4 %)29 mg (3%)
Potassium, K221 mg (5 %)146 mg (3%)
Zinc, Zn0.24 mg (2 %)0.25 mg (2%)
Copper, Cu0.069 mg (3 %)0.057 mg (3%)
Manganese, Mn0.216 mg (11 %)0.285 mg (14%)
Selenium, Se0.6 mcg (1 %)0.2 mcg (0%)
Vitamin C12.2 mg (20 %)9.7 mg (16%)
Thiamine (Vit. B1)0.082 mg (5 %)0.074 mg (5%)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.104 mg (6 %)0.097 mg (6%)
Niacin (Vit. B3)0.734 mg (4 %)0.614 mg (3%)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.225 mg (2 %)0.074 mg (1%)
Vitamin B60.141 mg (7 %)0.056 mg (3%)
Folate (Vit. B9)33 mcg (8 %)33 mcg (8%)
Vitamin B120 mcg (0 %)0 mcg
Vitamin A690 IU (14 %)700 IU (14%)
Vitamin E0.41 mg (2 %)0.45 mg (2%)
Vitamin K14.4 mcg (18 %)16 mcg (20%)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Author: Lana Soko

Green Bean Recipes

Cold Green Bean Salad Recipe

Cold Green Bean Salad Recipe
This quick and easy green bean salad is ready in just 10 min. The salad calorie content is 138 kcal, with 9g of net carbs. It is suitable for diabetics, vegetarians and a heart healthy diet. It is a good source of: fiber, vitamin C, vitamin A, manganese and folate.

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