Calories in Green Peppers, Green Pepper Nutrition

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

The Bell Pepper is also known as Pepper or Capsicum. Bell Peppers are generally available in three colours, green, red and yellow and sometimes orange or even purple.

The calories in green peppers are low. They are full of vitamins A and C, the Green Pepper contains slightly more vitamin C than an orange. It is also a good source of vitamins B1-B3, B5, B6, B9 (folic acid), K, iron, potassium and many more minerals.

Green Peppers are thought to protect against rheumatoid arthritis and your lung if you are a smoker. Other health benefits of Green Peppers may include the reduction in symptoms that cause heart disease and atherosclerosis.

Below are three calorie tables depending on how you choose to eat this vegetable. We also have a nutrition table comparing the nutrients of a Green Pepper, raw versus cooked. Compare the nutrition and calories in Green Peppers with the calories in the other vegetable varieties.

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

Enjoy losing weight with our Bell Pepper diet recipes below

Calories in Green Peppers

Calories in Green Peppers, Sweet, Raw

Refuse: 18% (Stem ends, seeds and core)
Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams20 kcal (84 kJ)
1 cup, chopped, 149 grams30 kcal (125 kJ)
1 cup, sliced, 92 grams18 kcal (77 kJ)
1 tbsp, 9.3 grams2 kcal (8 kJ)
1 large (2-1/4 per lb, approx 3-3/4" long, 3" dia), 164 grams33 kcal (138 kJ)
1 medium (approx 2-3/4" long, 2-1/2" dia), 119 grams24 kcal (100 kJ)
1 ring (3" dia, 1/4" thick), 10 grams2 kcal (8 kJ)
1 small, 74 grams15 kcal (62 kJ)
10 strips, 27 grams5 kcal (23 kJ)

Calories in Green Peppers, Sweet, Cooked, Boiled, Drained

Refuse: 0%
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams26 kcal (108 kJ)
1 tbsp, 11.6 grams3 kcal (13 kJ)
1 pepper, 73 grams19 kcal (79 kJ)
0.5 cup, chopped, 92 grams24 kcal (99 kJ)

Peppers, Sweet, Green, Sauteed

Refuse: 0%
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams127 kcal (530 kJ)

Green Pepper Nutrition Facts

Green Peppers, Raw and Cooked
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
NutrientsPeppers, sweet, green, rawPeppers, sweet, green, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt
Water93.89 g91.87 g
Energy84 kJ (20 kcal)117 kJ (28 kcal)
Carbohydrates4.64 g6.70 g
Fiber1.7 g1.2 g
Sugars2.40 g3.19 g
Total Fat:0.17 g0.20 g
Cholesterol0 mg0 mg
Protein0.86 g0.92 g
Calcium, Ca10 mg (1 %)9 mg (1 %)
Iron, Fe0.34 mg (2 %)0.46 mg (3 %)
Magnesium, Mg10 mg (3 %)10 mg (3 %)
Phosphorus, P20 mg (2 %)18 mg (2 %)
Potassium, K175 mg (4 %)166 mg (4 %)
Sodium, Na3 mg (0 %)2 mg (0 %)
Zinc, Zn0.13 mg (1 %)0.12 mg (1 %)
Copper, Cu0.066 mg (3 %)0.065 mg (3 %)
Manganese, Mn0.122 mg (6 %)0.115 mg (6 %)
Selenium, Se0.0 mcg (0 %)0.3 mcg (0 %)
Vitamin C80.4 mg (134 %)74.4 mg (124 %)
Thiamine (Vit. B1)0.057 mg (4 %)0.059 mg (4 %)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.028 mg (2 %)0.030 mg (2 %)
Niacin (Vit. B3)0.480 mg (2 %)0.477 mg (2 %)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.099 mg (1 %)0.079 mg (1 %)
Vitamin B60.224 mg (11 %)0.233 mg (12 %)
Folate (Vit. B9)10 mcg (3 %)16 mcg (4 %)
Vitamin B120 mcg (0 %)0 mcg (0 %)
Vitamin A370 IU (8 %)468 IU (10 %)
Vitamin E0.37 mg (2 %)0.50 mg (3 %)
Vitamin K7.4 mcg (9. %)9.8 mcg (12 %)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Author: Lana Soko

Green Pepper Recipes

Steak Fajita Recipe

Marinated Steak Fajita Recipe
Green peppers are delicious in this steak fajita recipe. There 287 calories per serving. This steak fajitas are suitable for a low carb high protein, low GI and diabetic diet.

Italian Meatball Soup

Italian Meatball Soup Recipe
Italian meatballs, green peppers, chopped tomatoes, celery and stock can make a great soup in just under 30 min. There are 248 calories and 7g of net carbs per serving. The recipe is suitable for a low GI, low calorie and low carb high protein diet.

Low Carb Chicken Fajita Recipe

Low Carb Chicken Fajita Recipe
Chicken, salsa, guacamole, sour cream, pepper, onion, and lettuce are the ingredients that will make tasty chicken fajitas in 1 hour 20 min if you are marinating the chicken and 10-15 min if you are using up chicken leftovers. 258 kcal and 5g of net carbs in one serving.

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