Calories in Sour Cream, Nutrition and Benefits

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

Sour cream is simply cream that has been fermented by adding bacteria. As you can see in the tables below the fat content is very high, approx 20g per 100g serving. Just over half of the fat content is saturated fat. Reduced or low fat options are available and therefore the calories in sour cream will be less.

Enjoy losing weight with our sour cream diet recipes below

Calories in Sour Cream

It should be stored in the refrigerator and should last for a few weeks and possibly a week or more after the sell by date. You will need to check with your local store as to whether the product you are purchasing contains pasteurized or unpasteurized cream.

Sour cream is a very useful addition to cooking. Compare calories in sour cream with the other calories in cheese and dairy products.

Calories in Sour Cream:

Cream, Sour, Cultured

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Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams193 kcal (809 kJ)
1 cup, 230 grams444 kcal (1861 kJ)
1 tbsp, 12 grams23 kcal (97 kJ)

Cream, Sour, Reduced Fat, Cultured

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Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams135 kcal (563 kJ)
1 cup, 242 grams327 kcal (1362 kJ)
1 tbsp, 15 grams20 kcal (84 kJ)

Sour Cream, Light

Refuse: 0%
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams138 kcal (577 kJ)

Sour Cream, Reduced Fat

Refuse: 0%
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams181 kcal (757 kJ)

Sour Cream, Fat Free

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Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams74 kcal (310 kJ)

Sour Cream Nutrition Facts

Cream, Sour, Cultured
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Water74.46 g
Energy809 kJ (193 kcal)
Carbohydrates2.88 g
Sugars3.50 g
Protein2.07 g
Total Fat:19.73 g
saturated fat11.507 g
monounsaturated fat5.068 g
polyunsaturated fat0.840 g
Cholesterol52 mg
Calcium, Ca110 mg (11 %)
Iron, Fe0.17 mg (1 %)
Magnesium, Mg10 mg (3 %)
Phosphorus, P115 mg (12 %)
Potassium, K141 mg (3 %)
Zinc, Zn0.38 mg (3 %)
Copper, Cu0.019 mg (1 %)
Manganese, Mn0.011 mg (0.6 %)
Selenium, Se2.6 mcg (4 %)
Thiamine (Vit. B1)0.036 mg (2 %)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.172 mg (10 %)
Niacin (Vit. B3)0.109 mg (0.5 %)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.336 mg (3 %)
Vitamin B60.057 mg (3 %)
Folate (Vit. B9)7 mcg (2 %)
Vitamin B120.28 mcg (5 %)
Vitamin A623 IU (12 %)
Vitamin E0.44 mg (2 %)
Vitamin D14 IU (4 %)
Vitamin K1.8 mcg (2 %)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Author: Lana Soko

Sour Cream Recipes

Baked Salmon Recipe

Salmon Baked in Lemon and Dill Sour Cream
Sour cream and lemon enhances the flavor of salmon. Sour cream, lemon, dill, zucchini and garlic will make a yummy lunch or dinner in only 30 min. The recipe is low in calories and carbs, and full of minerals and nutrients.

Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas
No fajitas are complete without sour cream. Cooking time: 1 hour 20 min if you are marinating the meat and 10-15 min if you use up cooked chicken. The recipe is low in calories (256 kcal), carbs (5g of net carbs) and is a good source of vitamins A, B-6 and C.

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