Calories in Green Peas,
Peas Nutrition and Benefits

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

Green Peas are generally purchased either frozen or fresh in their pods. Peas are low in fat, but provide a very good source of protein and fiber. As you would expect, they are full of vitamins and minerals providing a good source of vitamin A, vitamins B1-B3, vitamin B6, folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin K, iron, manganese, phosphorus, zinc and many more.

Peas contain many phytonutrients. In research, consumption of Peas have been shown to lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, stomach cancer and have anti-inflammatory benefits. Other Peas benefits include regulating the digestion of food given their high fiber and protein content.

Below we have three calorie tables, comparing the calorie content when raw and when boiled. We've also included split peas. In addition we have a nutrition table showing in detail the nutrients, raw versus boiled. Compare the nutrition and calories in Green Peas 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 diet recipes with Peas below

Calories in Green Peas

Calories in Green Peas, Raw

Refuse: 62% (Pods and inedible peas)
Scientific Name: Pisum sativum
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams81 kcal (339 kJ)
1 cup, 145 grams117 kcal (492 kJ)

Calories in Green Peas, Cooked

Refuse: 0%
Serving SizePeas, green, cooked, boiled, drained, (calories per serving)Peas, split, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, (calories per serving)
100 grams84 kcal (352 kJ)118 kcal (494 kJ)
1 cup, 160 grams134 kcal (563 kJ)-
1 cup, 196 grams-231 kcal (968 kJ)
1 tbsp, 12.2 grams-14 kcal (60 kJ)

Peas Nutrition Facts

Peas Raw and Cooked
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
NutrientsPeas, green, rawPeas, green, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt
Water78.86 g77.87 g
Energy339 kJ (81 kcal)352 kJ (84 kcal)
Carbohydrates14.45 g15.63 g
Fiber5.1 g5.5 g
Sugars5.67 g5.93 g
Total Fat:0.40 g0.22 g
Cholesterol0 mg0 mg
Protein1.10 g5.36 g
Calcium, Ca25 mg (3 %)27 mg (3 %)
Iron, Fe1.47 mg (8 %)1.54 mg (9 %)
Magnesium, Mg33 mg (8 %)39 mg (10 %)
Phosphorus, P108 mg (11 %)117 mg (12 %)
Potassium, K244 mg (5 %)271 mg (6 %)
Sodium, Na5 mg (0 %)3 mg (0 %)
Zinc, Zn1.24 mg (8 %)1.19 mg (8 %)
Copper, Cu0.176 mg (9 %)0.173 mg (9 %)
Manganese, Mn0.410 mg (21 %)0.525 mg (26 %)
Selenium, Se1.8 mcg (2 %)1.9 mcg (2 %)
Vitamin C40 mg (66 %)14.2 mg (24 %)
Thiamine (Vit. B1)0.266 mg (18 %)0.259 mg (17 %)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.132 mg (8 %)0.149 mg (9 %)
Niacin (Vit. B3)2.090 mg (10 %)2.021 mg (10 %)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.104 mg (1 %)0.153 mg (1.5 %)
Vitamin B60.169 mg (8 %)0.216 mg (11 %)
Folate (Vit. B9)65 mcg (16 %)63 mcg (16 %)
Vitamin B120 mcg (0 %)0 mcg (0 %)
Vitamin A765 IU (15 %)801 IU (16 %)
Vitamin E0.13 mg (1 %)0.14 mg (1 %)
Vitamin K24.8 mcg (31 %)25.9 mcg (32 %)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Author: Lana Soko

Green Peas Recipes

Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Chicken Vegetable Soup
This soup recipe only takes 20 min to prepare if you use cooked chicken and just over an hour if cooking with raw chicken. The recipe is diabetic appropriate, promotes healthy heart and weight. It is low in calories (133 kcal), carbs (5g of net carbs), low in cholesterol and sodium.

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