Nutrition for Cherry Tomato

Calories, Protein, Vitamins and More


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Cherry Tomato Nutrition Summary

One pint of cherry tomato (316 grams or 0.7 lb) contains 51 calories and 3.7 grams of protein. Cherry tomato consist of 95% water, 3% carbohydrates, 1% protein, and less than 1% of fat.

Cherry tomato is an excellent source of many nutrients, including dietary fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C and potassium. It also contains significant amounts of iron, Vitamin B6, folate, phosphorus, copper and manganese.

In one pint of cherry tomato:

  • Calories: 51
  • Protein: 3.7 g
  • Dietary fiber: 2.8 g
  • Fat: 0.6 g, (Saturated: 0.1 g)
  • Sodium: 132.7 mg
There is no significant amounts of sugar or cholesterol in cherry tomato.

See the Cherry Tomato Nutrition Chart for complete recommended daily values.
The specific nutritional values from USDA is for: Tomatoes, orange, raw.

Calories in Cherry Tomato

Cherry tomato has 51 calories per pint or 16 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates and protein.

66 percent of calories in cherry tomato are from carbohydrates, 25% of calories are from protein and 9% of calories are from fat.

Calories from Carbs

The majority, or 66% of the calories in cherry tomato are from carbohydrates. The carbs in cherry tomato are mostly in the form of dietary fiber (100%). 1 pint of cherry tomato has 11% of daily values or 2.8 grams of dietary fiber.

  • Dietary fiber: 2.8 g
There is no significant amounts of sugar or starch in cherry tomato.

Calories from Fat

A small portion, or 9% the calories in cherry tomato are from fat. Cherry tomato is very low in total fat, with 0.6 grams per pint. It also is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in cherry tomato are healthier unsaturated fats:

  • Total fat: 0.6 g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.1 g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2 g
There is no significant amounts of cholestrol in cherry tomato.

Omega-6 in Cherry Tomato

A source of omega-6 fatty acids, every pint of cherry tomato contains a total of 0.2 grams of omega-6. [2]

  • linoleic acid: 0.23 g

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Protein in Cherry Tomato

One pint of cherry tomato has 3.7 grams of protein or about 7% of daily recommended intake. Cherry tomato is relatively low in protein, and is not a source of complete protein, containing little or small amounts of the majority of the nine essential amino acids.

  • Protein: 3.67 g
  • Tryptophan: 0.03 g
  • Threonine: 0.09 g
  • Isoleucine: 0.09 g
  • Leucine: 0.13 g
  • Lysine: 0.13 g
  • Methionine: 0.03 g
  • Phenylalanine: 0.09 g
  • Valine: 0.09 g
  • Histidine: 0.06 g

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Vitamins and Minerals in Cherry Tomato

An good source of many nutrients, cherry tomato contains abundant amounts of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and potassium. In fact, a single pint of cherry tomato contains 67% of recommended daily values or 50.6 mg of Vitamin C. Also an excellent source of Vitamin A, a single pint of cherry tomato contains 34% of recommended daily values or 237 ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamins in cherry tomato (1 pint):
  • Vitamin a: 237 ug
  • Thiamin: 0.1 mg
  • Riboflavin: 0.1 mg
  • Niacin: 1.9 mg
  • Vitamin b6: 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin c: 50.6 mg
  • Folate: 91.6 ug
Minerals in cherry tomato (1 pint):
  • Calcium: 15.8 mg
  • Potassium: 669.9 mg
  • Iron: 1.5 mg
  • Magnesium: 25.3 mg
  • Zinc: 0.4 mg
  • Selenium: 1.3 ug
  • Phosphorus: 91.6 mg
  • Copper: 0.2 mg
  • Manganese: 0.3 mg
There is no significant amounts of choline, pantothenic acid, vitamin e, vitamin b12 or vitamin k in cherry tomato.

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Cherry Tomato Nutrition Chart

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

Cherry Tomato in Cooking

Cherry tomato is in the top 10% of most popular ingredients for recipes. Cherry Tomato can be consumed raw and is often halved or sliced before cooking or serving. Most recipes call for one or two pints of cherry tomato.

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