Nutrition for Sprouted Peas

Calories, Protein, Vitamins and More


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Sprouted Peas Nutrition Summary

One cup of sprouted peas (120 grams or 0.3 lb) contains 149 calories and 10.6 grams of protein. Sprouted peas consists of 62% water, 27% carbohydrates, 9% protein, and less than 1% of fat.

Sprouted peas are an excellent source of many nutrients, including protein, Vitamin C, calcium, iron, potassium, Vitamin B6 and folate. It also contains significant amounts of magnesium, thiamin, niacin, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, copper, manganese and zinc.

In one cup of sprouted peas:

  • Calories: 149
  • Protein: 10.6 g
  • Fat: 0.8 g, (Saturated: 0.1 g)
  • Sodium: 24 mg
There is no significant amounts of sugar, dietary fiber or cholesterol in sprouted peas.

See the Sprouted Peas Nutrition Chart for complete recommended daily values.
The specific nutritional values from USDA is for: Peas, mature seeds, sprouted, raw.

Calories in Sprouted Peas

Sprouted peas have 149 calories per cup or 124 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates and protein.

72 percent of calories in sprouted peas are from carbohydrates, 24% of calories are from protein and 4% of calories are from fat.

Calories from Fat

A small portion, or 4% the calories in sprouted peas are from fat. Sprouted peas are very low in total fat, with 0.8 grams per cup. It also is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in sprouted peas are healthier unsaturated fats:

  • Total fat: 0.8 g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.1 g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4 g
There is no significant amounts of cholestrol in sprouted peas.

Omega-6 in Sprouted Peas

A source of omega-6 fatty acids, every cup of sprouted peas contain a total of 0.3 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in sprouted peas come from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid. [2]

  • linoleic acid: 0.32 g

Calories Similar to Sprouted Peas

Some other vegetables with similar calories to sprouted peas by weight:

Protein in Sprouted Peas

An excellent source of protein, a single cup of sprouted peas contains 21% of recommended daily values or 10.6 grams of protein. However, the protein in sprouted peas is not complete, meaning it does not contain all 9 essential amino acids. Specifically, sprouted peas are low in tryptophan.

  • Protein: 10.56 g
  • Threonine: 0.22 g
  • Isoleucine: 0.21 g
  • Leucine: 0.44 g
  • Lysine: 0.46 g
  • Methionine: 0.08 g
  • Phenylalanine: 0.3 g
  • Valine: 0.26 g
  • Histidine: 0.2 g
There is no significant amounts of tryptophan in sprouted peas.

Protein Similar to Sprouted Peas

Some other vegetables with similar amounts of protein to sprouted peas by weight:

Vitamins and Minerals in Sprouted Peas

An good source of many nutrients, sprouted peas contain abundant amounts of Vitamin C, calcium, iron, potassium, Vitamin B6 and folate. In fact, a single cup of sprouted peas contains 43% of recommended daily values or 172.8 ug of folate. Also an excellent source of Vitamin B6, a single cup of sprouted peas contains 24% of recommended daily values or 0.3 mg of Vitamin B6.

Vitamins in sprouted peas (1 cup):
  • Vitamin a: 59.8 ug
  • Thiamin: 0.3 mg
  • Riboflavin: 0.2 mg
  • Niacin: 3.7 mg
  • Vitamin b6: 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin c: 12.5 mg
  • Folate: 172.8 ug
Minerals in sprouted peas (1 cup):
  • Calcium: 43.2 mg
  • Potassium: 457.2 mg
  • Iron: 2.7 mg
  • Magnesium: 67.2 mg
  • Zinc: 1.3 mg
  • Selenium: 0.7 ug
  • Phosphorus: 198 mg
  • Copper: 0.3 mg
  • Manganese: 0.5 mg
There is no significant amounts of choline, pantothenic acid, vitamin e, vitamin b12 or vitamin k in sprouted peas.

Similar to Sprouted Peas for Folate (Vit B9)

Here are some other vegetables with similarly abundant amounts of folate (Vit B9) to sprouted peas:

Sprouted Peas 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.


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