Nutrition for Worcestershire Sauce

Calories, Protein, Vitamins and More


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Worcestershire Sauce Nutrition Summary

One tablespoon of worcestershire sauce (17 grams or 0.6 oz) contains 13 calories and zero grams of protein. Worcestershire sauce consist of 79% water, 19% carbohydrates, and less than 1% of protein or total fat.

Worcestershire sauce is an excellent source of a few nutrients, including calcium and potassium. It also contains significant amounts of iron.

In one tablespoon of worcestershire sauce:

  • Calories: 13
  • Sugar: 1.7 g
  • Sodium: 221 mg
There is no significant amounts of protein, dietary fiber, total fat, saturated fat or cholesterol in worcestershire sauce.

See the Worcestershire Sauce Nutrition Chart for complete recommended daily values.
The specific nutritional values from USDA is for: Sauce, worcestershire.

Calories in Worcestershire Sauce

Worcestershire sauce has 13 calories per tablespoon or 76 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates.

100 percent of calories in worcestershire sauce are from carbohydrates.

Calories from Carbs

The majority, or 100% of the calories in worcestershire sauce are from carbohydrates. The carbs in worcestershire sauce are mostly in the form of sugar (100%).

  • Sugar: 1.7 g
There is no significant amounts of dietary fiber or starch in worcestershire sauce.

Calories from Fat

Worcestershire sauce contains no fat. It also is cholestrol free.

Calories Similar to Worcestershire Sauce

Some other soups or sauces with similar calories to worcestershire sauce by weight:

Protein in Worcestershire Sauce

Worcestershire sauce 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.

Vitamins and Minerals in Worcestershire Sauce

An good source of nutrients, worcestershire sauce contains abundant amounts of calcium and potassium. In fact, a single tablespoon of worcestershire sauce contains 6% of recommended daily values or 136 mg of potassium. Also an excellent source of calcium, a single tablespoon of worcestershire sauce contains 2% of recommended daily values or 18.2 mg of calcium.

Vitamins in worcestershire sauce (1 tbsp):
  • Vitamin a: 0.9 ug
  • Thiamin: < 0.1 mg
  • Riboflavin: < 0.1 mg
  • Niacin: 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin c: 2.2 mg
  • Vitamin e: < 0.1 mg
  • Folate: 1.4 ug
  • Vitamin k: 0.2 ug
Minerals in worcestershire sauce (1 tbsp):
  • Calcium: 18.2 mg
  • Potassium: 136 mg
  • Iron: 0.9 mg
  • Magnesium: 2.2 mg
  • Zinc: < 0.1 mg
  • Selenium: 0.1 ug
  • Phosphorus: 10.2 mg
  • Copper: < 0.1 mg
  • Choline: 0.5 mg
There is no significant amounts of manganese, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6 or vitamin b12 in worcestershire sauce.

Flavonoids and Carotenoids in Worcestershire Sauce [3]

Worcestershire sauce contains a number of healthy phytonutrients and antioxidants, specifically carotenoids beta-carotene and lutein + zeaxanthin. In one tablespoon of worcestershire sauce:

  • beta-carotene: 7 ug
  • lutein + zeaxanthin: 8 ug

Worcestershire Sauce 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.

Worcestershire Sauce in Cooking

Worcestershire sauce is in the top 10% of most popular ingredients for recipes. Most recipes call for one or two tablespoons of worcestershire sauce.

Friends and Relatives of Worcestershire Sauce

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