Green Beans Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Green Beans.


There are 44 calories in Green Beans.


Nutrition Facts
Green Beans
Serving Size:


cup (125 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 3.2
Calories 44

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.3 grams

Saturated Fat 0.1 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 0 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 1.3 milligrams

Potassium 183 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 9.9 grams

Dietary Fiber 4 grams

Sugars 4.5 grams
Protein 2.4 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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How long would it take to burn off 45 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 12 minutes
Running (6mph) 4 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 6 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What are green beans classified as?

Because the fruit of the green bean plant is in a pod, green beans are actually just legumes, not beans. Some other common legumes that you may have never considered include: asparagus beans, soybeans, black-eyed peas and sugar snap peas.

Are green beans beans or vegetables?

Whether you love them or want to eradicate them from the Earth, you’ll probably see green beans on your Thanksgiving table this year. And since you can’t avoid them, you may as well impress your relatives with this fun bean fact: the green bean is actually not a vegetable, but a fruit.

What is another name for green beans?

Green beans are known by many common names, including French beans (or the French: haricot vert), string beans (although most modern varieties are “stringless”), and snap beans or simply snaps.

Are peas green beans?

Beans, peas, and lentils are unique foods

Green peas, green lima beans, and green (string) beans are not part of the beans, peas, and lentils subgroup because their nutrient content is more similar to other vegetable subgroups. Green peas and green lima beans are grouped with Starchy Vegetables.

Are green beans a starch or a vegetable?

When you take a good look at the vegetable subgroups, green beans are counted as “other vegetables,” and green peas are counted as “starchy vegetables.” The reason is simple: The types of vegetables in the beans and peas category have a different nutritional makeup than what you find in green beans and green peas.

What’s the difference between peas and green beans?

Peas are generally round while beans have a wider variety of shapes. Color also varies considerably with non-pea beans. Peas don’t usually vary that much in color – they’re mostly green. The stem of a pea plant is typically hollow, while beans have a solid stem structure.

How does green beans look like?

Most varieties are green, but there are also purple, red, yellow, and streaked beans. Common beans are several inches long and either round or flattened in shape.

How to Grow Common Beans.

Common Name Common bean, green bean, French bean, snap bean, string bean
Size 2–15 ft. tall, 2–3 ft. wide (varies by type)
Sun Exposure Full sun

Where do green beans come from?

Green, navy, kidney, and black beans all originated in Peru. Beans were spread throughout South, Central, and North America by migrating Americans Indians. Beans were essential to the diets of the native tribes, and they continue to play a large role in the diets of South and Central Americans.