Ground Pork Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Ground Pork.


There are 252 calories in Ground Pork.


Nutrition Facts
Ground Pork
Serving Size:


oz (85 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 159
Calories 252

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 grams

Saturated Fat 6.6 grams

Polyunsaturated Fat 1.6 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 7.9 grams

Cholesterol 80 milligrams

Sodium 62 milligrams

Potassium 308 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 0 grams

Dietary Fiber 0 grams

Sugars 0 grams
Protein 22 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 250 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 68 minutes
Running (6mph) 24 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 35 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is ground pork made of?

Ground pork is usually made from pork shoulder, also known as pork butt or Boston butt, and sometimes includes trimmed ends of the loin. When sold at the supermarket pre-ground and packaged, ground pork is not often labeled with fat and lean percentages (the way ground beef is).

Is ground pork same as sausage?

Ground pork sausage looks almost identical to ground pork. But it’s been pre-seasoned prior to packaging. Finally, link sausage is a meat product (typically, but not always, pork) that has been seasoned, mixed with additional fat and food preservatives, and is usually packaged within a casing.

What does ground pork mean?

Ground Pork is a combination of lean meat and fat from any part of a pig. It can be ground finely or coarsely, and like ground beef, depending on the amount of fat in it, it can be regular, lean, extra lean, etc. The maximum fat content allowed in America is 30 percent.

Is ground pork the same as ground beef?

Ground pork tends to have a milder flavor than ground beef. Ground pork has 290 calories, 22 grams of fat, and 20 grams of protein in a 3 ounce serving.

How do you make ground pork?

How to Make Homemade Ground Pork:

  1. Cut pork meat into 1.5-2” pieces, disposing any blood vessels or little unnecessary things and place pieces into large sieve. …
  2. Grind meat pieces, and weigh out ground meat into plastic freezer bags. …
  3. Press bagged ground meat down to about 1” thick so it thaws faster when you need it.

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Is ground pork same as minced pork?

Though many use ground meat and minced meat interchangeably, they are not the same thing. Ground meat is emulsified meat and fat. Minced meat, on the other hand, is skeletal-muscle meat that’s chopped finely. In terms of texture, ground meat is creamy and consistent.

Can I make ground pork from pork chops?

You can make ground chicken out of chicken breasts or chicken thighs, you can make ground beef out of beef stakes or beef stew meat, you can make ground pork out of pork chop meat and you can make ground turkey out of turkey breast or turkey thighs pieces.

Is ground pork healthy?

Potential Health Benefits of Pork

Pork is a rich source of certain vitamins and minerals your body needs to function, like iron and zinc. It’s also an excellent source of high-quality protein. Minimally processed, lean, fully-cooked pork eaten in moderation can provide certain benefits when added to your diet.