Pepperoni Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Pepperoni.


There are 10 calories in Pepperoni.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size:


slice (2 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 8.3
Calories 10

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.9 grams

Saturated Fat 0.3 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 0.4 grams

Cholesterol 1.9 milligrams

Sodium 32 milligrams

Potassium 5.5 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 0 grams

Dietary Fiber 0 grams

Sugars 0 grams
Protein 0.4 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Meat / Poultry / Seafood > Prepared / Processed > Sausage

How long would it take to burn off 10 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 3 minutes
Running (6mph) 1 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 1 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is pepperoni really made of?

How is Pepperoni Made? Pepperoni is made from a mixture of ground pork and beef mixed with spices and flavorings. Salt and sodium nitrate are then added as curing agents, which prevent the growth of unwanted microorganisms. Nitrate is also added, which gives pepperoni its color.

Is pepperoni pig or cow?

Pepperoni is made from pork or from a mixture of pork and beef. Turkey meat is also commonly used as a substitute, but the use of poultry in pepperoni must be appropriately labeled in the United States.

Is sausage and pepperoni same?

Sausage is made up of ground meat; the ground meat is often composed of pork or beef. Another key ingredient in sausage is pork fat. Pepperoni however is made up of cured pork and beef meat. Sausages can be of different kinds of flavors as however the most popular and traditional flavor of sausage is Italian seasoning.

Is pepperoni raw meat?

Like other cured salamis, pepperoni is a raw food. Whether from the deli counter or out of the bag, you should avoid eating it cold because it can harbor bacteria that can harm your developing baby. However, cooked pepperoni is fine.

Is pepperoni the same as salami?

The taste of pepperoni is usually spicier than salami which in some cases can be almost spiceless. It has similarities to the spicy salamis of the southern part of Italy. It is also lightly smoky whereas salami doesn’t always come in a smoked version. Pepperoni has a fine-grained texture that is softer than salami.

Is pepperoni made of intestines?

Contrary to popular myths about processed foods, pepperoni is not made with low-quality leftover meat or organ meats. High-quality pepperoni should also not contain any fillers. Pepperoni casings are like other sausage casings. “Natural” sausage casings use the intestines of animals to encase the meat.

Is salami better than pepperoni?

Pepperoni is higher in calories and fat content but richer in vitamins A, E, and D. Comparatively, salami is richer in proteins, most B complex vitamins, and minerals. They mostly have negative impacts on overall health.

What are the 3 types of pepperoni?

By the Type of Meat Used to Make Pepperoni

  • Beef Pepperoni. What is this? …
  • Pork Pepperoni. Most pepperoni available throughout the United States contains a mix of pork and beef. …
  • Turkey Pepperoni. …
  • Venison Pepperoni.