Pine Nuts Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Pine Nuts.


There are 191 calories in Pine Nuts.


Nutrition Facts
Pine Nuts
Serving Size:


oz (167 kernels) (28 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 174
Calories 191

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 grams

Saturated Fat 1.4 grams

Polyunsaturated Fat 9.7 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 5.3 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 0.6 milligrams

Potassium 169 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 3.7 grams

Dietary Fiber 1 grams

Sugars 1 grams
Protein 3.9 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 190 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 51 minutes
Running (6mph) 18 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 26 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

Is Pine Nut same as peanut?

Peanuts are actually legumes, not nuts. They’re in the same plant family as other small beans like soybeans and lima beans. Tree nuts include almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, pine nuts, pistachios, and walnuts. An allergy to one tree nut doesn’t necessarily mean that the individual is allergic to all types of tree nuts.

Are pine nuts actual nuts?

The funny thing about pine nuts is that they’re actually not nuts at all. Pine nuts (also called pignoli or piñón nuts) are the seeds of pine trees and can be commonly found in pine cones.

What can I substitute pine nuts with?

11 Best Pine Nut Substitutes for Pesto

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  • Pistachios. Maryna IaroshenkoGetty Images. …
  • Almonds. baibazGetty Images. …
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  • Macadamia Nuts. …
  • Sunflower Seeds.

What are pine nuts good for?

Pine nuts can increase your energy levels due to their protein, iron, and magnesium. The antioxidant power of vitamin E contained in them may help keep your skin healthy and young in appearance. Additionally, regularly eating pine nuts or other seeds and nuts may help reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease.

Are pine nuts related to cashews?

Pine nuts are in a different botanical category to tree nuts (such as walnuts, Brazils and cashews) and researchers point out that the overwhelming majority of people with pine nut allergy can tolerate these other nuts, and vice versa.

What foods contain pine nuts?

Pine nuts are native to the Middle East and the Mediterranean region. They have a distinct, delicate, buttery taste and creamy texture. Pine nuts are used in Italian pesto sauce; French salade landaise; Italian pignoli cookies and other baked desserts; Middle Eastern kibbeh and sambusek, and in pine nut coffee.

What do pine nuts taste like?

Pine nuts are very high in oil, giving them an almost buttery texture. Crunch a few on their own and you might be able to detect a slightly resinous pine-like flavor. Once mixed with other ingredients, their flavor is more mild and sweet.

Does pesto always have pine nuts?

You don’t need pine nuts to make an amazing pesto. While we love a classic pesto studded with pine nuts, the typically pricey nuts aren’t required to make the delicious sauce. Here, eleven terrific recipes that use alternative nuts (or even no nuts at all!) including aromatic mint pesto and briny green olive pesto.