Roast Potatoes Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Roast Potatoes.


There are 180 calories in Roast Potatoes.


Nutrition Facts
Roast Potatoes
Serving Size:


cup (127 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 78
Calories 180

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8.6 grams

Saturated Fat 0.7 grams

Trans Fat 0.2 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.5 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 1.9 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 501 milligrams

Potassium 642 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 23 grams

Dietary Fiber 2.2 grams

Sugars 1.7 grams
Protein 2.7 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 180 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 48 minutes
Running (6mph) 17 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 25 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What’s the difference between baked and roasted potatoes?

Roast potatoes are peeled and cooked in fat or oil; baked potatoes are placed in the oven without being peeled, and are cooked as they are [though some people do put water and salt or oil on the outside to add a crispness.]

Are roast potatoes and baked potatoes the same?

Baked potatoes are potatoes cooked whole and unpeeled without fat in the oven. Roast potatoes are potatoes peeled, cut up, partially boiled, then cooked in fat in the oven.

What kind of potatoes are roasting potatoes?

WHAT KIND OF POTATOES ARE BEST FOR ROAST POTATOES? You can use ANY kind of potato for roasting! You can use white potatoes, red potatoes, baby potatoes, russets, Yukon gold, brushed, or even roasted sweet potatoes… they’re all delicious!

Are roast potatoes the same as chips?

There are few nutritional differences, but chips will have a higher fat content than roast potatoes, because they have a larger surface area and therefore will absorb more fat during cooking. The type of cooking oil used to cook the potatoes/chips will strongly affect the type of fats the food contains.

What does roast mean in cooking?

Roasting, like baking, is a method of cooking that uses hot, dry air to cook food in the oven, but at higher temperatures. Roasting is typically used for foods with a solid structure such as vegetables and meats, roasting uses the bake setting at 400ºF (204ºC) or higher to brown the surface and develop flavor.

Does roast mean broil?

Roasting uses the same all-over heat as baking but at higher temperatures. Broiling uses top-down heat at high and extra-high temperatures to brown or crisp the top of food.

How do you roast potatoes quickly?

The secret for quick oven roasted potatoes lies in a simple double cooking technique. Parboiling the potatoes for a few minutes, and finishing them off in the oven, is truly the best way to cook roasted potatoes in a very short time, and it’s totally easy and fuss-free.

How do you make roasted tatties?

Spread them in a single layer making sure they have plenty of room. Roast the potatoes for 15 mins, then take them out of the oven and turn them over. Roast for another 15 mins and turn them over again. Put them back in the oven for another 10-20 mins, or however long it takes to get them really golden and crisp.