Shredded Cheese Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Shredded Cheese.


There are 114 calories in Shredded Cheese.


Nutrition Facts
Shredded Cheese
Serving Size:


cup (28 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 85
Calories 114

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9.4 grams

Saturated Fat 5.3 grams

Trans Fat 0.3 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 2.6 grams

Cholesterol 28 milligrams

Sodium 184 milligrams

Potassium 21 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 0.9 grams

Dietary Fiber 0 grams

Sugars 0.1 grams
Protein 6.5 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 110 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 31 minutes
Running (6mph) 11 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 16 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

Is shredded cheese the same as grated cheese?

1. A shredded item appears like long strips while a grated item appears like tiny fragments to the point of being powdery in nature. 2. Shredding produces smoother shreds as opposed to grating which usually creates uneven, grated products.

What kind of cheese is shredded?

It is available in many different varieties, such as mozzarella, Cheddar, Parmesan, and Swiss. It is also available in blended varieties where two or more different shredded cheeses are combined together in one package. Many of the shredded cheeses are available in a reduced fat variety also.

What is shredded cheese made of?

The Wall Street Journal took a closer look at this popular food additive — made from wood pulp or other plant fibers — and the many roles it plays in the packaged foods we eat. In packaged shredded cheese, cellulose is used to coat the pieces of cheese, blocking out the moisture that causes them to clump.

What can I substitute for shredded Cheddar cheese?

8 Best Substitutes for Cheddar Cheese

  • Colby Cheese.
  • Double Gloucester Cheese.
  • Cantal cheese.
  • Gouda Cheese.
  • Brick Cheese.
  • Edam Cheese.
  • Gruyere Cheese.
  • Yellow Cheddar.

Can I use sliced cheese instead of shredded cheese?

Cheese slices will stand in for shredded cheese in any melting application. Reduced fat cheeses do not have the same structure as regular cheeses and they become tough and rubbery with prolonged heating, according to the cheese company Sargento, so avoid using low fat cheese slices for melting.

Can I substitute shredded cheese for grated cheese?

Substitute finely grated parmesan cheese for shredded on a . 5 to 1 ratio. For example, if the recipe calls for 1 cup of shredded parmesan for your dish, you will use only 1/2 cup of finely grated cheese. However, for coarsely grated parmesan cheese, increase it to 3/4 cup to replace 1 cup of shredded.

Is shredded cheese real cheese?

Cheese blocks and shredded cheese come from the same cheese wheels. However, shredded cheese bags also contain starch, cellulose, and natamycin to keep the cheese shreds from caking together and inhibit the growth of mold.

What does shredded cheese look like?

Shredded cheese looks like long strips, while grated cheese looks like very small fragments and is often similar to a powder. In addition, shredding and grating can actually affect the cooking time of a dish as shredded cheese takes more time to melt whereas grated cheese melts quickly.