String Beans Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for String Beans.


There are 44 calories in String Beans.


Nutrition Facts
String Beans
Serving Size:


cup (125 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 3.2
Calories 44

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.3 grams

Saturated Fat 0.1 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 0 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 1.3 milligrams

Potassium 183 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 9.9 grams

Dietary Fiber 4 grams

Sugars 4.5 grams
Protein 2.4 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 45 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 12 minutes
Running (6mph) 4 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 6 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

Are green beans and string beans the same?

Green beans and string beans are one and the same, but the “string” term is, for the most part, outdated. Green beans used to have characteristic fibrous “strings” running down the length of the pod that had to be removed bean by bean, just like snap peas.

What kind of beans are string beans?

Green beans go by many different names, like string beans, French beans, snap beans, and haricots verts in French, but the regular green beans found in a grocery store are the most common way to refer to the beans. Green beans differ from other beans in that you cook them still in their bean pods.

Are string beans and peas the same?

Beans, peas, and lentils are unique foods

Green peas, green lima beans, and green (string) beans are not part of the beans, peas, and lentils subgroup because their nutrient content is more similar to other vegetable subgroups. Green peas and green lima beans are grouped with Starchy Vegetables.

What type of vegetable is string beans?


Legumes are family of plants and they all have the same type of fruit — a bean, actually, that is technically called a legume. Examples: snow peas, string beans or sugar snap peas.

Why are they called string beans?

String beans are also known as green beans. String beans are the edible fruits of the bean plant, or the plants themselves. They are called string beans because of a fibrous string that runs along the length of the pod, which is usually removed before eating.

What does string beans look like?

Mature string beans are usually 4-6” in length and either round or slightly flattened in shape, with some curve in the length. Young string beans, ones picked early, are usually around 3” long and not as thick in diameter. Most varieties are green, but there are also purple, red, yellow, and streaked varieties.

Are string beans a vegetable?

Whether you love them or want to eradicate them from the Earth, you’ll probably see green beans on your Thanksgiving table this year. And since you can’t avoid them, you may as well impress your relatives with this fun bean fact: the green bean is actually not a vegetable, but a fruit.