Shallot vs Green Onions: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Shallot - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Green onions - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Shallot vs green onions - where is more calories?

At first glance, you can see that in shallot is much more calories than in green onions.

Shallot has 72 kcal per 100g and green onions 32 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 56 %.

In shallot and in green onion most calories came from carbs.

shallot or green onions - where is more nutrients?

Shallot vs green onions: detailed nutrition, vitamins and minerals comparison

per 100gShallotGreen onions
Calories72 32
Carbohydrates16.8 g7.34 g
Fat0.1 g0.19 g
Protein2.5 g1.83 g
Calcium37 mg72 mg
Iron1.2 mg1.48 mg
Magnessium21 mg20 mg
Potassium334 mg276 mg
Sodium12 mg16 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.06 mg0.055 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.02 mg0.08 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg0.525 mg
Vitaminium B60.345 mg0.061 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)34 mg0.064 mg
Vitaminium C8 mg18.8 mg

Where is more protein?

It is aslo easy to see see that in shallot is more protein than in green onions.

There is 1.83g per 100g of green onions and 2.5g per 100g of shallot so using simple math we can see that difference is about 27 %.

Where is more carbs?

In shallot is more carbohydrates than in green onions.

There is 7.34g/100g of carbohydrates in green onions and 16.8g/100g in shallot so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 56 %.

Where is more fats?

In shallot is less fats than in green onions.

Tables below show us that there is 0.19g/100g of fats in green onions and 0.1g/100g in shallot. In this case difference is about 90 %.

See tables below to compare shallot with green onions in details.


  • Calories72
  • Carbohydrates16.8 g
  • Fat0.1 g
  • Protein2.5 g
Shallot calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | handfull | tablespoon | cup | chopped

Energy content

  • 86% CARBS.
  • 13% PROTEIN
  • 1% FAT

Green onions

  • Calories32
  • Carbohydrates7.34 g
  • Fat0.19 g
  • Protein1.83 g
Green onions calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | half cup

Energy content

  • 76% CARBS
  • 19% PROTEIN
  • 4% FAT

shallot or green onions - where is more vitamins?

shallot or green onions - where is more minerals?

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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