The calorie content in Asparagus varies depending upon its size and form. The calorie content in its raw form is different from that of cooked asparagus. Similarly the calorie content in canned asparagus, frozen asparagus and various other forms is different from each other. One cup of Raw Asparagus has around 27 calories. The Total Fat content in an equal quantity of Asparagus is 0.16g, Saturated Fat 0.062g, Polyunsaturated Fat 0.118g, Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 3mg Potassium 271mg, Total Carbohydrate 5.2g, Dietary Fibre 2.8g, Sugars 2.52g and Protein 2.95g.
1 raw spear asparagus that weighs around 12 grams contains 3 calories, 1 medium raw spear asparagus which weighs around 16 grams has around 4 calories, a large raw spear asparagus which weighs around 20 grams contains approximately 5 calories. The quantity of other micronutrients present in asparagus also varies depending upon its form and size.
Half a cup of boiled and drained Asparagus which weighs around 90 grams contains 19.8 calories and 4 spear boiled and drained Asparagus that weigh around 60 grams contain around 13 calories. Half a cup of canned asparagus which weighs around 122 grams contains approximately 18.3 calories and 1 can of asparagus that weighs around 411 grams contain 61 calories. 1 spear of canned Asparagus with drained solids which weighs approximately 18 grams contains around 3.4 calories and one can of the similar form of asparagus weighing around 248 grams has 47.1 calories.
The calorie content of asparagus in the unprepared frozen form is quite high as compared to the above mentioned forms of Asparagus. 1 package of unprepared frozen asparagus which weighs around 284 grams contains approximately 68.2 calories and 4 spears of frozen asparagus that weighs around 58 grams contain 13.9 calories. On cooking this frozen asparagus the calorie content in it changes to some extent.