Broccoli is considered to be a healthy food choice; it offers good nutritional value. Broccoli can be had in the cooked form and even in the raw form as a part of salad. The calorie content in each of these forms differs and so does the other nutritional value. The number of calories in broccoli also varies based on the quantity consumed.
Each ounce of boiled or steamed broccoli contains around 10 calories, 3 and a half oz of boiled or steamed broccoli has around 33-35 calories, 4 oz of boiled or steamed broccoli contains 40 calories, 6 oz of boiled or steamed broccoli has 60 calories, 8 oz of boiled or steamed broccoli contains around 80 calories, 1 stalk of boiled or steamed broccoli which is around 8 inches in length contains around 63 calories, a large steamed or boiled broccoli stalk which is around 11 to 12 inches in length has around 98 calories, half a cup of chopped steamed or boiled broccoli which weighs around 2.8 oz has around 27 calories.
1 bunch of raw broccoli which weighs around 21 ounces contains around 200 calories, 1 cup of chopped raw broccoli which weighs around 3 ounces has approximately 31 calories, 1 spear of raw broccoli which is around 5 inches in length contains around 11 calories, 3 and a half ounces of raw broccoli contains 35- 36 calories and 1 stalk of raw broccoli which is considered to be an average broccoli portion and weighs around 5 ounces has approximately 50 calories.
Apart from the calorie content that it offers, Broccoli offers good nutritional value. It has various micronutrients which are beneficial for the body. One serving of boiled or steamed Broccoli which weighs approximately 1 oz contains around 1 gram of protein, 0.6 gram of carbohydrates, 0.2 gram of fat and 0.7 gram of fiber.