Pink beans which are a good source of carbohydrates also offer a number of calories. Like any other vegetable the number of calories in pink beans is also dependent upon the way it is prepared. However, maximum number of calories in most of the pink beans preparations is obtained from carbohydrates.
One cup of raw pink beans contains 720 calories out of which 76% calories are obtained from carbohydrates, 21% calories come from proteins and a mere 3% calories come from fats. The total fat content in an equal quantity in raw pink beans is 2.37 grams, total carbohydrate content in it is 134.8 grams and protein content is 44.02 grams. One oz of raw pink beans contains 97 calories and 100 grams of raw pink beans contains 343 calories.
One cup of boiled pink beans mature seeds with salt weighing around 169 grams contains 251.81 calories. An equal quantity of boiled pink beans mature seeds has a total fat content of 0.828 grams, total carbohydrate content of 47.16 grams, protein content of 15.31 grams, sodium content of 402.22 mg, iron content of 3.887 mg and calcium content of 87.88 mg.
Pink beans may be prepared in a number of other ways such as by steaming them, stir frying them, etc and the calorie content in pink beans varies based on its method of cooking and the ingredients added to it.
Albertsons’ pink beans are a popular choice when it comes to pink beans. One fourth cup of pink beans weighing 38 grams contains 70 calories. Out of these 70 calories a total of 74% calories come from carbohydrates and 26% calories come from proteins. The total carbohydrate content in it is 23 grams, dietary fiber content in it is 15 grams, sugar content is 2 grams and sodium content is 15 mg.