There are a number of tomatillo preparations that one may opt for. Tomatillos also form a part of various food items; this vegetable is used to enhance the taste of these food items. The calorie content in tamatillos varies based on the way these are prepared.
A medium sized raw tomatillo contains 11 calories out of which a major portion that is 65% calories come from carbohydrates, 27% calories come from fats and 8% comes from proteins. The total fat content in an equal sized raw tomatillo is 0.35 grams, total carbohydrate content in it is 1.99 grams, dietary fiber content is 0.6 gram, sugar content is 1.34 grams, protein content is 0.33 grams and potassium content is 91 mg.
One oz of raw tomatillo contains 9 calories, half a cup of chopped or diced tomatillos have 21 calories, 100 grams of raw tomatillos contains 32 calories and 1 Ib of raw tomatillo contains 145 calories.
The calorie content in boiled tomatillo is lower than that in its raw tomatillos. Tomatillos can be cooked in a number of ways and the calorie content in these depends on the kind of oil these are cooked in and the spices and other ingredients added to it while preparing them.
Tomatillo Salsa is a popular preparation of tomatillo. One cup of tomatillo salsa contains 15 calories and none of the calories in tomatillo salsa are obtained from fats. The total sodium content in an equal serving of tomatillo salsa is 250 mg, total carbohydrate content in it is 3 grams, dietary fiber content in it is 2 grams and sugar content is 1 gram.
Tomatillo chicken soup is also quite well liked. Each serving of tomatillo chicken soup contains 270.6 calories. The total fat content in it is 2.8 grams, total carbohydrate content is 24.9 grams and protein content is 36.3 grams.