The calorie content in Red Potatoes varies based on whether it is in its raw form or cooked form. Red Potatoes may be cooked in a variety of ways and the number of calories in this vegetable also differs based on the way it is cooked.
A small sized raw potato weighing around 170 grams contains 119 calories out of which merely 2 calories are obtained from fat. The total fat content in an equal sized raw red potato is 0.2 gram, total carbohydrate content in it is 27 grams, total dietary fiber content is 2.9 grams, sugar content is 1.7 grams, protein content is 3.2 grams and sodium content is 10 mg. A medium sized raw red potato contains 149 calories out of which only 3 calories are obtained from fat. The total fat content in it is 0.3 gram, carbohydrate content is 33.9 grams, protein content is 4 grams, dietary fiber content is 3.6 grams and sugar content is 2.1 grams.
Red Potatoes can be cooked in a number of ways. You may boil them, bake them, roast them, grill them and make several other red potato preparations. The number of calories in a boiled red potato is comparatively lower than its other forms. A boiled red potato weighing around 148 grams contains 100 calories. It tastes good and also contains a number of essential micronutrients.
You may even consume baked red potatoes. A medium sized ccontains 154 calories out of which 88% calories are obtained from carbohydrates, 10% calories come from protein and a mere 2% calories come from fat. The total fat content in it is 0.26 grams, carbohydrate content is 33.89 grams and protein content is 3.98 grams.
You may even consume roasted red potatoes. Each serving of roasted red potatoes weighing around 124 grams contains 170 calories.