Welcome to the magnesium content in 11 different types of pasta, ranging from 119 to 14 mg per 100g. The basic value from the general description of pasta is Pasta, corn, dry which in 100g contains 119 mg of magnesium. As a source of magnesium, this corresponds to 30 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 357 kcal (18% RDA), the amount of Protein is 7.46 g (15% RDA), the amount of Fat is 2.08 g (3% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 79.26 g (61% RDA).

For the food Pasta, corn, dry the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 105 g) which contains 124.95 mg of Magnesium. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 31 %. For this serving the Calories content is 374.85 kcal, the Protein content is 7.83 g, the Fat content is 2.18 g and the Carbohydrate content is 83.22 g.

This list of 11 types of pasta, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Pasta, corn, dry through to Pasta with tomato sauce, no meat, canned where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional magnesium content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much magnesium in pasta.

Magnesium Levels

The level of magnesium can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The number of food items classified as canned is 3 items. The highest amount of magnesium from the 3 canned items is in Pasta with Sliced Franks in Tomato Sauce, canned entree where the level is 14 mg per 100g.The number of food items which are cooked are 5 items. The highest amount of magnesium from the 5 cooked items is in Pasta, corn, cooked where the amount is 36 mg per 100g.

The list below gives the total magnesium content in the 11 items from the general description 'pasta' each of which show the magnesium amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 11 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

pasta magnesium per 100g

Average Content for pasta

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of magnesium contained in 100g of pasta, based on the list below of 11 different items under the general description of pasta, is 34.18 mg of magnesium. This average value corresponds to 8.55 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 167.45 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 5.75 g, the average amount of Fat is 1.80 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 32.21 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Magnesium is found in Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, cooked which in 100g contains 18 mg of Magnesium. This corresponds to 5 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 131 kcal, the amount of Protein is 5.15 g, the amount of Fat is 1.05 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 24.93 g.

Highest magnesium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 11 different pasta nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of magnesium is found in Pasta, corn, dry which contains 119 mg of magnesium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 30 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 357 kcal, the Protein content is 7.46 g, the Fat content is 2.08 g, the Carbohydrate content is 79.26 g.

The lowest amount of magnesium is in Pasta with tomato sauce, no meat, canned which in 100g contains 14 mg of magnesium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 4 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 70 kcal, the amount of Protein is 2.22 g, the amount of Fat is 0.44 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 14.22 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a magnesium range of 105 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 287 kcal for Calories, 5.24 g for Protein, 1.64 g for Fat, 65.04 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of magnesium per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high magnesium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Pasta, corn, dry contains 119 mg of magnesium. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the magnesium nutritional content.

The food with the highest magnesium content per typical serving is Pasta, corn, dry which contains 124.95 mg in 1 cup (or 105 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 31 %. For this serving the Calories content is 374.85 kcal, the Protein content is 7.83 g, the Fat content is 2.18 g and the Carbohydrate content is 83.22 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing magnesium which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods high in magnesium.


Pasta List, magnesium Content per 100g

1. Pasta, corn, dry - Magnesium
  Magnesium (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Protein (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  119 mg (30%)357 kcal (18%)79.26 g (61%)2.08 g (3%)7.46 g (15%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 105g):
   124.95 mg (31%) 374.85 kcal (19%) 83.22 g (64%) 2.18 g (3%) 7.83 g (16%)
  Other serving sizes 2 oz (or 57g):
  67.83 mg (17%) 203.49 kcal (10%) 45.18 g (35%) 1.19 g (2%) 4.25 g (9%)
2. Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, spinach, as purchased - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  63 mg (16%)289 kcal (14%)55.72 g (43%)2.1 g (3%)11.26 g (23%)
  Typical Serving size of 4.5 oz (or 128g):
   80.64 mg (20%) 369.92 kcal (18%) 71.32 g (55%) 2.69 g (4%) 14.41 g (29%)
3. Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, as purchased - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  46 mg (12%)288 kcal (14%)54.73 g (42%)2.3 g (4%)11.31 g (23%)
  Typical Serving size of 4.5 oz (or 128g):
   58.88 mg (15%) 368.64 kcal (18%) 70.05 g (54%) 2.94 g (5%) 14.48 g (29%)
4. Pasta, corn, cooked - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  36 mg (9%)126 kcal (6%)27.91 g (21%)0.73 g (1%)2.63 g (5%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 140g):
   50.4 mg (13%) 176.4 kcal (9%) 39.07 g (30%) 1.02 g (2%) 3.68 g (7%)
5. Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, spinach, cooked - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  24 mg (6%)130 kcal (7%)25.04 g (19%)0.94 g (1%)5.06 g (10%)
  Typical Serving size of 2 oz (or 57g):
   13.68 mg (3%) 74.1 kcal (4%) 14.27 g (11%) 0.54 g (1%) 2.88 g (6%)
6. Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, cooked - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  18 mg (5%)131 kcal (7%)24.93 g (19%)1.05 g (2%)5.15 g (10%)
  Typical Serving size of 2 oz (or 57g):
   10.26 mg (3%) 74.67 kcal (4%) 14.21 g (11%) 0.6 g (1%) 2.94 g (6%)
7. Pasta, homemade, made with egg, cooked - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  14 mg (4%)130 kcal (7%)23.54 g (18%)1.74 g (3%)5.28 g (11%)
  Typical Serving size of 2 oz (or 57g):
   7.98 mg (2%) 74.1 kcal (4%) 13.42 g (10%) 0.99 g (2%) 3.01 g (6%)
8. Pasta, homemade, made without egg, cooked - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  14 mg (4%)124 kcal (6%)25.12 g (19%)0.98 g (2%)4.37 g (9%)
  Typical Serving size of 2 oz (or 57g):
   7.98 mg (2%) 70.68 kcal (4%) 14.32 g (11%) 0.56 g (1%) 2.49 g (5%)
9. Pasta with Sliced Franks in Tomato Sauce, canned entree - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  14 mg (4%)90 kcal (5%)12.7 g (10%)2.38 g (4%)4.37 g (9%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving (1 cup) (or 252g):
   35.28 mg (9%) 226.8 kcal (11%) 32 g (25%) 6 g (9%) 11.01 g (22%)
10. Pasta with meatballs in tomato sauce, canned entree - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  14 mg (4%)107 kcal (5%)11.11 g (9%)5.1 g (8%)4.17 g (8%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 255g):
   35.7 mg (9%) 272.85 kcal (14%) 28.33 g (22%) 13.01 g (20%) 10.63 g (21%)
11. Pasta with tomato sauce, no meat, canned - Magnesium
  Magnesium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  For a 100g serving :
  14 mg (4%)70 kcal (4%)14.22 g (11%)0.44 g (1%)2.22 g (4%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving (1 NLEA serving) (or 252g):
   35.28 mg (9%) 176.4 kcal (9%) 35.83 g (28%) 1.11 g (2%) 5.59 g (11%)