Welcome to the Protein nutritional content for 15 different types of onions ranging from 8.95 to 0.71 g per 100g. The nutritional Protein 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 nutrition breakdown to answer the question how much Protein is found in onions?

The list below, brought to you by dietandfitnesstoday.com, gives the total Protein content in the 15 items from the general description 'onions' each of which show the Protein amount as well as calories and common serving sizes. These 15 types of onions range from Onions, dehydrated flakes through to Onions, frozen, whole, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt and are ranked by the content or amount per 100g.

An example from the list below under the general description of onions is Onions, spring or scallions (includes tops and bulb), raw and in this food example the amount of Protein per 100g is 1.83 g. This corresponds to 3.66 % of the RDA for Protein. The associated calorie content for this food item is 32 kcal per 100g, which is 2 % of the recommended daily calorie allowance.The top 15 food items are shown in the graph below, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page.

onions protein per 100g

Average Value for onions

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of Protein contained in 100g of onions, based on the list below of 15 different items under the general description of onions, is 1.52 g of Protein. This averge value corresponds to 3.04 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA). The average calories for the foods listed is 59.27 kcal which is 3 % of the daily value for calories per 100g serving.

Median Value for onions

The median value of Protein is found in Onions, frozen, whole, unprepared which in 100g contains 0.89 g of Protein. The calories for the median food listed is 35 kcal which is 1.75 % of the daily value for calories per 100g serving.

Highest Protein Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 15 different onions nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of Protein is found in Onions, dehydrated flakes which contains 8.95 g of Protein per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 17.9 % and provides a calorie content of 349 kcal in 100g. The lowest amount of Protein is in Onions, frozen, whole, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt which in 100g contains 0.71 g of Protein. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 1.42 % of the RDA. The corresponding calories in 100g for Onions, frozen, whole, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt is 26 kcal.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a range of 8.24 g of Protein per 100g. The range of calories for these foods is from 349 kcal through to 26 kcal. The equivalent percentage of the daily recommended calories is 17 % through to 1.3 % for a 2000 Calorie per day diet.

This gives a range for the recommended nutrition value for the foods listed below from 17.9 % of the daily recommended value through to the lowest nutritional percentage of 1.42 % of the Protein daily value. The recommended daily allowance (also referred to as recommended dietary allowance) is 50 g of Protein.

From this list of foods there are zero foods which contain greater than 50% of the RDA per 100g of Protein.

Highest Amount of Protein per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high Protein foods. For example 100g of Onions, spring or scallions (includes tops and bulb), raw contains 1.83 g of Protein. 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 Protein nutritional content.

For Onions, dehydrated flakes, which contains the highest amount of Protein in 100 g, the amount of Protein in a typical serving of 1 tbsp (or 5 g) is 0.45 g.This is 0.9 % of the recommended daily value.

The food with the highest Protein content per typical serving is Onions, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt which contains 2.86 g in 1 cup (or 210 g).The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 5.72 %.

For each item listed below the serving size can be rescaled to show the nutritional breakdown as well as the Protein content.

Summary

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




 

Onions Protein Content per 100g

 
Protein in 100g of 'onions', click a link for different servings.
1. Onions, dehydrated flakes - Protein
  8.95 g of Protein per 100g (17.9 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 349 kcal per 100g(17 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 tbsp (or 5g), Protein nutritional content is 0.45 g (0.9 %DV).  Calories per serving are 17.45 kcal (1 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .25 cup (or 14g), Protein content is 1.25 g (2.5 %DV).  Calories per serving are 48.86 kcal (2 %DV cals).
2. Onions, spring or scallions (includes tops and bulb), raw - Protein
  1.83 g of Protein per 100g (3.66 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 32 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup, chopped (or 100g), Protein nutritional content is 1.83 g (3.66 %DV).  Calories per serving are 32 kcal (2 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 tbsp chopped (or 6g), Protein content is 0.11 g (0.22 %DV).  Calories per serving are 1.92 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 large (or 25g), Protein content is 0.46 g (0.92 %DV).  Calories per serving are 8 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 medium (4-1/8" long) (or 15g), Protein content is 0.27 g (0.54 %DV).  Calories per serving are 4.8 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 small (3" long) (or 5g), Protein content is 0.09 g (0.18 %DV).  Calories per serving are 1.6 kcal (0 %DV cals).
3. Onions, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Protein
  1.36 g of Protein per 100g (2.72 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 42 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 210g), Protein nutritional content is 2.86 g (5.72 %DV).  Calories per serving are 88.2 kcal (4 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 tbsp chopped (or 15g), Protein content is 0.2 g (0.4 %DV).  Calories per serving are 6.3 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 large (or 128g), Protein content is 1.74 g (3.48 %DV).  Calories per serving are 53.76 kcal (3 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 slice large (1/4" thick) (or 32g), Protein content is 0.44 g (0.88 %DV).  Calories per serving are 13.44 kcal (1 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 medium (or 94g), Protein content is 1.28 g (2.56 %DV).  Calories per serving are 39.48 kcal (2 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 slice medium (1/8" thick) (or 12g), Protein content is 0.16 g (0.32 %DV).  Calories per serving are 5.04 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 small (or 60g), Protein content is 0.82 g (1.64 %DV).  Calories per serving are 25.2 kcal (1 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 slice thin (or 8g), Protein content is 0.11 g (0.22 %DV).  Calories per serving are 3.36 kcal (0 %DV cals).
4. Onions, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Protein
  1.36 g of Protein per 100g (2.72 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 44 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 210g), Protein nutritional content is 2.86 g (5.72 %DV).  Calories per serving are 92.4 kcal (5 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 tbsp chopped (or 15g), Protein content is 0.2 g (0.4 %DV).  Calories per serving are 6.6 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 large (or 128g), Protein content is 1.74 g (3.48 %DV).  Calories per serving are 56.32 kcal (3 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 slice, large (1/4" thick) (or 32g), Protein content is 0.44 g (0.88 %DV).  Calories per serving are 14.08 kcal (1 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 medium (or 94g), Protein content is 1.28 g (2.56 %DV).  Calories per serving are 41.36 kcal (2 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 slice, medium (1/8" thick) (or 12g), Protein content is 0.16 g (0.32 %DV).  Calories per serving are 5.28 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 small (or 60g), Protein content is 0.82 g (1.64 %DV).  Calories per serving are 26.4 kcal (1 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 slice, thin (or 8g), Protein content is 0.11 g (0.22 %DV).  Calories per serving are 3.52 kcal (0 %DV cals).
5. Onions, raw - Protein
  1.1 g of Protein per 100g (2.2 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 40 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup, chopped (or 160g), Protein nutritional content is 1.76 g (3.52 %DV).  Calories per serving are 64 kcal (3 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 cup, sliced (or 115g), Protein content is 1.27 g (2.54 %DV).  Calories per serving are 46 kcal (2 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 tbsp chopped (or 10g), Protein content is 0.11 g (0.22 %DV).  Calories per serving are 4 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 large (or 150g), Protein content is 1.65 g (3.3 %DV).  Calories per serving are 60 kcal (3 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 slice, large (1/4" thick) (or 38g), Protein content is 0.42 g (0.84 %DV).  Calories per serving are 15.2 kcal (1 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 medium (2-1/2" dia) (or 110g), Protein content is 1.21 g (2.42 %DV).  Calories per serving are 44 kcal (2 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 slice, medium (1/8" thick) (or 14g), Protein content is 0.15 g (0.3 %DV).  Calories per serving are 5.6 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 small (or 70g), Protein content is 0.77 g (1.54 %DV).  Calories per serving are 28 kcal (1 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 slice, thin (or 9g), Protein content is 0.1 g (0.2 %DV).  Calories per serving are 3.6 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 10 rings (or 60g), Protein content is 0.66 g (1.32 %DV).  Calories per serving are 24 kcal (1 %DV cals).
6. Onions, young green, tops only - Protein
  0.97 g of Protein per 100g (1.94 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 27 kcal per 100g(1 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 tbsp (or 6g), Protein nutritional content is 0.06 g (0.12 %DV).  Calories per serving are 1.62 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 stalk (or 12g), Protein content is 0.12 g (0.24 %DV).  Calories per serving are 3.24 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 cup chopped (or 71g), Protein content is 0.69 g (1.38 %DV).  Calories per serving are 19.17 kcal (1 %DV cals).
7. Onions, yellow, sauteed - Protein
  0.95 g of Protein per 100g (1.9 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 132 kcal per 100g(7 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup chopped (or 87g), Protein nutritional content is 0.83 g (1.66 %DV).  Calories per serving are 114.84 kcal (6 %DV cals).
8. Onions, frozen, whole, unprepared - Protein
  0.89 g of Protein per 100g (1.78 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 35 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 package (10 oz) (or 284g), Protein nutritional content is 2.53 g (5.06 %DV).  Calories per serving are 99.4 kcal (5 %DV cals).
9. Onions, canned, solids and liquids - Protein
  0.85 g of Protein per 100g (1.7 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 19 kcal per 100g(1 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 onion (or 63g), Protein nutritional content is 0.54 g (1.08 %DV).  Calories per serving are 11.97 kcal (1 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .5 cup, chopped or diced (or 112g), Protein content is 0.95 g (1.9 %DV).  Calories per serving are 21.28 kcal (1 %DV cals).
10. Onions, sweet, raw - Protein
  0.8 g of Protein per 100g (1.6 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 32 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 onion (or 331g), Protein nutritional content is 2.65 g (5.3 %DV).  Calories per serving are 105.92 kcal (5 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 NLEA serving (or 148g), Protein content is 1.18 g (2.36 %DV).  Calories per serving are 47.36 kcal (2 %DV cals).
11. Onions, frozen, chopped, unprepared - Protein
  0.79 g of Protein per 100g (1.58 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 29 kcal per 100g(1 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 package (10 oz) (or 284g), Protein nutritional content is 2.24 g (4.48 %DV).  Calories per serving are 82.36 kcal (4 %DV cals).
12. Onions, frozen, chopped, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Protein
  0.77 g of Protein per 100g (1.54 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 28 kcal per 100g(1 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 tbsp chopped (or 15g), Protein nutritional content is 0.12 g (0.24 %DV).  Calories per serving are 4.2 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .5 cup, chopped or diced (or 105g), Protein content is 0.81 g (1.62 %DV).  Calories per serving are 29.4 kcal (1 %DV cals).
13. Onions, frozen, chopped, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Protein
  0.77 g of Protein per 100g (1.54 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 26 kcal per 100g(1 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 tbsp chopped (or 15g), Protein nutritional content is 0.12 g (0.24 %DV).  Calories per serving are 3.9 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .5 cup, chopped or diced (or 105g), Protein content is 0.81 g (1.62 %DV).  Calories per serving are 27.3 kcal (1 %DV cals).
14. Onions, frozen, whole, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Protein
  0.71 g of Protein per 100g (1.42 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 28 kcal per 100g(1 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 210g), Protein nutritional content is 1.49 g (2.98 %DV).  Calories per serving are 58.8 kcal (3 %DV cals).
15. Onions, frozen, whole, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Protein
  0.71 g of Protein per 100g (1.42 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 26 kcal per 100g(1 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 210g), Protein nutritional content is 1.49 g (2.98 %DV).  Calories per serving are 54.6 kcal (3 %DV cals).




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