Food database and calorie counter Source: USDA

20 tbsps


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 20 tbsps
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 3
Calories 14
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 0.32g 0%
  Saturated Fat 0.022g 0%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.206g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.047g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Potassium 245mg  
Total Carbohydrate 2.3g 1%
  Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%
  Sugars 0.16g  
Protein 1.35g  
Vitamin A 56% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 8% Iron 9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(14 calories)
1% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (57%)
Fat (19%)
Protein (24%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories



Nutrition summary:

There are 14 calories in 20 tablespoons of Basil.
Calorie breakdown: 19% fat, 57% carbs, 24% protein.

Other Common Serving Sizes:

Serving Size Calories
5 leaves 1
2 tbsps 1
1 oz 8
100 g 27

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Basil (Dried)
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