Food database and calorie counter Source: USDA

3 tbsps


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 3 tbsps
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 0
Calories 2
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 0.05g 0%
  Saturated Fat 0.003g 0%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.031g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 37mg  
Total Carbohydrate 0.35g 0%
  Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
  Sugars 0.02g  
Protein 0.2g  
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* 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
< 1%
of RDI*
(2 calories)
0% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (57%)
Fat (19%)
Protein (24%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories



Nutrition summary:

There are 2 calories in 3 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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See Also:

Basil (Dried)
Trader Joe's Cauliflower Romanesco Basilic
Francis Coppola Pomodoro-Basilico
Sensible Portions Tomato Basil Puffs
Private Selection Basilico
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on 30 November 2015
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