United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  11670, Peppers, hot chili, green, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Capsicum frutescens
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 27%   Refuse Description:   Stem ends, seeds and core
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
pepper 45 g

cup, chopped or diced 75 g
Proximates Water g 87.74 5 1.210 39.48 65.81
Proximates Energy kcal 40 -- -- 18 30
Proximates Energy kJ 167 -- -- 75 125
Proximates Protein g 2.00 2 -- 0.90 1.50
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.20 -- -- 0.09 0.15
Proximates Ash g 0.60 -- -- 0.27 0.45
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 9.46 -- -- 4.26 7.10
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 1.5 -- -- 0.7 1.1
Proximates Sugars, total g 5.10 -- -- 2.29 3.83
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 18 2 -- 8 14
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 1.20 2 -- 0.54 0.90
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 25 2 -- 11 19
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 46 2 -- 21 34
Minerals Potassium, K mg 340 2 -- 153 255
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 7 2 -- 3 5
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.30 -- -- 0.14 0.23
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.174 -- -- 0.078 0.130
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.237 -- -- 0.107 0.178
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.5 -- -- 0.2 0.4
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 242.5 2 -- 109.1 181.9
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.090 2 -- 0.041 0.068
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.090 2 -- 0.041 0.068
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.950 2 -- 0.427 0.713
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.061 -- -- 0.027 0.046
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.278 -- -- 0.125 0.209
Vitamins Folate, total µg 23 3 2.000 10 17
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 23 3 2.000 10 17
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 23 -- -- 10 17
Vitamins Choline, total mg 11.1 -- -- 5.0 8.3
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 59 -- -- 27 44
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 671 -- -- 302 503
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 23 -- -- 10 17
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 50 -- -- 22 38
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 1179 -- -- 531 884
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 725 -- -- 326 544
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.69 -- -- 0.31 0.52
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 14.3 -- -- 6.4 10.7
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.021 -- -- 0.009 0.016
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.001 -- -- 0.000 0.001
Lipids 16:0 g 0.015 -- -- 0.007 0.011
Lipids 18:0 g 0.003 -- -- 0.001 0.002
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.011 -- -- 0.005 0.008
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.011 -- -- 0.005 0.008
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.109 -- -- 0.049 0.082
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.104 -- -- 0.047 0.078
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.005 -- -- 0.002 0.004
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.026 11 -- 0.012 0.019
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.074 7 -- 0.033 0.056
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.065 7 -- 0.029 0.049
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.105 7 -- 0.047 0.079
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.089 13 -- 0.040 0.067
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.024 13 -- 0.011 0.018
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.038 6 -- 0.017 0.029
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.062 7 -- 0.028 0.047
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.042 7 -- 0.019 0.032
Amino Acids Valine g 0.084 7 -- 0.038 0.063
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.096 7 -- 0.043 0.072
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.041 7 -- 0.018 0.031
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.082 7 -- 0.037 0.062
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.286 7 -- 0.129 0.214
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.264 7 -- 0.119 0.198
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.074 7 -- 0.033 0.056
Amino Acids Proline g 0.087 7 -- 0.039 0.065
Amino Acids Serine g 0.080 7 -- 0.036 0.060
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Flavones Apigenin 1 mg 1.4 1 -- 0.6 1.1
Flavones Luteolin 1, 2 mg 3.9 3 1.24 1.7 2.9
Flavonols Kaempferol 1 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Myricetin 1 mg 1.2 1 -- 0.5 0.9
Flavonols Quercetin 1, 2 mg 14.7 3 3.22 6.6 11.0
Isoflavones Daidzein 3 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Genistein 3 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 3 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1643 HOT PEPPER
  • C0139 FRUIT, PEEL PRESENT, CORE, PIT OR SEED REMOVED
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION