Boiled peanuts are typically made with green or raw peanuts and are a common delight in the southern United States. Once cooked, usually salt is added; This does not add calories to the boiled peanuts, but of course adds a considerable amount of sodium.
Generally, you can buy boiled peanuts either without peel or with their peel intact. One cup of boiled peanuts that have been peeled has 572 calories, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Nutrient Database. A cup of boiled peanuts with their peels has only 200 calories.
Calories of nutrients
Each cup of peanuts in its shell has almost 14 grams of fat, with 125 calories. It also has more than 13 g of carbohydrates, with 54 calories and 8. 5 grams of protein, with 36 calories. A cup of unshelled peanuts, meanwhile, has about 40 grams of fat, 38 grams of carbohydrates and 24 grams of protein, with 360, 152 and 96 calories, respectively.
If you like boiled peanuts, but you want to avoid eating too many calories, buy peanuts with peel and peel them yourself. By taking the time between peeling one and then the next, you allow your body to notice when it is full and you probably eat less peanuts.