Beef kidney: calories, carbs, fats and other nutrients

Beef kidney

Beef kidneys are a large-sized byproduct that is not much in demand in cooking because of its peculiar flavor. However, many cooks know that if the kidneys are properly soaked, they can be used to make many delicious dishes. The byproduct responds well to any heat treatment, it can be fried, stewed with vegetables, boiled, as well as baked. The kidneys are rich in vitamins as well as proteins and minerals with a low fat and carbohydrate content, which makes them not just dietary, but also healthy.

Macroelements and calories

Proteins (g)Fats (g)Carbohydrates (g)Calories
12,51,8 –66

Vitamins (mg)

  • A: 0,23
  • B1: 0,39
  • B2: 1,8
  • B3: 5,7
  • B9: 0,005
  • C: 10

Microelements (mg)

  • Potassium, K: 237
  • Calcium, Ca: 12
  • Magnesium, Mg: 18
  • Sodium, Na: 218
  • Phosphorus, P: 239
  • Iron, Fe: 5,9

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