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Are baked russet potato wedges a healthy side?
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Asked in Calorie Count, Potatoes
How many calories in a russet potato?
Calories in a Russet potato There are: Approx 134 calories in 1 small, 1 ¾ - 2 ½" diameter, baked Russet potato with skin Approx 168 calories in 1 medium, 2 ¼ - 3¼" diameter, baked Russet potato with skin Approx 290 calories in 1 large, 3 - 4 ¼" diameter, baked Russet potato with skin. For the carbohydrate content of other vegetables, and a vegetable carbohydrate chart, which you may print out if you wish to and use as daily guides, see the page links, further down this page, listed under Related Links.
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How many calories in baked potato?
HOW MANY CALORIES IN BAKED POTATO Here are the calorie counts for baked (starchy potatoes labelled as "baking potatoes") plus other types such as 'Russet' and 'Red,' baked potatoes. Here are also page links to free 'Fruit and Vegetable Calorie Counting Charts' to use as daily guides for weight loss or weight maintenance, plus the page link to 'How Many Calories Per Day' you should have. STARCHY, SOLD AS REGULAR "BAKING" POTATOES (waxy potatoes are not starchy enough for baking) 128 calories in 1 small size baked potato (2 inch diameter, or 4.9 ounces or 138 grams in weight) 161 calories in 1 medium size baked potato (3 inch diameter, or 6.1 ounces or 173g in weight) 278 calories in 1 large size baked potato (4 inch, or 10.5 ounces or 299g in weight) 25-27 calories in 1 ounce, or 28 grams, of baked potato RUSSET POTATOES BAKED (high starch, excellent for baking, many people think these are the best) 134 calories in 1 small size russet baked potato (2 inch diameter, or 4.9 ounces or 138g in weight) 168 calories in 1 medium size russet baked potato (3 inch diameter, or 6.1 oz or 173g in weight) 290 calories in 1 large russet baked potato (4 inch diameter, or 10.5 oz or 299 grams in weight) 27 calories in 1 ounce, or 28 grams, of russet potato RED POTATOES BAKED (these are medium to low starch, so not as fluffy in the middle as 'russets') 123 calories in 1 small red baked potato (2 inch diameter, or 4.9 ounces or 138 grams in weight) 154 calories in 1 medium size red baked potato (3 inch diameter, or 6.1 oz or 173g in weight) 266 calories in 1 large red baked potato (4 inch diameter, or 10.5 oz or 299 grams in weight) 23-24 calories in 1 ounce, or 28 grams, of red potato CALORIES IN THE CRISPY SKIN ONLY, BAKED (with the middle scooped out) 56 calories in 1 ounce, or 28g, of crispy baked potato skin only 112 calories in 2 ounces, or 57g, of crispy baked potato skin only 196 calories in 3.5 ounce, or 114g, of crispy baked potato skin only 224 calories in 4 ounces, or 114g, of crispy baked potato skin only 336 calories in 6 ounces, or 170g, of crispy baked potato skin only 448 calories in 8 ounces, or 227g, of crispy baked potato skin only HOW MANY CALORIES IN BAKED POTATOES, SUMMARY If you add butter, oil or margarine, the calorie content will be higher: 20 calories in a small pat of butter (0.1 oz or 3g) 33-34 calories in 1 teaspoon of butter 101 calories in 1 tablespoon of butter One tablespoon of pure oil is more, depending on the type of oil. FOR THE FREE CALORIE CHARTS showing you with 'How Many Calories Per Day' you should have, plus the 'Calorie Charts' for Vegetables, and Fruits, see the page links given below. Use the charts as daily guides for weight loss, or weight maintenance once you have reached your target weight. HOW MANY CALORIES PER DAY (for weight loss or weight maintenance) THE CALORIES IN VEGETABLES CHART THE CALORIES IN FRUIT CHART 98 people, + others elsewhere, found the 'how many calories in baked potato' answer useful. *
What is wedge?
Wedge in food is often refers to the cut you do in a food. When you heard of wedges the food that automatically goes to your mind will be Potato wedges. Potato wedges are a variation of French Fries which are often large and unpeeled, that are either baked or fried. In solid geometry, a wedge is a polyhedron defined by two triangles and three trapezoid faces. A wedge has five faces, nine edges, and six vertices.