Calories in Olive Oil

Calories in Olive Oil: Olio Extravergine di Oliva Toscano

Calories in olive oil: just how many are there? Find out how many there are in different everyday measures such as a tablespoon or a teaspoon, or in a 100 ml, together with the calories in butter, lard, and sunflower oil etc that you might otherwise use in your cooking.


Olive Oil Calories

100 g
(3.5 oz) of olive oil contains 884 kcal (3,700 kJ)

100 ml (3.52 fl oz) of olive oil contains 811 kcal (3,395 kJ)

A tablespoon of olive oil contains 122 kcal

A dessertspoon of olive oil contains 81 kcal

A teaspoon of olive oil contains 40 kcal

Half a teaspoon of olive oil contains 20 kcal


A quick calorie comparison table

  calories per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Olive oil 884 kcal
Butter 720 kcal
Lard 900 kcal
Sunflower oil 884 kcal
Peanut oil 800 kcal


Find out some more...

  • The photograph at the top of the page is of organic "Olio Extravergine di Oliva Toscana" - extra virgin olive oil from Tuscany - and was taken at my local olive grower and olive oil producer - Frantoio Stanghellini, during this autumn's cold press extraction. To find out more about Frantoio Stanghellini click on this Frantoio Olive Oil link, or to see the extraction process in photographs click on this Picture of Olive Oil link.



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