High and lower carb vegetables

Ever wondered which vegetables are considered higher carb and which ones aren’t?

Here’s what you need to know:

 High carb

  • Potato

  • Kumara

  • Pumpkin

  • Taro

  • Yams

  • Corn

 Lower carb

  • Artichoke - and hearts

  • Asparagus

  • Bamboo shoots

  • Bok Choy and other Asian greens

  • Broccoli

  • Brussel sprouts

  • Cabbage

  • Carrots

  • Capsicum

  • Cauliflower

  • Celery

  • Courgettes (zucchini)

  • Cucumber

  • Eggplant (aubergine)

  • Green beans

  • Herbs

  • Kale

  • Leeks

  • Lettuce

  • Mung beans/bean sprouts

  • Mushrooms

  • Okra

  • Onion

  • Sugar snap peas/peas*

  • Radish

  • Rocket

  • Silverbeet

  • Spaghetti squash

  • Spinach

  • Tomato

  • Turnips

  • Water chestnuts

*Note: The carb content of the vegetables does vary, so with some of the lower carb ones like peas for example, when you do have lots of them, the overall carbohydrate in a serving will be higher than the same weight of lettuce for example!

Date

11.09.2021

Published By

Claire Turnbull

Category

Articles

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