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McDonald's Quarter Pounder® with Cheese Nutrition Facts

McDonald's Quarter Pounder® with Cheese Nutrition Facts

A McDonald's Quarter Pounder® with Cheese contains 540 calories, 28 grams of fat and 42 grams of carbohydrates.

Keep reading to see the full nutrition facts and Weight Watchers points for a Quarter Pounder® with Cheese from McDonald's.

McDonald's Quarter Pounder® with Cheese Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 sandwich
Calories 540 See analysis
Calories From Fat 250
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 13.0g 65%
Trans Fat 1.5g  
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 1120mg 47%
Total Carbohydrates 42g 14%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 10g  
Protein 31g 62%
Vitamin A   20%
Vitamin C   6%
Calcium   15%
Iron   25%

*All percent daily value figures are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutritional information source: McDonald's

Calorie analysis

There are 540 calories in a Quarter Pounder® with Cheese from McDonald's. Most of those calories come from fat (46%).

To burn the 540 calories in a Quarter Pounder® with Cheese, you would have to run for 47 minutes or walk for 77 minutes.

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Customer ratings

According to our website visitors, a Quarter Pounder® with Cheese is not a healthy and nutritious option from McDonald's, with only 24% of voters finding it to be healthy.

Let us know what you think! Review the nutrition facts above and then vote on whether you think a Quarter Pounder® with Cheese is healthy or not.

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24% of voters think the Quarter Pounder® with Cheese is healthy.

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Does the Quarter Pounder® with Cheese taste good?

 
 
88% of voters think the Quarter Pounder® with Cheese tastes good.

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Allergens

Contains
gluten
milk
soy
wheat
Does Not Contain*
egg
fish
peanuts
shellfish
tree nuts
Unknown
glutamates
MSG
mustard
nitrates
seeds
sesame
sulfites

Allergy Information: a McDonald's Quarter Pounder® with Cheese contains gluten, milk, soy and wheat. a McDonald's Quarter Pounder® with Cheese does not contain egg, fish, peanuts, shellfish or tree nuts.*

* Please keep in mind that most fast food restaurants cannot guarantee that any product is free of allergens as they use shared equipment for prepping foods.

Ingredients

A Quarter Pounder® with Cheese from McDonald's contains the following ingredients:

Quarter Pound 100% Beef Patty*
Ingredients: 100% Pure USDA Inspected Beef; No Fillers, No Extenders.
Prepared with Grill Seasoning (Salt, Black Pepper).*Weight Before Cooking 4 oz.

Quarter Pound Bun
Ingredients: Enriched Flour (Wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Water, Sugar, Yeast, Soybean Oil, Contains 2% or Less: Sesame Seeds, Salt, Wheat Gluten, Dextrose, Guar Gum, Vinegar, Vegetable Proteins (Pea, Potato, Rice), Sunflower and/or Canola Oil, Maltodextrin, Natural Flavors, May Contain One or More Dough Conditioners (DATEM, Ascorbic Acid, Mono and Diglycerides, Enzymes), Modified Food Starch.
Contains: Wheat.

Pasteurized Process American Cheese
Ingredients: Milk, Cream, Water, Sodium Citrate, Salt, Cheese Cultures, Citric Acid, Enzymes, Soy Lecithin, Color Added.
Contains: Milk, Soy.

Ketchup
Ingredients: Tomato Concentrate from Red Ripe Tomatoes, Distilled Vinegar, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Corn Syrup, Water, Salt, Natural Flavors.

Pickle Slices
Ingredients: Cucumbers, Water, Distilled Vinegar, Salt, Calcium Chloride, Alum, Potassium Sorbate (Preservative), Natural Flavors, Polysorbate 80, Extractives of Turmeric (Color).

Onions
Ingredients: Onions.

Mustard
Ingredients: Distilled Vinegar, Water, Mustard Seed, Salt, Turmeric, Paprika, Spice Extractive.

Weight Watchers points

18
SmartPoints
14
PointsPlus
18
Freestyle

There are 18 Weight Watchers Freestyle Points, 18 WW SmartPoints and 14 WW PointsPlus in a serving of Quarter Pounder® with Cheese from McDonald's.

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