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80 Vegetables Highest in Carotene, alpha

Ranked by a Common Serving Size
21600μg Carotene, alpha = 100% RDA
  1. Canned Pumpkin
    11747.8μg (54% RDA) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  2. Cooked Pumpkin
    6651.8μg (31% RDA) in 1 cup, mashed
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  3. Cooked Carrots
    5890.6μg (27% RDA) in 1 cup slices
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  4. Baby Carrots
    3202μg (15% RDA) in 1 nlea serving
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  5. Carrots
    2503.4μg (12% RDA) in 1 large (7-1/4 inch to 8-/1/2 inch long)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  6. Cooked Butternut Squash
    2316.5μg (11% RDA) in 1 cup, cubes
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  7. Cooked Hubbard Squash
    1814.3μg (8% RDA) in 1 cup, cubes
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  8. Cooked Winter Squash
    1398.1μg (6% RDA) in 1 cup, cubes
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  9. Butternut Squash
    1167.6μg (5% RDA) in 1 cup, cubes
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  10. Sun-Dried Hot Chile Peppers
    367.8μg (2% RDA) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  11. Fiddlehead Ferns
    261μg (1% RDA) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  12. Cooked Dandelion Greens
    256.2μg (1% RDA) in 1 cup, chopped
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  13. Dandelion Greens
    199.7μg (1% RDA) in 1 cup, chopped
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  14. Bitter Melon
    172.1μg (1% RDA) in 1 cup (1/2 inch pieces)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  15. Tomatoes
    150.5μg (1% RDA) in 1 cup cherry tomatoes
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  16. Cooked Collards
    129.2μg (1% RDA) in 1 cup, chopped
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  17. Red Bell Peppers (Cooked)
    101.8μg in 1 cup chopped
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  18. Green Tomatoes
    95.9μg in 1 medium
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  19. Cooked Podded Peas
    84.8μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  20. Cooked Swiss Chard
    78.8μg in 1 cup, chopped
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  21. Cooked Green Beans (Previously Frozen)
    74.3μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  22. Cooked Nopales
    70μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  23. Green Snap Beans (Raw)
    69μg in 1 cup 1/2 inch pieces
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  24. Cooked Snow Peas
    67.2μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  25. Cooked Napa Cabbage
    53.4μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  26. Cooked Sweet Potatoes
    49μg in 1 medium (2 inch dia, 5 inch long, raw)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  27. Banana Peppers
    48.4μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  28. Sauteed Green Bell Peppers
    48.3μg in 1 cup chopped
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  29. Nopales
    41.3μg in 1 cup, sliced
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  30. Cooked Green Peas (Salted)
    35.2μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  31. Cooked Green Peas
    35.2μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  32. Cooked Green Bell Peppers
    35.1μg in 1 cup, chopped or strips
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  33. Green Bell Peppers
    31.3μg in 1 cup, chopped
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  34. Sour Pickled Cucumber
    31μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  35. Peas
    30.5μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  36. Cabbage
    29.4μg in 1 cup, chopped
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  37. Canned Pimentos
    28.6μg in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  38. Low Sodium Sour Pickles
    28.6μg in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  39. Sweet Pickled Cucumbers
    28.4μg in 1 large gherkin (3 inch long)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  40. Snow Peas
    27.7μg in 1 cup, whole
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  41. Okra
    27μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  42. Cooked Red Bell Peppers
    24.3μg in 1 cup, strips
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  43. Sweet Red Bell Peppers
    23.8μg in 1 medium (approx 2-3/4 inch long, 2-1/2 dia.)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  44. Cooked Spaghetti Squash
    23.3μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  45. Yellow Sweet Corn
    23.2μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  46. Broccoli
    22.8μg in 1 cup chopped
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  47. Cooked Yellow Sweet Corn
    20.5μg in 1 ear small (5-1/2 inch to 6-1/2 inch long)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  48. Sweet Pickled Relish
    19.4μg in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  49. Canned Tomato Paste
    19.1μg in 1/4 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  50. Serrano Peppers
    18.9μg in 1 cup, chopped
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  51. Swiss Chard
    16.2μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  52. Spaghetti Squash
    16.2μg in 1 cup, cubes
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  53. Red Chili Peppers
    16.2μg in 1 pepper
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  54. Cooked Kale
    13μg in 1 cup, chopped
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  55. Cooked Mustard Greens
    12.6μg in 1 cup, chopped
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  56. Asparagus
    12.1μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  57. Cucumber
    11.4μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  58. Cooked Soybean Sprouts
    11.3μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  59. Hot Green Chili Peppers
    10.4μg in 1 pepper
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  60. Jalapeno Peppers
    9.4μg in 1 pepper
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  61. Sweet Potatoes
    9.3μg in 1 cup, cubes
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  62. Sauerkraut
    7.1μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  63. Low Sodium Sweet Pickles
    7.1μg in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  64. Mung Bean Sprouts
    6.2μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  65. Cooked Beet Greens
    5.8μg in 1 cup (1 inch pieces)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  66. Mustard Greens
    5.6μg in 1 cup, chopped
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  67. Brussels Sprouts (Raw)
    5.3μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  68. Collards
    5μg in 1 cup, chopped
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  69. Dill Pickles
    4.6μg in 1 spear, small
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  70. Reduced Sodium Dill Pickles
    4.6μg in 1 spear, small
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  71. Hungarian Peppers
    4.3μg in 1 pepper
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  72. Tomatillos
    3.4μg in 1 medium
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  73. Iceberg Lettuce
    2.9μg in 1 cup shredded
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  74. Canned Mung Bean Sprouts
    2.5μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  75. Alfalfa Sprouts
    2μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  76. Pak-Choi (Bok Choy) (Cooked)
    1.7μg in 1 cup, shredded
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  77. Kimchi
    1.5μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  78. Cilantro
    1.4μg in 1/4 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  79. Beet Greens (Raw)
    1.1μg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  80. Bok Choy
    0.7μg in 1 cup, shredded
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)