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200 Vegetarian Foods Highest in Leucine

Please note: The Vegetarian label does not include snacks, baked goods, and oils. It is a general label and may include some animal foods. Please use your own judgement.

Ranked by a Common Serving Size
2730mg Leucine = 100% RDI
  1. Firm Tofu
    3508mg (128% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  2. Boiled Soybeans (Edamame)
    2331mg (85% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  3. Protein Powder Soy Based
    2071mg (76% RDI) in 1 Scoop
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  4. Uncooked Oats
    2003mg (73% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  5. Boiled Lupin Beans
    1960mg (72% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  6. Lupin Beans (Cooked)
    1960mg (72% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  7. Tofu Prepared With Calcium
    1768mg (65% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  8. Canned Navy Beans
    1674mg (61% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  9. Cooked Green Soybeans
    1589mg (58% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  10. High Fat Milk (3.7% Fat)
    1566mg (57% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  11. Skim Milk
    1563mg (57% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  12. Low-Fat Milk 1%
    1557mg (57% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  13. Lowfat Ricotta
    1531mg (56% RDI) in 1/2 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  14. Low-Fat Milk 2%
    1527mg (56% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  15. Whole Milk
    1459mg (53% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  16. Adzuki Beans
    1454mg (53% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  17. Buckwheat (Uncooked)
    1414mg (52% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  18. Non-Fat Yogurt
    1414mg (52% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  19. Cooked Large White Beans
    1389mg (51% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  20. Canned Baked Beans With Beef
    1357mg (50% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  21. Boiled Red Kidney Beans
    1340mg (49% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  22. Cranberry Beans (Roman Beans)
    1320mg (48% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  23. Whole Grain Sorghum Flour
    1313mg (48% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  24. Pinto Beans (Cooked)
    1308mg (48% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  25. Kidney Beans
    1303mg (48% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  26. Low-Fat Yogurt
    1296mg (47% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  27. Lentils (Cooked)
    1295mg (47% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  28. Oat Bran
    1292mg (47% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  29. California Red Kidney Beans
    1290mg (47% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  30. Cooked Small White Beans
    1282mg (47% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  31. Navy Beans
    1274mg (47% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  32. Lima Beans
    1265mg (46% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  33. Cottage Cheese (Blended)
    1261mg (46% RDI) in 4 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  34. Cottage Cheese (Blended With Fruit)
    1233mg (45% RDI) in 4 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  35. Cooked Red Kidney Beans
    1227mg (45% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  36. Black Beans
    1218mg (45% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  37. Nonfat Vanilla Yogurt
    1218mg (45% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  38. Uncooked Yellow Cornmeal
    1215mg (45% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  39. Uncooked Whole-Grain Cornmeal
    1215mg (45% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  40. Black Turtle Beans
    1208mg (44% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  41. Granola Homemade
    1192mg (44% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  42. Lowfat Cottage Cheese (2%)
    1185mg (43% RDI) in 4 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  43. Great Northern Beans
    1177mg (43% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  44. Split Peas
    1172mg (43% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  45. Nonfat Cottage Cheese
    1172mg (43% RDI) in 4 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  46. Canned Red Kidney Beans
    1167mg (43% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  47. Canned Chili With Beans
    1167mg (43% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  48. Edamame
    1155mg (42% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  49. Canned Cranberry Beans
    1152mg (42% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  50. Canned Kidney Beans
    1139mg (42% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  51. Mungo Beans (Cooked)
    1125mg (41% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  52. Mung Beans (Cooked)
    1099mg (40% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  53. Baked Beans
    1083mg (40% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  54. Low Fat Fruit Yogurt (With Vitamin D)
    1078mg (39% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  55. Cooked Catjang Beans
    1065mg (39% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  56. Lowfat Greek Yogurt
    1058mg (39% RDI) in 1 Container (7 Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  57. Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) (Cooked)
    1035mg (38% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  58. Canned Baked Beans
    1029mg (38% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  59. Canned Mature (White) Lima Beans
    1024mg (38% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  60. Black-Eyed Peas (Cowpeas)
    1012mg (37% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  61. Grated Parmesan (Hard)
    980mg (36% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  62. Veggie Burgers
    979mg (36% RDI) in 1 Pattie
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  63. Broad Beans (Fava)
    972mg (36% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  64. Stirfried Soybean Sprouts
    939mg (34% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  65. Firm Tofu (With Calcium And Magnesium)
    917mg (34% RDI) in 1/2 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  66. Cooked Lima Beans
    910mg (33% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  67. Dry-Roasted Soybeans
    902mg (33% RDI) in 1oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  68. Gruyere Cheese
    881mg (32% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  69. Romano Cheese
    872mg (32% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  70. Plain Yogurt
    858mg (31% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  71. Succotash
    856mg (31% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  72. Swiss Cheese
    840mg (31% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  73. Dehydrated Milk
    825mg (30% RDI) in 1/4 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  74. Oats Regular And Quick Not Fortified Dry
    794mg (29% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  75. Canned Lima Beans
    791mg (29% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  76. Malted Drink Mix Natural Powder Prepared With Whole Milk
    790mg (29% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  77. Strawberry-Flavor Beverage Mix Powder Prepared With Whole Milk
    787mg (29% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  78. Cooked Teff
    784mg (29% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  79. Grated Parmesan
    780mg (29% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  80. Cooked Millet
    776mg (28% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  81. Lowfat Buttermilk
    767mg (28% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  82. Hot Cocoa
    763mg (28% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  83. Fontina Cheese
    757mg (28% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  84. Hard Goat Cheese
    747mg (27% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  85. Nonfat Greek Vanilla Yogurt
    746mg (27% RDI) in 1 Container (5.3 Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  86. Buttermilk
    745mg (27% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  87. Kamut Cooked
    743mg (27% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  88. Edam Cheese
    730mg (27% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  89. Gouda Cheese
    728mg (27% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  90. Tilsit Cheese
    724mg (27% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  91. Malted Drink Mix Chocolate Powder Prepared With Whole Milk
    710mg (26% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  92. Lowfat Chocolate Milk
    708mg (26% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  93. Port De Salut Cheese
    705mg (26% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  94. Dried Pumpkin And Squash Seeds
    687mg (25% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  95. Chocolate Syrup Prepared With Whole Milk
    685mg (25% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  96. Caraway Cheese
    685mg (25% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  97. Chocolate-Flavor Beverage Mix Powder Prepared With Whole Milk
    684mg (25% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  98. Sharp Cheddar Cheese
    682mg (25% RDI) in 1 Slice (1 Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  99. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (Salted)
    678mg (25% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  100. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (Unsalted)
    678mg (25% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  101. Mozzarella (Lowfat)
    672mg (25% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  102. Monterey Cheese
    666mg (24% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  103. Nonfat Greek Strawberry Yogurt
    660mg (24% RDI) in 1 Container (5.3 Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  104. Lowfat Greek Strawberry Yogurt
    660mg (24% RDI) in 1 Container (5.3 Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  105. Soybean Sprouts
    657mg (24% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  106. Eggnog-Flavor Mix Powder Prepared With Whole Milk
    653mg (24% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  107. Provolone Cheese
    652mg (24% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  108. Low Fat Provolone
    652mg (24% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  109. Carob-Flavor Beverage Mix Powder Prepared With Whole Milk
    648mg (24% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  110. Colby Cheese
    646mg (24% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  111. Muenster Cheese
    642mg (24% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  112. Brick Cheese
    637mg (23% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  113. Chesire Cheese
    636mg (23% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  114. Butternuts (Dried)
    625mg (23% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  115. Processed Swiss Cheese
    621mg (23% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  116. Cooked Lentil Sprouts
    617mg (23% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  117. Hemp Seeds
    614mg (23% RDI) in 1oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  118. Lowfat Cheddar Cheese
    609mg (22% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  119. Low-Sodium Cheddar Cheese
    609mg (22% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  120. Mexican Blend Cheese
    608mg (22% RDI) in 1/4 Cup Shredded
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  121. American Cheese Spread
    605mg (22% RDI) in 1 Slice
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  122. Roquefort
    600mg (22% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  123. Mozzarella (Hard)
    598mg (22% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  124. Soft Tofu
    598mg (22% RDI) in 1 Piece (2-1/2 Inch X 2-3/4 Inch X 1 Inch)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  125. Egg Noodles (Cooked)
    584mg (21% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  126. Spinach Egg Noodles (Cooked)
    582mg (21% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  127. Queso Chihuahua
    573mg (21% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  128. Cooked Soybean Sprouts
    571mg (21% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  129. Toasted Wheat Germ
    561mg (21% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  130. Egg Omelet
    557mg (20% RDI) in 1 Large
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  131. Kidney Bean Sprouts
    556mg (20% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  132. Mozzarella (Hard And Lowfat)
    556mg (20% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  133. Cheddar Cheese
    551mg (20% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  134. Brie Cheese
    548mg (20% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  135. Cooked Pasta (Unenriched)
    546mg (20% RDI) in 1 Cup Spaghetti Not Packed
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  136. Blue Cheese
    545mg (20% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  137. Eggs (Raw)
    543mg (20% RDI) in 1 Large
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  138. White Cornmeal (Grits)
    542mg (20% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  139. Fried Eggs
    541mg (20% RDI) in 1 Large
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  140. Poached Eggs
    541mg (20% RDI) in 1 Large
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  141. Hard Boiled Eggs
    538mg (20% RDI) in 1 Large
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  142. Meal Supplement Drink Canned Peanut Flavor
    529mg (19% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  143. Scrambled Eggs
    525mg (19% RDI) in 1 Large
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  144. Camambert
    523mg (19% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  145. Mozzarella
    519mg (19% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  146. Egg White Powder
    515mg (19% RDI) in 1 Tbsp
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  147. Cooked Oat Bran
    515mg (19% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  148. Cooked Green Peas (Salted)
    512mg (19% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  149. Cooked Green Peas
    512mg (19% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  150. Spirulina
    509mg (19% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  151. Cooked Oatmeal
    505mg (19% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  152. Yellow Sweet Corn
    505mg (18% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  153. Unsalted Peanut Butter (Smooth)
    495mg (18% RDI) in 2 Tbsp
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  154. Cold Pack American Cheese
    494mg (18% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  155. Peanut Butter (Smooth)
    489mg (18% RDI) in 2 Tbsp
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  156. Peanut Butter (Chunk Style)
    488mg (18% RDI) in 2 Tbsp
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  157. Processed American Cheese (With Vitamin D)
    487mg (18% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  158. Lentil Sprouts
    484mg (18% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  159. Quinoa Cooked
    483mg (18% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  160. Cooked Japanese Somen
    482mg (18% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  161. Whole Wheat Pasta
    479mg (18% RDI) in 1 Cup Spaghetti Not Packed
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  162. Black Walnuts (Dried)
    478mg (18% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  163. Dry Roasted Pistachio Nuts
    476mg (17% RDI) in 1 Oz (49 Kernels)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  164. Raw Peanuts
    475mg (17% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  165. Soy Protein Powder (Isolate)
    475mg (17% RDI) in 1 tblsp
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  166. Peas
    468mg (17% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  167. Dried Sunflower Seeds
    465mg (17% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  168. Cooked Podded Peas
    458mg (17% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  169. Pistachio Nuts
    456mg (17% RDI) in 1 Oz (49 Kernels)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  170. Soft Goat Cheese
    454mg (17% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  171. Cooked Wild Rice
    453mg (17% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  172. American Cheese
    452mg (17% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  173. Vanilla Soy Milk
    452mg (17% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  174. Gluten Free Corn Noodles (Cooked)
    451mg (17% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  175. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (With Shells)
    446mg (16% RDI) in 1 Oz (85 Seeds)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  176. Pea Sprouts
    438mg (16% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  177. Dry Roasted Peanuts
    436mg (16% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  178. Brown Rice
    432mg (16% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  179. Cooked Snow Peas
    427mg (16% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  180. Cashew Butter
    419mg (15% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  181. Almonds
    418mg (15% RDI) in 1 Oz (23 Whole Kernels)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  182. Cashews (Raw)
    418mg (15% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  183. Cooked Spinach
    416mg (15% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  184. Dry Roasted Almonds
    415mg (15% RDI) in 1 Oz (22 Whole Kernels)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  185. Processed Pimento Cheese
    411mg (15% RDI) in 1 Slice (3/4 Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  186. Yellow Cornmeal (Grits)
    408mg (15% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  187. Cooked Couscous
    407mg (15% RDI) in 1 Cup, Cooked
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  188. Dry Roasted Sunflower Seeds (With Salt)
    400mg (15% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  189. Dry Roasted Sunflower Seeds
    400mg (15% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  190. Feta Cheese
    396mg (15% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  191. Dry-Roasted Mixed Nuts (Salted)
    390mg (14% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  192. Chia Seeds
    389mg (14% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  193. Raw Sesame Butter (Tahini)
    387mg (14% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  194. Oil Roasted Cashews
    387mg (14% RDI) in 1 Oz (18 Kernels)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)