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200 Vegetarian Foods Highest in Lysine

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
2100mg Lysine = 100% RDI
  1. Firm Tofu
    2225mg (106% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  2. Boiled Soybeans (Edamame)
    1906mg (91% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  3. Lowfat Ricotta
    1678mg (80% RDI) in 1/2 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  4. Protein Powder Soy Based
    1598mg (76% RDI) in 1 Scoop
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  5. Skim Milk
    1382mg (66% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  6. Boiled Lupin Beans
    1381mg (66% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  7. Lupin Beans (Cooked)
    1381mg (66% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  8. Canned Navy Beans
    1381mg (66% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  9. Low-Fat Milk 1%
    1376mg (66% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  10. Low-Fat Milk 2%
    1347mg (64% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  11. Cooked Green Soybeans
    1330mg (63% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  12. Adzuki Beans
    1304mg (62% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  13. Whole Milk
    1288mg (61% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  14. High Fat Milk (3.7% Fat)
    1269mg (60% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  15. Non-Fat Yogurt
    1259mg (60% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  16. Lentils (Cooked)
    1247mg (59% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  17. Canned Baked Beans With Beef
    1202mg (57% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  18. Cooked Large White Beans
    1196mg (57% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  19. Split Peas
    1180mg (56% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  20. Edamame
    1155mg (55% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  21. Low-Fat Yogurt
    1154mg (55% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  22. Boiled Red Kidney Beans
    1152mg (55% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  23. Buckwheat (Uncooked)
    1142mg (54% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  24. Cranberry Beans (Roman Beans)
    1135mg (54% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  25. Tofu Prepared With Calcium
    1121mg (53% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  26. California Red Kidney Beans
    1110mg (53% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  27. Cooked Small White Beans
    1103mg (53% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  28. Uncooked Oats
    1094mg (52% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  29. Nonfat Vanilla Yogurt
    1083mg (52% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  30. Pinto Beans (Cooked)
    1077mg (51% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  31. Kidney Beans
    1074mg (51% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  32. Cottage Cheese (Blended)
    1055mg (50% RDI) in 4 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  33. Cooked Red Kidney Beans
    1053mg (50% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  34. Canned Chili With Beans
    1047mg (50% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  35. Black Beans
    1046mg (50% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  36. Black Turtle Beans
    1040mg (50% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  37. Great Northern Beans
    1012mg (48% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  38. Lowfat Cottage Cheese (2%)
    992mg (47% RDI) in 4 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  39. Canned Cranberry Beans
    991mg (47% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  40. Mung Beans (Cooked)
    990mg (47% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  41. Lima Beans
    983mg (47% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  42. Nonfat Cottage Cheese
    981mg (47% RDI) in 4 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  43. Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) (Cooked)
    973mg (46% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  44. Cottage Cheese (Blended With Fruit)
    971mg (46% RDI) in 4 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  45. Canned Red Kidney Beans
    963mg (46% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  46. Low Fat Fruit Yogurt (With Vitamin D)
    960mg (46% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  47. Baked Beans
    959mg (46% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  48. Navy Beans
    946mg (45% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  49. Lowfat Greek Yogurt
    942mg (45% RDI) in 1 Container (7 Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  50. Cooked Catjang Beans
    941mg (45% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  51. Canned Kidney Beans
    940mg (45% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  52. Grated Parmesan (Hard)
    939mg (45% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  53. Mungo Beans (Cooked)
    900mg (43% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  54. Black-Eyed Peas (Cowpeas)
    894mg (43% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  55. Romano Cheese
    835mg (40% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  56. Broad Beans (Fava)
    826mg (39% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  57. Canned Mature (White) Lima Beans
    795mg (38% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  58. Granola Homemade
    770mg (37% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  59. Gruyere Cheese
    770mg (37% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  60. Cooked Lima Beans
    765mg (36% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  61. Plain Yogurt
    762mg (36% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  62. Canned Baked Beans
    757mg (36% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  63. Edam Cheese
    755mg (36% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  64. Gouda Cheese
    754mg (36% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  65. Stirfried Soybean Sprouts
    752mg (36% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  66. Provolone Cheese
    751mg (36% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  67. Low Fat Provolone
    751mg (36% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  68. Dry-Roasted Soybeans
    738mg (35% RDI) in 1oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  69. Swiss Cheese
    734mg (35% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  70. Oat Bran
    714mg (34% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  71. Veggie Burgers
    703mg (33% RDI) in 1 Pattie
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  72. Mozzarella (Lowfat)
    700mg (33% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  73. Cooked Lentil Sprouts
    698mg (33% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  74. Processed Swiss Cheese
    697mg (33% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  75. Lowfat Buttermilk
    679mg (32% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  76. Dehydrated Milk
    668mg (32% RDI) in 1/4 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  77. Canned Lima Beans
    665mg (32% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  78. Nonfat Greek Vanilla Yogurt
    663mg (32% RDI) in 1 Container (5.3 Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  79. Fontina Cheese
    661mg (31% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  80. Buttermilk
    659mg (31% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  81. Strawberry-Flavor Beverage Mix Powder Prepared With Whole Milk
    638mg (30% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  82. Grated Parmesan
    625mg (30% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  83. Lowfat Chocolate Milk
    625mg (30% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  84. Mozzarella (Hard)
    623mg (30% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  85. Hard Goat Cheese
    622mg (30% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  86. Muenster Cheese
    607mg (29% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  87. Brick Cheese
    603mg (29% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  88. Caraway Cheese
    595mg (28% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  89. Nonfat Greek Strawberry Yogurt
    588mg (28% RDI) in 1 Container (5.3 Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  90. Lowfat Greek Strawberry Yogurt
    588mg (28% RDI) in 1 Container (5.3 Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  91. Firm Tofu (With Calcium And Magnesium)
    582mg (28% RDI) in 1/2 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  92. Tilsit Cheese
    579mg (28% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  93. Monterey Cheese
    579mg (28% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  94. Sharp Cheddar Cheese
    570mg (27% RDI) in 1 Slice (1 Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  95. Succotash
    570mg (27% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  96. Port De Salut Cheese
    564mg (27% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  97. Colby Cheese
    562mg (27% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  98. Cold Pack American Cheese
    554mg (26% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  99. Chesire Cheese
    552mg (26% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  100. Lentil Sprouts
    548mg (26% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  101. Hot Cocoa
    538mg (26% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  102. Lowfat Cheddar Cheese
    530mg (25% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  103. Low-Sodium Cheddar Cheese
    530mg (25% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  104. Soybean Sprouts
    526mg (25% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  105. Blue Cheese
    526mg (25% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  106. Brie Cheese
    526mg (25% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  107. Roquefort
    525mg (25% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  108. Toasted Wheat Germ
    525mg (25% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  109. Soft Tofu
    517mg (25% RDI) in 1 Piece (2-1/2 Inch X 2-3/4 Inch X 1 Inch)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  110. Oats Regular And Quick Not Fortified Dry
    516mg (25% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  111. American Cheese Spread
    512mg (24% RDI) in 1 Slice
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  112. Cooked Green Peas (Salted)
    502mg (24% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  113. Cooked Green Peas
    502mg (24% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  114. Camambert
    502mg (24% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  115. Egg Omelet
    468mg (22% RDI) in 1 Large
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  116. Mexican Blend Cheese
    463mg (22% RDI) in 1/4 Cup Shredded
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  117. Processed Pimento Cheese
    461mg (22% RDI) in 1 Slice (3/4 Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  118. Pea Sprouts
    461mg (22% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  119. Peas
    460mg (22% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  120. Cooked Soybean Sprouts
    457mg (22% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  121. Eggs (Raw)
    456mg (22% RDI) in 1 Large
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  122. Fried Eggs
    455mg (22% RDI) in 1 Large
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  123. Poached Eggs
    455mg (22% RDI) in 1 Large
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  124. Hard Boiled Eggs
    452mg (22% RDI) in 1 Large
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  125. Quinoa Cooked
    442mg (21% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  126. Kidney Bean Sprouts
    440mg (21% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  127. Queso Chihuahua
    436mg (21% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  128. Processed American Cheese (With Vitamin D)
    431mg (21% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  129. Scrambled Eggs
    430mg (20% RDI) in 1 Large
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  130. Egg White Powder
    413mg (20% RDI) in 1 Tbsp
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  131. Malted Drink Mix Natural Powder Prepared With Whole Milk
    408mg (19% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  132. Cooked Podded Peas
    403mg (19% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  133. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (With Shells)
    394mg (19% RDI) in 1 Oz (85 Seeds)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  134. Soft Goat Cheese
    378mg (18% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  135. Malted Drink Mix Chocolate Powder Prepared With Whole Milk
    376mg (18% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  136. Cooked Snow Peas
    376mg (18% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  137. Soy Protein Powder (Isolate)
    373mg (18% RDI) in 1 tblsp
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  138. Chocolate-Flavor Beverage Mix Powder Prepared With Whole Milk
    372mg (18% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  139. Chocolate Syrup Prepared With Whole Milk
    372mg (18% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  140. American Cheese
    370mg (18% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  141. Hemp Seeds
    362mg (17% RDI) in 1oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  142. Meal Supplement Drink Canned Peanut Flavor
    356mg (17% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  143. Dried Pumpkin And Squash Seeds
    351mg (17% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  144. Eggnog-Flavor Mix Powder Prepared With Whole Milk
    348mg (17% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  145. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (Salted)
    346mg (16% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  146. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (Unsalted)
    346mg (16% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  147. Feta Cheese
    346mg (16% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  148. Cooked Blackeyed Peas
    345mg (16% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  149. Carob-Flavor Beverage Mix Powder Prepared With Whole Milk
    343mg (16% RDI) in 1 Cup (8 Fl Oz)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  150. Florida Avocados
    338mg (16% RDI) in 1 Cup, Pureed
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  151. Dry Roasted Pistachio Nuts
    338mg (16% RDI) in 1 Oz (49 Kernels)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  152. Cooked Spinach
    328mg (16% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  153. Pistachio Nuts
    323mg (15% RDI) in 1 Oz (49 Kernels)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  154. Vanilla Soy Milk
    318mg (15% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  155. Cooked Oatmeal
    316mg (15% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  156. Mammy Apple
    313mg (15% RDI) in 1 Fruit Without Refuse
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  157. Cooked Broadbeans
    313mg (15% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  158. Spirulina
    312mg (15% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  159. Limburger Cheese
    302mg (14% RDI) in 1 Cubic Inch
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  160. California Avocados
    297mg (14% RDI) in 1 Cup, Pureed
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  161. Mozzarella (Hard And Lowfat)
    294mg (14% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  162. Cheddar Cheese
    291mg (14% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  163. Roasted Buckwheat Groats
    289mg (14% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  164. Cooked Oat Bran
    285mg (14% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  165. Lowfat Cottage Cheese (1%)
    285mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  166. Hash Browns
    284mg (14% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  167. Dried Lotus Seeds
    280mg (13% RDI) in 1 Oz (42 Medium Seeds)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  168. Cooked Wild Rice
    279mg (13% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  169. Uncooked Yellow Cornmeal
    278mg (13% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  170. Uncooked Whole-Grain Cornmeal
    278mg (13% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  171. Kamut Cooked
    277mg (13% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  172. Chia Seeds
    275mg (13% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  173. Cooked Teff
    275mg (13% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  174. Mozzarella
    274mg (13% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  175. Fat Free Cream Cheese
    270mg (13% RDI) in 1 Tbsp
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  176. Cashew Butter
    266mg (13% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  177. Egg Whites (Raw)
    266mg (13% RDI) in 1 Large
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  178. Avocados
    265mg (13% RDI) in 1 Avocado, Ns As To Florida Or California
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  179. Cashews (Raw)
    264mg (13% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  180. Raw Peanuts
    263mg (13% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  181. Dried Sunflower Seeds
    262mg (12% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  182. Soft Serve Chocolate Ice Cream
    255mg (12% RDI) in 1/2 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  183. Neufchatel Cheese
    249mg (12% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  184. Mashed Sweet Potatoes
    247mg (12% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  185. Flax Seeds
    245mg (12% RDI) in 1oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  186. Canned Asparagus
    244mg (12% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  187. Japanese Soba Noodles (Buckwheat)
    244mg (12% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  188. Oil Roasted Cashews
    244mg (12% RDI) in 1 Oz (18 Kernels)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  189. Broccoli (Cooked)
    242mg (12% RDI) in 1 Cup Chopped
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  190. Spinach Egg Noodles (Cooked)
    242mg (12% RDI) in 1 Cup
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  191. Dry Roasted Peanuts
    241mg (11% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  192. Sweetened Condensed Milk
    240mg (11% RDI) in 1 Fl Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  193. Cauliflower
    232mg (11% RDI) in 1 Cup Chopped (1/2 Inch Pieces)
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  194. Dry-Roasted Cashews
    232mg (11% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  195. Gjetost Cheese
    231mg (11% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  196. Cooked Kale
    229mg (11% RDI) in 1 Cup, Chopped
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  197. Dry Roasted Sunflower Seeds (With Salt)
    226mg (11% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)
  198. Dry Roasted Sunflower Seeds
    226mg (11% RDI) in 1 Oz
    Database: Standard Release(Source)