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62 Beans and Lentils Highest in Protein

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50g Protein = 100% DV
  1. Firm Tofu
    43.5g (87% DV) in 1 cup
  2. Tempeh
    33.7g (67% DV) in 1 cup
  3. Boiled Soybeans (edamame)
    31.3g (63% DV) in 1 cup
  4. Extra Firm Fortified Tofu
    23g (46% DV) in 1 cup
  5. Cooked Green Soybeans
    22.2g (44% DV) in 1 cup
  6. Tofu Prepared With Calcium
    20g (40% DV) in 1 cup
  7. Tempeh Cooked
    19.9g (40% DV) in 100 grams
  8. Canned Navy Beans
    19.7g (39% DV) in 1 cup
  9. Edamame
    18.5g (37% DV) in 1 cup
  10. Lentils (cooked)
    17.9g (36% DV) in 1 cup
  11. Cooked Large White Beans
    17.4g (35% DV) in 1 cup
  12. Adzuki Beans
    17.3g (35% DV) in 1 cup
  13. Natto
    17.1g (34% DV) in 1/2 cup
  14. Cranberry Beans (roman Beans)
    16.5g (33% DV) in 1 cup
  15. Split Peas
    16.3g (33% DV) in 1 cup
  16. California Red Kidney Beans
    16.2g (32% DV) in 1 cup
  17. Cooked Small White Beans
    16.1g (32% DV) in 1 cup
  18. Canned Chili With Beans
    15.7g (31% DV) in 1 cup
  19. Pinto Beans (cooked)
    15.4g (31% DV) in 1 cup
  20. Kidney Beans
    15.3g (31% DV) in 1 cup
  21. Cooked Red Kidney Beans
    15.3g (31% DV) in 1 cup
  22. Black Beans
    15.2g (30% DV) in 1 cup
  23. Black Turtle Beans
    15.1g (30% DV) in 1 cup
  24. Navy Beans
    15g (30% DV) in 1 cup
  25. Great Northern Beans
    14.7g (29% DV) in 1 cup
  26. Lima Beans
    14.7g (29% DV) in 1 cup
  27. Chickpeas (garbanzo Beans) (cooked)
    14.5g (29% DV) in 1 cup
  28. Mung Beans (cooked)
    14.2g (28% DV) in 1 cup
  29. Baked Beans
    14g (28% DV) in 1 cup
  30. Unsweetened Soymilk
    14g (28% DV) in 16oz glass
  31. Soymilk
    13.9g (28% DV) in 16oz glass
  32. Mungo Beans (cooked)
    13.6g (27% DV) in 1 cup
  33. Canned Kidney Beans
    13.4g (27% DV) in 1 cup
  34. Canned Red Kidney Beans
    13.4g (27% DV) in 1 cup
  35. Black-eyed Peas (cowpeas)
    13.2g (26% DV) in 1 cup
  36. Broad Beans (fava)
    12.9g (26% DV) in 1 cup
  37. Canned Refried Beans
    12.8g (26% DV) in 1 cup
  38. Dry-roasted Soybeans
    12.1g (24% DV) in 1oz
  39. Canned Baked Beans
    12.1g (24% DV) in 1 cup
  40. Canned Mature (white) Lima Beans
    11.9g (24% DV) in 1 cup
  41. Firm Tofu (With Calcium and Magnesium)
    11.4g (23% DV) in 1/2 cup
  42. Veggie Burgers
    11g (22% DV) in 1 pattie
  43. Tofu Extra Firm Prepared With Nigari
    9.1g (18% DV) in 1/5 block
  44. Soft Tofu
    8.6g (17% DV) in 1 piece (2-1/2 Inch x 2-3/4 Inch x 1 Inch)
  45. Vanilla Soymilk
    7.9g (16% DV) in 1 cup
  46. Peanut Butter (chunk Style)
    7.7g (15% DV) in 2 tbsp
  47. Fortified Silken Tofu
    7.5g (15% DV) in 1/5 package
  48. Raw Peanuts
    7.3g (15% DV) in 1 oz
  49. Unsalted Peanut Butter (smooth)
    7.1g (14% DV) in 2 tbsp
  50. Peanut Butter (smooth)
    7g (14% DV) in 2 tbsp
  51. Silk (soymilk)
    7g (14% DV) in 1 cup
  52. Fortified Chocolate Soymilk
    5.5g (11% DV) in 1 cup
  53. Cooked Blackeyed Peas
    5.2g (10% DV) in 1 cup
  54. Cooked Broadbeans
    4.8g (10% DV) in 100 grams
  55. Okara
    4.3g (9% DV) in 1 cup
  56. Falafel
    2.3g (5% DV) in 1 patty (approx 2-1/4 Inch dia)
  57. Miso
    2.2g (4% DV) in 1 tbsp
  58. Tamari
    1.9g (4% DV) in 1 tbsp
  59. Soy Sauce
    1.3g (3% DV) in 1 tbsp
  60. Hummus (commercial)
    1.2g (2% DV) in 1 tbsp
  61. Stinky Tofu
    1g (2% DV) in 1 block
  62. Hummus (homemade)
    0.7g (1% DV) in 1 tablespoon

Data Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 28.