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56 Nuts and Seeds Highest in Protein

Ranked by a serving size.
50g Protein = 100% DV
  1. Hemp Seeds
    9g (18% DV) in 1oz
  2. Dried Pumpkin And Squash Seeds
    8.6g (17% DV) in 1 oz
  3. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (unsalted)
    8.5g (17% DV) in 1 oz
  4. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (salted)
    8.5g (17% DV) in 1 oz
  5. Seeds Watermelon Seed Kernels Dried
    8g (16% DV) in 1 oz
  6. Butternuts (dried)
    7.1g (14% DV) in 1 oz
  7. Dry Roasted Peanuts
    6.9g (14% DV) in 1 oz
  8. Black Walnuts (dried)
    6.8g (14% DV) in 1 oz
  9. Almonds
    6g (12% DV) in 1 oz (23 whole kernels)
  10. Dry Roasted Pistachio Nuts
    6g (12% DV) in 1 oz (49 kernels)
  11. Dry Roasted Almonds
    6g (12% DV) in 1 oz (22 whole kernels)
  12. Dried Sunflower Seeds
    5.8g (12% DV) in 1 oz
  13. Pistachio Nuts
    5.7g (11% DV) in 1 oz (49 kernels)
  14. Dry Roasted Sunflower Seeds
    5.5g (11% DV) in 1 oz
  15. Dry Roasted Sunflower Seeds (with Salt)
    5.5g (11% DV) in 1 oz
  16. Flax Seeds
    5.2g (10% DV) in 1oz
  17. Cashews (raw)
    5.2g (10% DV) in 1 oz
  18. Sesame Butter (tahini)
    5.1g (10% DV) in 1 oz
  19. Cashew Butter
    5g (10% DV) in 1 oz
  20. Sesame Seeds (toasted)
    4.8g (10% DV) in 1 oz
  21. Oil Roasted Cashews
    4.8g (10% DV) in 1 oz (18 kernels)
  22. Chia Seeds
    4.7g (9% DV) in 1 oz
  23. Safflower Seeds
    4.6g (9% DV) in 1 oz
  24. Coconut Milk
    4.6g (9% DV) in 1 cup
  25. Dried Lotus Seeds
    4.4g (9% DV) in 1 oz (42 medium seeds)
  26. Dry-roasted Cashews
    4.3g (9% DV) in 1 oz
  27. Walnuts
    4.3g (9% DV) in 1 oz (14 halves)
  28. Dry Roasted Hazelnuts
    4.3g (9% DV) in 1 oz
  29. Hazelnuts
    4.2g (8% DV) in 1 oz (21 whole kernels)
  30. Brazilnuts
    4.1g (8% DV) in 1 oz (6 kernels)
  31. Pine Nuts (dried)
    3.9g (8% DV) in 1 oz (167 kernels)
  32. Almond Butter
    3.4g (7% DV) in 1 tbsp
  33. Dried Pine Nuts
    3.3g (7% DV) in 1 oz
  34. Dried Pilinuts
    3.1g (6% DV) in 1 oz (15 kernels)
  35. Dried Ginkgo Nuts
    2.9g (6% DV) in 1 oz
  36. Dry Roasted Pecans
    2.7g (5% DV) in 1 oz
  37. Shredded Coconut Meat
    2.7g (5% DV) in 1 cup, shredded
  38. Roasted Chestnuts
    2.7g (5% DV) in 10 kernels
  39. Pecans
    2.6g (5% DV) in 1 oz (19 halves)
  40. Almond Paste
    2.6g (5% DV) in 1 oz
  41. Macadamia Nuts
    2.2g (4% DV) in 1 oz (10-12 kernels)
  42. Dry Roasted Macadamia Nuts
    2.2g (4% DV) in 1 oz (10-12 kernels)
  43. Dried Coconut (unsweetened)
    2g (4% DV) in 1 oz
  44. Dried Chinese Chestnuts
    1.9g (4% DV) in 1 oz
  45. Dried Beechnuts
    1.8g (4% DV) in 1 oz
  46. Coconut Water
    1.7g (3% DV) in 1 cup
  47. Dried Coconut
    1.5g (3% DV) in 1 oz
  48. Dried Japanese Chestnuts
    1.5g (3% DV) in 1 oz
  49. Roasted Chinese Chestnuts
    1.3g (3% DV) in 1 oz
  50. Ginko Nuts
    1.2g (2% DV) in 1 oz
  51. Chinese Chestnuts
    1.2g (2% DV) in 1 oz
  52. Lotus Seeds
    1.2g (2% DV) in 1 oz
  53. Boiled Chinese Chestnuts
    0.8g (2% DV) in 1 oz
  54. Boiled Chestnuts
    0.6g (1% DV) in 1 oz
  55. Chestnuts
    0.5g (1% DV) in 1 oz
  56. Boiled Japanese Chestnuts
    0.2g in 1 oz

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