Configuration
My Food List
Options ⌄

Select a nutrient to rank.

Choose a food group.

Highest or Lowest?
Serving Size

Click the "+" button to add any food to this list.

200 Vegan Foods Highest in Protein

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

Ranked by a serving size.

Click to Change Configuration

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. Pinto Beans (cooked)
    15.4g (31% DV) in 1 cup
  19. Kidney Beans
    15.3g (31% DV) in 1 cup
  20. Cooked Red Kidney Beans
    15.3g (31% DV) in 1 cup
  21. Black Beans
    15.2g (30% DV) in 1 cup
  22. Black Turtle Beans
    15.1g (30% DV) in 1 cup
  23. Navy Beans
    15g (30% DV) in 1 cup
  24. Great Northern Beans
    14.7g (29% DV) in 1 cup
  25. Lima Beans
    14.7g (29% DV) in 1 cup
  26. Chickpeas (garbanzo Beans) (cooked)
    14.5g (29% DV) in 1 cup
  27. Mung Beans (cooked)
    14.2g (28% DV) in 1 cup
  28. Unsweetened Soymilk
    14g (28% DV) in 16oz glass
  29. Soymilk
    13.9g (28% DV) in 16oz glass
  30. Mungo Beans (cooked)
    13.6g (27% DV) in 1 cup
  31. Canned Kidney Beans
    13.4g (27% DV) in 1 cup
  32. Canned Red Kidney Beans
    13.4g (27% DV) in 1 cup
  33. Black-eyed Peas (cowpeas)
    13.2g (26% DV) in 1 cup
  34. Stirfried Soybean Sprouts
    13.1g (26% DV) in 100 grams
  35. Broad Beans (fava)
    12.9g (26% DV) in 1 cup
  36. Millet Flour
    12.8g (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. Cooked Lima Beans
    11.6g (23% DV) in 1 cup
  42. Firm Tofu (With Calcium and Magnesium)
    11.4g (23% DV) in 1/2 cup
  43. Cooked Spelt
    10.7g (21% DV) in 1 cup
  44. Pea Sprouts
    10.6g (21% DV) in 1 cup
  45. Whole Grain Sorghum Flour
    10.2g (20% DV) in 1 cup
  46. Canned Lima Beans
    10.1g (20% DV) in 1 cup
  47. Kamut Cooked
    9.8g (20% DV) in 1 cup
  48. Cooked Teff
    9.8g (20% DV) in 1 cup
  49. Succotash
    9.7g (19% DV) in 1 cup
  50. Cooked Amaranth
    9.3g (19% DV) in 1 cup
  51. Soybean Sprouts
    9.2g (18% DV) in 1 cup
  52. Tofu Extra Firm Prepared With Nigari
    9.1g (18% DV) in 1/5 block
  53. Hemp Seeds
    9g (18% DV) in 1oz
  54. Cooked Lentil Sprouts
    8.8g (18% DV) in 100 grams
  55. Soft Tofu
    8.6g (17% DV) in 1 piece (2-1/2 Inch x 2-3/4 Inch x 1 Inch)
  56. Dried Pumpkin And Squash Seeds
    8.6g (17% DV) in 1 oz
  57. Cooked Green Peas
    8.6g (17% DV) in 1 cup
  58. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (unsalted)
    8.5g (17% DV) in 1 oz
  59. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (salted)
    8.5g (17% DV) in 1 oz
  60. Toasted Wheat Germ
    8.3g (17% DV) in 1 oz
  61. Quinoa Cooked
    8.1g (16% DV) in 1 cup
  62. Seeds Watermelon Seed Kernels Dried
    8g (16% DV) in 1 oz
  63. Cooked Soybean Sprouts
    8g (16% DV) in 1 cup
  64. Vanilla Soymilk
    7.9g (16% DV) in 1 cup
  65. Peas
    7.9g (16% DV) in 1 cup
  66. Kidney Bean Sprouts
    7.7g (15% DV) in 1 cup
  67. Peanut Butter (chunk Style)
    7.7g (15% DV) in 2 tbsp
  68. Fortified Silken Tofu
    7.5g (15% DV) in 1/5 package
  69. Raw Peanuts
    7.3g (15% DV) in 1 oz
  70. Cooked Pasta (unenriched)
    7.2g (14% DV) in 1 cup spaghetti not packed
  71. Unsalted Peanut Butter (smooth)
    7.1g (14% DV) in 2 tbsp
  72. Butternuts (dried)
    7.1g (14% DV) in 1 oz
  73. Cooked Japanese Somen
    7g (14% DV) in 1 cup
  74. Cooked Oatbran
    7g (14% DV) in 1 cup
  75. Peanut Butter (smooth)
    7g (14% DV) in 2 tbsp
  76. Whole Wheat Pasta
    7g (14% DV) in 1 cup spaghetti not packed
  77. Silk (soymilk)
    7g (14% DV) in 1 cup
  78. Canned Straw Mushrooms
    7g (14% DV) in 1 cup
  79. Dry Roasted Peanuts
    6.9g (14% DV) in 1 oz
  80. Lentil Sprouts
    6.9g (14% DV) in 1 cup
  81. Black Walnuts (dried)
    6.8g (14% DV) in 1 oz
  82. Cooked Wild Rice
    6.5g (13% DV) in 1 cup
  83. Cooked Millet
    6.1g (12% DV) in 1 cup
  84. Almonds
    6g (12% DV) in 1 oz (23 whole kernels)
  85. Dry Roasted Pistachio Nuts
    6g (12% DV) in 1 oz (49 kernels)
  86. Dry Roasted Almonds
    6g (12% DV) in 1 oz (22 whole kernels)
  87. Cooked Couscous
    6g (12% DV) in 1 cup, cooked
  88. Cooked Oatmeal
    5.9g (12% DV) in 1 cup
  89. Spirulina
    5.9g (12% DV) in 100 grams
  90. Dried Sunflower Seeds
    5.8g (12% DV) in 1 oz
  91. Japanese Soba Noodles (buckwheat)
    5.8g (12% DV) in 1 cup
  92. Pistachio Nuts
    5.7g (11% DV) in 1 oz (49 kernels)
  93. Roasted Buckwheat Groats
    5.7g (11% DV) in 1 cup
  94. Cooked Bulgur
    5.6g (11% DV) in 1 cup
  95. Cooked Podded Peas
    5.6g (11% DV) in 1 cup
  96. Cooked Long-grain Brown Rice
    5.5g (11% DV) in 1 cup
  97. Fortified Chocolate Soymilk
    5.5g (11% DV) in 1 cup
  98. Dry Roasted Sunflower Seeds
    5.5g (11% DV) in 1 oz
  99. Dry Roasted Sunflower Seeds (with Salt)
    5.5g (11% DV) in 1 oz
  100. Cooked Spinach
    5.3g (11% DV) in 1 cup
  101. Rowal
    5.2g (10% DV) in 1 cup
  102. Cooked Snow Peas
    5.2g (10% DV) in 1 cup
  103. Cooked Blackeyed Peas
    5.2g (10% DV) in 1 cup
  104. Cooked Artichokes (globe Or French)
    5.2g (10% DV) in 1 cup
  105. Flax Seeds
    5.2g (10% DV) in 1oz
  106. Passion Fruit (granadilla)
    5.2g (10% DV) in 1 cup
  107. Canned Asparagus
    5.2g (10% DV) in 1 cup
  108. Cashews (raw)
    5.2g (10% DV) in 1 oz
  109. Cooked Collards
    5.1g (10% DV) in 1 cup, chopped
  110. Florida Avocados
    5.1g (10% DV) in 1 cup, pureed
  111. Arrowroot
    5.1g (10% DV) in 1 cup, sliced
  112. Cooked Hubbard Squash
    5.1g (10% DV) in 1 cup, cubes
  113. Sesame Butter (tahini)
    5.1g (10% DV) in 1 oz
  114. Mashed Sweet Potatoes
    5g (10% DV) in 1 cup
  115. Cashew Butter
    5g (10% DV) in 1 oz
  116. Sesame Seeds (toasted)
    4.8g (10% DV) in 1 oz
  117. Cooked Broadbeans
    4.8g (10% DV) in 100 grams
  118. Oil Roasted Cashews
    4.8g (10% DV) in 1 oz (18 kernels)
  119. Yellow Corn Sweet
    4.7g (9% DV) in 1 cup
  120. Dried Jujube
    4.7g (9% DV) in 100 grams
  121. Chia Seeds
    4.7g (9% DV) in 1 oz
  122. Hash Browns
    4.7g (9% DV) in 1 cup
  123. Safflower Seeds
    4.6g (9% DV) in 1 oz
  124. Coconut Milk
    4.6g (9% DV) in 1 cup
  125. Fiddlehead Ferns
    4.6g (9% DV) in 100 grams
  126. Cooked Brown Rice
    4.5g (9% DV) in 1 cup
  127. California Avocados
    4.5g (9% DV) in 1 cup, pureed
  128. White Cornmeal (grits)
    4.4g (9% DV) in 1 cup
  129. Dried Lotus Seeds
    4.4g (9% DV) in 1 oz (42 medium seeds)
  130. Dry-roasted Cashews
    4.3g (9% DV) in 1 oz
  131. Baked Potatoes (with Skin)
    4.3g (9% DV) in 1 potato medium
  132. Walnuts
    4.3g (9% DV) in 1 oz (14 halves)
  133. Asparagus (cooked)
    4.3g (9% DV) in 1 cup
  134. Okara
    4.3g (9% DV) in 1 cup
  135. Dry Roasted Hazelnuts
    4.3g (9% DV) in 1 oz
  136. Cooked Long-grain White Rice
    4.3g (9% DV) in 1 cup
  137. Hazelnuts
    4.2g (8% DV) in 1 oz (21 whole kernels)
  138. Mammy Apple
    4.2g (8% DV) in 1 fruit without refuse
  139. Guavas
    4.2g (8% DV) in 1 cup
  140. Artichokes (globe Or French)
    4.2g (8% DV) in 1 artichoke, medium
  141. Horned Melon (kiwano)
    4.1g (8% DV) in 1 cup
  142. Canned Tomato Puree
    4.1g (8% DV) in 1 cup
  143. Brazilnuts
    4.1g (8% DV) in 1 oz (6 kernels)
  144. Dried Spirulina Seaweed
    4g (8% DV) in 1 tablespoon
  145. Avocados
    4g (8% DV) in 1 avocado, NS as to Florida or California
  146. Goji Berries Dried
    4g (8% DV) in 5 tbsp
  147. Baked Red Potatoes
    4g (8% DV) in 1 potato medium (2-1/4 Inch to 3-1/4 Inch dia.)
  148. Brussels Sprouts (cooked)
    4g (8% DV) in 1 cup
  149. Portabellas (exposed To Sunlight Or Uv)
    4g (8% DV) in 1 cup sliced
  150. Bamboo Shoots
    3.9g (8% DV) in 1 cup (1/2 Inch slices)
  151. Ice Mocha
    3.9g (8% DV) in 1 cup
  152. Sun-dried Hot Chile Peppers
    3.9g (8% DV) in 1 cup
  153. Pine Nuts (dried)
    3.9g (8% DV) in 1 oz (167 kernels)
  154. White Button Mushrooms (stir-fried)
    3.9g (8% DV) in 1 cup sliced
  155. Broccoli (cooked)
    3.7g (7% DV) in 1 cup chopped
  156. Cooked Beet Greens
    3.7g (7% DV) in 1 cup (1 Inch pieces)
  157. Gluten Free Corn Noodles (cooked)
    3.7g (7% DV) in 1 cup
  158. Palm Hearts (canned)
    3.7g (7% DV) in 1 cup
  159. Cooked Mustard Greens
    3.6g (7% DV) in 1 cup, chopped
  160. Durian
    3.6g (7% DV) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
  161. Cooked Pearled Barley
    3.5g (7% DV) in 1 cup
  162. Cooked White Button Mushrooms
    3.4g (7% DV) in 1 cup pieces
  163. Tamarinds
    3.4g (7% DV) in 1 cup, pulp
  164. Almond Butter
    3.4g (7% DV) in 1 tbsp
  165. Mustard Spinach
    3.3g (7% DV) in 1 cup, chopped
  166. Cooked Swiss Chard
    3.3g (7% DV) in 1 cup, chopped
  167. Dried Pine Nuts
    3.3g (7% DV) in 1 oz
  168. Cooked Broccoli Raab
    3.3g (7% DV) in 1 NLEA serving
  169. Jute Potherb (molokhiya) (cooked)
    3.2g (6% DV) in 1 cup
  170. High Alcohol Beer
    3.2g (6% DV) in 1 bottle
  171. Rice Noodles (cooked)
    3.2g (6% DV) in 1 cup
  172. Dried Pilinuts
    3.1g (6% DV) in 1 oz (15 kernels)
  173. Cooked Mustard Spinach
    3.1g (6% DV) in 1 cup, chopped
  174. Baked Potato (no Skin)
    3.1g (6% DV) in 1 potato (2-1/3 Inch x 4-3/4 Inch)
  175. Cooked Yellow Sweet Corn
    3g (6% DV) in 1 ear small (5-1/2 Inch to 6-1/2 Inch long)
  176. Jerusalem-artichokes Raw
    3g (6% DV) in 1 cup slices
  177. Cooked Okra
    3g (6% DV) in 1 cup slices
  178. Brussels Sprouts (raw)
    3g (6% DV) in 1 cup
  179. Cooked Sweet White Corn
    3g (6% DV) in 1 ear, small (5-1/2 Inch to 6-1/2 Inch long)
  180. Cooked Kohlrabi
    3g (6% DV) in 1 cup slices
  181. Asparagus
    2.9g (6% DV) in 1 cup
  182. Dried Ginkgo Nuts
    2.9g (6% DV) in 1 oz
  183. Canned Mushrooms
    2.9g (6% DV) in 1 cup
  184. Pomegranates
    2.9g (6% DV) in 1 cup
  185. Yellow Cornmeal (grits)
    2.9g (6% DV) in 1 cup
  186. Cooked Beets
    2.9g (6% DV) in 1 cup
  187. Cooked Onions
    2.9g (6% DV) in 1 cup
  188. Canned Tomato Paste
    2.9g (6% DV) in 1/4 cup
  189. Oyster Mushrooms
    2.8g (6% DV) in 1 cup sliced
  190. Jackfruit
    2.8g (6% DV) in 1 cup, sliced
  191. Cassava
    2.8g (6% DV) in 1 cup
  192. Cooked Green Cauliflower
    2.7g (5% DV) in 1/5 head
  193. Dry Roasted Pecans
    2.7g (5% DV) in 1 oz
  194. Canned Pumpkin
    2.7g (5% DV) in 1 cup
  195. Shredded Coconut Meat
    2.7g (5% DV) in 1 cup, shredded
  196. Roasted Chestnuts
    2.7g (5% DV) in 10 kernels
  197. Groundcherries
    2.7g (5% DV) in 1 cup
  198. Pak-choi (bok Choy) (cooked)
    2.7g (5% DV) in 1 cup, shredded
  199. Baked Russet Potatoes
    2.6g (5% DV) in 100 grams
  200. Cooked Burdock Root
    2.6g (5% DV) in 1 cup (1 Inch pieces)

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