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56 Beans and Lentils Highest in Methionine

Ranked by a Common Serving Size
728mg Methionine = 100% RDI
  1. Firm Tofu
    (Tofu Raw Firm Prepared With Calcium Sulfate)
    532mg (73% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  2. Boiled Soybeans (Edamame)
    (Soybeans Mature Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    385mg (53% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  3. Canned Baked Beans With Beef
    (Beans Baked Canned With Beef)
    277mg (38% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  4. Cooked Green Soybeans
    (Soybeans Green Cooked Boiled Drained Without Salt)
    270mg (37% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  5. Tofu Prepared With Calcium
    (Tofu Raw Regular Prepared With Calcium Sulfate)
    268mg (37% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  6. Cooked Large White Beans
    (Beans White Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    261mg (36% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  7. Canned Navy Beans
    (Beans Navy Mature Seeds Canned)
    257mg (35% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  8. Boiled Red Kidney Beans
    (Beans Kidney Royal Red Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    253mg (35% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  9. Cranberry Beans (Roman Beans)
    (Beans Cranberry (Roman) Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    248mg (34% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  10. Canned Chili With Beans
    (Chili With Beans Canned)
    243mg (33% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  11. California Red Kidney Beans
    (Beans Kidney California Red Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    242mg (33% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  12. Cooked Small White Beans
    (Beans Small White Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    242mg (33% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  13. Cooked Red Kidney Beans
    (Beans Kidney Red Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    230mg (32% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  14. Black Beans
    (Beans Black Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    229mg (31% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  15. Black Turtle Beans
    (Beans Black Turtle Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    228mg (31% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  16. Great Northern Beans
    (Beans Great Northern Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    221mg (30% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  17. Edamame
    (Edamame Frozen Prepared)
    219mg (30% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  18. Baked Beans
    (Beans Baked Home Prepared)
    218mg (30% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  19. Canned Cranberry Beans
    (Beans Cranberry (Roman) Mature Seeds Canned)
    216mg (30% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  20. Veggie Burgers
    (Veggie Burgers Or Soyburgers Unprepared)
    204mg (28% RDI) in 1 pattie
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  21. Navy Beans
    (Beans Navy Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    202mg (28% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  22. Pinto Beans (Cooked)
    (Beans Pinto Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    200mg (27% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  23. Kidney Beans
    (Beans Kidney All Types Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    200mg (27% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  24. Cooked Catjang Beans
    (Cowpeas Catjang Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    198mg (27% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  25. Mungo Beans (Cooked)
    (Mungo Beans Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    198mg (27% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  26. Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) (Cooked)
    (Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans Bengal Gram) Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    190mg (26% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  27. Black-Eyed Peas (Cowpeas)
    (Cowpeas Common (Blackeyes Crowder Southern) Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    188mg (26% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  28. Lima Beans
    (Lima Beans Large Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    186mg (26% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  29. Boiled Lupin Beans
    (Lupins Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    183mg (25% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  30. Lupin Beans (Cooked)
    (Lupins Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled With Salt)
    183mg (25% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  31. Adzuki Beans
    (Beans Adzuki Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    182mg (25% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  32. Canned Red Kidney Beans
    (Beans Kidney Red Mature Seeds Canned Solids And Liquids)
    179mg (25% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  33. Canned Kidney Beans
    (Beans Kidney All Types Mature Seeds Canned)
    174mg (24% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  34. Mung Beans (Cooked)
    (Mung Beans Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    170mg (23% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  35. Split Peas
    (Peas Split Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    167mg (23% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  36. Lentils (Cooked)
    (Lentils Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    152mg (21% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  37. Dry-Roasted Soybeans
    (Soybeans Mature Seeds Dry Roasted)
    150mg (21% RDI) in 1oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  38. Canned Mature (White) Lima Beans
    (Lima Beans Large Mature Seeds Canned)
    149mg (21% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  39. Firm Tofu (With Calcium And Magnesium)
    (Tofu Firm Prepared With Calcium Sulfate And Magnesium Chloride (Nigari))
    139mg (19% RDI) in 1/2 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  40. Canned Baked Beans
    (Beans Baked Canned Plain Or Vegetarian)
    119mg (16% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  41. Broad Beans (Fava)
    (Broadbeans (Fava Beans) Mature Seeds Cooked Boiled Without Salt)
    105mg (14% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  42. Soft Tofu
    (Tofu Soft Prepared With Calcium Sulfate And Magnesium Chloride (Nigari))
    101mg (14% RDI) in 1 piece (2-1/2 inch x 2-3/4 inch x 1 inch)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  43. Raw Peanuts
    (Peanuts All Types Raw)
    90mg (12% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  44. Unsalted Peanut Butter (Smooth)
    (Peanut Butter Smooth Style Without Salt)
    85mg (12% RDI) in 2 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  45. Peanut Butter (Chunk Style)
    (Peanut Butter Chunk Style Without Salt)
    84mg (12% RDI) in 2 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  46. Peanut Butter (Smooth)
    (Peanut Butter Smooth (Includes Foods For Usda's Food Distribution Program))
    84mg (12% RDI) in 2 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  47. Soy Protein Powder (Isolate)
    (Soy Protein Isolate)
    79mg (11% RDI) in 1 tblsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  48. Cooked Blackeyed Peas
    (Cowpeas (Blackeyes) Immature Seeds Cooked Boiled Drained Without Salt)
    74mg (10% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  49. Vanilla Soy Milk
    (Soy Milk Original And Vanilla Unfortified)
    66mg (9% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  50. Fortified Chocolate Soy Milk
    (Soy Milk Chocolate With Added Calcium Vitamins A And D)
    46mg (6% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  51. Cooked Broadbeans
    (Broadbeans Immature Seeds Cooked Boiled Drained Without Salt)
    37mg (5% RDI) in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  52. Falafel
    (Falafel Home-Prepared)
    32mg (4% RDI) in 1 patty (approx 2-1/4 inch dia)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  53. Tamari
    (Soy Sauce Made From Soy (Tamari))
    30mg (4% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  54. Soy Sauce
    (Soy Sauce Made From Soy And Wheat (Shoyu))
    16mg (2% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  55. Hummus (Homemade)
    (Hummus Home Prepared)
    12mg (2% RDI) in 1 tablespoon
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  56. Fermented Tofu (Fuyu)
    (Tofu Salted And Fermented (Fuyu))
    11mg (2% RDI) in 1 block
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
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