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32 Grains and Pasta Highest in Methionine

Ranked by a Common Serving Size
728mg Methionine = 100% RDI
  1. Uncooked Oats
    (Oats (Includes Foods For Usda's Food Distribution Program))
    487mg (67% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  2. Oat Bran
    (Oat Bran Raw)
    315mg (43% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  3. Cooked Teff
    (Teff Cooked)
    315mg (43% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  4. Buckwheat (Uncooked)
    (Buckwheat)
    292mg (40% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  5. Uncooked Whole-Grain Cornmeal
    (Cornmeal Whole-Grain White)
    207mg (28% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  6. Uncooked Yellow Cornmeal
    (Cornmeal Whole-Grain Yellow)
    207mg (28% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  7. Cooked Wild Rice
    (Wild Rice Cooked)
    195mg (27% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  8. Quinoa Cooked
    178mg (24% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  9. Whole Grain Sorghum Flour
    (Sorghum Flour Whole-Grain)
    175mg (24% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  10. Kamut Cooked
    (Wheat Kamut Khorasan Cooked)
    167mg (23% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  11. Spinach Egg Noodles (Cooked)
    (Noodles Egg Spinach Enriched Cooked)
    149mg (20% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  12. Egg Noodles (Cooked)
    (Noodles Egg Enriched Cooked)
    138mg (19% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  13. Cooked Oat Bran
    (Oat Bran Cooked)
    125mg (17% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  14. Cooked Millet
    (Millet Cooked)
    122mg (17% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  15. Brown Rice
    (Rice Brown Long-Grain Cooked (Includes Foods For Usda's Food Distribution Program))
    117mg (16% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  16. Whole Wheat Pasta
    (Pasta Whole-Wheat Cooked (Includes Foods For Usda's Food Distribution Program))
    113mg (16% RDI) in 1 cup spaghetti not packed
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  17. Cooked Japanese Somen
    (Noodles Japanese Somen Cooked)
    109mg (15% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  18. Cooked Oatmeal
    (Cereals Oats Regular And Quick Unenriched Cooked With Water (Includes Boiling And Microwaving) Without Salt)
    108mg (15% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  19. Medium Grain White Rice
    (Rice White Medium-Grain Enriched Cooked)
    104mg (14% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  20. Cooked Brown Rice
    (Rice Brown Medium-Grain Cooked (Includes Foods For Usda's Food Distribution Program))
    101mg (14% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  21. Cooked White Rice
    (Rice White Long-Grain Regular Enriched Cooked)
    100mg (14% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  22. Cooked Couscous
    (Couscous Cooked)
    93mg (13% RDI) in 1 cup, cooked
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  23. Cooked Bulgur
    (Bulgur Cooked)
    87mg (12% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  24. Japanese Soba Noodles (Buckwheat)
    (Noodles Japanese Soba Cooked)
    82mg (11% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  25. Cooked Pasta (Unenriched)
    (Pasta Cooked Unenriched Without Added Salt)
    81mg (11% RDI) in 1 cup spaghetti not packed
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  26. Gluten Free Corn Noodles (Cooked)
    (Pasta Gluten-Free Corn Cooked)
    77mg (11% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  27. Rice Noodles (Cooked)
    (Rice Noodles Cooked)
    76mg (10% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  28. Roasted Buckwheat Groats
    (Buckwheat Groats Roasted Cooked)
    74mg (10% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  29. Yellow Cornmeal (Grits)
    (Cereals Corn Grits Yellow Regular And Quick Enriched Cooked With Water Without Salt)
    70mg (10% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  30. Cooked Pearled Barley
    (Barley Pearled Cooked)
    68mg (9% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  31. Canned Hominy
    (Hominy Canned White)
    51mg (7% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
  32. Rice Bran
    (Rice Bran Crude)
    23mg (3% RDI) in 1 tablespoon
    Database: Standard Release (Common) View
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