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Food NameCaloriesProtein% Protein Calorie
Seaweed, spirulina, dried29057.558
Parsley, freeze-dried27131.337
Chives, freeze-dried31121.223
Peppers, sweet, green, freeze-dried31417.919
Peppers, sweet, red, freeze-dried31417.919
Leeks, (bulb and lower-leaf portion), freeze-dried32115.216
Tomatoes, sun-dried25814.118
Soybeans, mature seeds, sprouted, cooked, stir-fried, with salt12513.134
Soybeans, mature seeds, sprouted, cooked, stir-fried12513.134
Soybeans, mature seeds, sprouted, raw12213.135
Soybeans, green, raw14713.033
Tomato powder30212.915
Soybeans, green, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt14112.433
Peppers, pasilla, dried34512.412
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List of High-Protein Vegetables

The vegetables and vegetable products in list below have the highest protein content by food weight.



Protein (g)
Vegetables Highest in Protein (per 100 grams of food weight)

57.5
Seaweed, spirulina, dried

31.3
Parsley, freeze-dried

21.2
Chives, freeze-dried

17.9
Peppers, sweet, red, freeze-dried

17.9
Peppers, sweet, green, freeze-dried

15.2
Leeks, (bulb and lower-leaf portion), freeze-dried

14.1
Tomatoes, sun-dried

13.1
Soybeans, mature seeds, sprouted, cooked, stir-fried, with salt

13.1
Soybeans, mature seeds, sprouted, cooked, stir-fried

13.1
Soybeans, mature seeds, sprouted, raw

13.0
Soybeans, green, raw

12.9
Tomato powder

12.4
Soybeans, green, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

12.4
Soybeans, green, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

12.4
Peppers, pasilla, dried

12.3
Shallots, freeze-dried

11.9
Peppers, ancho, dried

11.6
Winged bean tuber, raw

10.9
Potatoes, mashed, dehydrated, granules with milk, dry form

10.9
Edamame, frozen, prepared

10.6
Peppers, hot chile, sun-dried

10.3
Edamame, frozen, unprepared

9.8
Beans, pinto, immature seeds, frozen, unprepared

9.6
Mushrooms, shiitake, dried

9.4
Drumstick leaves, raw

9.3
Beans, pinto, immature seeds, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

9.3
Beans, pinto, immature seeds, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

9.3
Fungi, Cloud ears, dried

9.0
Cowpeas (blackeyes), immature seeds, frozen, unprepared


Protein (g)
Vegetables Highest in Protein (per 100 grams of food weight)

9.0
Lentils, sprouted, raw

9.0
Onions, dehydrated flakes

8.9
Potatoes, au gratin, dry mix, unprepared

8.8
Lentils, sprouted, cooked, stir-fried, with salt

8.8
Peas, mature seeds, sprouted, raw

8.8
Lentils, sprouted, cooked, stir-fried, without salt

8.6
Kanpyo, (dried gourd strips)

8.5
Cowpeas (blackeyes), immature seeds, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

8.5
Cowpeas (blackeyes), immature seeds, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

8.5
Soybeans, mature seeds, sprouted, cooked, steamed, with salt

8.5
Soybeans, mature seeds, sprouted, cooked, steamed

8.3
Potatoes, mashed, dehydrated, flakes without milk, dry form

8.2
Potatoes, mashed, dehydrated, granules without milk, dry form

8.1
Carrot, dehydrated

7.9
Beans, fava, in pod, raw

7.9
Radishes, oriental, dried

7.9
Spinach souffle

7.8
Potatoes, scalloped, dry mix, unprepared

7.6
Lima beans, immature seeds, frozen, baby, unprepared

7.2
Pigeonpeas, immature seeds, raw

7.1
Beans, navy, mature seeds, sprouted, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

7.1
Beans, navy, mature seeds, sprouted, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

7.1
Peas, mature seeds, sprouted, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

7.1
Peas, mature seeds, sprouted, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

7.0
Winged beans, immature seeds, raw

6.9
Potato flour

6.8
Lima beans, immature seeds, raw

6.8
Lima beans, immature seeds, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

6.8
Lima beans, immature seeds, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

6.7
Lima beans, immature seeds, frozen, baby, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

6.7
Lima beans, immature seeds, frozen, baby, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt


Protein (g)
Vegetables Highest in Protein (per 100 grams of food weight)

6.4
Lima beans, immature seeds, frozen, fordhook, unprepared

6.4
Garlic, raw

6.2
Seaweed, agar, dried

6.2
Beans, navy, mature seeds, sprouted, raw

6.1
Potato pancakes

6.1
Lima beans, immature seeds, frozen, fordhook, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

6.1
Lima beans, immature seeds, frozen, fordhook, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

6.0
Pigeonpeas, immature seeds, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

6.0
Pigeonpeas, immature seeds, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

5.9
Seaweed, spirulina, raw

5.9
Winged bean leaves, raw

5.8
Seaweed, laver, raw

5.6
Broadbeans, immature seeds, raw

5.6
Grape leaves, raw

5.4
Peas, green, raw

5.4
Peas, green, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

5.4
Peas, green, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

5.3
Onion rings, breaded, par fried, frozen, prepared, heated in oven

5.3
Arrowhead, raw

5.3
Winged beans, immature seeds, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

5.3
Winged bean, immature seeds, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

5.3
Balsam-pear (bitter gourd), leafy tips, raw

5.3
Drumstick leaves, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

5.3
Drumstick leaves, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

5.3
Beans, pinto, mature seeds, sprouted, raw

5.2
Peas, green, frozen, unprepared

5.2
Peas, green, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

5.2
Peas, green, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

5.1
Succotash, (corn and limas), cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

5.1
Succotash, (corn and limas), cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

5.1
Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained


Protein (g)
Vegetables Highest in Protein (per 100 grams of food weight)

5.1
Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using margarine

5.1
Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter

5.0
Succotash, (corn and limas), raw

5.0
Taro leaves, raw

4.8
Beans, kidney, mature seeds, sprouted, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

4.8
Beans, kidney, mature seeds, sprouted, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

4.8
Pepeao, dried

4.8
Broadbeans, immature seeds, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

4.8
Wasabi, root, raw

4.8
Broadbeans, immature seeds, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

4.7
Fireweed, leaves, raw

4.7
Cowpeas, leafy tips, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

4.7
Cowpeas, leafy tips, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

4.7
Jute, potherb, raw

4.6
Eppaw, raw

4.6
Fiddlehead ferns, raw

4.5
Arrowhead, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

4.5
Arrowhead, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

4.5
Peas, green (includes baby and lesuer types), canned, drained solids, unprepared

4.4
Peas, green, canned, no salt added, drained solids

4.4
Corn pudding, home prepared

4.4
Potatoes, microwaved, cooked, in skin, skin with salt

4.4
Potatoes, microwaved, cooked in skin, skin, without salt

4.3
Peas, green, canned, drained solids, rinsed in tap water

4.3
Tomato products, canned, paste, with salt added

4.3
Tomato products, canned, paste, without salt added

4.3
Succotash, (corn and limas), frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

4.3
Fiddlehead ferns, frozen, unprepared

4.3
Succotash, (corn and limas), frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

4.3
Succotash, (corn and limas), frozen, unprepared

4.3
Mung beans, mature seeds, sprouted, cooked, stir-fried

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