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The following chart list examples of foods that contain protein. Not all foods are listed.

Always read the nutrition facts label to find out how much protein is in each serving of a food.

Food

Serving size

Protein grams

almonds (toasted)

1/2 cup

14

cashews (dry roasted)

1/2 cup

10

peanut butter (chunky)

2 tablespoons

8

peanut butter (creamy)

2 tablespoons

7

peanuts (dry roasted)

1/2 cup

17

pistachios (dry roasted)

1/2 cup

13

sunflower seeds (dry roasted)

1/2 cup

12

walnuts (English, dried, chopped)

1/2 cup

9

Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Food that have protein, nutr-ah-12916
First Published: 11/30/2004
Last Reviewed: 02/01/2019