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How Much Vitamin K is in...?

Find out the exact amount of Vitamin K (in micrograms) of almost a thousand common foods! Listed both alphabetically and then in order of the amount of Vitamin K in the food, this downloadable list will help you know exactly how much Vitamin K you're eating. Just $4.95 for the eBook or $12.95 for the paperback book! Shop now!

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Vitamin K Levels in Vegetables

The amounts listed in these tables are often more than would be recommended for a particular meal. The amount listed is a guide to an amount that you could eat in a particular day and get a consistent level of vitamin K.


Item Amount Vitamin K
Artichoke 1/3 Low
Asparagus 7 spears Medium
Green beans 3/4 cup Low
Lima beans 1/2 cup Low
Beets 1/2 cup Low
Broccoli 1/2 cup High
Brussels sprouts 5 High
White cabbage 2/3 cup High
Carrot 1/2 cup Low
Cauliflower 1/2 cup High
Celery 2 1/2 ribs Medium
Swiss chard 1/2 cup cooked High
Chives 2 cups chopped High
Collard greens 1/2 cup High
Cilantro 6 cups High
Corn 2/3 cup kernels Low
Cucumber (remove peel) 1 cup slices Low
Eggplant 1 cup diced Low
Endive 2 cups High
Kale 1/2 cup High
Leek 1 cup chopped High
Bibb lettuce 1 cup chopped High
Red leaf lettuce 1 cup chopped High
Iceberg lettuce 1/2 cup Medium
Mustard greens 1 1/2 cups High
Shiitake mushrooms 5 mushrooms Low
Button mushrooms 1 cup Low
Okra 1/2 cup Medium
Green onion 2/3 cup High
White or yellow onion 2/3 cup Low
Parsley 1 1/2 cup High
Parsnip 2 parsnips Low
Green pepper 1/2 pepper Low
Potato 1 medium Low
Radish 1 cup sliced Low
Spinach 1/2 cup cooked High
Yellow squash 1/2 cup slices Low
Acorn squash 1/2 cup Low
Sweet potato 1 cup Low
Tomato sauce (bottled) 1/2 cup Low
Tomato 1 Low
Turnip 4 ounces Low
Turnip greens 1 1/2 cups High
Watercress 3 cups High

Coumadin-Safe Vegetable Recipes

Side Dishes

The Coumadin safe vegetable side dish recipes listed below are under about 20-25mcg of Vitamin K per serving so that they fit into a diet that aims for a stable total intake of about 80mcg of Vitamin K per day.

Blue Cheese Acorn Squash
Candied Carrots
Cheese Stuffed Peppers
Cilantro Lime Slaw
Creamed Corn | Low Sodium Version
Curried Roasted Squash
Green Beans Almondine
Green Beans with Red Onion
Herbed Zucchini
Honey Peas
Jicama Slaw
Minted Cucumbers
Mustard Vinaigrette Green Beans
Parmesan Squash
Parsnip French Fries
Roasted Acorn Squash
Roasted Beets | Low Sodium Version
Roasted Butternut Squash
Roasted Parsnips and Carrots
Roasted Tomatoes
Roasted Vegetables with Caper Vinaigrette
Southern Green Beans
Steamed Artichokes
Yellow Squash and Onions
Zucchini Salad
Zucchini Pico de Gallo
Zucchini with Sun Dried Tomatoes | Low Sodium Version

Vegetarian Main Course Recipes

The Coumadin safe vegetarian main course recipes contain under 35-40mcg of Vitamin K per serving (more if they are a complete meal in themselves) in order to fit into a diet that aims for a stable total intake of about 80mcg of Vitamin K per day.

Baked Penne (without parsley)
Butternut Squash Risotto
Chalupas | Low Sodium Version
Chayote (Mirliton) Tacos
Chili Rellenos
Chilled White Bean Soup with Sun Dried Tomatoes
Cream of Potato Soup with Roasted Garlic | Low Sodium Version
Curried Cauliflower | Lactose Free Version (Pantry Meal)
Curried Eggplant
Eggplant Curry with Rice Noodles
Eggplant Lasagna
Eggplant Parmesan
Eggplant Risotto
Fettucine Alfredo
Fettuccine with Olive Oil and Garlic
Fettucine with Roasted Eggplant & Broccoli (without parsley or broccoli)
Fettucine with Roasted Mushrooms and Cippolini Onions
Fusilli with Morels and Roasted Garlic | Low Sodium Version
Lentils and Eggs
Mediterranean Tortilla
Mushroom Risotto
Mushroom Souffle
Parmesan Gnocchi | Low Sodium Version
Penne with Eggplant Pesto and Mushrooms
Penne with Roasted Acorn Squash | Low Sodium Version
Portobello Burger
Quick and Easy Tomato Sauce and Pasta
Quick Tacos | Low Sodium Version (Pantry Meal)
Quinoa Caprese Salad | Low Sodium Version
Roasted Southwestern Acorn Squash | Low Sodium Version
Seared Tofu with Honey Spice Glaze
Spaghetti with Zucchini and Tomatoes
Tamale Pie with Black Beans (Pantry Meal)
Tomato and White Bean Soup
Tortellini Primavera | Low Sodium Version
Yam Gnocchi
Zucchini Chevre Risotto

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