20 Protein-Packed Vegetarian Recipes

There are tons of great ways for vegetarian to get protein!

11. Egg, Cheese, and Veggie Baguette

This egg, cheese, and veggie baguette is filling, clean, and more than satisfying. Enjoy it for a hearty breakfast, bring it to work for lunch, or whip it up for a quick dinner.

12. Penne Pasta with Lentils & Kale

Lentils aren’t just high in protein–they’re also a fantastic source of fiber and iron. Add them to a dish of pasta for an added nutritional punch.

13. Lentil and Pasta Soup

Lentil and Pasta Soup

This lentil and pasta soup is easy to make and easy to freeze. Keep a batch in the freezer so you know you always have a quick, clean meal waiting for you at home.

14. Slow Cooker Pinto Beans, Tomatoes, & Onion Salad

A slow cooker is a great tool for cooking beans. Once they’re cooked, toss them with tomatoes, onion, olive oil, and parsley, and you have a light, ready-to-eat meal.

15. Simple Black Bean and Corn Quinoa Salad

This bean and quinoa salad is a healthier alternative to a pasta or potato salad. The beans and quinoa are full of protein and fiber, and all the other ingredients are real, fresh, and whole. 

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