5 Best High-Protein Vegan Recipes To Try


high-protein vegan recipes

If you are new to veganism, getting your daily dose of protein can feel a bit tricky. In reality, there are many plant ingredients that have more protein than meat, contrary to popular belief. The best is to rely on sources like tofu, beans, nuts, legumes, and quinoa as they make for an ideal option for your protein intake. Prepare your meals by experimenting with these ingredients. To help you create a fulfilling vegan meal, we have brought some amazing

Stir-Fried Sprouts

A view of a body of water

This green bowl includes plenty of stir-fried sprouts, green beans, and pine nuts. Drizzle some fresh lime juice on top to get some dose of vitamin C.

Ingredients

20 oz. trimmed Brussels sprouts

2 Tbsp. avocado oil

20 oz. green beans

6 Tsp. toasted pine nuts

Lemon juice

Salt and pepper

Method

Take some salted water in a pan and cook beans and sprouts in it. Drain and set aside. Now take a frying pan and heat oil. Add the pine nuts followed by veggies. Sauté for a couple of minutes and then squeeze some lemon juice on top. Sprinkle salt along with crushed black pepper, mix, and serve.

Tofu-Broccoli Salad

A city street

Tofu combined with broccoli, sesame seeds, and tofu makes for an exceptional salad to consume at lunch or dinner. Prepare a simple salad without dressing or use a dressing of choice to create this exceptional salad.

Ingredients

1 cup boiled broccoli chunks

1/2 cup crumbled extra-firm tofu

2 Tsp. roasted sesame seeds

1 chopped garlic clove

2 Tsp. sesame oil

2-3 Tsp. Vegan Korean soup soy sauce

1 small chopped green onion

Salt and pepper

Method

Place broccoli and tofu in a shallow bowl. Add the veggies along with Korean soup soy sauce and mix well. Stir in the sesame seeds and pour sesame oil on top. Season with spices and toss everything gently. Feel free to add extra soup sauce before serving.

Cherry Chia Smoothie

This creamy smoothie has the goodness of avocado and the fruity flavor of cherry. Almond milk yogurt adds protein to this smoothie. One of the easiest and most delicious high-protein vegan recipes for breakfast!

Ingredients

1 cup frozen cherries

½ cup Almond milk yogurt

2 Tbsp. chia seeds

1 cup almond milk

1/4 ripe avocado

1 Tsp. vanilla

Method

Puree all the smoothie ingredients in a blender. Once smooth, pour in glasses and refrigerate for an hour. Top with more chia seeds before serving.

Quinoa Porridge With Chocolate

Quinoa cooked with cocoa powder, almond milk, and banana is a super delicious and nutritious breakfast dish. Serve with almond butter and some fresh cherries for extra nutrition.

Ingredients

1/2 cup uncooked quinoa

1 mashed banana

2 cups or more almond milk

1/2 Tbsp. cocoa powder

2 Tbsp. maple syrup

Method

Take uncooked quinoa in a blender and pulse for a few seconds. Transfer the ground quinoa into a cooking pot. Pour the almond milk and add mashed banana and cocoa powder. Cook the porridge on a medium flame for 4-6 minutes and drizzle maple syrup at last. Mix well and serve with berries and almond butter.

Tempeh Sandwich

Sandwich lovers can’t resist this tempeh sandwich made with marinated and stir-fried tempeh and seasoned avocado mash. Do add sun-dried tomatoes to make the sandwich more delicious.

Ingredients

4 bread slices

1/4 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes

2 Tsp. maple syrup

3 oz. tempeh (sliced)

2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar

1/4 cup arugula

1 Tbsp. olive oil

1 avocado

2 Tbsp. vegan soy sauce

Lime juice

Salt and black pepper

Method

Fry tempeh slices in oil. Once done, pour the vinegar, syrup, and sauce. Cook for 2-3 minutes and leave aside. Take the flesh of the avocado and combine it with lime juice, pepper, and salt. Now take two bread slices and spread the avocado mash on one side of the slices. Now lay arugula on the top and then follow with tomatoes. Arrange tempeh and close the bread slices. Serve with ketchup.

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