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21 High-Protein Plant-Based Recipes If You're Trying To Eat Less Meat

Whether you're fully vegetarian or just trying to add more meat-free options to your recipe rotation, these will help.

Whether you're entirely vegetarian or you just want to introduce some meat-free options into your recipe rotation, we've got you covered with these plant-based meals — all of which are high in protein. 🌱

Protein packed veggie bowl

1. Sesame Peanut Noodles

Bowl of noodles topped with peanuts and veggies

2. Avocado Quinoa Power Salad

Avocado quinoa power salad

3. Lasagna Soup

Bowl of soupy lasagna

4. Healthy Banana Pancakes

Pancakes topped with syrup, walnuts, and bananas

5. Chickpea Sweet Potato Stew

Pot of tomato-based soup with chickpeas

6. Southwestern-Style Quinoa Salad

Salad of quinoa, corn, and tomatoes

7. One-Pot Enchilada Rice

Cheesy enchiladas in red sauce

8. 3-Ingredient Banana Oat Smoothie

Smoothie in a glass

9. Chipotle Chickpea Tacos

Tortilla with chickpeas and cilantro on top

10. One-Pot Lentil Bolognese

Plate of pasta covered in red sauce

11. Veggie Fried Rice

Close-up photo of veggie fried rice

12. Easy Chickpea Curry (Chana Masala)

Indian curry over white rice

13. Strawberry Chocolate Overnight Oats

Jar filled with chocolate overnight oats and topped with strawberries

14. Buffalo Chickpea Wraps

Tortilla wrap filled with veggies and chickpeas

15. 3-Bean Salad

Bowl of bean salad with veggies

16. Vegetarian Pad See Ew

Bowl of noodles, tofu, and veggies

17. Black Bean Burgers

Black bean burger on a bun

18. Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Two halves of a sandwich stacked on top of each other

19. Protein-Packed Veggie Bowl

Protein-Packed Veggie Bowl

20. Spinach & Mushroom Quesadilla

Spinach and Mushroom Quesadilla

21. Green Mac 'n' Cheese

Green mac 'n' cheese

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