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10 vegetarian meals packed with protein

Going meatless doesn't mean you have to give up flavour. These 10 vegetarian recipes are tasty, full of protein and super filling.

By Alex Mlynek

10 vegetarian meals packed with protein

10 vegetarian meals packed with protein

Baked Falafel Nuggets with Tomato Cucumber Salad

Chickpeas are a fantastic source of protein and these kid-friendly nuggets are packed with them! Get the recipe here: Baked Falafel Nuggets with Tomato Cucumber Salad>


10 vegetarian meals packed with proteinPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Quick Grilled Pizza Margherita

Mmm, pizza! This recipe contains 25 grams of protein per serving. To make it in your oven, just brush the top of your naan with cooking oil, add your toppings, place on a baking sheet and bake it for eight to 10 minutes. Get the recipe here: Quick Grilled Pizza Margherita>


10 vegetarian meals packed with proteinPhoto: Emily Cumming

Summery Bean Salad

This gluten-free, vegan and healthy bean salad is a nice option when you want to want something a little lighter, yet filling, to eat. Plus, the black beans are an amazing source of protein, iron and fiber. Get the recipe here: Summery Bean Salad>


10 vegetarian meals packed with proteinPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Kitchen Sink Cheese Omelette

The genius of an omelette: It works with virtually any leftover (read: forgotten, wilted) veggies hiding in the fridge. Get the recipe: Kitchen Sink Cheese Omelette

10 vegetarian meals packed with proteinPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Campfire Huevos Rancheros

This recipe rolls up two main sources of protein–eggs and beans–in one tortilla! It's the perfect breakfast food. Get the recipe here: Huevos Rancheros>


10 vegetarian meals packed with proteinPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Smoky Campfire Beans

You don't need to be camping to eat these delicious beans! Serve as a side dish with your favourite Meatless Monday meal. Get the recipe here: Smoky Campfire Beans>


10 vegetarian meals packed with proteinPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Grilled Portobellos with Quinoa Salad

Did you know that quinoa is a seed, not a grain? It's one that's packed with protein, too! Pair it up with a portobello mushroom for a flavourful dish. Get the recipe here: Grilled Portobellos with Quinoa Salad>


10 vegetarian meals packed with proteinPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Frittata with Ricotta, Roasted Red Peppers, Baby Spinach and Herbs

Eggs for dinner is a great way to get your daily dose of protein. Plus the vitamin C from the red peppers will help your little ones absorb the iron in the eggs and the spinach more easily. Get the recipe here: Frittata with Ricotta, Roasted Red Peppers, Baby Spinach and Herbs>


10 vegetarian meals packed with proteinPhoto: John Cullen

Cottage Cheese and Berries on Toast

If you’re not familiar with pressed cottage cheese, it’s like deli-style cream cheese but with more protein and a slightly savoury edge. Pair it up with some berries and you've got a winning breakfast! Get the recipe here: Cottage Cheese and Berries on Toast>


10 vegetarian meals packed with proteinPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Orecchiette with Rustic Tomato Sauce and Chickpeas

A simple pasta recipe that is packed with protein thanks to the power of chickpeas! Get the recipe here: Orecchiette with Rustic Tomato Sauce and Chickpeas>


10 vegetarian meals packed with proteinPhoto: Jodi Pudge

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