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8 Vegetables High In Protein


20 Vegetables High In Protein

Replacing meat ( chicken`s ) with another source of protein can be a good change for the body. But by change in protein we don’t mean protein shakes or protein powder.

You might have heard that vegetables are not high in proteins , yes it’s true  , vegetables are not complete protein sources, but combining them with other veggies or combining them with eggs and dairy products can be a great way to boost your protein intake.

In this blog , we present you with a list of 20 vegetables that will help you boost your protein intake and provide you with fiber at the same time. so let’s start




 1.  Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts vegetable high protein

Protein amount: 2 grams in a half-cup serving
Brussels sprouts are  for having a not so great taste,but it has  lots of nutrients they pack a punch. Beside protein, they also have large amounts of vitamin K and potassium

 2.  Broccoli

Broccoli vegetable high protein

Protein amount: 2 grams in a half-cup serving
Broccoli offers an amazing amount of fiber and has an amazing amount of protein considering it’s a vegetable. Additionally, it’s been shown to have amazing anti-cancer

3.  Avocados

Avocados vegetables for high protein source

Protein amount: 2 grams in a half-piece of medium-sized avocado
Avocados are super tasty, creamy and incredibly satiating, all of it owing to its high content of monounsaturated fatty acids and a small amount of protein.

4.  Corn

Corn high protein and nutrition values

Protein amount: 3 grams in half a cup serving

it can make for a very nice and balanced plant-based meal.


5.  Spinach

Spinach_leaves good source of iron and protein

Protein amount: 4 grams in half-cup cooked serving
Four grams may not seem a big amount to you but considering it is a green vegetable, it sure is. These nutrients include ,vitamin C, niacin, riboflavin, and potassium. Cooked Spinach Benefits: When you eat spinach that has been heated, you will absorb higher levels of vitamins A and E, protein, fiber, zinc,, calcium, and iron.

6.  Pumpkin Seeds


Protein amount: 6 grams in a quarter cup serving
Pumpkin seeds are an excellent choice when it comes to having a healthy protein snack and they are filled with lots of minerals and provide half of the daily recommended magnesium intake, as well as zinc which boosts the immune system, omega-3 fatty acids, and tryptophan which can improve sleep quality.

7.  Chickpeas

chick-pea nutritional value and proteins vegetables-high in proteins

Protein amount: 7 grams in half cup serving

Chickpeas are an excellent source of both fiber and protein. A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving provides about 7 grams of protein, which is comparable to the protein content in similar foods like black beans and lentils

8.  Black Beans

black-bean- vegetables-high-proteins

Protein amount: 8 grams in a half-cup cooked serving

These beans have a high content of fiber, folate, potassium, vitamin B6 and various types of phytonutrients.