21 Foods That Have More Protein Than An Egg

And Waaaay Healthier!

One large egg contains 6 grams of protein. But, if you have to eat only eggs just to meet the recommended amount of protein in your diet, that may not be good for your health!

So, it's about time to widen your perspective and think of other healthier and even more generous protein sources out there! For your benefits, here's 21 of them!

1. Mung Beans

via TheHiveBulkFoods.com

Protein Content: 7 grams per 1/2 cup (cooked)

2. Quinoa

via GreatBritishChefs.com

Protein Content: 8 grams per 1 cup

3. Lentils

via TheKitchn.com

Protein Content: 9 grams per 1/2 cup (cooked)

4. Dried Spirulina

via OpenFit.com

Protein Content: 8 grams per 2-tablespoon serving

5. Black Beans

via TabsandTidbits.com

Protein Content: 7.3 grams per 1/2 cup (cooked)

6. Amaranth

via VoiceVale.com

Protein Content: 9.4 grams per cup (cooked)

7. Seitan

via TheSpruceEats.com

Protein Content: 20 grams per 3-ounce serving

8. Hemp Hearts

via SynerchiOrganics.com

Protein Content: 6.3 grams per 2 tablespoons

9. Kidney Beans

via MasalaMonk.com

Protein Content: 7.6 grams per 1/2 cup (cooked)

10. Rolled Oats

via MikesOrganicDelivery.com

Protein Content: 7 grams per 1/2-cup serving

11. Peanuts

via TheSourceBulkFoods.co.uk

Protein Content: 7 grams per ounce

12. Dried Pumpkin Seeds

via olympia-hellas.gr

Protein Content: 10 grams per 1/4-cup serving

13. Farro

via Food52.com

Protein Content: 8 grams per cup

14. Chickpeas

via cdn.Shopify.com

Protein Content: 12 grams per 1-cup serving

15. Edamame Beans

via healthyeating.sfgate.com

Protein Content: 9 grams per 1/4-cup serving

16. Spelt

via UCDIntegrativeMedicine.com

Protein Content: 10.7 grams per cup

17. Tofu

via TheSpruceEats.com

Protein Content: 9 grams per 100-gram serving

18. Soybeans

via APnews.com

Protein Content: 28 grams per cup (cooked)

19. Kamut

via Avvenice.com

Protein Content: 9.8 grams per cup (cooked)

20. Teff

via PrecisionNutrition.com

Protein Content: 9.75 grams per cup (cooked)

21. Almonds

via Nuts.com

Protein Content: 7.5 grams per 1/4-cup serving

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