Need more protein but want to go meatless? Here are 40 meatless protein recipes you will love!
1. High Protein Salad
Nothing beats a protein-packed salad filled with lentils, beans, peanut butter & tahini for dinner.
2. One-Pot Vegan Lentil Soup
A colorful way to fill yourself with protein for dinner will always be the fun way. So, have a bowl of this.
3. Fall Farro Protein Bowl
An easy-to-make vegan Fall Farro Protein Bowl for a delicious and filling meal.
4. Smashed White Bean + Avocado Sandwich
Whether in a sandwich or used as a healthy dip for pita chips, this can't be beat.
5. Black Bean & Quinoa Balls
Crispy, hearty, and flavourful quinoa balls that go so well with pasta or spiralized zucchini. They are also great simply as a snack with your favorite dip. Easy to make and, of course, healthy!
6. Broccolini Mushroom Stirfry
This vegan stir fry is great with soba noodles, quinoa, or even just by itself.
7. Autumn Lentil Salad with Chickpea Pancakes
Make use of the best of the season’s produce with this protein-packed meal that’s easy to make. Enjoy warm or cold, as a main or as a side.
8. Vegan Buddha Bowl with Avocado
A healthy and hearty buddha bowl that's great for diner. Top it with a DIY sauce of red pepper + lemon + paprika + cilantro.
9. Teriyaki Tempeh Tacos
A delicious and easy meal that's both sweet and savory, you ask? Try these protein-loaded Teriyaki Tempeh Tacos and experience a new and healthy take on tacos.
10. Spicy Kimchi Quinoa Bowls
Do an Asian way of enjoying your dinner with this quinoa bowl. It goes well with a fried egg.
11. Green Pea Fritters
Enjoy green peas like never before with these delicious and kid-friendly green pea fritters!
12. Healthier Egg Salad
This egg salad is best served on lots of fresh greens or simply made into a sandwich. For a different take of this dish, use Greek yogurt instead of mayo.
13. Easy Black Bean Soup
This protein-filled Black Bean Soup is perfect for a weeknight meal.
14. Soba Noodle Stir-Fry
Soba noodles plus a cup of edamame makes a great amount of protein. This for an enjoyable dinner is a must on your list.
15. Vegan “Chicken” Garlic Slaw Burgers
Purple garlic slaw and Flavorful TVP (Textured Vegetable Protein) slices in homemade pretzel buns are exactly what you need for a meatless protein-loaded dinner. Perfection? It's what this burger should be called.
16. Sheet Pan Nachos with Black Beans + Fried Eggs
Leave the pork sausage out and still taste a ton of flavor with this recipe.
17. Lentil Loaf
Looking for a gluten-free, meat-free, and nut-free dish that's perfect for roast dinners and even on your favorite holiday season? This is a must on your table.
18. Veggie-Loaded Egg Bake
Make a delicious protein-packed dinner using the leftover vegetables in your fridge. Easy-to-make, cheap, healthy, and perfect!
19. Spicy Crispy Breaded Tofu
For an incredibly delicious meatless meal, try this recipe that uses tofu as a meat alternative. It's a good source of protein and great for lunches or dinner.
20. Easy Egg & Black Bean Enchiladas
Enchiladas are never better without meat – it's the best! And of course, never forget to top it with a DIY ranchero sauce.
21. Chickpea Sweetcorn Veggie Burgers
This burger recipe is what you need for a protein-packed meal that's both delicious and satisfying.
22. Homemade Fried Rice
Have this version of fried rice that swaps out meat for protein-filled tofu.
23. Easy Vegan Samosa Pot-Pie
This Samosa Pot-Pie is an easy, flavorful dinner that will surely fill you up. You can make this, as well, in advance.
24. 15-Minute Sesame Soba Noodles
Made from buckwheat flour, soba noodles contain a good amount of protein per serving. It's great for weeknight dinners.
25. Vegan Spanish Omelette
A naturally gluten- and grain-free vegan Spanish omelet is what you need for a simple yet delicious and comforting dinner!
26. Vegan Stuffed Peppers
An easy recipe that makes up for a protein-loaded delicious meal can also be in a form of peppers filled with quinoa, black beans, salsa, spices, and corn.
27. Vegan Spinach Ricotta Lasagna
Enjoy a delicious lasagna without adding meat using this recipe. It's naturally high in protein and low in fat so have zero worries.
28. Smoky Potato Chickpea Stew
Have a cheap, healthy, and delicious dinner using super-affordable ingredients with this recipe.
29. Vegan BBQ Lentil Loaf
A loaf that's bursting with barbecue flavor and is oat-free, sturdy, and hearty – this is one of the perfect options for a healthy dinner.
30. Vegetarian Slow Cooker Lentil Sloppy Joes
Slow-cook your lentils and swap the buns for spaghetti squash. This dish makes an absolutely great dinner.
31. Red Lentil Quinoa Fritters
These crispy fritters are oil free and baked, not fried. Spice it up with cumin, turmeric and a touch of cinnamon then you'll an easy, high protein, meatless dinner.
32. Taco Bowl With Crispy Chipotle Chickpeas
A colorful taco bowl that will surely delight your senses.
33. Mongolian Seitan
This beef-less beef recipe is a surefire way to have a meatless yet protein-filled dinner.
34. Crock-Pot Low-Carb Lasagna
Swap the pasta noodles for eggplant and zucchini zoodles, toss the cheese, and have a delicious meal.
35. Mexican Lentil Soup
This one-pot meal recipe makes a hearty and nourishing meal. It's vegetarian and vegan-friendly.
36. Mediterranean Baked Sweet Potatoes
Slice the sweet potatoes, bake, put the other ingredients, and enjoy. Just 30 minutes then you're good to go!
37. Teriyaki Tofu Stir Fry
Just a quick sauce plus a mixture of veggies and you'll have a dish the whole family will love! Enjoy this over a bowl of quinoa for added protein.
38. One Pot Cheesy Mexican Lentils, Black Beans, & Rice
Can't get enough of cheese? You'll definitely love this dish. This one's a pot of wonders.
39. Easy Vegan Chili Sin Carne
This flavorful meat-free dinner boasts of 25g protein per serving!
40. Homemade Veggie Burgers
Just bake these in the oven and freeze if you want to preserve some!