44 High Protein Meatless Meals Under 400 Calories

That taste delicious!

Vegetarian eating is not for everyone. If you are eating less or going meatless for the long run, having enough protein for the body is very important.

The aim of this article is to inform the portion sizes but you will still have the protein you need.

Check the list below for a healthy meatless meal with high protein!

1. Chickpea Shawarma Sandwich

Chickpea Shawarma Sandwich from Minimalist Baker
via minimalistbaker.com

calories – 341

protein – 14.5 grams

2. Layered Roasted Veggie, Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tortilla Pie

356 calories and 18.1 grams of protein per slice. HUNGRY YET? Get the recipe here, via Ambitious Kitchen.
via ambitiouskitchen.com

calories – 356

protein – 18.1 grams

3. Seared Turmeric Chicken Lunch Bowls

Seared Turmeric Chicken Lunch Bowls from The Iron You
via theironyou.com

calories – 232

protein – 17 grams

4. Lentil Sloppy Joes

393 calories and 27 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via Including Cake.
via includingcake.com

calories – 393

protein – 27 grams

5. Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas

Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas from Well Plated
via wellplated.com

calories – 364

protein – 15 grams

6. Sweet Potato and Lentil Cakes With Lemony Avocado Sauce

Serve on a bed of spinach for serious noms. 329 calories and 16 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via Blissful Basil.
via blissfulbasil.com

calories – 329 

protein – 16 grams

7. Orange Sesame Chicken Quinoa

Orange Sesame Chicken Quinoa from The Seasoned Mom
via theseasonedmom.com

calories – 281

protein – 15.4 grams

8. Spanish Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

311 calories and 14.4 grams of protein for two halves. Get the recipe here, via Minimalist Baker.
via minimalistbaker.com

calories – 311

protein – 14. 4 grams

9. Tofu Bacon BLT

Tofu Bacon BLT from Amuse Your Bouche
via easycheesyvegetarian.com

calories – 342

protein – 14.6 grams

10. Black Bean Tacos With Spicy Cashew Cheese

Just baaarely over, with 412 calories and 17 grams of protein.Get the recipe here, via Delish Knowledge.
via delishknowledge.com

calories –  412

protein – 17 grams

11. Steak Blue Cheese Caesar Salad

Steak Blue Cheese Caesar Salad from Two Purple Figs
via twopurplefigs.com

calories – 331

protein – 19.4 grams

12. Overnight Oats With Blueberries and Chia Seeds

Easiest breakfast to wake up to, ever. 350 calories and 20.5 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via BuzzFeed's 2015 Clean Eating Challenge.
via buzzfeed.com

calories – 350

protein – 20.5 grams

13. Hummus Chicken Salad

Hummus Chicken Salad from Kim's Cravings
via kimscravings.com

calories – 146

protein – 14.9 grams

14. Portobella Stuffed Pizza

243 calories and 19.6 grams of protein per serving.Get the recipe here, via Eat Good 4 Life.
via eatgood4life.com

calories – 243

protein – 19.6 grams

15. Black Bean And Quinoa Veggie Burgers

Black Bean And Quinoa Veggie Burgers from Inquiring Chef
via inquiringchef.com

calories – 226 calories

protein – 12 grams

16. Split Pea Soup

Unlucky is the vegetarian who forgets peas as an excellent source of protein. Assuming you split the batch into four servings, this soup has 400 calories and 24.8 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via 101 Cookbooks.
via 101cookbooks.com

calories – 400

protein – 24.8 grams

17. Vegan Lentil Taco Salad Bowls

Vegan Lentil Taco Salad Bowls from The Fitchen
via thefitchen.com

calories – 359

protein – 17.8 grams

18. Portobello Mushroom Caps With Feta, Tomato, and Mint

398 calories and 19.8 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via BuzzFeed's 2015 Clean Eating Challenge.
via buzzfeed.com

calories – 398

protein – 19.8 grams

19. Rainbow Power Salad With Roasted Chickpeas

Rainbow Power Salad With Roasted Chickpeas from Pinch Of Yum
via pinchofyum.com

calories – 262

protein – 9.9 grams

20. Cauliflower Pizza With Greek Yogurt Pesto and Grilled Veggies

Good-for-you, nutrient-packed pizza? Yep. 331 calories and 27 grams of protein.Get the recipe here, via Food Faith Fitness.
via foodfaithfitness.com

calories – 331

protein – 27 grams

21. Simple San Marzano Pasta E Fagioli

 

Simple San Marzano Pasta E Fagioli from Pinch Of Yum
via pinchofyum.com

calories – 356

protein – 24 grams

22. Black Bean Chili With Paprika Yogurt and Zucchini

358 calories and 20.2 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via BuzzFeed's 2015 Clean Eating Challenge.
via buzzfeed.com

calories – 358

protein – 20.2 grams

23. Orecchiette Pasta With Chicken Sausage And Broccoli

Orecchiette Pasta With Chicken Sausage And Broccoli from SkinnyTaste
via skinnytaste.com

calories – 284

protein – 17 grams

24. Kale Goat Cheese Pizza

Pizza party, anyone? 314 calories and 27.1 grams of protein per serving.Get the recipe here, via Eat Good 4 Life.
via eatgood4life.com

calories – 314

protein – 27.1 grams

25. 4-Ingredient Spring Pasta

4-Ingredient Spring Pasta from The Seasoned Mom
via theseasonedmom.com

calories – 240

protein – 16 grams

26.Thai Salad and Cauliflower Rice Wrap

Super simple to make, crunchy, portable... All amazing things. 330 calories and 22 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via Food Faith Fitness.
via foodfaithfitness.com

calories – 330

protein – 22 grams

27. Creamy Chicken And Mushroom Macaroni Cheese Bake

Creamy Chicken And Mushroom Macaroni Cheese Bake from Cafe Delites
via cafedelites.com

calories – 341

protein – 20 grams

28. Cauliflower Steaks With Lentils

You've never had cauliflower like this, promise. Mmmmm. This dish has 350 calories and 22 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via BuzzFeed's 2015 Clean Eating Challenge.
via  buzzfeed.com

calories – 350

protein – 22 grams

29.  Fettuccine With Pistachio Pesto Sauce

Fettuccine With Pistachio Pesto Sauce from Two Purple Figs
via twopurplefigs.com

calories – 313

protein – 14 grams

30. Cream of Mushroom and Wild Rice Soup

Each bowl has 180 calories and 16.6 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via The Healthy Foodie.
via thehealthyfoodie.com

calories – 180

protein – 16.6 grams

31. Linguine And Shrimp Fra Diavolo

Linguine And Shrimp Fra Diavolo from SkinnyTaste
via skinnytaste.com

calories – 376

protein – 30 grams

32. Blackberry Yogurt Parfait

314 calories and a whopping 30.1 grams of protein. Gooood morning. Get the recipe here, via BuzzFeed's 2015 Clean Eating Challenge.
via buzzfeed.com

calories – 314

protein – 30.1 grams

33. Creamy Peppadew Pasta With Watercress And Pine Nuts

Creamy Peppadew Pasta With Watercress And Pine Nuts from Amuse Your Bouche
via easycheesyvegetarian.com

calories – 376

protein – 15 grams

34. Roasted Fennel, Asparagus, and Red Onions with Parmesan and Hard-Boiled Eggs

This one is a little over, at 446 calories, but with the 33.5 grams of protein it packs, it's worth it. Get the recipe here, via BuzzFeed's 2015 Clean Eating Challenge.
via buzzfeed.com

calories – 44

protein – 33.5 grams

35. Chicken Parmesan With Edamame Pasta

Chicken Parmesan With Edamame Pasta from Kim's Cravings
via kimscravings.com

calories – 344

protein 25 grams

36. Baked Zucchini Fritters

Each fritter has only 89 calories and 7 grams of protein, so treat yo'self to a nice stack. Get the recipe here, via My Purple Spoon.
via mypurplespoon.com

calories – 89

protein – 7 grams

37. Sriracha Mac And Cheese

Sriracha Mac And Cheese from Joyful Healthy Eats
via joyfulhealthyeats.com

calories – 324

protein – 14 grams

38. Kale, Chickpea, and Fennel Salad With Orange Vinaigrette

The perfect packed lunch = 398 calories and 22.1 grams of protein.Get the recipe here, via BuzzFeed's 2015 Clean Eating Challenge.
via buzzfeed.com

calories – 398

protein – 22.1 grams

39. Chicken and  Avocado Zucchini Noodle Bowl

via blog.myfitnesspal.com

calories – 261

protein – 29 grams

40. Cheesy Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes With Poached Eggs

365 calories, 19 grams of protein, and so much cheesy goodness. Get the recipe here, via How Sweet It Is.
via howsweeteats.com

calories – 365

protein – 19 grams

41. Huevos Rancheros

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via skinnytaste.com

calories – 194.3

protein – 12.2 grams

42. Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomato Omelet Sandwich

Skip your regular drive-thru breakfast sandwich — this guy's 149 calories and packs 22.8 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via The Healthy Foodie.
via thehealthyfoodie.com

calories – 149

protein – 22.8 grams

43. Protein-Packed Breakfast Burritos

via blog.myfitnesspal.com

calories – 371

protein – 27 grams

44. Salsa Verde Lentil Tacos With Mango-Pomegranate Pico

Two tacos = 389 calories and 15.9 grams of protein. Nom nom nom. Get the recipe here, via Ambitious Kitchen.
via ambitiouskitchen.com

calories – 389

protein –  15.9 grams

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