Plant Foods High in Protein

Meat isn't the only source for protein as many like to believe. Wether you are a vegan, vegetarian or just plant want to get more protein from vegetables rather than meat, here is a list of plant foods that are rich in Protein!

 

 

Plant Foods High in Protein
Food Amount Protein in Grams
Almonds 1/4 cup 7.4
Barley, pearled 1/2 cup 3.6
Black Beans 1 cup 15
Black-eyed Peas 1 cup 13
Broccoli 1 cup, ckd 5
Brown Rice 1 cup 9
Cashews 1/4 cup 5
Chickpeas 1 cup 15
Corn 1 cup 5
Cranberry Beans 1 cup 17
Flaxseeds 2 T 4
Hemp Seeds 3 T 15
Kale 1 cup, ckd 2
Kidney Beans 1 cup 15
Lentils 1 cup 18
Lima Beans 1 cup 15
Millet 1 cup 8
Natto 1/2 cup 15
Navy Beans 1 cup 16
Oatmeal  1 cup, ckd 6
Peas 1 cup 9
Peanut Butter 2 T 7
Peanuts 1 ounce 7
Pinto Beans 1 cup 14
Potato,baked 1 medium 4
Quinoa 1 cup, ckd 6
Spinach 1 cup,ckd 5
Sunflower seeds 1 ounce 6
Sweet potato,baked 1 medium 2
Tempeh 1 cup 30

Tofu, firm

 

Walnuts

4 ounces

 

1 ounce

10

 

4

 


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