High Protein Vegan Recipes

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Looking to add more protein to your daily plant-based diet? Check out these high protein vegan recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!


Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

This melty vegan breakfast sandwich is a copycat of the famous McMuffin, but vegan! The ingredients are very simple and you can make this in less than 30 minutes.This is a great meal-prep breakfast sandwich and can be wrapped in foil and frozen for a month.

Protein per serving: 20g

The Best Tofu Scramble

Yep, you read that title right. This is the BEST tofu scramble recipe that my husband and I have been perfecting for 6 YEARS! It is the most flavorful tofu scramble recipe out there with the perfect blend of spices. Get ready to save this one for every weekend brunch!

Protein per serving: 19g

Silken Tofu Smoothie

You would never guess this outrageously delicious and refreshing smoothie has tofu! This silken tofu smoothie is luscious and creamy with a bit of silken tofu, frozen blueberries, peanut butter, banana and more to create a delicious breakfast or snack you will love!

Protein per serving: 20g

High Protein Avocado Toast

Add some protein to your favorite morning toast! This high protein avocado toast with 14 grams of protein will keep you full longer and is a healthy breakfast with seasoned white beans, nutritional yeast, and crunchy sprouts.

Protein per serving: 14g

higher overhead shot of high protein avocado toast with pickeld onions on the side

Vegan Protein Pancakes

These vegan pancakes are protein-packed, and easy to make, they’re also delicious! Top with fresh fruit, nuts, butter, maple syrup, and more!

Protein per serving: 15g

Chocolate PB Overnight Oats

You only need 5 minutes to make these Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats that are packed with protein. Mix them up in a jar the night before and wake up to breakfast ready and waiting for you!

Protein per serving: 19g

Vegan Breakfast Tacos

These Vegan Breakfast Tacos are a filling and protein-packed breakfast with tofu “scrambled eggs”. Ready in 20 minutes with only 10 ingredients, including toppings. 

Protein per serving: 13g

High Protein Lunch Ideas

10 Minute Tempeh Sandwich

This smoky tempeh sandwich is a delicious, easy lunch with crispy tempeh slices, creamy avocado, melty vegan gouda cheese, and crisp romaine. It is the perfect sandwich when you want a quick lunch that’s also satisfying and filling!

Protein per serving: 38g

This is a photo of the tempeh sandwich (cross section of the inside).

Buffalo Tofu Wrap

This Crispy Buffalo Tofu wrap is a flavor-packed wrap with crispy buffalo tofu strips, crunchy romaine and carrots, creamy avocado and an easy healthy homemade vegan ranch you can make in just five minutes.

Protein per serving: 14g

Chickpea Salad Sandwich

This chickpea salad sandwich is a super easy lunch you can make in just 15 minutes! The chickpea salad is creamy with a little crunch and a touch of sweetness. Enjoy this as a sandwich, a wrap, or on crackers for a delicious lunch or dinner great for picnics, BBQs, or any occasion!

Protein per serving: 11g

Thai Peanut Tofu Wrap

This Thai Tofu Peanut Wrap has the perfect crunchy texture and a creamy, savory peanut sauce. It’s packed with colorful rainbow veggies and plant-based protein to keep you full all afternoon!

Protein per serving: 16g

Superfood Power Crunch Salad

This superfood power crunch salad is not only bursting with vibrant flavors…it’s also a superfood powerhouse to nourish your body! It has satisfying crunch combined with juicy antioxidant rich blueberries and cranberries. Drizzled on top is a simple refreshing lemon dressing that takes minutes to make. This healthy salad is great for lunches, side dishes for parties, or a super healthy dinner!

Protein per serving: 12g

Dinner Ideas

Teriyaki Tofu

You will love this quick teriyaki tofu with crispy tofu pieces, mouthwatering homemade teriyaki sauce, fresh crisp vegetables, and warm, sticky rice. It’s an easy weeknight dinner you can make in just 30 minutes!

Protein per serving: 22g

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Lentil Barley Soup

This nourishing lentil barley soup is filled with hearty lentils and barley with flavorful fire roasted tomatoes and savory mushrooms for a delicious, cozy soup you will want to make all winter long.

Protein per serving: 18g

Asian Tofu Buddha Bowl

This Asian Tofu Buddha Bowl is one of the best buddha bowl recipes you will ever try! It combines mouthwatering crispy Asian tofu, protein-packed chewy edamame, lemon massaged kale, warm brown rice, crunchy carrots, and a creamy sesame ginger dressing on top. This bowl comes together in just about 30 minutes for a flavorful and nutrient packed meal!

Protein per serving: 26g

asian tofu buddha bowl surrounded by carrots, brown rice, sauce, and cilantro.

Red Lentil Sweet Potato Curry

Try the BEST vegan red lentil curry with sweet potato that can be made in one pot. This comforting and flavorful dish is perfect for a cozy meal at home. It can be customized with your favorite vegetables or sides such as basmati rice or garlic naan.

Protein per serving: 15g

This is a photo of red lentil curry with sweet potatoes in a pan.

Vegan Protein Pasta

Vegan Protein Pasta is a super easy 15 minute dinner with a rich and creamy tomato sauce. You just need one pot and a blender to make this!

Protein per serving: 27g

Vegan BBQ Sandwich with Seitan

Dive into the best vegan BBQ sandwich loaded with homemade seitan—packed with flavor and topped with a crunchy coleslaw and ranch.

Protein per serving: 32g

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