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High-protein vegetarian recipes

40 Recipes
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Looking for high-protein vegetarian meals? In these meat-free recipes, at least 20% of the calories come from protein. Tuck into our delicious egg ramen, veg frittatas, bean tacos and more.

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  • Vegetarian black bean chilli

    Black bean chilli

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.155 ratings

    This flavoursome vegetarian chilli is great for casual entertaining - just lay everything out and let people add their own toppings

  • Healthier veggie carbonara served in 3 bowls

    Healthier veggie carbonara

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.21 ratings

    Enjoy this healthier veggie carbonara with mushrooms and courgettes for an easy family meal. It takes just 30 minutes, so is ideal on busy weeknights

  • Asparagus & new potato frittata

    Asparagus & new potato frittata

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.93 ratings

    A simple, low-calorie spring main that uses the season's finest ingredients and is ready in just 20 minutes

  • Paneer and rice with boiled egg in bowl

    Saag paneer kedgeree

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.31 ratings

    Combine two Indian-inspired classics in this paneer and kedgeree mash-up. It's a quick and easy veggie dinner that delivers two of your 5-a-day

  • Aubergine, halloumi & harissa bake in a skillet pan

    Aubergine, halloumi & harissa skillet bake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.38 ratings

    Make this special vegetarian aubergine, halloumi, tomato and harissa skillet bake for a midweek meal for two. It's an easy one-pan dinner to share

  • Vegetarian bolognese served on a plate

    Vegetarian bolognese

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.54 ratings

    Make the most of vegetarian mince for this easy veggie bolognese that's low in fat and calories. Cook a large batch ahead and freeze for easy family dinners

  • Lentil & cauliflower curry

    Lentil & cauliflower curry

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.86 ratings

    An earthy spice pot that's low in fat and calories. Use your favourite curry paste along with mustard seeds, turmeric and coconut yogurt

  • Akoori (Indian scrambled eggs)

    Akoori (Indian scrambled eggs)

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.30 ratings

    Reader Jango Gazdar shares a spicy, flavour-packed breakfast or brunch - perfect with toasted chapatis

  • Baked eggs with spinach & tomato

    Baked eggs with spinach & tomato

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.38 ratings

    A rustic dish with a delicious combination of flavours and just four ingredients, try whipping it up for brunch

  • Fruit & seed yogurt

    Fruit & seed yogurt

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    A calcium-rich snack with crunchy seeds and warming cinnamon to keep you going until lunchtime

  • Super-quick sesame ramen served in a bowl with chopsticks alongside

    Vegetarian ramen

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.24 ratings

    Rustle up this warming veggie ramen in just 15 minutes. Think of it as healthy fast food – it's low-fat, low-calorie and low-cost as well

  • Bean enchiladas in dish with cheese

    Vegetarian enchiladas

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.229 ratings

    Pack flavour into your meal with these easy veggie enchiladas that are filled with nutritious ingredients. This comforting, cheesy dish is the perfect crowd-pleasing family dinner

  • Puy lentils with smoked tofu

    Puy lentils with smoked tofu

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.12 ratings

    Benefit from the slow-release energy of lentils and wholegrains combined with the rich flavour of smoked tofu, paprika and sweet peppers

  • Baked cauliflower pizzaiola

    Baked cauliflower pizzaiola

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.58 ratings

    There’s no need to make a tomato sauce for this Italian-style vegetarian one-pot – the oven will do the work for you

  • A dish of quinoa salad with avocado mayo

    Quinoa salad with avocado mayo

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.13 ratings

    Easy to put together and full of flavour, this healthy lunch option proides iron, folate, vitamin C and fibre. Make it vegetarian by leaving out the chicken

  • Indian chickpeas with poached eggs

    Indian chickpeas with poached eggs

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.91 ratings

    This quick, fibre-rich veggie supper is filling and good for you too. Chickpeas are a great source of manganese, which is essential for healthy bone structure

  • A frying pan with one-pan egg & veg brunch

    One-pan egg & veg brunch

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.28 ratings

    With courgette, peppers and eggs, this vegetarian dish is a filling, healthy breakfast for all the family – kids will enjoy dipping toast into soft egg yolk

  • Halloumi traybake served in a casserole dish

    Halloumi traybake

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.111 ratings

    Enjoy this easy veggie traybake with halloumi, roasted veg and chickpeas as a nutritious family dinner. Full of colour, it packs in four of your 5-a-day

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