21 Balanced Lunch Ideas With A Ton Of Protein And No Meat

    Running out of lunch ideas? These will keep you going.

    Being vegetarian isn't nearly as challenging as some think, but we *do* have to be mindful that we're getting enough protein. 🌱

    From lentils and soba noodles to beans and eggs, there are so many delicious meat-free protein sources that can form the base of a satisfying meal. To help you get all the protein you need, below are several vegetarian lunch recipes that have at least 15 grams of protein each.

    1. The Ultimate Hummus and Veggie Sandwich

    2. High-Protein Buddha Noodle Bowl

    3. Black Bean & Sautéed Spinach Tacos

    4. Cucumber Quinoa Salad

    5. Vegetable Scramble with Hummus and Avocado

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

    7. Trader Joe's Protein Bowl

    8. Spicy Black Bean Burgers

    9. Spicy Brazilian Burrito Bowls

    10. Avocado Toast with Eggs, Spinach, and Tomatoes

    11. One-Pot Tuscan White Bean Stew

    12. English Peas, Favas, and Burrata

    13. Grilled Corn and Summer Vegetable Quinoa Salad

    14. Black Bean Hummus Tartine

    15. Tuscan Pasta Salad

    16. Maple Mustard Tempeh Buddha Bowl

    17. Vegan Lasagna

    18. Curry & Coconut Cream Njahi

    19. Sweet Potato Arugula Salad

    20. Lentil Kale Salad with Parmesan

    21. Broccoli & Cheddar Baked Potato