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Chart of vegetarian foods high in protein

Whole Food Source

Grams of Protein

Serving Size

Tofu 10 1/2 cup
Lentils 9 1/2 cup
Edamame 8.5 1/2 cup
Black beans 8 1/2 cup
Peanut butter 8 2 tbs.
Quinoa 8 1 cup cooked
Chickpeas 7 1/2 cup
Almonds 6 1/4 cup
Brown Rice 5 1 cup cooked
Hemp hearts 5 1 tbs.
Potatoes 4.5 1 medium
Spinach 3 1/2 cup cooked
Chia seeds 2 1 tbs.

This list originally appeared in “Plant Power” in the April 2019 print issue of Experience Life.

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