14 High Protein Plant-Based Dishes

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Chopsticks resting on bowls of Green Bean Tofu Stir Fry for our recipe roundup on High Protein Plant-Based Dishes

Whether you’re going fully plant-based, or just trying to fit more plants into your diet, there are many ways to get your protein from plants.

We’ve rounded up 14 High Protein Plant-Based Dishes that cover every meal of the day, along with some snack options to keep you feeling full when the 3pm cravings hit.

Happy cooking. Let’s dig in!

Spoon and fork in a Quinoa Harvest Bowl made with roasted vegetables and tahini sauce
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Roasted Vegetable & Quinoa Harvest Bowls
Hearty and flavorful harvest bowls with roasted vegetables, quinoa, and a creamy, 3-ingredient tahini dressing! A healthy, plant-based, gluten-free meal!
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Using chopsticks to pick up a piece of Sesame Tofu
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Sesame Eggplant & Almond Butter Tofu Bowls
Hearty, flavorful, 30-minute Asian bowl with crispy almond butter tofu and sesame stir-fried eggplant!
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Using a spoon to put salsa onto a Vegan Breakfast Burrito
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Scrambled Tofu Breakfast Burrito (30 minutes!)
Easy, 30-minute vegan breakfast burrito with scrambled tofu, roasted vegetables, avocado, kale, and salsa! Flavorful, healthy, satisfying.
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Two plates of our Almond Butter Tofu Stir Fry made with brown rice and green beans
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Almond Butter Tofu Stir-Fry
Easy, 9-ingredient tofu stir-fry with baked tofu marinated in an almond-tamari sauce. Serve with veggies and rice for a flavorful, plant-based meal!
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Cutting board of Dark Chocolate Hemp Energy Bites with some coated in hemp seeds and others in cacao powder
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Dark Chocolate Hemp Energy Bites
6-ingredient Dark Chocolate Energy Bites with dates, hemp seeds, walnuts, almond butter, cacao powder, and more! A fudgy, perfectly sweet, protein-packed snack or dessert!
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Fork resting in a big bowl of our Chickpea Quinoa Buddha Bowl recipe
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Quinoa Chickpea Buddha Bowl
An incredibly satisfying, healthy, nutrient-rich buddha with steamed kale, from-scratch chickpeas, quinoa, and 3-ingredient tahini sauce! Just 7 ingredients required for this delicious plant-based meal.
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Two bowls of Romesco Soup surrounded by ingredients used to make it
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Romesco Soup with Smashed Chickpeas
Delicious vegan soup inspired by romesco sauce with red peppers, tomatoes, vegetable broth, and almonds. A 10-ingredient plant-based side or entrée!
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Big bowl of our Blissed Out Thai Salad with tofu
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Blissed-Out Thai Salad with Peanut Tempeh
30-minute Thai- and Indonesian-inspired salad with rainbow veggies, noodles, and marinated peanut tempeh! Dress with peanut sauce for a flavorful, healthy, plant-based meal!
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Parchment-lined cutting board with several squares of our Vegan Protein Bar recipe drizzled with melted chocolate
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No-Bake Vegan Protein Bars (4 Ingredients!)
Insanely delicious No Bake Vegan Protein Bars with 10 g protein! Naturally sweetened, 4 ingredients, so simple to make!
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Gold fork in a Smoky Tempeh Burrito Bowl topped with fresh cilantro
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Smoky Tempeh Burrito Bowls
Protein-packed tempeh marinated in a smoky red chipotle sauce over brown rice, black beans, and veggies! A hearty, 9-ingredient plant-based meal!
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Bowl of PB and J Energy Bites
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No-Bake PB & J Energy Bites
7-ingredient, 15-minute energy bites made with wholesome ingredients and infused with the flavors of peanut butter and jelly! An easy, healthy snack!
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Tall glass of our PB Banana Shake surrounded by ingredients to make it
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Shake
Easy, 5 ingredient chocolate peanut butter banana shake with a thick, creamy texture and tons of chocolate-peanut butter flavor! A perfectly healthy vegan breakfast, snack, or dessert.
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Bowls of Coconut Curried Golden Lentils with cauliflower rice, cabbage, kale, cilantro, roasted sweet potato, lime and chimichurri
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Nourishing Curried Lentil & Sweet Potato Bowl
An amazingly nourishing, delicious bowl with roasted sweet potatoes, cauliflower rice, curried lentils, and cilantro chutney. Just 30 minutes and SO tasty!
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Simple Curried Lentil Veg Soup SQUARE
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Curried Kale, Potato & Lentil Soup (1-Pot!)
Hearty, comforting curry lentil soup with potatoes and kale! Big curry flavor in this 1-pot soup that comes together in less than 45 minutes. The perfect satisfying, healthy, plant-based meal.
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If you give any of these high protein plant-based dishes a try, let us know! Leave a comment, or take a picture and tag it #minimalistbaker on Instagram. Cheers, friends!

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