High-protein recipes (2024)

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These high-protein recipes are perfect for those who want to boost their intake from time to time, from salads, stews, chilli's, simple snacks and more.

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  • Chicken stroganoff

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.53 ratings

    Use chicken thigh fillets if you prefer in this chicken stroganoff, and use half-fat soured cream for a lighter version. Enjoy with pasta, mash or rice.

  • Fish soup

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Cook a hearty fish soup packed with potatoes, carrots and peppers, and flavoured with leeks, dill and lemon

  • Harissa fish with bulgur salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Spice up cod fillets with harissa paste and serve with a grain salad for an easy meal – ideal when you need a quick dinner

  • A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.198 ratings

    Spicy chicken casserole with a healthy superfood side dish of protein-rich quinoa

  • A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.11 ratings

    This speedy fish supper is the perfect low-calorie, low-hassle weeknight meal. For a vegetarian version, simply leave out the salmon and garnish with chopped spring onions or toasted pine nuts

  • Slow cooker bolognese

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.65 ratings

    Batch cook a delicious and healthy spaghetti bolognese in your slow cooker. Freeze the leftovers for easy midweek dinners when you're more pushed for time

  • Salmon risotto

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.15 ratings

    Creamy rice and tender salmon make a comforting dinner. Stir through lemon juice and parmesan before serving this easy, delicious meal that's full of omega 3 and high in protein

  • Steak burrito bowl

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.19 ratings

    Pack in the flavour with this spicy steak burrito bowl, which takes just 10 minutes from prep to plate. Ideal as a speedy supper on busy weeknights

  • Vegetarian enchiladas

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.263 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

  • A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.68 ratings

    A tasty one-pan roast chicken supper with lemon, cumin, paprika, coriander and other North African flavours

  • Oven-baked pork chops

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.15 ratings

    Enjoy oven-baked pork chops cooked in a honey and wholegrain mustard glaze with new potatoes for a deliciously easy dinner, just add your favourite veg

  • A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.37 ratings

    Cod is a great source of lean protein. Enjoy it with with fresh greens and a peppery romesco sauce for a tasty, low-calorie meal

  • Crispy sesame lemon chicken

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.31 ratings

    Make our crispy sesame lemon chicken for a quick, easy and flavour-packed family dinner. Scatter with spring onions and serve with your favourite sides.

  • Slow cooker meatballs

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.52 ratings

    Try these slow cooker meatballs for a tasty family meal. Turkey mince makes lighter meatballs which kids love. They also freeze well so you can batch cook

  • Easy protein pancakes

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.49 ratings

    Up your protein with these pancakes made with eggs, oats, milk and protein powder. A great breakfast after a workout, enjoy with nut butter or fruit

  • Spiced scrambled eggs

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    Make a wholesome start to the morning with creamy scrambled eggs on toast, perfect for using up a stray tomato or two

  • Chicken pot pie

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.18 ratings

    Rustle up this chicken pot pie for an easy dinner. A family favourite, it can be made ahead and even frozen for another day to make mealtimes easy

  • Veggie protein chilli

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.14 ratings

    A protein packed vegan chilli, perfect after a run or gym workout. This easy supper is simple to make and freezable if you want to batch cook

  • Chia pudding

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.15 ratings

    Rustle up this simple ‘pudding’ for breakfast or dessert. Chia seeds are rich in protein, antioxidants and omega 3, as well as many other nutrients

  • One-pan English breakfast

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.18 ratings

    This combines all the best ingredients of a traditional English breakfast in one frying pan, with no need to chop anything

  • Creamy spinach chicken

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.43 ratings

    Enjoy our creamy spinach chicken with plenty of sauce and rice or potatoes on the side. Serving four, it's an ideal midweek dinner for a family

  • Easy paella

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.167 ratings

    Whip up this easy version of the traditional Spanish seafood dish using storecupboard staples. Add extras to paella rice such as chorizo and peas if you like

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High-protein recipes (2024)


What can I eat that is very high in protein? ›

eggs. dairy products – milk, yoghurt (especially Greek yoghurt), cheese (especially cottage cheese) nuts (including nut pastes) and seeds – almonds, pine nuts, walnuts, macadamias, hazelnuts, cashews, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds. legumes and beans – all beans, lentils, chickpeas, split peas, tofu.

How to get 40 grams of protein in a meal? ›

High Protein Meals With 40g Of Protein22 Jan
  1. Grilled Chicken with Quinoa and Roasted Vegetables. Ingredients: • 170g grilled chicken breast. • 185g cooked quinoa. ...
  2. Turkey and Black Bean Burrito Bowls. Ingredients: • ...
  3. Salmon and Quinoa Salad. Ingredients: • 170g baked or grilled salmon fillet.

How to get 150g of protein a day? ›

An Easy Way To Get 150+ Grams Of Protein
  1. 3 Eggs - 18 grams.
  2. 50 g of Egg Whites - 5 grams.
  3. 1 cup of Fairlife 2% Milk - 13 grams.
  4. 4 oz Ground Turkey - 20 grams.
  5. 1 ½ cups of Cottage Cheese - 16 grams.
  6. 2 Scoops of Protein Supplement - 31 grams.
  7. 3 Tbsps of Peanut Butter - 10 grams.
  8. 1 Packet of Safe Catch Tuna - 23 grams.

How to get 100g of protein a day? ›

100 grams of protein for omnivores
  1. Greek yogurt (15 grams of protein)
  2. Beef sausage (14 grams)
  3. 1 ounce of mixed nuts (5 grams)
  4. Two eggs (12 grams)
  5. Snack cheese (5 grams)
  6. Four slices (2 ounces) of deli ham (10 grams)
  7. Two slices of rye bread (10 grams)
  8. ½ cup of rolled oats (5 grams)
Apr 6, 2024

What fruit has the most protein? ›

The recommended daily allowance of protein for adults is 0.36 grams per pound of bodyweight. The fruits that have the highest protein content include avocados and guava.

How can I increase my protein intake easily? ›

Start With Protein-Rich Foods

Protein-rich foods should be the foundation of your meals and snacks. Some examples include chicken, turkey, fish, tofu, beans, lentils, nuts and seeds. By starting with a protein-rich base, you'll naturally increase the overall protein content of your meal or snack.

What 5 foods have the most protein? ›

Top 10 Protein Foods
  • Skinless, white-meat poultry.
  • Lean beef (including tenderloin, sirloin, eye of round)
  • Skim or low-fat milk.
  • Skim or low-fat yogurt.
  • Fat-free or low-fat cheese.
  • Eggs.
  • Lean pork (tenderloin)
  • Beans.
Mar 6, 2022

Which food is king of protein? ›

High protein foods include lean chicken, lean pork, fish, lean beef, tofu, beans, lentils, low-fat yogurt, milk, cheese, seeds, nuts, and eggs.

What vegetable has the most protein? ›

Among the highest protein vegetables are chickpeas, corn, spinach, artichoke hearts, and edamame. To get all of the amino acids your body needs, aim to eat a variety of foods, such as legumes, whole grains, nuts, seeds, and vegetables throughout the day. U.S. Department of Agriculture.

What is the 30 30 30 rule? ›

The 30-30-30 diet involves eating 30g of protein within 30 minutes of waking up, and then completing 30 minutes of low intensity exercise. This method first appeared in Tim Ferriss' book The 4-Hour Body in 2010 but was recently popularized by nutritionist and wellness podcaster Gary Brecka.

What is a breakfast that has 30 grams of protein? ›

Two eggs and two sausage patties, plus a slice of multigrain toast with a tablespoon or so of nut butter would get you about 30 grams of protein. Add fruit or a side of steamed veggies for those healthy phytonutrients.

What are the top 10 best protein foods? ›

Top 10 Protein Foods
  • Fish.
  • Seafood.
  • Skinless, white-meat poultry.
  • Lean beef (including tenderloin, sirloin, eye of round)
  • Skim or low-fat milk.
  • Skim or low-fat yogurt.
  • Fat-free or low-fat cheese.
  • Eggs.
Mar 6, 2022

How to get 200g of protein a day? ›

To consume 200g of protein per day, you'll need to eat high-protein foods like lean meats, fish, dairy, eggs, nuts, beans, and soy products. Opt for high-protein snacks during the day, like plain yogurt or a handful of nuts.

What are 3 foods high in protein besides meat? ›

5 Protein-Packed Foods for Healthy, Meatless Meals
  • Eggs. Eggs are a great source of protein. ...
  • Tree Nuts. Tree nuts include walnuts, almonds and pecans — don't confuse them with peanuts, which are legumes. ...
  • Legumes. Legumes include a range of beans and peas such as black beans, chickpeas and lentils. ...
  • Soy. ...
  • Yogurt.

Should I eat protein if I'm trying to lose weight? ›

So not only can protein help you lose weight, it can also help you keep it off in the long-term ( 3 ). Bottom Line: Eating a high-protein diet can cause weight loss, even without calorie counting, portion control or carb restriction. A modest increase in protein intake can also help prevent weight regain.

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