Hidden Protein Power In Vegetables

1. Edamame

It consists of soy seeds in pods. They are snackable, particularly when sprinkled with sea salt flakes and dipped in soy sauce. 

Edamame

They contain approximately 11 grams of protein per cup.

2. Pinto Beans

Yes, another legume. (Refer to the introduction if you feel like arguing.) Per 1/2 cup, pinto beans contain seven grams of protein.

Pinto Beans

Use them as you would any other bean: in rice, chili, and tamales.

3. Navy Beans

These broad, white beans contain eight grams of protein per half cup. 

Navy Beans

As with all legumes, they are an excellent source of fiber.

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