The Top 8 Protein-Rich Veggies

Sweet corn

It's summer, so serve corn on the cob for your Memorial Day celebration or next family BBQ. All maize provides protein, however sweet corn has roughly 5 grams per cup.


Asparagus, another controversial vegetable, is healthful owing to its high protein content and other qualities.

Brussels sprout

Brussels sprouts: love or hate. But individuals who eat this bitter, nutrient-dense, high-protein vegetable are getting more health advantages than they know.

Portobello mushroom

There are hundreds of mushroom species worldwide, from dangerous to edible to "magic." Due to their rich tastes and accessibility, a few kinds are most widely used in cuisine.


Like Share Save


Broccoli has 3.7 grams of protein per cup when roasted, sautéed, or steamed, plus it has other health advantages.

Sweet potatoe

Sweet potatoes are versatile and include 4.5 grams of protein per cup.

Beet green

 These greens are great in salads or sautéed with your favorite spice, providing potassium, iron, calcium, vitamin C, magnesium, fiber, and nearly 4 grams of protein per cup.

Collard green

Southern-style collard greens prepared with ham hock and bacon grease are delicious and cozy. The collards themselves are nutritious, even though this meal isn't.

More Stories

Top 10 Bronzing Kits for Summer

Use the Fenty Shade Finder

This Year’s K-Beauty Trends