It’s lunch time, you’re starving, and you’re tired of eating your usual vegan staples. Plus, you are looking for a high protein option that will keep you satisfied for the rest of the afternoon.
If you’re looking for inspiration for the best high protein vegan lunch recipes, this is it! In this list we are sharing 40 amazing vegan recipes that will help keep you on your high protein diet and power you for the rest of your day.
Whether you’re in the mood for a wrap, soups, salads, or finger foods, this list of 40 of the best vegan recipes for a protein-packed lunch will satiate your hunger. Best of all, most of them don’t take long to put together – so they are perfect for on-the-go work lunches too.
Get ready to whip together some amazing vegan lunch recipes that you’ll want to keep coming back to every week.
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These vegan rice paper dumplings makes a healthy, protein rich and delicious meal for whole family. Filled with tofu and vegetables, these dumplings are perfectly crunchy on outside and tender from inside.
This Quinoa Hummus Bowl combines quinoa, chickpeas, spinach, cucumbers, tomatoes, Lettuce, onions, olives, and hummus for a healthy and satisfying Mediterranean meal. High protein, healthy, vegan, flavorful & great for meal prep too!
This Easy Black Bean Soup Recipe is made with basic pantry essentials including canned black beans, onion, carrots, and celery. Filled with hearty plant-based protein and gut-loving fiber, enjoy this healthy and delicious vegan soup with all your favorite toppings including salsa, vegan sour cream, avocado, and more!
This protein-packed Vegan Italian Chopped Salad has all so many great ingredients it’s hard to count. To finish off the crisp romaine, olives, artichoke hearts, garbanzo beans, & more is the perfect homemade vegan “cheesy” Italian dressing too.
This sprouted lentil salad is not only nutritious but is tasty and filling as well.Made using steamed sprouted lentils along with fresh vegetables and a light dressing, this is a satiating and healthy meal.
This thick & creamy cashew carrot ginger soup is an easy-to-make instant pot soup recipe. Made with cashews, carrots, ginger, coconut milk and Thai red curry paste for a bit of spice. Plus it’s both vegan and gluten-free!
“Tofuna,” aka tuna-style tofu salad made with baked tofu is my go-to recipe as a sandwich spread — maybe it will become your favorite vegan lunch, too! It’s as good at home as it is a portable midday meal.
A bowl of creamy and filling butter bean soup is just what you need on a cold day. This nutritious vegan option soup is budget friendly and a great way to get more beans in your diet. This nourishing soup has some vegetables blended in to it and it makes a filling lunch or light dinner.
Moroccan Carrot Red Lentil Soup is a meatless soup recipe packed full of flavor! Cumin, turmeric, coriander, paprika and cinnamon compliment the red lentils and carrots, creating a creamy, filling soup.
Delicious vegan Mexican chopped salad with avocado dressing makes the perfect lunch salad or an easy side dish to any Mexican feast. This gluten free salad is packed with fresh veggies, dietary fiber and plant based protein.
Served throughout the Middle East, these small, deep-fried chickpea balls can be eaten as meze, also known as appetizers or snacks, or as a full-fledged meal. This vegan falafel is healthier than the norm, as the mixture is baked rather than deep-fried.