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Top 9 Vegetables with Good Source of Protein

M Kanika
M Kanika

To maintain healthy living, we should add a good amount of protein to our diet in any form. Poultry food instantly flash into our brain when we think of protein, but there are some vegetables also which can provide us ample amount of protein and other benefits too. Other than poultries & dairy products, Vegetables also can be a great source of protein. Adding vegetables in our diet can reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cholesterol and other diseases. We should add at least 50 grams of protein their daily diet. 

List of top most vegetables that we must add in our daily diet.  



Green Peas




Mustard Greens


Chinese Cabbage

1. Broccoli

Broccoli is the little green plant, with large flowery head & small leaves. Broccoli is edible and is from the cabbage family. You must have hated it during childhood but when you come to know it benefits you will definitely change your mind and will start having it. Broccoli has the high amount of protein, fiber and other nutrients. It can be eaten as both cooked & raw. 

2. Spinach

Spinach is originated in Persia and is a green leafy vegetable. Spinach comes under the list of high protein and is a powerhouse of all anti-oxidants & nutrient benefits. Spinach can reduce the oxidative stress, blood pressure and can help in bettering the eye health it also help in preventing cancer.  

3. Green Peas

Green peas are the small circled seeds, which comes from the pods. It is added in so many dishes that we eat. Green peas are a part of human diet since many years and is considered as one of the highest sources of protein.  


4. Sprouts

Sprouts are the premature tiny plant which comes from the germinated seeds. Sprouts contains vitamins & minerals and is a whole package of nutrient themselves. It can be eaten in the form of salad. 

5. Kale

Kale is the green leafy vegetable and is also consider as the rich source of all nutrients. Eating kale can benefit the health of hair & skin. It can be eaten raw in the form of salads & sandwiches. One of the best ways to consume kale is in the form of smoothies. 

6. Potatoes

In India potato is considered to be one of the most favorite & versatile vegetable that everyone loves. We can add potato in kind of recipes and it won’t disappoint you. In fact, it enhances the taste of food and boosts the protein.  


7. Mustard Greens

Mustard greens are the peppery tasting, green leafy vegetable that comes from mustard plant. Mustard greens are also known as vegetable mustard, Indian mustard, Chinese mustard & brown mustard. 100g of mustard greens contain around 2.9g of protein. 

8. Asparagus 

Asparagus is popularly known for its pro-biotic benefits. Asparagus are high in nutrient content and have average amount of protein in it. Along with protein it also contains folates & vitamin K.  

9. Chinese Cabbage

Chinese cabbage is also known as Bok choy & napa cabbage. Its layers contain anti-oxidants in it. The Chinese cabbage is used as spring rolls & soups in most of the Asian recipes.  

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