10 High Protein Vegetarian Meal Ideas

Serve your family healthy and nutritious vegetarian meals that are high in protein. They will love what you have prepared.

What can be more healthy and nutritious than serving your family a high protein vegetarian meal. When you think of someone who is living a vegetarian lifestyle the first thing that many people think of is that a vegetarian is a person who lives a healthy lifestyle. Vegetarians do eat healthy but they also need to have a nice balance of foods to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

When you omit meat from your diet you are omitting protein, fat, and some vitamins and minerals. In order to get a healthy balance, you need to get protein into your diet. You can get protein from many sources other than meat. These sources include: nuts, seeds, peas, beans, and soy products, to name just a few. Below you will find ten vegetarian meal ideas that are high in protein for you to consider.

Below you will find ten high protein vegetarian meal ideas for you to prepare and serve to your family:

* Fettuccine Alfredo is a pasta dish that combines fettuccine noodles with an Alfredo sauce. Freshly grated Parmesan cheese and parsley compliment this dish as a great topping.

* Macaroni and Cheese is everyone's favorite meal. There are many variations to this classic dish of pasta and Cheddar cheese. Try different versions of this classic dish on your family and see how they like it best.

* Potato Gratin is a terrific vegetable casserole that incorporates potatoes and Cheddar cheese to make a tasty baked dish.

* Three Bean Chili is a festive dish to serve to your family. To prepare this dish you use a combination of black beans, chickpeas, and kidney beans to make this tasty chili. You can make this chili as mild or as hot as your family prefers.

* Bean Nachos make a quick high protein dish. Use corn chips as the base of this dish and top them with kidney beans, chili sauce, and spices to make a wonderful meal. Top with some of your favorite vegetables like tomatoes, lettuce, onions, and green peppers. If you like it spicy you can add chillies.

* Greek Salad is a healthy salad that uses tomatoes, red onions, cucumbers, olives, and Feta cheese. This salad is topped with olive oil and oregano.

* Feta, Tomato and Olive Pizza will soon become a family favorite. To make this you start with pizza crust and top it with a combination of olive paste, cherry tomatoes, Feta cheese, oil, onions, and basil.

* Tortellini With Mushroom Sauce is a hearty pasta dish that your family will love. To prepare this dish combine spinach tortellini with a sauce made from olive oil, garlic, mushrooms, cream and Parmesan cheese. This will soon be one of your families favorite dishes.

* Pasta Primavera is a pasta dish that combines thin spaghetti with frozen broad beans, sugar snap peas, and asparagus spears. Tossed in a cream and Parmesan cheese sauce, this dish can be served with grated Parmesan cheese on top.

* Ricotta Lasagne is a pasta dish that uses lasagne noodles that are layered with Ricotta and tomato sauce filling in between each row. There are a number of variations to this classic dish as well. Experiment to see what version your family will enjoy most.

Incorporate one vegetarian meal into your weekly meal planning and soon you will find enough vegetarian dishes to serve to your family every night of the week.

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