9 High-Protein Vegetables That Will Fill You Up Fast


Lima beans

The combination of high fiber and high protein make these legumes (in this case, a veggie, too, says Rust) a satiating nutrient-filled powerhouse. To make a healthy homemade dip, Rust says to cook them in boiling water for 10 minutes, drain and cool, then transfer to a food processor, adding a clove of garlic, a tablespoon of lemon juice, two teaspoons of cumin and pinch of salt. Blend until smooth and serve with raw veggies or pita chips.

Per 1/2-cup serving: 105 calories, 0 g fat (0 g saturated), 20 g carbs, 1 g sugar, 13 mg sodium, 5 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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