Your 7-Day Dinner Plan: Plant-Based Proteins

For dinner this week, explore the wide world of delicious vegetarian proteins.
Published June 7, 2021

If you're following a vegan or vegetarian diet, or just dabbling in a flexitarian one, one of your chief concerns might be getting enough protein, but fear not! There are plenty of delicious, simple-to-prepare, plant-based sources of this important macronutrient.

For those less familiar with a plant-based diet, it can be easy to pinpoint the proteins in meat-centric dishes but it can feel a bit trickier when there's no chicken or beef on the plate. You're likely already familiar with tofu, but there are so many options!

Here are seven recipes that make the most of protein-packed legumes, like chickpeas and lentils, plus soy beans (aka edamame), tofu, and plant-based meats like Beyond Meat.