Delicious high protein breakfast recipes for vegetarians
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Delicious high protein breakfast recipes for vegetarians

Since meat, which is high in protein, is off the table for vegetarians, they must find other sources of the essential nutrient. Fortunately, nature has provided many other excellent sources of protein for those who choose not to consume meat. You don’t have to be a vegetarian to eat a vegetable plate, sometimes you’re just in the mood for a meatless power meal.

Try these high protein breakfast recipes for vegetarians:

Green Chile and Cheese Frittata

What do you need:

  • 10 beaten eggs

  • 2 cups of low-fat cottage cheese

  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

  • 1 cup diced green chiles

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1/4 cup melted butter

  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder

  • 1 pinch of salt

Combine the eggs, all-purpose flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Add cottage cheese, Cheddar cheese, chiles, and melted butter to the bowl. Pour the mixture into a lightly greased 9×13-inch baking dish then bake in a preheated oven (400F) for 15 minutes. Lower the heat to 325F then continue baking for an additional 30 minutes. Cool and then cut into small squares.

Black Bean Breakfast Burrito

What do you need:

  • 8 10-inch flour tortillas, warmed

  • 8 beaten eggs

  • 2 cups of black beans

  • 2 cups of sauce

  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Cook black beans over medium-low heat in a saucepan until heated through. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet, then scramble the eggs until desired doneness. Lay a tortilla flat on a clean surface, then spoon black beans over it, followed by scrambled eggs, salsa, and cheese. Roll into burritos. Do this for the remaining ingredients.

Vegetable omelette for breakfast

What do you need:

  • 4 beaten eggs

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 chopped onion

  • 2 butter spoons

  • 2 tablespoons of milk

  • 1/4 cup grated Swiss cheese

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

In a skillet over medium heat, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter, then cook the bell pepper and onion until tender, about 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and sprinkle half of the salt over them. Mix the eggs, milk, black pepper, and remaining salt in a separate bowl. In the same skillet that was used to cook the vegetables, melt the remaining butter over medium heat, then pour the egg mixture into the skillet. Cook until the egg begins to settle to the bottom of the pan, about 2 minutes. Sprinkle cheese over tortilla followed by vegetable mixture. Using a spatula, gently fold half of the tortilla over the vegetables. Continue cooking until desired doneness.

Start your day strong and energized with these high-protein breakfast recipes you’ll love!

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