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Fruits and Vegetables High in Protein

Posted on November 21, 2010

Fruits and Vegetables High in ProteinPeople often wonder which fruits and vegetables are high in protein. For vegetarians or vegans who don’t get protein from animal sources, it’s important to know which plant-based foods are high in protein.

Fruits and vegetables aren’t the highest foods in protein compared to beans and legumes, but there are a few with decent levels of protein. Here’s a list of fruits and vegetables high in protein.

Spinach
One cooked cup of spinach has about 5 grams of protein.

Broccoli
One cooked cup of broccoli has about 4 grams of protein.

Potatoes
One medium potato has about 4 grams of protein.

Bananas
One banana has about 1.22 grams of protein.

Blackberries
One cup of blackberries has about 1.04 grams of protein.

Blueberries
One cup of blueberries has about 0.97 grams of protein.



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