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6 Vegetables Surprisingly Packed With Protein

These healthy treats offer an unexpected protein punch

En español | Whether you want to commit to meatless Mondays or just want to up your protein intake (experts say this can help you, among other things, hold onto firmer biceps as you age), lean chicken and fish aren’t your only healthy allies in the process.

Black beans and soybeans are well known protein powerhouses. In fact, a cup of soy beans offers up to 30 grams of protein, as much as you would get from a 3-ounce serving of chicken, according to WebMD.  Check out a few more standout vegetable powerhouses to pick up in the produce aisle:

For tips on how to incorporate these veggies in your future meals, visit our Healthy Recipies Page.