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10 Muscle Building High Protein Recipes

Do you find it difficult to get enough protein from your food sources?

Or are you relying on a combination of a handful of recipes and shakes to get your daily protein intake up?

If that sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place.

Eating a high protein diet doesn’t have to be difficult if you have a range of healthy high protein recipes to use.

Check out these recipes that are loaded with protein to help you reach your dietary goals!

You will also want to check out the OrganizEat app to keep track of all of your recipes in the one place.

 

Mexican Egg White Omelet

Omelet’s are a staple of many people’s high protein diets. This single serve mexican omelet is quick, easy and so much better than a bowl of cold cereal.

You can be flexible with the ingredients and add other foods if you like, but this is pretty damn tasty to begin with.

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

335

Calories

26 g

Protein

38 g

Carbs

14 g

Fat

Ingredients

2 teaspoons olive oil

1 small jalapeno, thinly sliced and seeded (if desired), stem discarded

1/2 cup diced red onion

1 clove garlic, minced

handful of grape or cherry tomatoes, halved

salt and pepper

6 egg whites, whisked

half an avocado, peeled, pitted and diced

chopped fresh cilantro

crumbled cotija cheese

 

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Protein Chicken Quiche

If you’re looking for a low fat, low carb, high protein meal, then this quiche is for you.

It works great on it’s own as a snack or as part of a meal.

We brought this along to a picnic and it was a big hit with my family.

Feel free to add extra seasoning, or ingredients to change the flavour.

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

210

Calories

30 g

Protein

2.7 g

Carbs

1 g

Fat

Ingredients

1 pound skinless chicken breasts

1 cup egg whites

1 cup cottage cheese

1 tbsp flour

1/8 tsp black pepper

1/tsp hot sauce

2 Green Onions

2-3 Potatoes

 

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Healthy Egg Muffin Cups

Start your day right with Healthy Egg Muffin Cups! Only 50 calories per muffin, LOADED with vegetables, and can be made in advance!

These are a great quick breakfast or on the go high protein snack. Check them out!

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

24

Calories

3.7 g

Protein

2.7 g

Carbs

2.7 g

Fat

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil1 cup red pepper measured after chopping

1 cup green pepper measured after chopping

1 cup yellow onion measured after chopping

2 cups baby spinach – roughly chopped measured/packed before chopping

1 cup mushrooms measured before chopping

2 cloves garlic minced

salt to taste

4 whole eggs

4 egg whites

hot sauce optional for drizzling on top!

 

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Cauliflower and Ground Beef Hash

A simple recipe that you can make any night of the week. This cauliflower and ground beef hash is an easy low carb, high protein option if you’re in a rush or don’t want to make a complicated meal. And, boy, does it fill you up!

Feel free to add in some chilli, bacon or other seasonings to mix it up.

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

313

Calories

34 g

Protein

5 g

Carbs

17 g

Fat

Ingredients

16 oz. bag frozen cauliflower, defrosted and drained

1 lb. lean ground beef

2 c. cheddar cheese

1 tsp. garlic powder

salt and pepper to taste

 

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Garden Skillet Supper

Mix up your next beef skillet with some veggies! This is a really easy recipe that you can alter depending on what you have in the cupboard.

You can sub in ground turkey for the beef if you like or add some extra seasonings to spice it up a little.

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

271.5

Calories

25 g

Protein

10 g

Carbs

14 g

Fat

Ingredients

1-2 pounds lean ground beef

2 large garden tomatoes

1-2 yellow squash, sliced

1-2 bell peppers, chopped

1 onion, chopped

1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes

1 teaspoon Kosher Salt

¼ teaspoon pepper

 

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Steak with mustard sauce and chilli pumpkin mash

Steak and mash is a go to when you are looking to get some good protein and carbs in your meal. Mix up your ordinary steak and mash with this sweet chilli pumpkin version.

Add your favourite steamed vegetables to the side to get some more micronutrients if you like.

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

437

Calories

32 g

Protein

23 g

Carbs

19 g

Fat

Ingredients

500g potatoes, peeled, chopped

500g butternut pumpkin, peeled, chopped

1 long red chilli, seeds removed, finely chopped

20g unsalted butter

4 x 150g rump steaks, trimmed

1 tbs wholegrain mustard

1 cup (250ml) salt-reduced beef stock

2 cups baby spinach leaves

 

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Carnitas Burrito Bowls

These carnitas burrito bowls are super tasty and can be made for meal prep which is great. Take an hour to make up these bowls for an easy, on the go, meal during the week.

I’d normally double the ingredients and freeze some up to get more from my time.

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

407

Calories

32 g

Protein

29 g

Carbs

18 g

Fat

Ingredients

1 pound pork loin (option to use chicken breast instead)

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1 tablespoons orange juice

1/3 cup lime juice

3 teaspoon cumin

2 teaspoons smoked paprika

salt and pepper, to taste

1/4 cup green chiles

 

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Ground Turkey Skillet with Green Beans

Gluten free and low-carb, this Ground Turkey Skillet with Green Beans recipe is going to be a crowd pleaser.

This recipe is great as you can eat it as is, no side dish is necessary, or you can have it along with some rice or roasted veggies.

The turkey recipe also freezes well so is great for meal prepping.

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

344

Calories

32 g

Protein

17 g

Carbs

22 g

Fat

Ingredients

2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

1 lbs extra-lean ground turkey

1 tsp clove garlic, minced

½ cup onions, diced

½ cup yellow bell pepper, diced

1 ½ cup green beans, chopped

¾ cup homemade tomato sauce or any other sauce of your preference

Salt and ground fresh black pepper

A pinch of crushed red pepper

 

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High Protein Tuna Bake Pasta Recipe

I love quick and simple meals that are easy to customise depending on your taste and what you have lying around the kitchen.

This high protein tuna bake recipe fits that exactly. It’s a delicious dish that is perfect post-workout, easy to make and only requires some simple household ingredients!

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

285

Calories

33 g

Protein

18 g

Carbs

9 g

Fat

Ingredients

100g Pasta

2 Cans Tuna (in water)

½ Cup Spinach

1 ⅕ Cup Sweetcorn

½ Cup Broccoli

½ Cup Mushrooms

1 tbsp Garlic

1 tbsp Mixed Herbs

30g Cheddar Cheese

Dash of Pepper

 

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Low Carb Cheeseburger Meatloaf (Keto, Gluten Free)

This Low Carb Cheeseburger Meatloaf from is flavoured with all the fixings that would be in a juicy burger like bacon, onion, and sharp cheddar cheese. It’s high in protein and best of all, low in carbs. You won’t miss the bun!

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

322

Calories

42 g

Protein

2.3 g

Carbs

15.1 g

Fat

Ingredients

2 pounds ground beef (grass fed, if available)1 large egg lightly beaten

2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard

½ cup onion, chopped

¼ cup dill relish or chopped dill pickles

1 cup pork rind crumbs

1½ teaspoons kosher salt

1½ teaspoons pepper

3 slices, center cut bacon diced

3 ounce sharp cheddar cheese (block style, diced in chunks)

¼ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (to top meatloaf – optional)

 

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