These 16 high-protein foods are tasty and pack more protein than an egg.

Eggs are a popular protein that go well with stir fry, salad, casseroles, and toast. One large egg has 6 grammes of protein, 13 vitamins and minerals, including brain-healthy choline and vitamin D. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans no longer recommend avoiding eggs due to cholesterol.

Balance carb-rich sushi rice with edamame. 12 cup of green soy beans has 9 g of protein and 100 calories. Fiber, potassium, and vitamin A are also present.

1) Edamame

Cottage cheese is underappreciated. 12 cup provides 12 g of protein, 100 calories, and a good source of calcium. Harbstreet loves cottage cheese because it adds thickness to smoothies and a mild flavour and creamy texture to sauces.

2) Cottage Cheese

Chicken or egg? This versatile bird has 25 g of lean protein in 4 ounces (about the size of your palm). It's a great base for salads, soups, tacos, quesadillas, grain bowls, etc. Harbstreet uses chicken thighs in stir-fries, pasta dishes, salads, and other mixed dishes.

3) Chicken

Black beans are a no-cook protein option. Keep a few cans on hand to drain and rinse for tacos, nachos, and soup. Each half-cup serving has 7 g of protein, 100 calories, and 2 mg of iron, making them vegetarian and vegan-friendly.

4) Black Beans

This fatty fish has more than omega-3s. One can of cooked tuna has 33 grammes of protein for a 3-ounce serving. This tasty fish is a must-have for restaurants and pantries.

5) Tuna

Tofu is cheap and versatile. This soy-based protein absorbs any marinade and can't be overcooked or undercooked. Fortified 3-ounce servings have 9 grammes of protein, 90 calories, fibre, iron, and calcium. Harbstreet loves the variety of tofu. Blend silken tofu into soups or stews for protein and creaminess, or cube firm tofu to replace chicken or beef.

6) Tofu

This isn't a Thanksgiving bird. Turkey's nutrition profile is similar to chicken's. It's a great alternative to chicken with 25 grammes of protein per 4-ounce serving.

7) Turkey

It’s amazing how much protein can be packed into one snackable container. Just about 1 cup of plain low-fat Greek yogurt has a whopping 20 grams of protein for roughly 150 calories. You’ll also punch up your meal or snack with probiotics and calcium.

9) Greek Yogurt

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