These 10 Vegetables Are Surprising Sources of Protein

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One cup of the cruciferous vegetables, boiled, contains four gram of protein—plus the same amount of fiber.

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Button Mushrooms

Known by another name, white mushrooms have three grams of protein per cup. Though they are technically not vegetables, mushrooms are fungus.

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Turnip Greens

Try these fibrous greens instead of spinach if you're sick of spinach; they have a milder flavor and the same robust texture as kale.

3

Sweet Corn

Three grams of fiber and three grams of protein can be found in one medium cob. It tastes just like summer.

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Oyster Mushrooms

Like white button shrooms, these fungi contain three grams of protein for every one cup, sliced.

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Kale

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Everyone's favorite superfood delivers on the protein too. Or, at least a bit of the nutrient.

Artichokes

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There are three grams of protein and seven grams of fiber in just one cooked medium artichoke.

Dandelion Greens

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There is some protein in these bitter greens. Two grams of fiber are included in one cup of cooked dandelion greens.

Arugula

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One cup has about half a gram of protein. So four cups would have two grams. Not terrible for salad green.

Avocados

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Four grams of protein and an enormous 14 grams of fiber can be found in one avocado, so be careful.