Does the man in your life think salads are for sissies? Win him over to getting those healthy green veggies into his diet with salads that pack a protein punch. Think ingredients like eggs, tofu, beans, quinoa, and even meats and seafood! He won’t know how good these salads are for him, with the leafy stuff so flavorfully “disguised”! Plus, with these delicious recipes we found, many of them can practically be a meal on their own (not that your man will readily agree!) containing protein, carbs, and fiber all in one. Enjoy!
7 Salad Recipes with Delish Protein Ingredients
Try these fresh and healthy combinations of greens, fruits, nuts, tofu, beans, seafood, herbs, and spices.
1 – Crispy Almond Tofu and Apple Salad – from House Foods
2 – Wilted Spinach Salad with Grilled Onions, Walnuts, Avocado and Apple – from Walnuts.org
4 – Protein Packed Bean Salad made with grilled chicken chunks – from Worldly Treat
5 – Seafood Salad Bay Scallops, Shrimp and Calamari – from Whole Foods Market
6 – Shrimp Salad – from Dole.com
7 – Quinoa, Eggplant, and Apple Salad with cumin vinaigrette – from Health.com
5 More Protein-rich Salad Recipes to Enjoy
This batch of scrumptious salads features eggs, salmon, beans, and steak. Tempting enough for any man!
8 – Protein-packed Veggie Salad with hard-boiled eggs and beans – from AEB.org
9 – Summer Corn Avocado Black Bean Salad made with lemon-pepper salmon and beans – from Chicken of the Sea
10 – Courgette, Feta and Salmon Pasta Salad (note: courgette = zucchini) – from SuperValu
11 – Grilled Steak Salad – from Traeger Grills
12 – Zesty Corn Edamame Salad with soybeans (edamame) – from PCM.org
With these protein-packed salads being both good-for-you AND so good, too, your man should be won over to healthy veggie eating in no time!