High Protein Salad #vegan #glutenfree

High Protein Salad

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Lunch, Dinner, Snack, Salad
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten Free


My new High Protein Salad is exactly right for you, if you have been looking for healthy salad recipes and high protein recipes. Now you get them all-in-one in this vegan and gluten free recipe. All your questions about how vegans get their protein will be answered by this High Protein Salad.



For the salad:

  • 15 oz (400 g) canned green kidney beans (or red ones, if greens aren’t available)
  • 15 oz (400 g) canned lentils
  • 23 handful arugula
  • 4 Tbs capers

For the dressing:

  • 1 Tbs caper brine
  • 2 Tbs peanut butter
  • 1 Tbs tahini
  • 1 Tbs tamari
  • 1 Tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbs hot sauce


For the dressing:

  1. Whisk together all ingredients in a bowl until they come together to a smooth dressing.

For the salad:

  1. Mix arugula, beans, lentils, and capers. Top with dressing and enjoy!