20 Foods High in Protein

19. Tofu.

Protein sources are typically surrounded by animal sources and while animal sources make great options, the non-animal options tend to be quite nutritious and just as good when it comes to protein content. Tofu is a protein substitute for anyone who is a vegetarian or simply enjoys the taste of this food and it is an exceptional choice for adding protein to your diet. A three ounce serving of tofu offers about 12 grams of protein, not to mention, little to any cholesterol as well. Depending on your preferences, consider eating the extra firm option and season it to better simulate meat.

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