21 Easy Low Carb High Protein Meals To Try
These 21 easy low carb high protein meals are perfect for those looking to maintain a healthy diet while still enjoying delicious meals. All of these recipes are easy to make and require minimal ingredients. Each meal is packed with protein and low in carbohydrates, making them a great choice for those looking to lose weight or maintain a healthy lifestyle.
* 2 cups cooked quinoa
* 2 tablespoons olive oil
* 1 red bell pepper, diced
* 1 green bell pepper, diced
* 1 onion, diced
* 2 cloves garlic, minced
* 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
* 1 can corn, drained
* 1 teaspoon chili powder
* 1 teaspoon cumin
* 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
* Salt and pepper, to taste
* 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
2. Add the bell peppers, onion, and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
3. Add the black beans, corn, chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
4. Add the cooked quinoa and stir to combine.
5. Cook for an additional 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
6. Remove from heat and stir in the fresh cilantro.
7. Serve warm.
* Calories: 300
* Protein: 12g
* Carbohydrates: 37g
* Fat: 10g