Cooking with Plant-Based Protein

Many people are looking for foods that provide as many nutrition benefi ts as possible while also being sustainably produced. Ingredients that provide plant-based protein also provide other nutrient benefits, including dietary fi ber, iron, potassium, and other micronutrients. Beans and other pulses, as described below, are great sources of protein, fiber, iron, and potassium. Additionally, many plant-based protein sources contain little or no saturated fat, and in their raw form contain very little sodium.