Toaster ovens are easy to use, quick to preheat, and can make so much more than toast. From a whole roast chicken to a gourmet open-faced sandwich that tastes like something you’d have to pay $17 for, toaster ovens are the ultimate, often-under appreciated multitasker. And who doesn’t love an underdog? Scroll down for high-protein recipes that you can make with your toaster oven.
High-protein toaster oven recipes for dinner
1. Five-Minute Miso Glazed Salmon
As a fan of anything that takes 5 minutes to make and a bigger fan of everything miso-glazed, this quick baked salmon recipe only requires 6 ingredients and is a great source of protein with 22 grams in a single serving.
Get the recipe: Five-Minute Miso Glazed Salmon
2. Sticky Spicy Honey Chicken
If you’re looking to meal prep, this recipe is the gift that keeps on giving. The recipe is great the day of, and you can use the leftovers to top a salad or pasta, in a yummy noodle soup, or even in tacos to mix it up for the rest of the week.
Get the recipe: Sticky Spicy Honey Chicken
3. Easy Baked Pork Chops
This easy, single-serving, pork chop recipe only takes 15 minutes to bake, but feels restaurant-worthy decadent. One 3 ounce serving is packed with 23 grams of protein and a bounty of energizing B-vitamins.
Get the recipe: Easy Baked Pork Chops
4. Baked Eggs
If you’re a sucker for anything that comes in an aesthetically pleasing ramekin, this baked egg recipe is just for you. High in protein and perfect to eat on its own or on top of veggies or grains, this recipe is the ideal, lazy day breakfast for dinner treat.
Get the recipe: Baked Eggs
5. Toaster Oven Quesadillas
High in fiber and protein, these toaster oven quesadillas are filling, fun to make, and even more fun to eat, channeling some serious after-school snack vibes. Fill them with veggies and cheese (even vegan cheese!) and top them with avocado for an extra protein boost.
Get the recipe: Toaster Oven Quesadillas
6. Toaster Oven Frittata
Table for two? This two serving frittata is the perfect boat for all of your everything-but-the-kitchen-sink leftover veggies and only takes 12 minutes to make. Great for dinner or brunch, eggs are a great go-to source of protein that will keep you go-go-going.
Get the recipe: Toaster Oven Frittata
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