10. Japanese soba noodles
5.8g of protein per cup, cooked
Soba noodles are made with buckwheat and can be used in a number of noodle and pasta dishes. They have a nutty flavor that stands out well in a variety of sauces. For only 113 calories per cup serving, you also get 24 grams of slow-digesting carbohydrates.
A popular serving style in Asia is to pan-fry the noodles then mix them with other foods on this list, like eggs, pork, and tempeh. Be sure to add in slivers of peppers and carrots for a truly balanced dish.