Cheaper Protein Sources

Looking for a cheap source of protein?  According to, some of the most protein-packed sources that are also the most economical are eggs, canned tuna, and peanut butter.  Eggs are an excellent source that is relatively cheap.  For less than 2 dollars typically, you can get a dozen eggs which translates to around 72 grams of protein approximately.  Canned tuna typically goes for less than a dollar a can and typically contains about 30 grams of protein.  Peanut butter is also fairly cheap at around 3 dollars a container which provides about 114 grams total.  For a little bit more, you can upgrade to almond butter which has an even healthier protein in it.