Low Calorie Dinners

Jump-start your diet with our low-calorie dinners. From satisfying soups to perfect pastas, grilled veggies, roasted chicken, and more, our low-calorie dinners can help you lose weight.

Prawn Fritters with Cucumbers and Peanuts

Better Homes and Gardens

Sweet prawns or shrimp fried in a vegetable-filled batter are the stars of this dinner, which is served on a cool cucumber salad.

Chili Con Carne

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Fennel Pot Roast

Better Homes and Gardens

Roasted fennel and mushrooms add big flavor to classic beef pot roast.

Cochito Chiapaneco

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Coat your pork shoulder in the spicy wet rub the night before you plan to serve this dinner, then pop the meat in the oven when you get home for a tender and flavorful entree.

Asian-Style Meatball Pizza

Better Homes and Gardens

Pizza doesn't have to be Italian! This pie heads to the Far East by way of a hoisin sauce and rice vinegar sauce.

Chicken Tacos

Better Homes and Gardens

These low fat, easy-to-make, chicken, chili pepper, and tomato stuffed tacos are great for family dinners.

Total: 30 mins

Broccoli-Stuffed Sole

Better Homes and Gardens

For a quicker fish recipe, cover the dish of rolled fish with vented plastic wrap and microwave on 100 percent power (high) for 8 to 10 minutes, rotating the dish a half turn mid-way through cooking. The rich, savory cream cheese filling is the perfect complement to lean sole in this fish dinner recipe.

Total: 45 mins

Easy Chicken Rollatini

Family Circle

An attractive smoked turkey, provolone cheese, and basil leaf filling makes this elegant chicken recipe a must for entertaining family and friends.

Turkey Meatballs in Wine Sauce

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This tasty recipe fits your schedule. Serve the herb-seasoned turkey meatballs for dinner tonight. Or for a make-ahead recipe, mix the meatballs up to one month ahead, then tuck them in the freezer until needed.

Zesty Ginger-Tomato Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

Chicken drumsticks or thighs stay moist and tender while cooking in the slow cooker. Round out this diabetic meal with hot cooked quinoa or brown rice.

Ricotta-Stuffed Chicken Rolls

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This cheese-stuffed low-fat chicken recipe is a great make-ahead dish for entertaining.

Browned-Butter Skate

Better Homes and Gardens

If you can't find skate wing fish for this fast dinner, substitute cod or flounder instead.

Total: 25 mins

Garlicky Grilled Chicken

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Ground coffee adds a rich color and robust flavor to this grilled chicken dinner recipe.

Shrimp and Bean Packets

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Fresh vegetables and seasonings are added to foil packets of shrimp and beans, then served over toasted country-style bread for a satisfying seafood main dish recipe.

Mu Shu-Style Pork Roll-Ups

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Pork and frozen vegetables seasoned with a bottled sauce makes these tasty dinner sandwiches.

Total: 20 mins
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