Popular Low Calorie Dinners Recipes

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.

Curried Chicken

A jalapeno provides the heat in this flavorful chicken main dish. The robust flavor of curry is enhanced by the sweet, chewy raisins and aromatic garlic.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Curried Chicken

Turkey-Swiss Chard Wraps with Apples

This turkey breast is extra tender after a stint in the slow cooker, and it's a delightful lunch or light dinner when wrapped in Swiss chard with apple, pistachios and a homemade dressing.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Turkey-Swiss Chard Wraps with Apples

Brown Butter Brussels Sprouts and Apple

Cook brussels sprouts in browned butter with apples and walnuts to create this seasonal dish. It's versatile enough to be a stand-alone lunch or a side served alongside a protein at dinner.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Brown Butter Brussels Sprouts and Apple

Pork Chops with Maple Apples and Onions

Serve a cozy combination of fall flavors with this tasty dish! Pork chops with apples and maple sauce create an easy 30-minute meal.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Pork Chops with Maple Apples and Onions

Chicken Salad Panini Sandwiches

Grilling these panini sandwiches makes the fresh greens more tender. Plus, the provolone cheese melts and acts as glue for the chicken, fennel and roasted red peppers.

From Diabetic Living

Chicken Salad Panini Sandwiches

Tomato Pasta with Arugula and Parmesan

From Midwest Living

Tomato Pasta with Arugula and Parmesan

Tilapia Tacos with Chipotle Cream

This 30-minute dinner turns fish fillets into tacos by putting them into tortillas and adding fresh toppers. Make it for a fun weeknight meal.

From Midwest Living

Tilapia Tacos with Chipotle Cream

Grilled Pork with Cranberry Chutney

From Midwest Living

Grilled Pork with Cranberry Chutney

Grilled Fish with Moroccan Vinaigrette

For this low-calorie dinner, the fish is grilled and served over couscous. A light vinaigrette is drizzled over it all to complete the dish.

From Midwest Living

Grilled Fish with Moroccan Vinaigrette

Chicken Enchilada Muffins

Turn a classic Mexican dish into portable fare with this savory muffin recipe. This recipe makes twelve, so you'll have leftovers to spare!

From Diabetic Living

Chicken Enchilada Muffins

Smoky-Hot Raspberry Shrimp

Give your shrimp a spicy makeover by adding chili powder, ground cumin, and chipotle chile peppers and enjoy this quick dinner any night of the week.

From Diabetic Living

Smoky-Hot Raspberry Shrimp

Three-Herb Steaks

Cuts other than strip steaks will benefit from this seasoning. Rub the mixture on T-bone or sirloin steaks too.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Three-Herb Steaks

Grilled Turkey Piccata

Still quick, try making this Italian specialty with boneless chicken breasts in place of the turkey tenderloin steaks.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Grilled Turkey Piccata

Speedy Salmon Fillet

As long as you have the grill going for this basil-basted salmon, throw some summer vegetables on, too.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Speedy Salmon Fillet

Spicy Broccoli and Bean Soup

This vegetarian and diabetic-friendly dish packs a protein punch. Glaze tofu with lime juice and soy sauce to add flavor without excess calories.

From Diabetic Living

Spicy Broccoli and Bean Soup

Strawberry-Lemon Thyme Soup

The sweetness of strawberries and the herbal flavor of thyme come together in this fresh soup. Swirl excess buttermilk and top with sprigs of fresh thyme for a gourmet finish that's perfect for a dinner party.

From Diabetic Living

Strawberry-Lemon Thyme Soup

Speedy Pizza Rounds

No time to fuss with pizza dough? Use flat sandwich rolls as the crust, then let diners customize personal pies with their favorite toppings like turkey sausage, Canadian bacon, sausage or pepperoni.

From Diabetic Living

Speedy Pizza Rounds

Pork and Zucchini Stew

From National Pork Board

Pork and Zucchini Stew

Gingered Pork-Vegetable Soup with Wonton Noodles

From National Pork Board

Gingered Pork-Vegetable Soup with Wonton Noodles

Grilled Ham Steaks with Peach Salsa

From National Pork Board

Grilled Ham Steaks with Peach Salsa

Chili Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Apricot Ginger Glaze

From National Pork Board

Chili Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Apricot Ginger Glaze

Bottom-of-the-Box Crushed Cracker Pork

From National Pork Board

Bottom-of-the-Box Crushed Cracker Pork

Asian Pork and Pineapple Kabobs

From National Pork Board

Asian Pork and Pineapple Kabobs

Grilled Indian Pork Kabobs with Sweet Onions and Red Bell Peppers

From National Pork Board

Grilled Indian Pork Kabobs with Sweet Onions and Red Bell Peppers

Italian Pork Kabobs with Summer Vegetables

From National Pork Board

Italian Pork Kabobs with Summer Vegetables

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