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.

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Roast with Spicy Potatoes

From Diabetic Living

Tri-tip roast is a boneless cut of beef from the bottom sirloin. Because of its triangular shape, it's also sometimes called triangular roast. This versatile cut tastes wonderful roasted, grilled, or broiled, and best of all it's low in calories.

Roast with Spicy Potatoes

Chicken with Olives

From Better Homes and Gardens

Looking for a new way to cook chicken? Try this savory recipe that includes chicken, olives, garlic, tomatoes, capers, and more.

Chicken with Olives

Pepper-Steak Quesadillas

From Diabetic Living

Jicama, a bulbous root vegetable especially popular in Latin America, adds lots of crunch and a slightly nutty flavor to these easy-to-make fold-overs.

Pepper-Steak Quesadillas

Chicken Parmesan and Herbed Oven Fries

From Family Circle

A trio of fresh herbs--oregano, thyme, and basil--and grape tomatoes update this chicken Parmesan recipe. Fresh oregano and thyme also flavor the baked potato wedges.

Chicken Parmesan and Herbed Oven Fries

Cajun Crab Cake Sandwich and Oven Fries

From Family Circle

Cajun seasoning makes these crab cakes a bit spicier than the norm. You can make them with real crab meat, but you'll find surimi a budget-friendly choice.

Cajun Crab Cake Sandwich and Oven Fries

Fajita-Style Quesadillas

From Better Homes and Gardens

Hot and savory, Serrano chiles lend their signature kick to these amazing vegetarian quesadillas, inspired by the flavors of classic fajitas. When buying bell peppers, choose that are firm, heavy for their size, and have shiny, vibrantly-colored skin.

Fajita-Style Quesadillas

Asian Beef Stew

From Family Circle

You may be more likely to encounter these ingredients in a stir-fry, but they're equally appealing when combined in your slow-cooker.

Asian Beef Stew

Wheat Berry Salad

From Better Homes and Gardens

Wheat berries add a chewy texture and substance to this salad. They need a full hour of cooking and can be made ahead of time. Find them among specialty grains in the supermarket or natural food stores.

Wheat Berry Salad

Slow-Cooker Cranberry Chicken

From Better Homes and Gardens

Cranberry sauce combined with tapioca and onion soup simmers to perfection in this five-ingredient main dish recipe. Serve over white rice to complete the meal.

Slow-Cooker Cranberry Chicken

Ham and Bean Soup with Vegetables

From Better Homes and Gardens

Comfort food! Ham and bean soup takes on a new look with the colorful addition of parsnips, carrots, and spinach.

Ham and Bean Soup with Vegetables

Slow Cooker Coq au Vin

From Better Homes and Gardens

Slow Cooker Coq au Vin

Mile-High Meatless Lasagna Pie

From Better Homes and Gardens

This layered beauty is stacked with fresh vegetables, baby greens, aromatic herbs, three kinds of Italian cheeses, and a rich, hearty tomato-basil sauce. It's ideal for a special-occasion dinner.

Mile-High Meatless Lasagna Pie

Slow-Roasted Beef Tenderloin

From Better Homes and Gardens

Roasting beef over a bed of herbs infuses the meat with fragrance and flavor. Serve with mushroom tumble and spicy horseradish cream sauce.

Slow-Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Taco Pizza

From Better Homes and Gardens

Taco Pizza

Fish Tacos

From Better Homes and Gardens

These are not your typical Mexican tacos. Fish fillets, a coleslaw mixture, and mango salsa make these tacos stand out in comparison to other classic recipes.

Fish Tacos

Oven-Fried Chicken

From McCormick®

Boneless chicken is seasoned and oven-fried for great taste that's quick and easy enough for any day of the week.

Oven-Fried Chicken

Scallop Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

From Diabetic Living

Balsamic vinegar adds a touch of sweetness to the light basil dressing that partners deliciously with the scallops, greens, and mixed veggies.

Scallop Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Vegetable Casserole

From Better Homes and Gardens

For a savory, slow cooker vegetable casserole recipe, try this combination of beans, polenta, radicchio, and spinach.

Vegetable Casserole

Balsamic Pork Tenderloin

From Diabetic Living

The pork tenderloin is marinated in a mixture of balsamic vinegar and rosemary then brushed with a balsamic glaze for this simple low calorie recipe.

Balsamic Pork Tenderloin

White Pizza with Broccoli

From Atkins - Phase 2

This Recipe is appropriate for Phases 2, 3, & 4 of the Atkins Diet. Join Atkins today to sign up for your Free Quick-Start Kit including 3 Atkins Bars and gain access to Free Tools and Community, as well as over 1,500 other Free Atkins-friendly Recipes.

White Pizza with Broccoli

Broiled Sweet Chicken

From Sugar In The Raw®

A sweet take on chicken dinner.

Broiled Sweet Chicken

Classic Meat Loaf

From Family Circle

This meat loaf recipe is made with half ground beef and half ground turkey.

Classic Meat Loaf

Round-the-Clock Pizza

From RO*TEL

A hearty pizza -- crisp crust topped with loads of breakfast toppings and zesty Ro*Tel tomatoes -- it is great for breakfast, brunch, or any time of day.

Round-the-Clock Pizza

Greek Pasta Salad

From Fitness

Beat the summer heat with a refreshing veggie pasta dish that's bursting with flavor. Recipe by Laraine Perri

Greek Pasta Salad

Louisiana Red Beans & Rice

From EatingWell

This quick version of red beans and rice gets its smoky goodness from super-lean Canadian bacon and a hit of ground chipotle pepper. It's delicious as a leftover but will thicken as it stands. To keep it properly syrupy, just thin with a little water and reheat.

Louisiana Red Beans & Rice

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