Low Calorie Dinners

Watching your weight? Try one of our healthy, low-calorie dinner recipes tonight. From tasty light pastas to main-dish salads and a whole lot more, we have healthy, low-calorie dinner recipes that will whet your appetite without tipping the bathroom scale.

Multigrain Rolls

Better Homes and Gardens

A mix of all-purpose, whole-wheat and rye flours, plus oats, wheat germ and cormeal, adds hearty texture and heart-healthy fiber to these dinner rolls. Serve with soup, salad, pasta or anything that needs sopped up.

Turkey with Tomatillo Guacamole

Better Homes and Gardens

Lean turkey meat gets a flavor boost from spices and a simple avocado topper in this dinner recipe.

Cochito Chiapaneco

Better Homes and Gardens

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 Bratwurst and Onions with Broccoli Slaw Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Take the stress out of your next tailgate by preparing the sausages in your slow cooker rather than on the grill.

Minced Pork Salad with Rice and Mint

Better Homes and Gardens

Similar to the Thai recipe for larb, this pork and brown rice salad can be served in cabbage leaf cups or spring roll skins.

Fennel Pot Roast

Better Homes and Gardens

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

Polenta and Black Beans

Better Homes and Gardens

This meatless meal is very satisfying because of the high-protein, high-fiber ingredients.

Total: 20 mins

Cheesy Butternut Squash Cavatappi Bake

Better Homes and Gardens

Chicken-Noodle Casserole

Diabetic Living

A homemade breadcrumb and veggie topping takes this chicken and noodle casserole, well, over the top.

Chili Con Carne

Family Circle

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.

Spicy Thai Vegetables

Family Circle

A hint of fish sauce (don't knock it 'til you try it!) lends a nice salty quality to the marinade for these Asian grilled vegetables.

Peppercorn-Crusted Beef Tenderloin

Family Circle

Master this beef tenderloin recipe for your family, then try it at your next dinner party with a garlic cream or red wine sauce.

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