These Main Dish Recipes Are All Under 350 Calories — and So Satisfying
FARFALLE WITH BUTTERNUT SQUASH
The butternut squash will leave you feeling full longer, while the comforting carbs are just enough to still keep you under your calorie count for the day. Win-win. Get the recipe HERE. 317 calories per serving
CHICKEN EDAMAME SALAD WITH SWEET CHILI VINAIGRETTE
This salad might look intense, when in reality, it calls for a serious shortcut. Combine shredded store-bought rotisserie chicken breast with a variety of colorful veggies and a simple vinaigrette to make lunch time in no time. Get the recipe HERE. 268 calories per serving
CAULIFLOWER CRUST PIZZA
Not only is Lisa Lillien's "crispy, gluten-free" meal super filling — but you can customize it with a variety of toppings to mix things up every night of the week. Try adding shredded chicken tossed in hot sauce and a sprinkle of bleu cheese to get your Buffalo wing fix without any of the guilt. Get the recipe HERE. 269 calories per serving
"To heighten the flavor without adding calories, sprinkle a dash of cumin, cayenne pepper, red pepper flakes or any other preferred seasoning on top," says Joy Bauer of her slow-cooker creation.Get the recipe HERE. 315 calories per serving
PORK TENDERLOIN WITH RED & YELLOW PEPPERS
If you thought pork was off limits while on a diet, think again. And the best part? This veggie-packed dish requires the use of only one skillet for a quick cleanup.Get the recipe HERE. 215 calories per serving
QUINOA WITH APPLES & CASHEWS
“This recipe is a great source of protein and is easy to prepare,” says chef Graham Elliot, who's lost over 150 pounds.Get the recipe HERE. 328 calories per serving
LEMON CHICKEN & ORZO SALAD
The Cooking Light Diet's salad keeps well in the fridge, so make it a day ahead. Fighting off temptations is easier when you have a delicious meal ready to go.Get the recipe HERE. 275 calories per serving
GRILLED ROSEMARY SHRIMP SKEWERS
Replace traditional wooden skewers with rosemary stems for an extra punch of flavor. Get the recipe HERE.
TURKEY FRIED 'RICE'
"By replacing rice with cauliflower, you lose all the bad carbs. Plus, the flavors sing strong," says Rocco DiSpirito of his healthy spin on a takeout classic. Get the recipe HERE. 180 calories per serving
ROASTED TOMATO QUICHE
If fresh tomatoes are out of season or less-than-perfect, fret not: Tossing them in the oven concentrates the flavor so you can't even tell the difference. Get the recipe HERE.
SALAD WITH POMEGRANATE & TANGERINES
For when you don't have a lot of time and you wouldn't dare put on the oven, Hugh Acheson's 15-minute meal is your go-to.Get the recipe HERE. 317 calories per serving
SKILLET GINGER SHRIMP
We're willing to bet you probably have all the ingredients needed to whip this up already (except, maybe, the shrimp). Get the recipe HERE.
SMOKY MAC 'N' CHEESE
Oh yeah, you can still have all the goodness of your favorite carb while still watching your waistline. Did we mention it's vegan?Get the recipe HERE. 324 calories per serving
The secret to Melissa d'Arabian's slimming take on the Italian comfort food is to skip the breading. “With the comfort of the tomato sauce, you’ll hardly miss it,” she says. Get the recipe HERE. 160 calories per serving