1. Food

Low Calorie Recipes for Dinner

From American classics to world cuisine, these low calorie recipes for dinner are the main event of the meal. Choose from a medley of quick and easy low calorie recipes for a busy weeknight, or impress friends and family with an exciting spin on an old favorite.
  1. Fish and Shellfish (14)
  2. Low Calorie Chicken Recipes (34)
  3. Vegetarian (11)

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers
These quinoa stuffed peppers are easily eaten as a hearty traditional stuffed pepper, or as a vegetarian dish by omitting the ground beef. Stuffed with quinoa, vegetables, and a small amount of ground beef, the dish easily remains low in calories yet delicious.

Low Calorie Italian Meatballs
If you are in the mood for low calorie italian food, these low calorie italian meatballs are for you. Made with lean turkey sausage, they are simple to prepare, and taste terrific.

Low Calorie Turkey and Cream Enchiladas
These turkey and cream enchiladas are easy to prepare, and are especially easy when you have leftover roasted turkey breast to use in the recipe.

Healthy Crockpot Recipes
Dump the ingredients in the crockpot, go about your daily business, and enjoy a delicious healthy dinner later on. This is crock pot cooking at its best. Here's a few recipes to help you take advantage of the ease of crock pot cooking.

Low Calorie Mini Pizza Recipe
If you don't have the time to make a spectacular pizza dough, simply use english muffins for a quick, easy pizza dinner with this low calorie recipe.

Low Calorie Meatloaf
You may not think that meatloaf can make a low calorie dish, but by using very lean ground beef, it is a protein-packed, low calorie entree you can feel good about.

Low Calorie Turkey Shepherd's Pie
This low calorie turkey shepherd's pie is a much leaner version of the shepherd's pie you might be used to. It is also a great use of Thanksgiving day leftovers.

Cajun Spiced Pork Tenderloin Medallions
Pork on a low calorie plan? Absolutely! Pork tenderloin is extremely delicious and lean, with only 2 grams of fat and 100 calories for a 4-ounce (uncooked) portion. This spicy cajun version can be cooked indoors or out, depending on your needs.

Meatloaf with Oatmeal
Serve a cute mini meatloaf with oatmeal as a healthy low calorie dinner along with a fresh salad and small potato for a complete and satisfying meal. These mini meatloaves with oatmeal are a cinch to prepare also, so you won't be spending hours in the kitchen.

Low Calorie Pork Chops with Gravy - Recipes for Pork Chops with Gravy
Low Calorie Pork Chops with Gravy - Recipes for Pork Chops with Gravy

Low Calorie Glazed Ham Slices - Recipe for Low Calorie Glazed Ham
Low Calorie Glazed Ham Slices - Recipe for Low Calorie Glazed Ham

Grilled Hamburger
You may not place a hamburger in any sort of low calorie category, but a grilled hamburger can certainly fit into a low calorie lifestyle if prepared correctly. Topped with fresh lettuce, tomato, and onion, this lean grilled hamburger patty atop a whole wheat hamburger bun makes for a very filling and nutritious meal.

How to Make Tofu with Peanut Sauce
This tasty and healthy dish of tofu with sauteed veggies and peanut sauce is sure to please.

Recipe for Tofu with Peanut Sauce
This tofu with peanut sauce dish is loaded with fiber, vitamins and minerals from all the fresh veggies, and the protein sources are derived from tofu and peanut butter. It is a delicious, and healthy meal!

Grilled Pork Tenderloin
Here is a simple low calorie grilled pork tenderloin recipe without a lot of fuss.

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry
Here is a nice lean broccoli stir fry that is quick and easy.

Low Calorie Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry
This lean and tasty stir fry is a great addition to a healthy diet. It is easy and delicious and low in calories too.

Freezer Spaghetti and Meatballs
Make this spaghetti and meatballs ahead of time, freeze, and simply warm up when you are ready to eat! Enjoy this low calorie healthy meal with little effort.

Mini Meatballs
These little meatballs made with ground turkey are great to toss with some pasta and sauce or to put on a bun with a little sauce and mozzarella.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.