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Dinner under 400 calories per serving

(51 Recipes) Created by MRSGSS1216

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Shrimp Creole
Very Good 4.4/5
(118 ratings)

One bite and you're transported to Louisiana!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 45.1g | Fat: 4.9g | Fiber: 6.3g | Protein: 22.8g | Calories: 302.1
Spanish Rice and Vegetables
Good 3.7/5
(13 ratings)

A budget version of the rustic Spanish favorite. An herbed-citrus olive pesto adds color and intensifies the flavor.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 38g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 7.4g | Protein: 7.2g | Calories: 219.4
Vegetarian Vindaloo
Very Good 4.2/5
(54 ratings)

Vindaloo is one of my favorite dishes in the world! This spicy Indian curry can be made vegetarian or with meat and is packed with spices. For those new to Indian cooking, I simplified the spice list, choosing five you might already have on hand.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 61g | Fat: 4.8g | Fiber: 16.2g | Protein: 14.5g | Calories: 330.7
Better-than-Takeout Chicken Fried Rice
Very Good 4.3/5
(119 ratings)

Save money and time with this Chinese food makeover.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 30.3g | Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 27g | Calories: 262.3
Slow Cooker Spanish Chicken
Very Good 4.1/5
(46 ratings)

Roasted peppers and almonds pair with fresh parsley in this tangy Spanish-inspired sauce.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 37.1g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 11.3g | Protein: 31.3g | Calories: 322.2
Roasted Salmon with Lemon Couscous and Asparagus
Very Good 4.5/5
(28 ratings)

This salmon dinner is worthy of a restaurant. Only you will know you're doing something great for your heart in every bite!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 36.6g | Fat: 8.7g | Fiber: 7.2g | Protein: 25.2g | Calories: 323.2
Heart-Healthy Pork Feast
Good 3.7/5
(14 ratings)

This meal tastes of springtime, and it's light enough that it fits into a heart-healthy diet.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 25g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 28.5g | Calories: 266.1
Eggplant Napoleon
Good 3.7/5
(22 ratings)

This recipe was inspired by moussaka, eggplant Parmesan and lasagna. The result is a light and tasty meatless meal that makes any night a special occasion.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27.4g | Fat: 6.7g | Fiber: 6.6g | Protein: 11.2g | Calories: 232.4
15-Minute Fish with Parsley Pesto
Very Good 4.0/5
(37 ratings)

We tend to think of herbs as garnishes, but parsley takes a starring role in this fresh pesto.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 5g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 23.8g | Calories: 157
BBQ Chicken Burgers
Very Good 4.0/5
(44 ratings)

What a treat these burgers are! I love how the tangy flavor of the sauce and the peppery notes of the greens play off the savory burger.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 28.5g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 6.5g | Protein: 41g | Calories: 262.4
Curry Chicken Salad Sandwiches
Very Good 4.2/5
(69 ratings)

This light recipe is great for lunch, supper, or both. It serves eight, so cook once and eat twice!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.6g | Fat: 8.8g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 15.5g | Calories: 230.6
Skinny Chicken Philly Cheese Sub
Very Good 4.1/5
(74 ratings)

Warm meat, gooey cheese, and grilled vegetables--what's not to love about a Philly cheese steak? How about the more than 1,600 calories in each one! This take on the classic skimps on fat but not flavor.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 41.2g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 34.4g | Calories: 409
Slow Cooker Lasagna
Very Good 4.2/5
(371 ratings)

What a great dish for one of those nights when your kids have a late soccer game! Brown the meat, layer in the ingredients, set your slow cooker on low, and go!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 18.1g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 24.9g | Calories: 271.4
Easy & Wholesome Zucchini Muffins
Very Good 4.3/5
(175 ratings)

This is a great recipe for summer, when you have a surplus of zucchini in the garden. Double or triple the batch and freeze them for quick and healthy breakfasts.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 26g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 128
Cocoa Crusted Pork Tenderloin
Very Good 4.0/5
(196 ratings)

This dish inspired by Costa Rican spices seems exotic, but it uses spices and ingredients you already have around the house: coffee, cocoa and cinnamon. You'll wonder why you've been relegating these flavorings to dessert!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.2g | Fat: 13.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 33.7g | Calories: 264
Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Good 3.8/5
(105 ratings)

This one-dish meal is great for a weeknight meal or as a appetizer for a party. Serve it with steamed broccoli or a green salad.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 30.4g | Fat: 9.9g | Fiber: 8.5g | Protein: 30g | Calories: 326.1
Cheesy Vegetable-Stuffed Eggplant
Very Good 4.3/5
(123 ratings)

This easy, cheesy eggplant packs a mean veggie punch! A simple vegetarian meal that even meat-eaters will love.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.4g | Fat: 9.8g | Fiber: 8.3g | Protein: 9.6g | Calories: 208.8
Roasted Chicken with Herb Oil
Very Good 4.5/5
(158 ratings)

Roasted chicken is a simple and versatile protein. Use it in soups, throw it on pasta or pair it with a simple salad.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.2g | Fat: 22.6g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 46.7g | Calories: 405.1
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Soup
Good 3.6/5
(25 ratings)

Did you know that just three buffalo wings have 10 grams of fat? (Who eats just three?) This soup has all the spice, creaminess, and tang you crave--with a fraction of the fat.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.1g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 16.1g | Calories: 119.5
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