Save money and unwanted calories from your dinner with these healthy recipes under 300 calories per serving.
Easily cut the cost and calories from your meals with these filling main dish recipes. All have 300 calories or less and are
under $3 per serving, making it easy to keep a healthy diet and budget.
Cost per serving: $1.20
Fat: 21g (sat 10g)
You might think of quiche as indulgent brunch food, but this cheesy egg dish is high in protein making it a filling dinner as well. The key to keeping the calories intake in check is portion control.
See recipe: Ham, Swiss and Spinach Quiche
Cost per serving: $1.24
Fat: 13g (sat 5g)
Eating healthy doesn’t mean you need to cut out bacon (the key is moderation). Enjoy it in this salad and also get 6 whole grams of fiber.
See recipe: Spinach Salad with Figs and Warm Bacon Vinaigrette
Cost per serving: $1.33
Fat: 17g (sat 11g)
This soup puts the flavor of cheese front and center, but makes it light enough to enjoy as a healthy dinner.
See recipe: Broccoli-Cheese Soup
Cost per serving: $1.55
Fat: 6g (sat 1g)
With creamy peanut sauce, crunchy veggies, and warm chicken, this recipe is a complete all-in-one meal.
See recipe: Ginger-Peanut Chicken-Salad Wraps
Cost per serving: 67¢
Fat: 9g (sat 1g)
Veggie burgers don’t have to come from the freezer. With this recipe you can make them fresh (and cheap) in 30 minutes. Serve it over greens for a nutritional boost.
See recipe: Black Bean Burgers
Cost per serving: $1.18
Fat: 6g (sat 1g)
This hearty chicken dish is only 162 calories per serving, which means you can pair it with a more indulgent side dish and still keep you’re your diet in-check.
See recipe: Chicken Thighs with Mustard-Citrus Sauce
Cost per serving: $1.97
Fat: 14g (sat 4g)
Make this restaurant-quality dish at home in under thirty minutes. The secret to this delicious sauce is the combination of apricot jam and Dijon mustard.
See recipe: Apricot-Onion Pork Medallions
Cost per serving: $2.02
Fat: 12g (sat 6g)
Brown rice and lean ground beef give this classic recipe a more nutritious makeover.
See recipe: Beef-and-Rice-Stuffed Peppers
Cost per serving: $1.92
Fat: 9g (sat 4g)
Traditional Thai ingredients like fish sauce and fresh ginger add flavor but very few calories to flank steak. Pair with rice and stir-fried vegetables for a complete, healthy meal.
See recipe: Thai-Marinated Broiled Flank Steak
Cost per serving: $2.43
Fat: 5g (sat 2g)
Even warm comfort foods, like this flavorful stew, can be low in calories. Cooking the lamb in the slow-cooker helps keep the meat tender and eliminates the need for caloric oils for roasting.
See recipe: Savory Lamb Stew