Vegetarian main dish recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Eggplant has nothing to do with eggs - unless you dip and bread them. This sauce is a knockout! We grow…

Amos Miller
Sep 2011
Professional
12 votes
4154 views
Shrimp Scampi with Angel Hair Pasta

Shrimp Scampi with Angel Hair Pasta

This is a spin off of the Cheesecake Factory's recipe!

Patricia Stagich
Mar 2011
Professional
2 votes
6260 views
Vegetable Lasagna

Vegetable Lasagna

Lasagna laced with garden vegetables makes a healthier pasta alternative to traditional lasagna. Don’t let the list of ingredients daunt you. I just…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2012
Professional
2 votes
4862 views
Brown Rice with White Beans and Spinach

Brown Rice with White Beans and Spinach

This is a light, healthy vegetarian meal.

simpleyum
Dec 2008
Intermediate
2 votes
7193 views
Healthy Veggie Fajitas

Healthy Veggie Fajitas

This is one of those dishes I like to just whip up for dinner. It's kind of like a Mexican stir fry. You can add meat if you want to. I usually…

Lyndsey
Jan 2008
Beginner
3 votes
6412 views
Yellow Split Peas with Vegetables (Dal Takari)

Yellow Split Peas with Vegetables (Dal Takari)

Wow, this is such a wonderful dish and so easy to cook! The keys to this dish are the yellow lentils, fried…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2011
Advanced
7 votes
2663 views
Zucchini Smeriato ( Scalloped Zucchini)

Zucchini Smeriato ( Scalloped Zucchini)

There are many zucchini recipes, but this is one that I kinda made up. It is nourishing, a good Lenten dish…

J. Gino Genovesi
Jan 2014
Professional
3 votes
3299 views
Moroccan Vegetable Tagine

Moroccan Vegetable Tagine

Usually, in Morocco the term Tagine means the combination of meat or fish with vegetables but this one is for vegetarians who want to try something…

mamatkamal
Dec 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
2016 views
Pachai Payaru Kulambu (Green Moong Dal Curry)

Pachai Payaru Kulambu (Green Moong Dal Curry)

Thick creamy aromatic curry; scented with curry leaves and ghee.

Navaneetham Krishnan
Dec 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
1587 views
Vegetarian TVP Spaghetti Sauce

Vegetarian TVP Spaghetti Sauce

This vegetarian spaghetti sauce is made with Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP), a highly nutritious soy product, an alternative to meat. The texture…

Micheline
Dec 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
1015 views
Chickpea Cutlets

Chickpea Cutlets

*Note: A great alternative to eggplant or chicken cutlets.

Jennifer Jevons
Nov 2010
Beginner
1 vote
635 views
Fenugreek Flavored Lentil Curry

Fenugreek Flavored Lentil Curry

This traditional Indian dish is often served over rice or roti . This recipe is the combination of fenugreek leaves, toor dal and bengal gram dal.…

Foodybuddy
Mar 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
725 views
Rotini with Pesto, Tomatoes and Spinach

Rotini with Pesto, Tomatoes and Spinach

My friend's daughter tasted this last year on a vacation and dubbed it the "Best Pasta Ever." I'll go along…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2015
Professional
2 votes
987 views
Veggie Dumplin Chowder

Veggie Dumplin Chowder

I put this recipe on my web site for my daughter, Marie to make for her family, which was easier than telling her how to do it over the phone. The…

Suzi
Feb 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
746 views
Chickpeas Veggie Burger Patties

Chickpeas Veggie Burger Patties

This recipe is perfect for camping trips because it doesn’t spoil fast and it is also very filling. I don’t normally fry veggies but I had to finish…

Gourmandelle LifestyleBlog
Aug 2011
Advanced
2 votes
697 views