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
6344 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
8267 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
6067 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
1458 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
3300 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
7004 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
3897 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
8005 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
1865 views
Savoy cabbage, potato and sweet potato patties

Savoy cabbage, potato and sweet potato patties

Vegetable delight, simple and easy to prepare.

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Apr 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
814 views
Jumbo Lump "Crab-less" Cakes

Jumbo Lump "Crab-less" Cakes

Here is a nice cruelty-free alternative to crab cakes. Serve them hot with a great sauce, some potatoes and corn and you have a nice meal.

Rich H
Mar 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
783 views
Grilled Scallops and Papaya Salsa

Grilled Scallops and Papaya Salsa

Great light dinner or lunch. Make sure to have some good crusty bread with it.

Denise Sherin
Aug 2014
Advanced
1 vote
747 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
1525 views
Two Bean Enchiladas

Two Bean Enchiladas

Brett Ede
Jul 2010
Professional
1 vote
678 views
Fried Rice with Cauliflower

Fried Rice with Cauliflower

I recently read this blog post about using sauteed, grated cauliflower as a healthier alternative to rice or couscous. I was intrigued because I…

Colleen Mcconnell
Dec 2012
Advanced
1 vote
937 views