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
2034 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
5984 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
3081 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
1 vote
3067 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
2217 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
5658 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
105 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
867 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
1128 views
Crunchy Long Beans With Sesame Seeds

Crunchy Long Beans With Sesame Seeds

This is just a simple vegetable dish I'd discovered during my last Shopping & Dining Trip in Bangkok. I was…

Blackswan
Sep 2010
Advanced
1 vote
1220 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
1884 views
Moor Kolambu (Yogurt Vegetable Curry)

Moor Kolambu (Yogurt Vegetable Curry)

The distinctly unique aromas, flavors and colors will suit many a local palate.

Navaneetham Krishnan
Jul 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
344 views
NOT Momofuku Ginger Scallion Noodles

NOT Momofuku Ginger Scallion Noodles

This is not Momofuku's famous Ginger Scallion Noodles, but my take on them using some extra flavors I was…

Lisa Michele
Mar 2011
Advanced
1 vote
392 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
323 views
Chickpea Cutlets

Chickpea Cutlets

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

Jennifer Jevons
Nov 2010
Beginner
1 vote
358 views