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
7226 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
10204 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
8366 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
7281 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
6670 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
1878 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
3767 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
4252 views
Pulao Rice

Pulao Rice

A bond between spices, the magical blend of flavors and the angelic combination of fragrant basmati rice is simply amazing

Navaneetham Krishnan
Aug 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
1480 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
2636 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
1791 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
1269 views
Korean Spicy Tofu

Korean Spicy Tofu

This is an easy and tasty dish to serve either as a small main course or as a side dish with other Korean food. The Korean recipe I have does not…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2012
Advanced
2 votes
1392 views
Baked asparagus with balsamic sauce and bulgur

Baked asparagus with balsamic sauce and bulgur

Delicious and healthy dish wonderful in taste and aroma.

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Jun 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
1398 views
Italian Rice and Beans

Italian Rice and Beans

This is a nice rice and beans dish that is similar to risotto. It is rich and creamy. We've made the lacto-ovo vegetarian version but it can easily…

Rich H
Aug 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
874 views