Quick and easy vegetarian recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

My father-in-law has become an amazing cook, and he made this as part of our Easter lunch this year with the…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2010
Advanced
17 votes
21848 views
Roasted Broccoli

Roasted Broccoli

This roasted broccoli recipe, adapted from the Barefoot Contessa, is really wonderful. It has a lot of flavor. We served it with a mild pasta, and…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
Advanced
25 votes
9119 views
Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

I have never been a really big fan of cauliflower, but I love potatoes and spices. This dish, known as 'Alu…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
8 votes
6504 views
Budwig Diet Smoothie

Budwig Diet Smoothie

Someone turned me on to Dr. Johanna Budwig recently. I read a bit about her research and her diet online. While there isn't a lot of hard evidence…

John Spottiswood
Jun 2010
Advanced
8 votes
9394 views
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
6867 views
Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Admittedly, this doesn't capture the crunch outside of the normal method of making persian rice. But if you…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2013
Advanced
3 votes
3696 views
Apple Crisp – Microwave Quick!

Apple Crisp – Microwave Quick!

I haven’t found a quicker apple crisp recipe that tastes as good (or better) than oven-baked. Simple prep and fast cooking make this a perfect…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
3 votes
8266 views
Creole Style Butter Beans

Creole Style Butter Beans

Butter beans (another name for Lima beans) are super healthy and flavorful. I've been looking for a simple and flavorful way to cook these, and…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
11 votes
2676 views
Chile Rellenos Soufflé

Chile Rellenos Soufflé

If you're craving a chile relleno fix, give this light south-of-the-border layered soufflé a try. I looked at several recipes then came up with my…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
4 votes
6631 views
Hummus

Hummus

This is a great snack for any time of year. I personally serve it with Kalamata olives and sometimes even diced cucumber. Keep in mind that…

Frosted Flaker
Sep 2014
Intermediate
4 votes
1749 views
Chinese Vegetable Soup

Chinese Vegetable Soup

I love to throw this recipe together when I am in the mood for a healthy and spicy meal. Just about every time I go to an Asian grocery store I end…

John Spottiswood
May 2008
Advanced
3 votes
38687 views
Weeknight Minestrone

Weeknight Minestrone

This is a speedy version of the classic Italian minestrone. The food processor does the chopping and bottled marinara saves additional time, without…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2016
Professional
2 votes
888 views
Moroccan Tomato & Green Pepper Salad

Moroccan Tomato & Green Pepper Salad

Time to put those Preserved Lemons to work in the kitchen - they've been developing their totally unique and…

Amos Miller
Jan 2011
Professional
3 votes
3618 views
Citrus Salsa

Citrus Salsa

Guaranteed to brighten your taste buds, this salsa makes a healthful snack or appetizer, and is delicious as a topping for fish or fish tacos. No…

Salad Foodie
May 2013
Professional
3 votes
3047 views
Sweet Pickles In 15 Minutes. Just In Time For The 4th!

Sweet Pickles In 15 Minutes. Just In Time For The 4th!

It's been busy here in Sonoma getting ready for our annual 4th of July barbecue. In planning our menu this…

kathy gori
Jul 2010
Advanced
3 votes
4105 views