Calorie Counted Recipes for Vegetarian Dishes

Calorie Counted Recipes for Vegetarian Dishes

Delicious low calorie vegetarian recipes made with ingredients you can get in any supermarket - all simple and easy to make with full nutritional information.

Curious how a vegetarian diet can help with weight loss and health? Check out the 10 Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet.

Creamy Mushroom Carbonara

Creamy Mushroom Carbonara

A rich and creamy Mushroom Carbonara - this recipe is the perfect low calorie meat-free dinner. On your plate in 20 minutes and less than 380 calories.

 1 serving   379 calories per serving


Mediterranean Ricotta and Aubergine Spaghetti

Mediterranean Ricotta and Aubergine Spaghetti

A perfect weeknight meal, this vegetarian pasta dish is so easy to make... Full of traditional Italian flavours and on the table in less than half an hour.

 1 serving   454 calories per serving


Quick Skinny Margherita Pizza

Quick Skinny Margherita Pizza

A twist on classic margherita pizza - this tasty and light recipe uses French stick and reduced fat mozzarella - keeping it under 300 calories.

 1 serving   300 calories per serving


Spicy Egg Shakshuka

Spicy Egg Shakshuka

This spicy Mediterranean egg recipe is tasty, versatile and high protein. Serve for breakfast, lunch or dinner - a great dish to share. Vegetarian friendly.

 2 servings   510 calories per serving


Veggie Pizza

Veggie Pizza

Create a delicious pizza with a few simple ingredients - a great all-round meal with over 27g of protein and 3.5 of your 5-a-day. Enjoy with a simple salad.

 1 serving   558 calories per serving


Healthy Veggie Burger

Healthy Veggie Burger

This is a grain-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free veggie burger that is not meant to taste like meat. Instead, it has a wonderfully distinctive taste that you'll never miss meat burgers again.

 8 servings   137 calories per serving


Chickpea & Sweet Potato Curry

Chickpea & Sweet Potato Curry

With just a few simple ingredients, this delicious low calorie veggie curry takes less than an hour - high in fibre and has all your 5-a-day and then some!

 2 servings   549 calories per serving


Genovese Spinach & Tomato Pesto Gnocchi

Genovese Spinach & Tomato Pesto Gnocchi

Delicious Italian gnocchi dish that's quick and easy, on your table in 20 mins. Vegetarian, easily adaptable to vegan, it's a fresh and tasty evening meal for only 442 calories.

 1 serving   442 calories per serving


Ginger Spiced Pumpkin Soup

Ginger Spiced Pumpkin Soup

This spicy pumpkin soup is surprisingly robust and filling considering it's so low calorie. Made without cream, it's vegan, low fat and healthy

 6 servings   86 calories per serving


Bean and Veggie Chilli with Rice

Bean and Veggie Chilli with Rice

Vegan and vegetarian-friendly, this quick and easy chilli is this sure to please. Plus, it's overflowing with vegetables - a single serving contains your 5-a-day, and some!

 4 servings   382 calories per serving


Asparagus & Mushroom Vegetarian Lasagne

Asparagus & Mushroom Vegetarian Lasagne

This lasagne tastes indulgent, but at less than 400 calories a serving, you can afford to treat yourself to a slice or two of garlic bread on the side

 4 servings   394 calories per serving


Lower Fat Mushroom & Broccoli Pasta Bake

Lower Fat Mushroom & Broccoli Pasta Bake

This recipe is high fibre and low in fat so why not try something a little different with this vegetarian pasta bake? Great for sharing with family and friends.

 4 servings   379 calories per serving


Mushroom & Cheese Omelette

Mushroom & Cheese Omelette

Enjoy this quick and easy breakfast or lunch in just 10 minutes, perfect for if you’re in a rush!

 1 serving   291 calories per serving


Roasted Vegetable Lasagne

Roasted Vegetable Lasagne

This low calorie roasted vegetable lasagne is the perfect dish to share with loved ones. Gather round and dig in to this traditional Italian dish.

 4 servings   366 calories per serving


Open Cheese & Onion Pie

Open Cheese & Onion Pie

This low calorie open pie dish could be served as either a lunch or dinner with a big fresh salad and some fat free dressing, if you have calories available!

 4 servings   301 calories per serving


Mixed Bean Chilli Recipe

Mixed Bean Chilli Recipe

Skip the meat today and try this simple vegetarian chilli made with beans. It’s quick, easy and only takes 25 minutes, serve with some rice or a jacket potato.

 4 servings   215 calories per serving


Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto

Simple yet satisfying - this mushroom risotto is suitable for vegetarians, but great for meat-lovers too. Using just a handful of ingredients, it is quick and easy to prepare. The recipe serves 2 but can easily be doubled for a family of four.

 2 servings   454 calories per serving


Mediterranean Omelette Recipe

Mediterranean Omelette Recipe

For a quick and easy lunch, dinner or breakfast this Mediterranean omelette is a hit with vegetarians! A perfect low calorie, low carb dish.

 6 servings   154 calories per serving


Slightly Spicy Broccoli Stir-Fry Recipe

Slightly Spicy Broccoli Stir-Fry Recipe

A great addition to any rice or noodle dish, this spicy stir fry is full of vegetables, low in carbs and low in calories. If you don’t like spice, just skip the chilli.

 4 servings   118 calories per serving


Mushroom Stroganoff Recipe

Mushroom Stroganoff Recipe

This delicious mushroom stroganoff is so quick and easy to make it comes together in around 15 minutes! Its low in calories, packed full of flavour and an ideal meal for any night of the week. Team it with some boiled rice or potato wedges (calories not included!)

 2 servings   228 calories per serving


Chunky Vegetable Chilli Recipe

Chunky Vegetable Chilli Recipe

Ditch the meat and try this vegetarian chilli for a change, its low in calories and a great meal for all the family. Serve with either a jacket potato or rice.

 4 servings   168 calories per serving


Catherine Wheel Kebabs Recipe

Catherine Wheel Kebabs Recipe

These vegetarian skewers are great fun to make and only take around 30 minutes. Serve as a side for a BBQ or enjoy as part of a meal with a crisp green salad.

 8 kebabs   44 calories per serving


Cannellini Bean Stew

Cannellini Bean Stew

This bean stew is so easy to make and full of flavour. This protein packed dish is perfect for batch cooking and reheating later on.

 1 serving   483 calories per serving


Cheesy Potato Stuffed Courgettes

Cheesy Potato Stuffed Courgettes

These stuffed courgettes are cheesy, crispy and creamy. Served with a simple salad you'll be wanting to make this dish over and over again.

 2 servings   227 calories per serving


Cauliflower Steaks with Mashed Sweet Potatoes & Peas

Cauliflower Steaks with Mashed Sweet Potatoes & Peas

Try something different with these cauliflower steaks. Really simple and easy to make this dish is sure to please anyone looking for a creative new vegetarian meal.

 1 serving   487 calories per serving


Lentil & Houmous Fajita

Lentil & Houmous Fajita

Looking for a quick & easy meal that's high in protein, fibre and fruit & veg then look no further. This lentil and houmous fajita is packed full of flavour and can be ready in just 20 minutes.

 1 serving   491 calories per serving


Tofu Tacos

Tofu Tacos

Crumbled, fried tofu mixes with fresh veggies in these super tasty tacos. With nearly 30g protein per serving these make a great weeknight dinner.

 1 serving   592 calories per serving


Cheese & Bean Quesadilla

Cheese & Bean Quesadilla

Make your own quesadillas at home! Super easy to make and so delicious, these quesadillas only take around 20 minutes to make.

 1 serving   486 calories per serving


Spinach & Ricotta Lasagne

Spinach & Ricotta Lasagne

A super simple veggie twist on a classic lasagne, this dish ditches the meat for a more cheesy option and is packed full of protein.

 2 servings   597 calories per serving


Strawberry & Banana Smoothie

Strawberry & Banana Smoothie

This recipe is so easy to make, and you can make it with basically anything in your fridge freezer. A great way to top up your F&V intake.

 1 serving   168 calories per serving


Tropical Breakfast Smoothie

Tropical Breakfast Smoothie

This recipe is so easy to make, and you can make it with basically anything in your fridge freezer. A great way to top up your F&V intake.

 1 serving   268 calories per serving


Aubergine Parmigiana

Aubergine Parmigiana

This aubergine parmigiana might take a while to cook but its so worth the wait. Rich, indulgent and still comes in under 500 cals so it doesn't break the (calorie) bank.

 2 servings   446 calories per serving


Creamy Berry Smoothie

Creamy Berry Smoothie

This recipe is so easy to make, and you can make it with basically anything in your fridge freezer. A great way to top up your F&V intake.

 1 serving   249 calories per serving


If you're looking for a full, low calorie meal plan to help you lose weight we have a full 7-day Vegetarian Meal Plan... With an average of 1100 - 1200 calorie per day, it's the perfect way to take control of your calorie intake when following a vegetarian diet.

Getting the right amount of protein when you're vegetarian is key to good health - Dietititian Juliette Kellow (BSc RD) looks at plant based protein sources with over 40 good sources of protein for a vegan diet.

Not fully vegetarian but veg-curious and trying to get in more meat-free meals? Take at a look at our carefully selected 12 Meat-Free Meals.

We also have a low calorie 7-day Plant Based Meal Plan to get you started, with simple recipes to keep your calories in check while including more plant based dishes into your daily menu. 

 

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