It is important not to skip your meals in a day. But if you are health conscious or dieting, a low-calorie dinner recipe is just what you need to end your day in a healthy way. There are many low-fat dinner recipes that are nutritious but low in calories. It’s a great way to eat without being guilty!
Some of the healthy dinner recipes are as follows:
1. Pan-Roasted Chicken:
Ingredients: Skinless and boneless chicken breast, Zucchini cut in slices, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 2 tablespoons chopped parsley, 1 onion, salt, and pepper to taste.
Directions: Cut onions into wedges. Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper and add chicken to a skillet with olive oil. Cook on low medium heat for a couple of minutes and turn the chicken. Add the onions and cook till chicken is no longer pink. After it browns evenly remove chicken and onions. Stir the zucchini until crisp and add to chicken. Sprinkle the parsley. This is a healthy dinner recipe that is low fat and delicious too!
2. Low Fat Veg Curry:
Ingredients: 1 tablespoon oil, 1 tablespoon curry powder, 1 tablespoon cumin, 1 chopped onion, 1 sliced carrot, 1 cubed potato, half cup cubed butternut squash, half cup chopped green beans, half cup broccoli florets, 1 cup diced tomatoes, Tomato sauce.
Directions: Heat oil and add curry powder and cumin. Stir for a minute. Now add the onion, potatoes, and carrots. Sauté for a couple of minutes. Add broccoli, squash and green beans and cook for two to three minutes then add tomatoes and tomato sauce. Simmer uncovered for about twenty minutes until vegetables are tender and the sauce has thickened. Serve with whole-grain rice for a healthier option. This is a very healthy dinner recipe!
3. Veg Bulgur:
Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 cup bulgur, 1 chopped onion, half cup diced red bell pepper, half teaspoon ground cumin half cup celery, thinly sliced, 1 teaspoon chili powder, 2 cups vegetable broth or water, salt and pepper to taste.
Directions: Heat the skillet and add the olive oil. Now add the dry bulgur and the onion. Cook till onion is soft and bulgur is golden. Add the celery and bell pepper and put the cumin and chili powder and cook for a couple of minutes on medium heat. Add the vegetable broth or water and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 20 minutes and sprinkle salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy this low-calorie dinner recipe!
4. Fish with herbs:
Ingredients: 1 Fish fillet, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, herbs like dill, parsley, tarragon, lemon, salt and pepper to taste.
Directions: Heat the oven and make a mix of the herbs with little oil and salt and pepper. Smear some oil on the baking sheet and place the fillet. Pour the seasoning on the fish. Bake for about 45 minutes. This is a very easy healthy dinner recipe.
Try these simple easy to make low-calorie dinner recipes and experiment on your own creating some new dishes. A low-fat dinner recipe does not have to be tasteless; it can be just as tasty as it is healthy. Try with fish, chicken, pasta or just vegetables.