Vegetarian Mushroom Stroganoff Recipe

11 low-calorie vegetarian meals

These well-balanced, meat-free recipes are all under 500 calories per portion. From orzo risotto and veggie lasagne, to mushroom stroganoff and red pepper soup, you're sure to find something you'll love

Looking for low-calorie vegetarian meals? Check out our ideas below, then discover our favourite meat-free slow-cooker recipes

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Low-calorie vegetarian meals

1. Gigantes plaki (Greek baked beans)

Ready in under an hour, this Greek one-pot is packed with fresh flavours, as well as protein and fibre. A healthy vegetarian meal with under 300 calories per serving.


2. Hasselback harissa roast squash

With sweet, spicy harissa and salty feta, everyone will love this nourishing Middle Eastern centrepiece.


3. Orzo risotto with cavolo nero, peas and chilli

Make our creamy veggie orzo risotto with cavolo nero, sweet peas and punchy chilli for a warming midweek meal. Orzo pasta makes a great base for risottos.


4. Vegetarian lasagne


5. Chickpea fritters with yogurt, green chilli and cucumber salad

Turn chickpeas into these lightly-spiced fritters and serve with a zesty cucumber salad for a quick, low-calorie lunch.


6. Vegetable and paneer dum biryani

This veggie biryani is great served on special occasions – lift the lid at the table and enjoy the fantastic aroma as the steam fills the room.


7. Veggie spelt broth with giant croutons

Make our nourishing vegetarian broth, packed with nutritious veg such as celery and cauliflower. Top with homemade sourdough croutons for added crunch.


8. Avocado fusilli pasta

Avocados make salad dressings and ice creams super-creamy, so why not put them in a pasta sauce? It’s a great way of using up overly ripe avocados and adding some healthy fats to your meal.


9. Roasted veg and feta grain salad

Check out our nourishing vegetable salad recipe with roasted peppers, cherry tomatoes and onions. Ready in 45 minutes, this simple salad will make an easy midweek meal for two.

Roasted Veggie Salad Recipe with Feta

10. Red pepper soup

A vibrant and antioxidant-rich red soup recipe, perfect for sunny days. You’ll need plenty of red pepper, garlic and dried chilli flakes for this one.


11. Mushroom stroganoff

Swap beef for porcini and flat mushrooms to create a rich vegetarian version that doesn’t compromise on flavour.

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