5 Low Calorie Recipes To Lose Weight

5 Low Calorie Recipes To Lose Weight

 5 Low Calorie Recipes To Lose Weight

Dietitians suggest about 500 to 1500 calories diet per day depending on how much weight you want to lose. But a low-calorie diet doesn't mean that it has to be low in flavor or taste. If you want to attain a smart and good looking body shape, then try to limit your daily calories while also eating healthy.

In general, you must only consume the number of calories that you can easily burn on a daily basis. Here are some tasty low-calorie recipes for you to try.


Spicy Pork and Soba Noodles

This delicious recipe has only 360 calories, and its other nutritional information is as follows:


  • Calories                360 Calories
  • Cholesterol           92mg
  • Sugar                      1g
  • Carbohydrates       35g
  • Fiber                        1g
  • Iron                          3mg
  • Calcium                   30mg
  • Fat                            9g
  • Sat fat                      2g
  • Sodium                    899mg
  • Protein                     37g


This recipe serves 4 and the cook time is about 20 minutes.

Ingredients                                        Amount

1: Soba noodles                                6 ounces

2: Pork tenderloin,                            1 1/4 pound


3: English Cucumber- sliced            1/2

4: scallions- chopped                        2

5: Kosher salt and black pepper      for taste

6: Rice Vinegar                                   2 tablespoon

7: Red chilli pepper- sliced               1

8: Sesam oil                                       2 tablespoon



. First of all cook or boil the soba noodles according to the directions given on the package.

. Then add 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper, season the pork with these two ingredients.

. Now heat the oil in a large skillet over a medium-high heat. Brown the pork in batches for about 2-3 minutes per side and then transfer to a large bowl.

. Now toss this brown cooked pork with the noodles, cucumber, chili pepper, scallions, vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon salt and sesame oil.

The delicious spicy pork and soba noodles are ready to serve.


Asian Steak Salad with Mango

This tasty recipe is around 287 calories. Other nutritional information is as follows:

  • Calories                287 Calories
  • Fat                        15g
  • Sat fat                  2g
  • Sodium                377mg
  • Protein                 19g
  • Fiber                     4g
  • Iron                       4mg
  • Carbohydrates    21g
  • Calcium               6mg
  • Cholesterol         31mg
  • Sugar                   15g

The recipe serves 4 and takes 30 minutes to cook.

Ingredients                                   Amount

1: Sirloin steak                            3/4 pound (1 inch thick)

2: Kosher salt and black       for taste Pepper

3: Fresh lime juice                     3 tablespoon

4: Grated lime zest                    1 teaspoon

5: Honey                                      1 tablespoon

6: Low-sodium soy sauce        2 tablespoons

7: Canola oil                               3 tablespoons

8: Pickled ginger- chopped      1 tablespoon

9: Large head romaine             1 ( about 7 cups) Lettuce - cut in thin stripes

10: Red bell pepper - sliced      1 thin

11: Mango, cut into thin           1 stripes

12: Scallion, sliced thin             2

13: Fresh Basil leaves,             1/2 cup sliced

14: Toasted sesame seeds     1 teaspoon


. Add the 1/4 teaspoon of each salt and black pepper to steak and season it with these two.

. Heat the skillet over high heat and cook it for 4 to 5 minutes per side at medium- rare. Let it rest for at least 5 minutes before slicing.

. Whisk together the juice, honey, lime zest, soy sauce, oil, ginger and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl.

. Add the mango, basil, lettuce, bell pepper and scallions to it and toss to combine. Fold gently in the steak and sprinkle sesame seeds.

Delicious low-calorie Asian steak salad with mango is ready to serve.

Spicy meatballs with chili black beans

This is a low-calorie recipe for delicious meatballs. The additional nutritional information is as follows:

  • Calories       376 Calories
  • Fiber            10g
  • Proteins      42g
  • Carbs          23g
  • Saturates   2g
  • Fat              11g
  • Salt             0.8g
  • Sugar         8g

It serves 4 and takes 25-25 minutes to cook.

Ingredients                                        Amount

1: Red onion, sliced                              1

2: Ground cumin                                   1 tablespoon

3: Garlic cloves, sliced                         2

4: Large , yellow pepper                       1

deseeded & sliced 

5: Can cherry tomatoes                      400g

6: Reduced- salt chicken stock          300 ml

7: Chipotle chili paste                        2-3 tablespoons

8: Avocado, peeled and chopped      1

9: Lime juice                                       1/2 lime

10: Can black beans or red kidney    4000g


For Meatballs:

 1) Turkey breast mince        500g pack

2) Onions, chopped finely    2

3) Ground cumin                  1 tablespoon

4) Porridge oats                   50g

5) Coriander                         1 tablespoon

6) Rapeseed oil                   1 tablespoon


. For making meatballs take minced meat in a bowl and add spring onions, spices, oats and coriander stalks. Mix the ingredients until well mixed. Shape this into 10-12 ping-pong sized balls.

. Heat some oil in a clean frying pan and cook meatballs until golden. Remove them from pan.

. Add onion and garlic to the pan, add pepper and stir-fry them until they soften. Now stir in the cumin and chilies paste and then pour in the stock. Add meatballs to pan and cook. Cover them with a lid and cook over low heat for 10 minutes. Stir in the beans and tomatoes and cook for a few minutes.

. Toss the avocado chunks in some lime juice and now serve the meatballs topped with avocado and coriander.

Your recipe is ready to serve.

Creamy tomato courgetti

This is a recipe that has about 300 calories. Additional nutritional information includes:

Calories         300 Calories

Fats               19g

Saturates     9g

Sugar           9g

Carbs           15g

Fiber             2g

Salt               3.1g

Protein         16g

It serves 2 and the cook time is 3-5 minutes.

Ingredients                       Amount

1: Parma ham                     4 slices

2: Basil                                 1/2 small pack

3: Tomato and                    350g


4: Courgetti                         250g pack


. Heat frying pan over medium heat and roughly tear the basil and ham. Dry-fry the ham until it crisp.

. Transfer ham to a plate with a slotted spoon. Add the sauce to the pan, cook it for 1-2 minutes and then toss in the courgetti. Cook it for 1 minute and divide between bowls. Top with basil and ham.


Tomato and Provozone Sandwiches

This is a tasty recipe that has tomatoes. It has about 379 calories. Other nutritional information is as follows:

Calories                389 Calories

Fat                         20g

Fiber                      6g

Carbohydrates     36g

Protein                  12g

Folate                   66mg

Cholesterol         23mg

Sugars                 4g

Calcium              296mg

Iron                     2mg

Sodium              652mg

Potassium        427mg

It takes about 15 minutes to serve.

Ingredients                                          Amount

1: Low-fat mayonnaise                       1/4 cup

2: Chopped fresh tarragon or            2 tablespoons


3: Lemon juice                                     1 tablespoon

4: Salt                                                    1/2 teaspoon or as per taste

5: whole - grain country bread           8 slices


. Preheat the broiler of your oven. Chop or mash some garlic and form a paste. Transfer it to a small bowl and add mayonnaise, tarragon (or basil), pepper, salt and lemon juice and then mix it.

. Place the bread slices on baking sheets. Broil until toasted lightly (it should take around 2 minutes at least).

. Turn the bread over and divide cheese among the 4 pieces of bread. Continue broiling until the cheese is melted.

. Then make the sandwiches with tomato and the garlic herb mayonnaise. Top with the melted cheese bread.

Delicious sandwiches are ready to serve.

Wrapping it Up

Try these low-calorie yet tasty recipes for a healthy diet.

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