You won’t believe the epic dinners you can eat without loading up on calories. 500 calories or less per serving – this is what we call winning

Burgers, lasagne, curry – these recipes at 500 calories or less per serving make us feel like nothing is off the menu.

 

1. Spinach and ricotta lasagne with courgette pasta (329 kcal)

Ditch the carbs for courgette to make this light and fluffy veggie lasagne. And yes, there’s still lots of cheese.

 

2. Mushroom burger (349 kcal)

Fit to burst, these veggie burgers are surprisingly good for you. Happy days.

 

3. Healthier bucket chicken (443 kcal)

The secret to a super-crispy crust? Cornflakes!

 

4. Ultimate chicken coconut curry (475 kcal)

There’s chicken curry. And then there’s this chicken curry. Honestly one of the best we’ve tried.

 

5. Basil gnudi with tomato sauce (497 kcal)

Never tried gnudi before? What if we told you it was a delicious ball of two types of cheese? #gamechanger

 

6. Salmon and cauliflower fishcakes with dill yogurt dip (420 kcals)

We’ve had cauliflower rice and cauliflower steaks. Now it seems there's nothing the mighty cauli can’t do.

 

7. Chargrilled chicken shawarma with smashed chickpeas (449 kcal)

Better than a takeaway. Serve with flatbreads and pile high.

 

8. Salmon fish fingers with sweet potato chips (499 kcal)

Fish and chips gets a revamp and there’s no going back.