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15 Iconic Spring Dishes Under 480 Calories

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After a long winter filled with slow-cooker soups and stews, spring is the perfect time to try lighter versions of your favorite comfort foods. Whether it’s pasta loaded with spring veggies like asparagus and peas or a healthy take on artichoke dip, we’ve rounded up 15 recipes that take advantage of the season’s freshest produce — all for less than 480 calories.

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1. GREEN CUCUMBER GAZPACHO | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Green Cucumber Gazpacho

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 171; Total Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 297mg; Carbohydrate: 10g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 6g

2. GRILLED SALMON WITH SPICY MANGO SALSA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Grilled Salmon With Spicy Mango Salsa

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 464; Total Fat: 25g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 13g; Cholesterol: 107mg; Sodium: 534mg; Carbohydrate: 14g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 41g

3. EGG WHITE QUINOA BOWL WITH VEGGIES | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Egg White Quinoa Bowl With Veggies

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 301; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 49mg; Sodium: 163mg; Carbohydrate: 35g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 15g

4. QUICK, MICROWAVE-POACHED EGGS ON AVOCADO TOAST | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Quick, Microwave-Poached Eggs on Avocado Toast

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 289; Total Fat: 18g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 185mg; Sodium: 441mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 12g

5. RED LENTIL PASTA WITH CREAMY PRIMAVERA VEGGIES | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 417; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 13mg; Sodium: 714mg; Carbohydrate: 54g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 21g

6. ASPARAGUS, SCALLION AND RED PEPPER FRITTATA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 96; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 96mg; Sodium: 130mg; Carbohydrate: 5g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 11g

7. ASPARAGUS AND PEA PESTO SALAD PIZZA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 280; Total Fat: 17g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 20mg; Sodium: 459mg; Carbohydrate: 22g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 17g

8. ONE-PAN STEAK WITH AVOCADO BUTTER | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 279; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 77mg; Sodium: 509mg; Carbohydrate: 11g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 28g

9. ASPARAGUS RICE BOWL WITH ALMOND PESTO | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 478; Total Fat: 23g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 11g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 294mg; Carbohydrate: 57g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 12g

10. BROCCOLI QUINOA TABOULI | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 195; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 62mg; Carbohydrate: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 9g

11. LIGHTER SPINACH ARTICHOKE DIP AND WHOLE-GRAIN PITA CHIPS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 197; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 26mg; Sodium: 267mg; Carbohydrate: 16g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 13g

12. CAULIFLOWER AND GREENS FRITTATA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 210; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 109mg; Sodium: 333mg; Carbohydrate: 10g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 19g

13. CHICKEN PICCATA WITH ASPARAGUS AND SPINACH | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 441; Total Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 115mg; Sodium: 391mg; Carbohydrate: 29g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 5g; Protein 47g

14. INSTANT POT FRESH PEA FARROTTO WITH PEA SHOOTS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 408; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 8mg; Sodium: 468mg; Carbohydrate: 57g; Dietary Fiber: 10g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 21g

15. TWO-PEA SALAD WITH SIMPLE SEARED SALMON | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 384; Total Fat: 21g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 85mg; Sodium: 348mg; Carbohydrate: 9g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 3g; Protein 39g

Originally published April 2020, updated with additional recipes

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