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15 Dinners for Two Under 425 Calories

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Cooking more meals at home is one of the best ways to reach your weight-loss goals and save money in the process. Plus, healthy home-cooked meals can definitely taste indulgent without breaking the calorie bank. From pasta bolognese with plant-based protein to juicy slow cooker brisket, these nutritious recipes are the perfect way to treat your loved one. They all clock in at less than 425 calories per serving, and you’ll have healthy leftovers.

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

15 Dinners for Two Under 425 Calories

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

2. LOW-CARB MINI MEATLOAVES | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 299; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 121mg; Sodium: 546mg; Carbohydrate: 11g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 30g

3. INSTANT POT CREAMY MUSHROOM AND KALE PASTA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

15 Dinners for Two Under 425 Calories

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 391; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 23mg; Sodium: 588mg; Carbohydrate: 52g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 10g

4. GREEK CHICKEN & ORZO SKILLET | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 407; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 96mg; Sodium: 618mg; Carbohydrate: 49g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 4g; Protein 39g

5. PASTA LENTIL BOLOGNESE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

15 Dinners for Two Under 425 Calories

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 337; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 1mg; Sodium: 484mg; Carbohydrate: 68g; Dietary Fiber: 15g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 13g

6. CURRIED CAULIFLOWER SOUP WITH PISTACHIOS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 155; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 2mg; Sodium: 225mg; Carbohydrate: 17g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 7g

7. INSTANT POT CHICKEN CACCIATORE WITH POLENTA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Dinners for Two Under 425 Calories

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 370; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 124mg; Sodium: 397mg; Carbohydrate: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 12g; Protein: 43g

8. CHICKEN SHAWARMA PITA PIZZAS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 409; Total Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 18mg; Sodium: 574mg; Carbohydrate: 40g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 3g; Protein 25g

9. INSTANT POT ROTINI WITH CHICKEN AND BELL PEPPERS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Dinners for Two Under 425 Calories

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 407; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 79mg; Sodium: 707mg; Carbohydrate: 67g; Dietary Fiber: 10g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 48g

10. SLOW COOKER SWEET AND SOUR BRISKET | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 284; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 105mg; Sodium: 476mg; Carbohydrate: 37g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 15g; Protein: 23g

11. ONE-PAN CHICKEN WITH GREEN BEANS & TOMATOES | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Dinners for Two Under 425 Calories

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 291; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 143mg; Sodium: 168mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 36g

12. SPAGHETTI SQUASH CHICKEN PAD THAI | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 261; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 66mg; Sodium: 421mg; Carbohydrate: 15g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 33g

13. ROASTED SALMON WITH MANDARIN SALSA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 298; Total Fat: 17g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 57mg; Sodium: 228mg; Carbohydrate: 15g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 24g

14. SLOW COOKER PEANUT CHICKEN WITH BROCCOLI | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 351; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 124mg; Sodium: 510mg; Carbohydrate: 17g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 20g

15. SMOKED SALMON ALFREDO | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 422; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 8g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 36mg; Sodium: 540mg; Carbohydrate: 48g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 24g

Originally published February 2020, updated with additional recipes

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Healthy, delicious and simple: That’s what we’re about at MyFitnessPal! We make our recipes in our own test kitchen or our registered dietitian hand-selects them personally. Look for nutrition information at the bottom of the recipe or log it directly to MyFitnessPal through the “Log-It” button. Check out our entire collection or explore: low-carb, high-protein • high-fiber • gluten-free • dairy-free • vegetarian • vegan • low sodium

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