9 Fall-inspired Vegetarian Recipes Under 300 Calories

Vegetarian Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chili
In This Article

A vegetarian diet has been shown to help lower the risk for heart disease, blood pressure and cancer. It can also be a helpful eating style for losing weight. And plant-based eating doesn’t mean giving up your favorite comfort foods like chili and lasagna. Here, nine hearty vegetarian recipes to try now, which take advantage of fall ingredients like butternut squash and pumpkin.

1. BUTTERNUT SQUASH BLACK BEAN CHILI | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Vegetarian Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chili

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 281; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 251mg; Carbohydrate: 56g; Dietary Fiber: 20g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 15g

2. CRISPY BRUSSELS SPROUTS FRIED RICE | MAEBELLS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 236; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 93mg; Sodium: 496mg; Carbohydrate: 31g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 7g

3. PUMPKIN SPICE PANCAKES | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Vegetarian Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 237; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 7g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 106mg; Sodium: 497mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 2g; Protein 8g

4. SPAGHETTI SQUASH LASAGNA | UPROOT KITCHEN

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 129; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 68mg; Sodium: 192mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 7g

5. WARM BRUSSELS SPROUTS & PEAR SALAD | BUDGET BYTES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 167; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 182mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 13g; Protein: 3g

6. SEARED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM AND SQUASH BARLEY RISOTTO | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Vegetarian Seared Portobello Mushroom and Squash Barley Risotto

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 245; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 6mg; Sodium: 272mg; Carbohydrate: 42g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 8g

7. VEGAN APPLE CRUMB COFFEE CAKE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Vegan Apple Crumb Coffee Cake

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 120; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 133mg; Carbohydrate: 16g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 2g

8. CHIPOTLE BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP | CLEAN EATING

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 199; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 202mg; Carbohydrate: 44g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 4g

9. VEGAN MASHED PARSNIPS & POTATOES WITH MUSHROOM GRAVY | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Vegan Mashed Parsnips & Potatoes With Mushroom Gravy

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 228; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 599mg; Carbohydrate: 31g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 5g

Originally published November 2019, updated November 2022

Ready to take the next step? Unlock MyFitnessPal Premium to access custom goal settings, quick-log recipes, and guided plans from a registered dietitian. Premium users are 65% more likely to reach their weight loss goals!

About the Authors

Meet the people behind the post

Related articles

More inspiration for you

1 minute read
Here's your guide for steering clear of nutrition inaccuracies online.
7 minute read
Losing weight comes down to changing how you eat and move, which means you
4 minute read
We spoke with dietitian Joanna Gregg to get her expert opinion on whether or
6 minute read
Weighing and measuring your food accurately plays a big role in weight-loss success.
In This Article
Recent posts
1 minute read
Here's your guide for steering clear of nutrition inaccuracies online.
7 minute read
Losing weight comes down to changing how you eat and move, which means you
4 minute read
We spoke with dietitian Joanna Gregg to get her expert opinion on whether or