Using the famous hasselback technique (cutting crosswise slits every half-inch along the chicken breast) cooks the chicken faster and ensures you get a burst of flavorful gooey filling with each bite. This quick one-pan high-protein and veggie-packed slimmer dinner is easy to make and the whole family will love it. With only 355 calories it makes a perfect 400-600 calorie meal.
Here we take basic lasagna ingredients—ricotta cheese, pasta and tomatoes—and skip the layering and long baking time to make a super-quick and satisfying slimmer dinner meal for the whole family. To cut down on prep time, look for pre-sliced mushrooms. For meat lovers, brown some crumbled turkey sausage along with the onions and garlic. Prep time only 25 minutes and ready to eat in 25 minutes!!!!! Serve with: Steamed broccoli and whole-grain baguette for a perfect 400-600 calorie meal!
If you’ve never tried spaghetti squash, this is your day! This is the recipe that makes people who’ve never ventured a nibble of spaghetti squash wonder how they shamefully wasted so many years of spaghetti-squash-eating-opportunities. No kidding. This is as close to pasta as you’ll get! It’s that good, it is the kind of recipe that gets passed from friend to friend to friend with murmurs of “Oh, my gosh! You’ve really gotta try this! You won’t believe it!” And with only 287 calories without the high carbohydrates of real pasta a real slimmer dinner. Try another one of our 400-600 calories meals!