10 Comfort Food Recipes Under 500 Calories


It’s a cold winter night and all you’re craving is a steaming bowl of gooey mac and cheese. But you’ve been trying so hard to eat healthy. Try one of these 10 comfort food recipes that clock in at 500 calories or fewer per serving.  They will still hit that comfort food spot.


1. Spinach And Artichoke Grilled Cheese (285 Calories)

This spinach artichoke dip from Slender Kitchen is even better on a sammie. Get the recipe.


2. Oven-Fried Chicken With Honey Mustard Glaze (340 Calories)

These chicken tenders from Damn Delicious are completely baked from start to finish. (But you won’t be able to tell.) And that Honey mustard glaze is just to die for. Get the recipe.

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3. Cauliflower Crust Pizza (300 Calories)

The Iron You shares this 12-inch pizza—plenty big enough to feed two—that contains only 600 calories, total. It’s definitely something to try. Get the recipe.



4. Black Bean And Corn Quesadilla (330 Calories)

Black beans are a protein-packed, delicious, and relatively low-cal filling in just about any concoction, including this one from Dashing Dish. Plus it only takes 10 minutes…Get the recipe.


5. Egg And Vegetable Breakfast Sandwich (320 Calories)

Fact: This egg sandwich from Foodie Crush is delicious, and microwavable for those morning that you’re in a pinch. Get the recipe.


6. Kale And Portobello Lasagna (290 Calories)

Packed with leafy greens and mushrooms, this dish from the Food Network will make you want to give up meat. Get the recipe.


7. Butternut Squash Mac And Cheese (427 Calories)

This dish featured on My Fitness Pal  is so cheesy—in all the right ways. Get the recipe.


8. Lighter Spaghetti And Meatballs (413 Calories)

Rejoice: It’s pasta night. Get the recipe from the Food Network here.


9. Spaghetti Squash Scampi (312 Calories)

Lemony, garlicky, tasty…yesssss. Get the recipe from PopSugar here.

10. Turkey Chili (240 Calories)

This dish from Skinny Mom is perfect for a cold winter day. Get the recipe.


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