10 Low Calorie Italian Dinners

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These 10 Low Calorie Italian Dinners all make amazing healthy dinners. From a low calorie shrimp scampi, to a baked chicken parmesan recipe with 1/2 the carbs. You’ll find 10 amazing Italian food recipes below. The healthy Italian recipes include vegetarian, chicken, turkey and shrimp Italian recipes. Something for everyone! And at the bottom of the post we have added 5 pasta and pizza sauces (that’s 15 recipes total!)

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10 Low Calorie Italian Dinners

1. Low Calorie Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo

Italian recipes for chicken are easy, delicious, and protein packed. We started this list of the best low calorie Italian recipes with this healthy Fettuccine Chicken Alfredo Recipe. This meal is under 400 calories and can be made (from start to finish) in just 30 minutes!

2. Low Calorie 30 Minute Baked Ziti

This 30 Minute Baked Ziti vegetarian Italian recipe is just 255 calories and it makes a wonderful weeknight meal. It freezes well and can be reheated easily.

3. Low Calorie Chicken Piccata

Not all recipes for Italian food are smothered in marinara sauce. This Easy Chicken Piccata Recipe is one of the best Italian recipes with chicken. Best of all, this Italian chicken dinner is only 113 calories and has 11.9g of protein!

4. Low Calorie Caprese Salad

For easy Italian recipes, this low calorie Caprese Salad Recipe is fantastic! At just 82 calories, this vegetarian Italian recipe makes a great side dish. You can make this healthy Italian recipe in just 5 minutes, with just 5 ingredients (not counting salt and pepper).

5. Low Calorie Lasagna

This low calorie Lasagna Recipe is one of the best recipes for Italian food! It’s low in calories (just 361 calories!) It’s easy thanks to the “No-Boil” lasagna sheets. And we made this Italian recipe for pasta healthy, with our low calorie tricks. Perhaps the best part of this low calorie Italian recipe is that there are just 4 servings per 9×9 baking dish… that’s a HUGE serving for just 361 calories!

6. Low Calorie Turkey Meatball Crockpot

For protein packed Italian recipes for dinner, this Turkey Meatball Crockpot Recipe is great! You can use it to top Italian recipes with pasta, make low calorie meatball sandwiches, or just enjoy alone.

7. Low Calorie Spicy Pasta with Shrimp

This Healthy Spicy Pasta with Shrimp Recipe is one of the best Italian recipes with shrimp. The shrimp Italian recipes pasta dish is spicy and delicious, and just 222 calories! Authentic Italian recipes vary depending on region. This Italian seafood recipe takes just 20 minutes to make and oh-so-healthy!

8. Low Calorie Pizza + Dough and Sauce Recipes

These healthy recipes for Italian food will show you how to make Healthy Pizza from start to finish. From our “no cook” pizza sauce, to the low calorie homemade pizza dough. This healthy Italian recipe makes 3 pizzas and you can enjoy 3 slices for only 344 calories!

9. Low Calorie Baked Chicken Parmesan

This low calorie Italian recipes chicken dish is just 408 calories, and packed full of protein! This Baked Chicken Parmesan Recipe is easy and yummy, and we don’t pound the chicken breasts into cutlets to save calories (and time, and work!) You see, when you pound the chicken breasts into flat cutlets, you need a lot of breadcrumbs to cover them. But not as many (in fact 1/2) when you skip the cutlet step.

10. Low Calorie Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

This shrimp Italian recipe is healthy and low calorie. We cut calories and fat in this Shrimp Scampi with Linguine, making one of the most popular Italian recipes authentic, but also healthy. This healthy recipe for Italian food takes just 17 minutes to make! It’s a wonderful healthy dinner recipe for weeknights, date nights, just about anytime!

Low Calorie Pasta Sauces (15 Recipes to Choose From)

In this article you will find 15 delicious and healthy pasta sauce recipes!

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