Healthy Vegetarian Meal Prep Recipe {JUST 297 CALORIES}

Healthy Vegetarian Meal Prep Recipe

This Healthy Vegetarian Meal Prep Recipe is low calorie, high protein, and can be made in just 20 minutes… no matter how many meal prep lunches for work you make!

At just 297 calories, and 15.2 grams of protein, this healthy lunch is a fantastic vegetarian meal prep weight loss recipe!

Healthy Vegetarian Meal Prep Recipe

We didn’t skimp on the cheese either! You get a full cup of mozzarella in this low calorie meal prep lunch for work… it’s a huge filling meal that we know you will love!

Try this easy vegetarian meal prep recipe this week… it’s great for “Meatless Mondays” or low cost lunches. And it’s packed full of good for you ingredients that will help you stay full for hours!

This Healthy Vegetarian Meal Prep Recipe is just 297 calories, and has 15.2 grams of protein!

Healthy Vegetarian Meal Prep Recipe

We’ve supplied you with lots of helpful information to make these low calorie vegetarian meal prep lunch ideas quickly and easily.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll find a guide to putting together meal prep lunch and dinner meals, and so much more!

To make these low calorie meal prep lunch box recipes easy, we’ve supplied you with the following sections.

Read through them for helpful tips, tricks, and shopping lists… or skip ahead to the recipe card below.

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients for Vegetarian Meal Prep Recipes (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Vegetarian Meal Prep Bowls
  • Healthy Vegetarian Meal Prep Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Quinoa Meal Prep Bowls

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin these vegetarian meal plan healthy meals to Pintrest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list for vegetarian meal prep ideas for weight loss…

Ingredients for Vegetarian Meal Prep Recipes

You can make this recipe as a vegetarian meal prep dinner, or lunch. I actually like to double the recipe (there’s a button for that in the recipe card!) and have one serving for dinner, and store the other 5 as lunches for the week.

And to keep this vegetarian meal prep healthy, we’ve kept the ingredients simple and packed with nutrition. So you can enjoy this meal anytime, and feel good about it.

Healthy Vegetarian Meal Prep Recipe

Shopping List for Vegetarian Meal Prep with Quinoa:

Meal Prep Lunch Ingredients:

  • Quinoa
  • Mozzarella balls or chopped mozzarella
  • Cherry tomatoes or chopped tomatoes
  • Fresh basil 

Homemade Dressing:

  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of these vegetarian meal prep week recipes you want to make, and it will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for these vegetarian meal prep high protein recipes can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make low calorie vegetarian meal prep for a week…

How to Make Vegetarian Meal Prep Bowls

These low calorie vegetarian meal prep lunches can be made in just 20 minutes… no matter how many you choose to make!

See below for a step by step guide to putting together easy meal prep lunches.

How to Make Vegetarian Meal Prep for Weight Loss Recipes:

Make the Meal Prep Homemade Dressing:

  1. In a medium bowl (or small jar) combine the Homemade Dressing ingredients. Mix well (or cover and shake if using a jar).

Make the Meal Prep Quinoa:

  1. Rinse the quinoa in cold water.
  2. Add the quinoa and water to a small pan, cover and bring to a light boil over medium heat.
  3. Reduce the heat to low and cook until all the water is absorbed.
  4. Remove from heat and set aside.

Put Meal Prep Lunches Together:

  1. Lay your meal prep containers out in a line.
  2. Divide the quinoa into each container.
  3. Top each with 1/3 of the dressing.
  4. Divide the mozzarella, then the tomatoes, and finally the basil between the 3 containers.
  5. Store in the fridge for up to 5 days. This meal prep recipe is great cold!

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for a healthy meal prep lunch for weight loss…

Healthy Vegetarian Meal Prep Recipe

This vegetarian meal prep lunch for work is healthy and filling! You get a huge serving (over 2 1/2 cups!) for just 297 calories!!

For more vegetarian meal prep ideas keep scrolling! We’ve included more below!!

Healthy Vegetarian Meal Prep Recipe

Vegetarian Meal Prep Lunch for Work {LOW CALORIE}

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This healthy vegetarian meal prep recipe is just 297 calories, and has 15.2 grams of protein!
Try this vegetarian meal prep lunch for work, or for home… It's best served cold, making it the best vegetarian meal prep lunch box recipe!
We thinned out the balsamic dressing… because the quinoa will soak it all up. You can skip adding the water, but it really does help distribute the flavors without adding more calories.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course lunch, meal prep
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 3 servings
Calories 297 kcal

Ingredients
  

Meal Prep Lunch Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup quinoa
  • 1 1/3 cup water
  • 3 cups of mozzarella balls or chopped mozzarella
  • 3 cups halved cherry tomatoes or chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup fresh basil roughly chopped

Homemade Dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Instructions
 

Make the Meal Prep Homemade Dressing:

  • In a medium bowl (or small jar) combine the Homemade Dressing ingredients. Mix well (or cover and shake if using a jar).

Make the Meal Prep Quinoa:

  • Rinse the quinoa in cold water.
  • Add the quinoa and water to a small pan, cover and bring to a light boil over medium heat.
  • Reduce the heat to low and cook until all the water is absorbed.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.

Put Meal Prep Lunches Together:

  • Lay your meal prep containers out in a line.
  • Divide the quinoa into each container.
  • Top each with 1/3 of the dressing.
  • Divide the mozzarella, then the tomatoes, and finally the basil between the 3 containers.
  • Store in the fridge for up to 5 days. This meal prep recipe is great cold!

Nutrition

Serving: 2.5cupsCalories: 297kcalCarbohydrates: 32.8gProtein: 15.2gFat: 12.4gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 570mgPotassium: 678mgFiber: 5gSugar: 4.8gCalcium: 73mgIron: 3mg
Keyword meal prep, vegetarian
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