20 One-Dish Plant-Based Meals Under 500 Calories

Sharon Palmer

Get ready to cook up a healthful month of one-dish plant-based meals featuring whole plant foods, thanks to this fabulous collection of vegan recipes that include everything you need in a balanced meal: plant protein, slow-digesting carbs, and veggies. Best of all? Each recipe provides a completely balanced meal in one dish for under 500 calories, meaning that these meals are perfect for your healthy weight goals. I’ve included several of my own best recipes here, as well as some from some from my favorite bloggers.

Eat and Live Well,

Sharon

20 One-Dish Plant-Based Meals Under 500 Calories

Soups and Stews

20 One-Dish Plant-Based Meals Under 500 Calories

Miso Soup with Noodles and Vegetables, Sophia Tsoukas DeSantis, Veggies Don’t Bite (shown above)
Pasta E Fagioli, Rosa Tamm, This Healthy Kitchen
Red Lentil Stew, Katie Trant, Hey Nutrition Lady

Curries

Coconut Yogurt & Chickpea Curry, Rebecca Pytell, Strength and Sunshine

20 One-Dish Plant-Based Meals Under 500 Calories

Creamy Chickpea Curry, Lucy Parissi, Super Golden Bakes (shown above)
Curried Okra and Eggplant, Tamara Lowell Andersen, Beyond Mere Sustenance
Green Lentil Curry, Kristen Wood, Moon and Spoon and Yum
Instant Pot Brown Lentil Curry, Sonia Saluja, The Belly Rules the Mind

Pastas

20 One-Dish Plant-Based Meals Under 500 Calories

Lentil Bolognese with Spaghetti, Yasmin Purnell, By the Forkful (shown above)
Mushroom Stroganoff, Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian
Protein Lasagna, Kelly Jones, RDN, Kelly Jones Nutrition

Bowls

Thai Tofu Veggie Noodle Bowl, Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian (shown above)
Tofu Kale Power Bowl with Tahini Dressing, Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian

Casseroles

Black Bean and Pumpkin Enchiladas, Cindy Newland, Intentionally Eat

Easy Mediterranean Artichoke Chickpea Bake, Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian (shown above)
Tamale Pie, Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian

Asian-Inspired Dishes

Pad Thai, Michelle Minnaar, Greedy Gourmet (shown above)
Thai Tempeh Noodle Skillet, Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian
Spicy Ramen Noodles, Sujatha Muralidhar, Pepper Bowl

Vegetable Tofu Pho, Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian (shown above)

For more one-dish plant-based meals, check out some of my favorites:

Chipotle Tomato Rice Power Bowl
Chana Masala Brown Rice
Shanghai Snow Pea Seitan Stir-Fry with Brown Rice

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