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23 Low Fat Meals You’ll Want to Try

Need to keep your fat intake low and still want to eat delicious meals? Give these low fat recipes a try and enjoy eating flavorful meals that taste good and are extra easy to make!

Are you trying to lose weight? Eating low-fat meals can be the way to go.

By reducing the amount of fat in your diet, you reduce your calories too.

So today, I’m sharing 23 Low Fat Meals. They’re not only delicious, but they’ll also help you lose weight.

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1. Vegan Pumpkin Soup

Vegan Pumpkin Soup

Credit: nourishplate.com

Eating plant-based can be very beneficial.

This Vegan Pumpkin Soup is creamy, tasty, and comforting.

To make the soup creamy, make sure you blend it once it’s done. To be on the safe side, don’t blend it in a regular blender.

Instead, use an immersion blender like this to blend your soup.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 119
  • Fats: 2g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbs: 25g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 11g

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2. Instant Pot Spicy Chicken with Quinoa

Instant Pot Spicy Chicken with Quinoa

Credit: allnutritious.com

These chicken breasts are cooked with 6 different spices.

So take out your measuring spoons! I like these ones here because they’re made with stainless steel.

To speed up the cooking process, you’ll be using an Instant Pot.

You can get a high-quality one at a great price here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 767
  • Fats: 11g
  • Protein: 65g
  • Carbs: 104
  • Fiber: 30g
  • Sugar: 12g

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3. Korean Inspired Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

Korean Inspired Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

Credit: thegirlonbloor.com

These chicken thighs are nicely grilled with a nice balance of sweet, umami, and savory.

To get the nice grill marks, you’ll want to use a grill. But if you don’t have one, you can simply use a grill pan. This one here can be used on all types of cooking surfaces.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 520
  • Fats: 13g
  • Protein: 49g
  • Carbs: 49g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 8g

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4. Sweet Potato Casserole with Black Beans, Kale & Quinoa

Sweet Potato Casserole with Black Beans, Kale & Quinoa

Credit: happykitchen.rocks

This Sweet Potato Casserole makes 8 servings. So, you have plenty of meals to last you a week

To keep your meals fresher, make sure you pack them in high-quality airtight containers. These glass ones here are a good choice because they are leak-proof and don’t crack.

On the other hand, if you prefer plastic containers, these BPA-free containers are also good.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 328
  • Fats: 6g
  • Protein: 11g
  • Carbs: 58g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Sugar: 9g

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5. Vegan Black Bean Tacos

Vegan Black Bean Tacos

Credit: simple-veganista.com

Looking for low-fat tacos?

Black beans are simmered in a mixture of spices, vegetable broth, and jalapeno pepper. What you get are beans that are brimming with flavor- you definitely won’t miss the meat.

And to top them off, you’re adding avocado, salsa, and lime wedges.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 463
  • Fats: 6.6g
  • Protein: 16g
  • Carbs: 90.8g
  • Fiber: 20.5g
  • Sugar: 5.4g

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6. Skinny Chicken Fajita Soup

Skinny Chicken Fajita Soup

Credit: aspicyperspective.com

This soup is full of Tex-Mex flavors, from the creamy black beans, fajita-seasoned chicken, sauteed bell peppers, and smoky fire-roasted diced tomatoes.

What’s more: one serving contains only 220 calories. So, you can go back for seconds – and not feel guilty.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 220
  • Fats: 3g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Carbs: 28g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Sugar: 3g

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7. Garlic Broccoli Stir Fry with Chickpeas

Garlic Broccoli Stir Fry with Chickpeas

Credit: elavegan.com

This dish is simple and delicious. Stir-fried broccoli and canned chickpeas are tossed in a delightful garlic ginger sauce.

Eating chickpeas can help you lose weight too. People who eat chickpeas regularly are 50% less likely to be obese than those who don’t eat chickpeas.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 213
  • Fats: 5.6g
  • Protein: 9.1g
  • Carbs: 27g
  • Fiber: 7.5g
  • Sugar: 11.7g

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8. Chicken Burrito Bowls Meal Prep

Chicken Burrito Bowls Meal Prep

Credit: allnutritious.com

Craving Mexican food? Try my Chicken Burrito Bowls Meal Prep.

They’re brimming with Mexican Flava. There’s tender, juicy, lightly seasoned chicken, spicy Mexican rice, sweet corn, creamy black beans, juicy grape tomatoes, and fresh arugula.

All topped with a creamy Caesar dressing. Okay, that’s not Mexican, but it works!

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 520
  • Fats: 13g
  • Protein: 37g
  • Carbs: 64g
  • Fiber: 9.5g
  • Sugar: 4.2g

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9. Nourish Bowl Vegan Meal Prep

Nourish Bowl Vegan Meal Prep

Credit: noracooks.com

To make the cashew cream for this dish, start by soaking your cashews for 5 minutes in boiling hot water.

Next, drain the water and blend. This blender should make easy work of it.

Then add water, garlic cloves, and salt.

Finally, blend until smooth. Check out these vegan meal prep ideas.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 557
  • Fats: 19g
  • Protein: 19g
  • Carbs: 82g
  • Fiber: 11g
  • Sugar: 4g

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10. Honey Garlic Chicken Meal Prep

Honey Garlic Chicken Meal Prep

Credit: allnutritious.com

Weekends are the perfect time to meal prep. This Honey Garlic Chicken Meal Prep is ready in 20 minutes. The garlic adds savory, while the soy sauce adds umami.

Honey adds sweetness, and black pepper adds a bit of heat.

To reduce the sodium content, use low sodium soy sauce and low-sodium chicken broth like this.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 879
  • Fats: 26g
  • Protein: 65g
  • Carbs: 97g
  • Fiber: 3.8g
  • Sugar: 18g

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11. Veggie Egg White Bites

Veggie Egg White Bites

Credit: pinchmegood.com

These Veggie Egg White Bites taste delicious. The feta cheese adds creaminess, while the spinach and cherry tomatoes add color and freshness.

And they contain only 99 calories. So, you can have one, two, or even three at a time.

They’re also pretty portable for eating on the run.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 99
  • Fats: 1.4g
  • Protein: 17.2g
  • Carbs: 4.6g
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Sugar: 4.1g

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12. Healthy Ground Turkey Teriyaki Rice Bowl

Ground Turkey Teriyaki Rice Bowl

Credit: yellowblissroad.com

This low-fat dish is sweet, savory, saucy, and packed with nicely browned ground turkey, carrots, and broccoli.

And it contains a ton of protein.

Best of all, it takes only 35 minutes to make. So it’s great for busy weeknight dinners.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 380
  • Fats: 5g
  • Protein: 27g
  • Carbs: 56g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 12g

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13. Green & White Turkey Chili

Green & White Turkey Chili

Credit: kyleecooks.com

This chili is tasty, hearty, and really comforting.

That’s because it’s filled with warm spices like coriander and cumin. And the Anaheim peppers add mild heat.

This chili is light yet filling too. That’s because it’s made with turkey instead of beef.

So, you’re getting all the protein- but with fewer calories.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 303
  • Fats: 9g
  • Protein: 35g
  • Carbs: 20g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 8g

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14. Spicy Pineapple Chicken Meal Prep

Spicy Pineapple Chicken Meal Prep

Credit: allnutritious.com

One cup of cauliflower rice contains only 27 calories. Compare that to regular rice, which has 205 calories per cup.

Cauliflower rice is rich in antioxidants which fight inflammation.

For convenience, you can use this pre-packaged cauliflower rice. Or you can make yours from scratch.

This food processor is quite powerful and can also handle large volumes of food.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 324
  • Fats: 10g
  • Protein: 31g
  • Carbs: 29g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Sugar: 23g

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15. Baked Healthy Turkey Meatballs

Turkey Meatballs

Credit: iheartnaptime.net

However, these turkey meatballs are surprisingly moist- and delicious.

Parmesan cheese adds not only fat but yummy flavors as well. Plus, the meatballs are perfectly seasoned.

And the addition of fresh parsley ups the flavors even more.

What I love most about these meatballs is that they freeze well.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 114
  • Fats: 3g
  • Protein: 18g
  • Carbs: 3g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Sugar: 0g

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16. Lemon Basil Chicken Salad

Lemon Basil Chicken Salad

Credit: thehonoursystem.com

To make this salad, you will need cooked brown rice and chicken.

If you don’t have cooked brown rice on hand, you can simply use microwave brown rice. This microwave brown rice is ready in only 2 minutes.

Check out more meal prep salad recipes like this here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 743
  • Fats: 20g
  • Protein: 37g
  • Carbs: 102g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Sugar: 2g

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17. Baked Herb Chicken Breasts with Couscous Meal Prep

Baked Herb Chicken Breasts with Couscous Meal Prep

Credit: allnutritious.com

Chicken breasts are coated with Mediterranean spices and baked to perfection.

And the chicken breasts are served with vegetable-broth infused couscous. They are accompanied by Mediterranean veggies like red onions and zucchini.

Besides being tasty, the couscous is quite nutritious too

If you’d like to stock up on some, you can get some here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 633
  • Fats: 17g
  • Protein: 61g
  • Carbs: 56g
  • Fiber: 7.5g
  • Sugar: 9.7g

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18. Easy Korean Beef Rice Bowls

Korean Beef Rice Bowls

Credit: thebusybaker.ca

These Korean Beef Rice Bowls are bursting with flavor. They’re savory, umami, spicy and sweet.

You’ll think you’re eating at your favorite Korean restaurant. But you’re not.

And they take only 15 minutes to make.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 430
  • Fats: 7g
  • Protein: 30g
  • Carbs: 59g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 11g

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19. Skinny Bruschetta Chicken

Bruschetta Chicken

Credit: domesticsuperhero.com

This Skinny Bruschetta Chicken looks and tastes fantastic.

One serving contains only 176 calories. So you can eat to your heart’s delight- and not worry.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 176
  • Fats: 4.3g
  • Protein: 27.6g
  • Carbs: 8.1g
  • Fiber: 2.3g
  • Sugar: 0g

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20. Zucchini Taco Boats

Zucchini Taco Boats

Credit: persnicketyplates.com

These Zucchini Taco Boats are elegant and full of Mexican flavors, from the salsa, spices, and Mexican cheese blend.

And they’re pretty nutritious too.

It’s pretty easy to change the flavor profile too. For instance, if you want to make them Italian, you can use Italian spices and add marinara sauce.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 239
  • Fats: 7g
  • Protein: 34g
  • Carbs: 13g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 8g

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21. Cauliflower Potato Soup with Peas

Cauliflower Potato Soup with Peas

Credit: runningonrealfood.com

This soup is precisely what the doctor ordered. It’s creamy, chunky, and delicious.

And it’s packed with a ton of veggies; veggies like carrots, celery, green peas, and cauliflower. So it has a ton of nutrition.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 88
  • Fats: 0.4g
  • Protein: 3.5g
  • Carbs: 18.9g
  • Fiber: 4.5g
  • Sugar: 5.3g

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22. Juicy Turkey Burgers

Turkey Burgers

Credit: ifoodreal.com

Looking for a low-calorie alternative to beef burgers? You can’t get better than this.

One turkey burger contains only 87 calories. That’s less than half the calories of a regular beef burger.

And it tastes pretty good. That’s because it’s seasoned with cumin and fresh garlic.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 92
  • Fats: 2g
  • Protein: 18g
  • Carbs: 1g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 1g

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23. Ground Turkey Stir Fry

Ground Turkey Stir Fry

Credit: thegirlonbloor.com

This Ground Turkey Stir Fry has a rainbow of colorful veggies.

They are stir-fried with ground turkey and tossed in a sweet and spicy stir-fry sauce. So you get a ton of flavor.

As an added bonus, it is low in carbs. Check out more low-calorie meal prep recipes here.

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 237
  • Fats: 6g
  • Protein: 30g
  • Carbs: 18g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Sugar: 11g

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23 Low Fat Meals You'll Want to Try

These Low Fat Meals are so easy to make. They're flavorful, delicious, mouth-watering, and extra easy to make.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Meal Prep
Cuisine American
Servings 4 -8

Ingredients
  

  • 1. Vegan Pumpkin Soup
  • 2. Instant Pot Spicy Chicken with Quinoa
  • 3. Korean Inspired Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
  • 4. Sweet Potato Casserole with Black Beans Kale & Quinoa
  • 5. Vegan Black Bean Tacos
  • 6. Skinny Chicken Fajita Soup
  • 7. Garlic Broccoli Stir Fry with Chickpeas
  • 8. Chicken Burrito Bowls Meal Prep
  • 9. Nourish Bowl Vegan Meal Prep
  • 10. Honey Garlic Chicken Meal Prep
  • 11. Veggie Egg White Bites
  • 12. Healthy Ground Turkey Teriyaki Rice Bowl
  • 13. Green & White Turkey Chili
  • 14. Spicy Pineapple Chicken Meal Prep
  • 15. Baked Healthy Turkey Meatballs
  • 16. Lemon Basil Chicken Salad
  • 17. Baked Herb Chicken Breasts with Couscous Meal Prep
  • 18. Easy Korean Beef Rice Bowls
  • 19. Skinny Bruschetta Chicken
  • 20. Zucchini Taco Boats
  • 21. Cauliflower Potato Soup with Peas
  • 22. Juicy Turkey Burgers
  • 23. Ground Turkey Stir Fry

Instructions
 

  • Scroll up to get a bunch of easy, yummy, and delicious recipes. Don't be afraid to get creative with the ingredients, you might discover a flavor you didn't know you liked.
  • Get your shopping list going and make sure you've got all the ingredients.
  • Get cooking and make your next Low Fat Meals!

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