These delicious dinner recipes will keep you satisfied and still help you lose weight. Combine them with the healthy breakfast, lunch, and snack options in this diet for a total of 1,500 calories a total of 1,500 calories a day.
Italian Sausage and Veggie Pasta
- 2 ounces uncooked whole wheat pasta
- 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce
- 1 precooked Italian-style chicken sausage, sliced into rounds
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
- 1/2 cup chopped onions
- 1/2 cup chopped zucchini
- 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
Cook pasta according to package directions. Heat spaghetti sauce, sausage, garlic, and vegetables for about 12 minutes, until veggies are tender. Top pasta with sauce mixture and sprinkle with cheese.