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Low-Calorie Recipes for Two (Slide 6)

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This soup recipe for two is inspired by the flavors and ingredients of paella, but unlike paella it's simple enough for a speedy weeknight dinner. If you can’t find Spanish chorizo, use pepperoni (add a pinch of smoked paprika if you have it). Serve with warm whole-grain garlic bread.

Recipe: Couscous Paella Soup for Two

 
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Zesty Shrimp & Black Bean Salad for Two

Zesty Shrimp & Black Bean S…

Loaded with fresh tomatoes, peppers and cilantro and seasoned with cumin and chile, this shrimp and …View slide
Garlic Chicken for Two

Garlic Chicken for Two

The whole cloves of garlic turn mild and buttery when they’re simmered with chicken in a simple wh…View slide
Mozzarella en Carrozza

Mozzarella en Carrozza

Loosely translated as “mozzarella in a carriage,” Mozzarella en Carrozza is a fried mozzarella s…View slide
Chicken Shawarma for Two

Chicken Shawarma for Two

Shawarma is a Middle Eastern sandwich made with sliced seasoned meat. This recipe for two features c…View slide
Curry Scallops & Cilantro Rice for Two

Curry Scallops & Cilantro R…

This recipe for two pairs curry-coated scallops and brown rice seasoned with cilantro, scallions and…View slide
Couscous Paella Soup for Two

Couscous Paella Soup for Two

This soup recipe for two is inspired by the flavors and ingredients of paella, but unlike paella it'…View slide
Delicata Squash & Tofu Curry for Two

Delicata Squash & Tofu Curr…

This easy tofu curry, made with pretty delicata squash and hearty greens, cooks up in one skillet. T…View slide
Warm Lentil Salad with Sausage & Apple for Two

Warm Lentil Salad with Saus…

We like the firmer texture of French green lentils in this hearty dinner salad for two featuring sau…View slide
Smoky Mustard-Maple Salmon for Two

Smoky Mustard-Maple Salmon …

It doesn’t get much easier—or more delicious—than this speedy recipe for roast salmon for two …View slide
Korean Steak & Mushroom Tacos with Kimchi for Two

Korean Steak & Mushroom Tac…

The spicy, pickled flavor and crunchy texture of kimchi, the Korean cousin to sauerkraut, is just ri…View slide
Quick Chicken Tikka Masala for Two

Quick Chicken Tikka Masala …

One of the most popular Indian dishes in the U.S. and the U.K., chicken tikka masala usually involve…View slide
Five-Spice Tilapia for Two

Five-Spice Tilapia for Two

Chinese five-spice powder, soy sauce and brown sugar make a quick glaze for tilapia in this easy rec…View slide
Turkey, Corn & Sun-Dried Tomato Wraps for Two

Turkey, Corn & Sun-Dried To…

Fresh corn kernels, tomatoes and lettuce fill these hearty turkey wraps for two. This wrap is great …View slide
Salmon with Pepita-Lime Butter for Two

Salmon with Pepita-Lime But…

Lime juice, chili powder and pepitas give this salmon Mexican flair. Serve with wild rice and steame…View slide
Classic Hamburger for Two

Classic Hamburger for Two

Slow-cooked onions add moisture and flavor to these lean beef burgers for two. A quick blend of mayo…View slide
Chicken Sausage with Potatoes & Sauerkraut for Two

Chicken Sausage with Potato…

Here’s our weeknight version of choucroute garni, “dressed sauerkraut,” made with chicken saus…View slide
Quick Tuna Burgers for Two

Quick Tuna Burgers for Two

Turn a can of tuna into a zesty tuna burger with this quick recipe. If you can’t find good whole-w…View slide
Lamb & Chickpea Chili for Two

Lamb & Chickpea Chili for Two

This spicy chili for two has a North African spin with lamb, cinnamon and harissa. If you can’t fi…View slide
Crispy Baked Drumsticks with Honey-Mustard Sauce for Two

Crispy Baked Drumsticks wit…

These baked chicken drumsticks are all about the contrast of crispy crunch on the outside and succul…View slide
Grilled Steak with Pepper Relish for Two

Grilled Steak with Pepper R…

Here, we toss colorful bell peppers in a balsamic-herb vinaigrette and grill them in a foil packet a…View slide
Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp & Vegetables for Two

Creamy Garlic Pasta with Sh…

Toss a garlicky, Middle Eastern-inspired yogurt sauce with pasta, shrimp, asparagus, peas and red be…View slide
Greek Salad with Sardines for Two

Greek Salad with Sardines f…

The fresh, tangy elements of a Greek salad—tomato, cucumber, feta, olives and lemony vinaigrette…View slide
Cube Steak with Mushroom-Sherry Sauce for Two

Cube Steak with Mushroom-Sh…

Cube steak is a tougher cut of meat pounded to make it tender. We like it because it cooks quickly a…View slide
Cod with Tomato Cream Sauce for Two

Cod with Tomato Cream Sauce…

This silky tomato sauce with a touch of cream makes mild-flavored cod sing. Serve with: Farro or ric…View slide
Hilary’s Heavenly Eggs for Two

Hilary’s Heavenly Eggs fo…

This unusual combination of eggs braised in tomato sauce served on crusty bread is out of this world…View slide
Quick Chicken Cordon Bleu for Two

Quick Chicken Cordon Bleu f…

To make traditional cordon bleu, you layer prosciutto (or other ham) and cheese in between thin slic…View slide
Tofu au Vin for Two

Tofu au Vin for Two

You don’t have to be a vegetarian to love this meat-free twist on the classic French dish coq au v…View slide
Barbecue Portobello Quesadillas for Two

Barbecue Portobello Quesadi…

This smoky mushroom-filled quesadilla is reminiscent of pulled pork. A touch of chipotle chile peppe…View slide
Acorn Squash Stuffed with Chard & White Beans for Two

Acorn Squash Stuffed with C…

Acorn squash’s natural shape makes it just right for stuffing, and one squash is perfect for servi…View slide
Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Cream Sauce

Chicken Breasts with Mushro…

The secret to a good cream sauce is always the same: not too much cream or it can be overpowering, m…View slide
Quick Chicken Parmesan for Two

Quick Chicken Parmesan for Two

Ooey-gooey cheese, crispy breadcrumbs and plenty of sauce are the hallmarks of any good chicken Parm…View slide
Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp with Arugula Salad for Two

Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp w…

This recipe for jumbo shrimp wrapped in thin strips of prosciutto and served on a lemony bed of arug…View slide
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