6 Healthy Aldi Dinner Recipes for $40 (500 Calories)
6 Healthy Aldi Dinner Recipes for only $40 and under 500 Calories.
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With these healthy Aldi dinner recipes and meal plans your belly and wallet will be full, but the calorie intake low. Today I have 6 healthy dinner recipes on a budget. The six recipes are less than $40 and each recipe contains under 500 calories per serving.
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#1 Zucchini Tortellini Bake (400 Calories, $1.60 per serving)
With tortellini, zucchini and tomatoes this meal makes a filling 400 calorie dinner recipe. You will pay a little over $6 for the whole casserole dish and you can substitute the zucchini with other vegetables (whatever is in season) like bell peppers or eggplant.
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#2 One Pot White Chicken Chili (300 Calories, $1.80 per serving)
The white chicken chili recipe is a low calorie dinner and contains bell pepper, chicken and great northern beans. A healthy and delicious dinner recipe.
#3 Healthy Burrito Plate Recipe (500 calories, $2.08 per serving)
To make a 500 Calorie Burrito Plate use this recipe, but leave out the corn and use only 1 cup (dry) rice. This plate contains a variety of ingredients and is a very healthy Mexican dish.
#4 Avocado Pesto with Spaghetti (400 calories, $1.15 per serving)
The Avocado Pesto does not require any cooking and is prepared in no time! You can top any pasta with this healthy pesto. I suggest using fresh basil leaves. This makes a great low calorie vegetarian dinner idea.
#5 Pork Chops with Zucchini and Rice (300 calories, $1.30)
This recipe is 21 day fix friendly and very easy to prepare. With only $5.15 for the whole meal, this makes a frugal, yet healthy dinner recipe.
#6 Cauliflower Alfredo (470 Calories, $2 per serving)
This recipes tastes like a creamy chicken Alfredo. My low calorie trick here is to reduce the amount of cheese and substitute a part of the cheese with mashed cauliflower. It tastes the same, but is really healthy.
You will need:
1 lbs. chicken breast
1 cup shredded mozzarella
6 t Parmesan
1/2 lbs. Linguine pasta
1 t salt
1 head cauliflower
2 cloves garlic (pressed or diced)
To prepare this recipe, chop up the cauliflower and cook until soft. Dice the chicken and cook in a pan. Cook the linguine according to the package.
Then drain the water with the cauliflower but leave a small amount and blend. Add the mozzarella, Parmesan, salt, and garlic and stir until the cheese is melted. Add the drained pasta and chicken and mix.