Low-Fat Recipes

Eating well doesn't mean skimping on flavor. With these scrumptious low-fat diabetic recipes, you can enjoy all of your favorite dishes without the fat. We've specially picked these yummy dinners with 3 g of fat or less per serving.

Ginger Vegetable Stir-Fry

For a delicious meal, roast or broil your favorite meat or poultry and serve this colorful medley of veggies alongside.

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Basil-Tomato Chicken Skillet

With just 2 g fat per serving, this hearty chicken dish is light on calories and high on flavor. To cut the fat even more, cook in a skillet coated with cooking spray instead of oil.

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Seasoned Fish

This delicious fish dish takes little time to prepare. Sprinkle with seasonings, broil a few minutes, and the succulent cod or other whitefish is ready to serve.

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Vegetarian Chili

No-salt-added tomatoes and tomato sauce, as well as a salt-free seasoning blend, keep the sodium down in this hearty, meatless bowl of red.

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Tangy Turkey Breast

Make this quick and easy turkey dinner and serve it with packaged cooked brown rice or quick-cooking brown rice.

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Light Shepherd's Pie

This updated dinner-in-a-dish, sometimes called hamburger pie, includes less meat, more vegetables, and fewer potatoes than the traditional version.

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Quick Hamburger Soup

Thanks to this super-easy recipe, you can whip together a hearty meal in practically no time.

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Sage and Cream Turkey Fettuccine

Fat-free sour cream adds extra richness without a lot of calories and only 2 grams of fat to this quick-fixing turkey and pasta dish for two. Plus, it's lighter than the classic fettuccine Alfredo.

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Tangy Jerk Chicken Breast

Get the taste of Jamaica without the airfare with this flavorful chicken dish. Save time by using 4 teaspoons of bottled minced garlic in place of the 8 garlic cloves.

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Veggie Stew with Lentils

This stew is made with eggplant, tomato, sweet pepper, and summer squash or zucchini. This version is extra satisfying because it also includes calcium-rich lentils.

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Chicken Tostadas with Black Bean Salsa

This is a Tex-Mex take on a one-dish meal, as everything--tortilla, chicken, beans, and salad--all stack up on one plate.

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Barley-Vegetable Chicken Soup

A Diabetic Living reader favorite! Make and freeze this soup for a quick and healthy meal that is packed with hearty veggies, low-fat chicken breast, and whole grain barley.

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Black-Eyed Peas and Ham

Served on New Year's Day in the South, black-eyed peas are said to bring good health and good luck, but this low-fat recipe is good enough to have year-round.

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Green Garden Minestrone

This soup is packed with so many yummy, good-for-you veggie options, you can make this hearty soup to suit your fancy.

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Grilled Chicken Sandwiches

Add a lively bite to the lime dressing by stirring in 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper before chilling.

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Hearty Vegetable Chowder

Mix the amounts of parsnips, turnips, rutabagas, and carrots until you find the blend you like best.

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Apricot Chicken Kabobs

Jerk seasoning and apricot spreadable fruit team up to give these chicken skewers a tantalizing zing. Plus, they have only 2 grams of fat per serving.

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Savory Bean-Spinach Soup

Just like Goldilocks, you'll find converted rice is "just right." Long-grain or quick cooking rice would be "too soft" for the long-cooking soup.

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Bean Medley Chili

Three beans are better than one. Each type has a distinctive flavor and texture, making every spoonful of this chili an adventure.

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Red Bean Stew

A quartet of seasonings-garlic, cilantro, oregano, and adobo seasoning-adds a zesty kick to this vegetarian meal in a bowl.

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Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

If you like spicy Cajun food, use the Homemade Cajun Seasoning. The Cajun-seasoning blend you buy in the supermarket is less peppery than our home-mixed three-pepper combo.

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Turkey and Sweet Potato Chowder

Mashing the potato thickens the soup, which has only 1 gram of fat per serving, without adding carbs.

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