Low calorie and vegetarian recipe

There is an enormous range of low calorie and vegetarian recipe you can use to make exceptionally appetising and delicious meals, for all seasons and all tastes.

You do not have to be a vegetarian to enjoy and benefit from the marvellous healthy vegetarian foods you can cook, without using meat or fish.

We are fortunate indeed to live in an age where distance is no object and a variety of fresh, exotic foods can be shipped from far and wide at extremely low cost.

Try this low calorie and vegetarian recipe for a simply delicious vegetarian meal. It uses granary bread, broccoli, tomatoes and cheese, which gives it a lovely combination of textures and flavours. Serve this low calorie vegetarian recipe with a crisp green salad with garlic dressing for a superb vegetarian meal.

Dairy Products

For vegans or vegetarians who do not eat dairy products, you will need to substitute the ingredients for your low calorie vegetarian recipe with other suitable alterenatives.

For example, vegetarian food products such as soy and soy - calcium-fortified soy milk and yoghurt etc., In can also use a high quality extra virgin olive oil in place of butter.

Your low calorie and vegetarian recipe will be just as delicious. Do be sure to make 'low fat' choices with all your ingredients where appropriate.

Low calorie and vegetarian - Cheesy Vegetable Bake

Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time:: 40-45 minutes

Serves 4:

  • 225g (8oz) broccoli florets
  • (Salt and pepper to taste/optional)
  • 25g (1oz) butter melted or extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 thick slices of granary bread
  • 225g (8oz) tomatoes, skinned and sliced
  • 100g (4oz) Mozzarella cheese grated
  • 2 eggs
  • 300ml (half pint) milk
  • l tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese


  • Heat oven to 190C (375F/Gas 5). Cook broccoli by steaming it for 5 mins - drain well

  • Cut bread into cubes, put half into a deep ovenproof dish, sprinkle with half the butter (or olive oil), add half the tomatoes, half of the Mozzarella and half of the broccoli

  • Repeat the layers as above. Beat eggs and milk with salt and pepper. Pour over contents in dish, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

  • Cook in oven for 40-45 mins. until browned and set. Serve immediately.

  • nutritional information for your low calorie and vegetarian recipe, Cheesy Vegetable Bake

  • This low calorie and vegetarian recipe serves 4 and amounts to approximately 320 calories per serving

  • This low calorie and vegetarian recipe provide a good source of complex carbohydrate, calcium, protein and vitamin C.

  • Time Saving Tips:

    Prepare your low calorie vegetarian recipe in advance, up to the point just before you add the egg and milk. Cover well and keep refrigerated.

    Serve with: Crisp green mixed salad with garlic dressing

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