Italian Classics Under 300 Calories

These guilt-free Italian favorites are every bit as flavorful as their higher-calorie counterparts. Bellissimo!

  • Garden Minestrone
    Oxmoor House

    Garden Minestrone

    Go back for seconds of this savory soup; each serving only has 217 calories.
  • Spring Risotto
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Spring Risotto

    A full cup of this zesty rice-and-beans medley covered in tangy Romano cheese has only 238 calories.
  • Quick Pizza Margherita
    Randy Mayor; Katie Stoddard

    Quick Pizza Margherita

    Even pizza's in reach when done right. This one has only 298 calories per serving of two slices.
  • Atsa Spicy Pizza Sausage

    Atsa Spicy Pizza Sausage

    Blending ground turkey with pork cuts the calories in this favorite pizza topping – each 1/2 cup adds only 203 calories to your recipe.
  • Crabmeat Ravioli with Clam Sauce
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Crabmeat Ravioli with Clam Sauce

    At a modest 272 calories per serving, this one's light enough to eat every day, but pretty enough to serve to guests.
  • Tomato-Basil Lasagna with Prosciutto

    Tomato-Basil Lasagna with Prosciutto

    Lower-fat cheeses cut the calories in this rich lasagna, which boasts merely 272 per serving.
  • Linguine with Clam Sauce
    Randy Mayor; Jen Rotenstreich

    Linguine with Clam Sauce

    This delicious version of the traditional linguine dish weighs in at only 290 calories per serving.
  • Veal Piccata
    Randy Mayor; Cindy Barr

    Veal Piccata

    Small adjustments make a big difference in this dish's calorie count—only 281 per generous serving.
  • Mango-Passion Fruit Gelato
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

    Mango-Passion Fruit Gelato

    There's little reason not to double-dip with this fruity gelato—each serving has only 130 calories.
  • Instant Tiramisu

    Instant Tiramisu

    Yes, even tiramisu can come in under 300 calories – this one has only 216 calories and can be prepared in under 20 minutes.
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