Dinner: Tuck into these low-cal feasts, and you'll forget you're even on a diet! 250 calories & under. This healthy, quick and easy recipe is featured in the dinner section of the new 5:2 Starter's Guide to The 2-Day Diet. The book provides a selection of over 100 tasty recipes to help you meet the daily 500 calorie allotment for the 2 days of intermittent fasting, as required by the 5:2 Diet.
1 cauliflower, broken into florets
4 oz. cherry tomatoes, halved
2 tbsp. freshly chopped mint
4 scallions, sliced
1 stick celery, sliced
Zest from 1 lemon and 2 tbsp. juice
1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
10 oz. ground turkey
3 tbsp. Hellmann's Light Mayonnaise
Few stalks fresh parsley
8 sprays nonstick cooking spray
For the tzatziki
1/4 cucumber, seeded and chopped
1 small clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup fat-free Greek yogurt
How to Make It
Put the cauliflower florets into a food processor, and pulse to make couscous. Pour into a bowl. Add the next 6 ingredients. Season to taste.
Rinse out the food processor, and add the ground turkey, mayonnaise, a squeeze of lemon juice, and parsley. Season well, and process a few times.
Heat a grill pan or grill. Shape turkey into burgers, spray with nonstick cooking spray, and grill for 10 minutes, turning halfway through, or until cooked through.
Stir cucumber and garlic into the yogurt, and season. Serve the burgers with cauliflower couscous and tzatziki.
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