15 Nutrisystem Dinners with Over 15 Grams of Protein

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Margherita Pizza. Nutrisystem high-protein dinners

Protein brings the power to your healthy diet. It is the source of energy you need to fuel busy days and it fills you up, so you feel satisfied for hours after you eat. Protein is also more thermogenic than carbohydrates and fats (meaning it requires more energy for digesting and absorbing). This means that you’ll burn more calories eating a high-protein food compared to something higher in carbs and fat. Lucky for you, the Nutrisystem menu offers a tempting variety of high-protein dinners. To help you find your new favorite meal, we put together a list of 15 delicious, protein-packed Nutrisystem dinners that come with more than 15 grams of the good stuff!

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1. Chicken and Bacon Ranch Pizza >

Chicken and Bacon Ranch Pizza

Protein: 18 grams

Smokey bacon, creamy mozzarella cheese and tender chunks of garlic-seasoned chicken supply a hefty amount of protein on top of the crusty dough. Plus, this pizza comes out of the oven hot, tasty and ready to eat faster than you can get one delivered.

2. Cheesy Chicken Casserole >

Cheesy Chicken Casserole

Protein: 17 grams

If you love sitting down to a satisfying Sunday dinner any day of the week, this dish ticks all the boxes. You get lots of white meat chicken, tender peas, carrots and filling rice, all cooked to perfection in a rich Parmesan cheese sauce. “Tastes like something you wouldn’t be able to eat on a diet!” says Julie, a Nutrisystem customer.

3. Chicken Parmesan >

Chicken Parmesan

Protein: 17 grams

You can enjoy the popular Italian restaurant meal and stay on track to your weight loss goal. It has everything you expect: a full portion of breaded chicken breast topped with zesty tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese and a heap of real spaghetti. Pair it with a fresh green salad and you’ll dine like you would at the local trattoria.

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4. Roasted Turkey Medallions >

Roasted Turkey Medallions

Protein: 22 grams

When you want hearty, high-protein dinners that fill you up, stock up on this comfort food classic. The slow-roasted, white-meat turkey is covered in savory turkey gravy and comes with a side of creamy mashed potatoes. “I like this one so much I could eat each night,” says Jeffrey, a Nutrisystem customer.

5. Margherita Pizza >

Margherita Pizza

Protein: 22 grams

Don’t pass on pizza night. Just heat up the oven and pop in this traditional pie that’s loaded with melted mozzarella cheese, vine-ripened tomatoes and a pinch of basil for extra flavor, all on top of a thin crust that’s perfectly crispy. Best of all, you can eat the whole pie without derailing your weight loss plan.

6. Salisbury Steak with Mac and Cheese >

Salisbury Steak with Mac and Cheese

Protein: 22 grams

Imagine sitting down to a dinner of hearty beef covered in mushroom gravy and a side of creamy mac and cheese with no worries about busting your diet. Well, now you can with this version of the appetite-pleasing meal that we crafted just for people who don’t want to eat light to lose weight.

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7. Beef ‘N’ Beans >

Beef 'N’ Beans

Protein: 19 grams

This savory stew is brimming with slices of real beef and seasoned beans, flavored with tomatoes, onions and peppers. And there’s no refrigeration required, so you can bring it to work or wherever your day takes you and enjoy a hot, filling meal. According to Nutrisystem customer NeeSay, “it was so delicious that I let my husband have a taste. He’s normally harder to please but he really liked it too.”

8. Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo >

Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

Protein: 18 grams

If you love pasta and creamy cheese sauce (we do!), this version is sure to become a regular item on your order list. It comes with lots of tender white meat chicken, so you get plenty of protein along with the belly-filling fettuccine. Try mixing in your own steamed vegetables such as broccoli or mushrooms for extra flavor and fiber.

9. Chicken Fajita Bowl >

Chicken Fajita Bowl

Protein: 17 grams

Mexican food treats you to zesty flavors that satisfy your taste buds, but it often comes with loads of excess calories. Skip the local burrito shop and instead try this bowl of grilled white meat chicken and onions and peppers, tossed in a smoky chipotle sauce. It comes with black beans, rice and melted Monterey jack cheese, so this meal is as filling as it is delectable.

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10. Chicken with Apricot Glaze >

Chicken with Apricot Glaze

Protein: 16 grams

Why bother with greasy takeout when you can have this sweet-and-tangy stir-fry at home whenever you want it? Along with the chunks of all white-meat chicken, you get sugar snap peas, crisp carrots and a side of cauliflower rice all in a tasty apricot glaze.

11. Santa Fe Style Chicken >

Santa Fe Style Chicken

Protein: 17 grams

Zesty tomato sauce brings authentic flavor to this chicken dinner that comes with hearty beans, bell peppers and sweet corn. Pair it with fresh vegetables and a side of salsa (a Free food!) and you’ve got a fiesta for your taste buds.

12. Creamy Cauliflower and Chicken >

Creamy Cauliflower and Chicken

Protein: 19 grams

For many of us, casseroles bring us back to those happy times of home-cooked meals and family gathered around the dinner table. We’ve remade the classic creamy chicken casserole with cauliflower, so you can enjoy it anytime you want and stick to your weight loss plan.

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13. Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast >

Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

Protein: 26 grams

What would this list of high-protein dinners be without chicken breast? When you’re ready for a meal that fills you up and keeps you satisfied for hours, make yourself this tender roasted chicken breast stuffed with creamy cheese and broccoli. Seasoned with rosemary, it’s a gourmet dish that’s worthy of a fancy restaurant menu! Best of all, it’s ready in minutes, so you don’t have to wait to enjoy a delicious dinner.

14. Mac and Cheese with Turkey Sausage >

Mac and Cheese with Turkey Sausag

Protein: 16 grams

Mac and cheese fans will love the noodles bathed in creamy cheddar sauce that are the heart of this dish. Plus, it comes with chunks of savory turkey sausage, so you get a hefty serving of protein, too.

15. Italian Sausage and Turkey Pepperoni Pizza >

Italian Sausage and Turkey Pepperoni Pizza

Protein: 15 grams

If you have a craving for the zingy flavors of sausage and turkey pepperoni, this will be one of your favorite high-protein dinners. It comes with loads of cheese, turkey pepperoni, Italian sausage and zesty sauce all on a hearty, thick crust.

In addition to these high-protein dinners, Nutrisystem offers an extensive menu of delicious breakfasts, lunches and snacks. We even deliver them directly to your door for ultimate convenience! Check out our meal plans or shop our a la carte menu! >

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