These healthy recipes are all created to pair with wine (which has 120 to 150 calories for a 5-ounce glass)—all for 600 calories or fewer.
The Caprese salad is a cliché for a reason—when tomatoes are in season, there is no better way to serve them than with milky mozzarella, spicy basil and fruity olive oil. This version, made with an olive-oil rich bean salad, was originally intended for the vegan (or dairy-free) friends in your life, but it’s so good that omnivores will love it, too.
If you have the patience, you will be rewarded with a tastier salad if you soak and cook dried beans, but let’s be honest: Who wants have something bubbling away on the stove for an hour during the last few weeks of summer? To vastly improve the flavor of canned beans, simmer them for a few minutes with garlic and bay leaves.