8 More Comfort Foods from Nutrisystem: Lunch Edition

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comfort foods lunch edition

Sometimes you just need some good ole’ comfort food to get you through a rough afternoon. At Nutrisystem, we’ve got so many delicious lunch edition options that’ll bring you back to your happy place, without hurting your weight loss progress.

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Check out eight of our favorite lunch edition comfort foods from the Nutrisystem menu:

1. Hamburger  >


To kick off our lunch edition menu, we’ve got a classic. The patty: All-beef. The bun: Whole wheat. The combo: Pure satisfaction in every juicy bite. This high-protein, high-fiber burger bursts with flavor for only 240 calories. Stack it high with all the classics: Lettuce, tomato and slices of pickle. Or customize your burger to suit your taste: One customer tops hers with homemade salsa, another enjoys it with peppers and onions and a salad on the side. Click here to purchase or find more information.

2. White Cheddar Mac and Cheese >

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Nothing says “comfort food” more than a bowlful of cheesy goodness, and this version does not disappoint. The white cheddar sauce is thick and creamy and the pasta noodles perfectly tender. Each delicious serving provides three grams of fiber and 10 of muscle-building protein for one very filling meal. One customer, Tara, stirs in chopped bits of broccoli for added deliciousness.

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3. Broccoli & Cheese Melt >

broccoli and cheese

Another lunch edition menu item combines delicious ingredients to form a classic flavor combination. We take your favorite soup and roll it up inside a whole grain pastry pocket that’s packed with fiber. Broccoli and creamy cheddar cheese sauce come together to create a well-balanced meal that can be microwaved in minutes. And it’s just 210 calories!

4. White Bean Chicken Chili >

chicken chili lunch edition

Perfect to warm the bones on a chilly day, this hot and hearty chili packs tons of southwest flavor into each spoonful. White meat chicken, white beans, cheddar cheese and spicy peppers combine to create a comforting, diet-friendly lunch that’s savory and satisfying. Enjoy a delicious bowl of this zesty chili for only 180 calories.

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5. Loaded Potato >

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The name doesn’t lie: These creamy mashed potatoes are loaded with a blend of delicious flavors. There’s tangy cheddar in there, blue cheese and even crunchy bacon bits for extra bites of protein. All that for only 210 calories! Top your potatoes with green chilies for a little kick, suggests one customer; another makes hers heartier by stirring in extra veggies, like kale and cauliflower.

6. Chicken Noodle Soup >

chicken noodle soup

You get the roasted flavors and home-cooked taste. You get the chunks of fork-tender chicken, the same hearty veggies and even curly noodles. Stock up on this lightened up version of Chicken Noodle Soup for a healthy yet hearty lunch that weighs in at only two grams of fat and a shockingly low 110 calories per serving. “Nothing warms the heart and soul like a bowl of chicken noodle soup. This one is hearty and very satisfying,” says Nutrisystem customer, Chris.

7. Black Beans & Rice >

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Feel free to find comfort in this hearty dish: Black beans, tomatoes, peppers, onions and spices give the rice Southwestern flair. Some customers love it all on its own; others eat it over spaghetti squash or add the rice to a salad for bolder flavor and texture. Each serving: 210 calories, 10 grams of protein and seven grams of fiber.

8. Pepperoni Pizza Melt >

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Get all the pizza stuff you love—tangy tomato sauce, melty cheese and spicy pepperoni—wrapped up inside a crispy, seasoned crust. “It feels like you’re eating something you shouldn’t have,” says one customer, Jenn. But at only 220 calories with six grams of fiber and 12 grams of protein, this mid-day meal will keep your both your taste buds—and waistline—happy.

Want to check out our full lunch menu? Click here! >