These are the meals at McDonald’s that are under 500 calories… and yes, they include a burger

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AFTER Christmas is over, many will no doubt be planning to cut back on the excess of food they are consuming over the festive season.

Thankfully fast food chain McDonald’s does offer a number of meal options that are under 500 calories, for those looking for a January treat.

 There are a number of McDonald's meal that you can tuck into without consuming over 500 caloriesAlamy There are a number of McDonald’s meal that you can tuck into without consuming over 500 calories

What’s even better is that many of the meals also include a drink and snack, and still come in under the calorie count.

Here are some of the McDonald’s offerings that you can tuck into without worrying about the numbers.

Garlic mayo chicken wrap, fruit and water – 390kcal

If you are looking for a quick lunch option, why not try their garlic mayo chicken grilled wrap, with a bottle of water and a bag of fruit.

And forget the under 500-calorie target, this one doesn’t even reach 400.

 Choose from a number of snack and drink options to still be well under 500 caloriesMcDonalds Choose from a number of snack and drink options to still be well under 500 calories  Use this table to see the combinations of menu options that will keep you around the 500-calorie markMcDonalds Use this table to see the combinations of menu options that will keep you around the 500-calorie mark

McChicken sandwich, side salad, diet drink – 428kcal

It’s not just salads and healthy wraps that you can enjoy.

McDonald’s offers a McChicken sandwich combo for between 422 and 464 calories, depending on what you pair it with.

If you pick a fruit bag, carrot sticks or a side salad, and choose a diet drink, black or white coffee, espresso, regular tea or water, you will be smashing your target.

 You can enjoy a McChicken Sandwich and a diet drink and still be under the limitMcDonalds You can enjoy a McChicken Sandwich and a diet drink and still be under the limit

Spicy Veg Deluxe, side and drink – under 488kcal

If you’ve given up meat for the new year, why not try the fast food chain’s Spicy Veg Deluxe option.

And if you pair it with the sides listed for the McChicken sandwich, you will also be under your 500-calorie count.

 The Spicy Veg Deluxe can be paired with a number of sides and drinks to give you a total under 488kcalMcDonalds The Spicy Veg Deluxe can be paired with a number of sides and drinks to give you a total under 488kcal

Chicken nuggets, side salad, water – 298kcal

Many people are fans of the McDonald’s chicken nuggets, and thankfully you can have a selection and still keep under your target.

Six nuggets, a side salad and a water will use up 298kcals of your daily allowance, and give you the option of a few dips in the ketchup.

 Tuck into six nuggets, a side salad and drink a bottle of water, and still have calories left over for ketchupMcDonalds Tuck into six nuggets, a side salad and drink a bottle of water, and still have calories left over for ketchup

Egg & Cheese McMuffin, fruit bag and black coffee – 347kcal

You can also limit the calories consumed at breakfast too.

The Egg and Cheese McMuffin comes in at 290 calories, so that leaves room for a medium black coffee and fruit bag to make it a meal.

 Breakfast doesn't need to be heavy on the calories if you choose your items wiselyMcDonalds Breakfast doesn’t need to be heavy on the calories if you choose your items wisely  These breakfast options help you choose meals for under 400 caloriesMcDonalds These breakfast options help you choose meals for under 400 calories




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