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Healthy Main Dishes

Looking for healthy main dishes? Find healthy main dishes including easy healthy dinners, healthy chicken main dishes, and more healthy dinners ideas.

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My twin sister and I came up with this recipe after losing 25 pounds and craving comfort food. We have many recipes using spaghetti squash in place of pasta. —Courtney Varela, Aliso Viejo, California
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Pork Chops with Orange Sauce

Pork Chops with Orange Sauce

Pork Chops with Orange Sauce

Tangy orange flavors the marinade and sweet sauce that dress up these tender and juicy chops. Add mashed potatoes or rice and a simple side salad for a fuss-free supper. Mary Chandler - Grand Tower, Illinois

Hoisin Salmon Fillets

Hoisin Salmon Fillets

Hoisin Salmon Fillets

Fabulous Asian flavor in no time flat—this moist salmon is special enough for guests, easy enough for weekdays. “I usually serve this dish with steamed brown rice, broccoli and a fresh fruit salad.” —Jeri Farough, Perryville, Missouri

Spicy Shrimp Fettuccine

Spicy Shrimp Fettuccine

Spicy Shrimp Fettuccine

This dressed-up seafood entree from Judy Farrar makes a tasty impression on family and friends. "Nicely spiced shrimp, tomatoes and spinach top off the saucy fettuccine," she notes from Richmond, Virginia. "It's great with crusty bread and a salad,"
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Polynesian Pork Loin

Polynesian Pork Loin

Polynesian Pork Loin

From Hendersonville, North Carolina, Karyn Joyner shares this enticing pork roast and chunky tomato sauce. After reducing the tangy sauce on her stovetop, she uses a portion of it to flavor the pork, serving the extra on the side at dinner.

Tangy Chicken

Tangy Chicken

Tangy Chicken

I had some leftover pineapple and decided to cook it with onion, tomato, soy sauce and a hit of brown sugar. The result was a zesty chunky sauce, ideal for chicken and rice.—Lee Ann Odell, Erie , Colorado

California Club Pizza

California Club Pizza

California Club Pizza

You can use your favorite store-bought pizza dough or make your own for this West Coast-inspired pie topped with tomato, avocado and sprouts. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Portobello Crab Open-Faced Sandwiches

Portobello Crab Open-Faced Sandwiches

Portobello Crab Open-Faced Sandwiches

A roasted red pepper sauce tops this hearty sandwich with a yummy crab filling. Rosalind Pope, of Greensboro, North Carolina says, “with almost no saturated fat, this is light because the mayonnaise has been replaced with non-fat plain yogurt, and it’s served on only half a bun!”

Breaded Spinach-Stuffed Chicken

Breaded Spinach-Stuffed Chicken

Breaded Spinach-Stuffed Chicken

These moist chicken rolls get their appealing look from a golden crumb coating and wonderful spinach and onion filling. They're good right out of the oven, but you can also serve them chilled for an elegant lunch. —Mary Jones of St. Louis, Missouri

Oven Cassoulet

Oven Cassoulet

Oven Cassoulet

This tasty casserole can be put together quickly and is so warm and satisfying on a wintry night. We enjoy it with a lettuce salad or cooked vegetables. -Diane Molberg of Emerald Park, Saskatchewan

Plum-Glazed Chicken Kabobs

Plum-Glazed Chicken Kabobs

Plum-Glazed Chicken Kabobs

These creative kabobs make a great first impression, according to Nancy Morrison. "I brought them to a neighborhood dinner when we moved to our new home. People couldn't wait 'til dinner and started snatching them as soon as I walked in the door," she reports from Midlothian, Virginia. "They just couldn't resist the tantalizing aroma."

Cajun Beef Tenderloin

Cajun Beef Tenderloin

Cajun Beef Tenderloin

Warm up holiday gatherings with this hot spicy entree from Sue Dannahower in Fort Pierce, Florida. “The dry rub keeps the tenderloin moist and tender,” Sue promises. Because it’s so fuss-free, just pop it in the oven or grill, then sit back and make merry with guests...maybe catch the Super Bowl! TASTY TIP: For a festive change of pace from beef, resolve to try this spicy Cajun rub on pork tenderloin, too!
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