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Healthy Main Dishes

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In this healthier version of a traditional recipe, I punch up the flavor of turkey with caramelized onions and brandy, cut saturated fat with heart-healthy canola oil, and save a few calories for a sprinkling of gooey cheese. Serve with a side of lemony green beans and everyone’s happy! —Jennifer Beckman, Falls Church, Virginia
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Orzo Shrimp Stew

Orzo Shrimp Stew

Orzo Shrimp Stew

Since Lisa Stinger and her husband really enjoy seafood, she doesn't skimp on shrimp in this recipe! "This mildly seasoned stew has other satisfying ingredients, too, like broccoli, tomatoes and pasta," she writes from Hamilton, New Jersey.

Sesame Beef 'n' Veggie Kabobs

Sesame Beef  'n' Veggie Kabobs

Sesame Beef 'n' Veggie Kabobs

This is a favorite with my entire familyChalk it up to the fact that this recipe delivers great flavor, tender chunks of meat and a presentation as pretty as a picture! Frances Klingemann-Omaha, Nebraska

Pork with Apples and Sweet Potatoes

Pork with Apples and Sweet Potatoes

Pork with Apples and Sweet Potatoes

Here's a meal-in-one that is quick, delicious and nutritious. The tenderloin is rubbed with a few simple seasonings...and baked apples and sweet potatoes around the dinner perfectly. —Linda Lacek of Winter Park, Florida
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Basil-Marinated Fish

Basil-Marinated Fish

Basil-Marinated Fish

Combined with oil, a sprinkling of other herbs and a little zesty lemon peel, basil vinegar and makes a delightfully mild and pleasant marinade for orange roughy or halibut.

Skillet Ham & Rice

Skillet Ham & Rice

Skillet Ham & Rice

Ham, rice and mushrooms make a tasty combination in this homey stovetop dish. It goes from start to finish in just 20 minutes. —Susan Zivec, Regina, Saskatchewan

Teriyaki Salmon with Sesame Ginger Rice

Teriyaki Salmon with Sesame Ginger Rice

Teriyaki Salmon with Sesame Ginger Rice

This delicious recipe is lower in fat, super-fast and elegant enough for company. It's packed full of vitamins and antioxidants and is good not only for your waistline, but for your heart, too! Katrina Lopes - Lyman, South Carolina

Brown Rice 'n' Apple Stuffed Turkey

Brown Rice 'n' Apple Stuffed Turkey

Brown Rice 'n' Apple Stuffed Turkey

Mouthwatering flavors of autumn permeate this lovely stuffing concocted by our Test Kitchen home economists. Apple bits and plump raisins add fruity flavor to the brown rice.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Tangy Tender Pork Chops

Tangy Tender Pork Chops

Tangy Tender Pork Chops

“I’ve used this recipe for many years and always get compliments when I serve it.” The tender chops pair well with the saucy onion-and-pepper topping. This would also be fantastic served with mashed potatoes. Mrs. Thomas Maust - Berlin, Pennsylvania

Snapper with Vegetable Medley

Snapper with Vegetable Medley

Snapper with Vegetable Medley

Here are three savory items from one recipe. It's my typical Friday dinner when a quick delicious meal is the order of the day. The herbed rice perfectly complements the colorful veggie stir-fry and tender fish fillets. -Mary Ann Palestino of Brooklyn of New York

Simple Shrimp Stir-Fry

Simple Shrimp Stir-Fry

Simple Shrimp Stir-Fry

"In the 15 years I've been making this stir-fry, I've shared the recipe many times," writes Delia Kennedy from Deer Park, Washington. "When our children were still at home, the offered to was the pan after dinner to encourage me to make it!"

Shrimp 'n' Veggie Pizza

Shrimp 'n' Veggie Pizza

Shrimp 'n' Veggie Pizza

Just 30 minutes are all you’ll need to put together this simple colorful pizza. “It’s a great way to use up leftover shrimp and veggies,” attests Terri Webber of Miami, Florida.
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