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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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A sweet and spicy rub gives this quick salmon dish fantastic flavor. Paired with a green veggie and rice, it’s a delightful weeknight dinner that’s special enough for company. –Michele Doucette of Stephenville, Newfoundland
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Flank Steak with Wine Sauce

Flank Steak with Wine Sauce

Flank Steak with Wine Sauce

“For best results, I always serve this lean and tasty flank steak rare. Deglaze the pan with wine, making sure to scrape up all the savory browned bits with a wooden spoon,” says Warner Beatty of Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Cranberry Salsa Chicken

Cranberry Salsa Chicken

Cranberry Salsa Chicken

I made this dish for my fiance once...and he absolutely loved it. Now that we're married, I prepare it for our dinner guests. Everyone likes it, and no one guesses they're eating "healthy". —Amy VanGuilder Dik of Minneapolis, Minnesota

Grilled Sirloin

Grilled Sirloin

Grilled Sirloin

My husband and I and our four children are missionaries to Australia. We use this great tasting marinade just about every time we barbecue, which is often in this sunny part of the world.—Jennie Sauvageot of Pailba, Queensland
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Shrimp Pizza

Shrimp Pizza

Shrimp Pizza

Our home economists lightened Susan LeBrun’s savory pizza to make it a bit healthier. Topped with fresh shrimp and melted cheese, the delicious main dish from the Sulphur, Louisiana cook makes a timely supper with a special touch.

Shrimp 'n' Spinach Risotto

Shrimp 'n' Spinach Risotto

Shrimp 'n' Spinach Risotto

Writes Jennifer Neilsen of Williamston, North Carolina, “I enjoy concocting new, healthy recipes and spinach is one of the few vegetables that my husband will eat.” Jennifer's creamy risotto makes a great side dish, but doubles as a meal-in-one as well.

Chicken-Stuffed Cubanelle Peppers

Chicken-Stuffed Cubanelle Peppers

Chicken-Stuffed Cubanelle Peppers

Here's a different take on traditional stuffed peppers. I substituted chicken for the beef and used Cubanelle peppers in place of the green peppers that are usually featured in such a dish. —Ron Burlingame of Canton, Ohio

Soy-Glazed Scallops

Soy-Glazed Scallops

Soy-Glazed Scallops

These yummy broiled scallops are also a great source of vitamin B12 and heart-healthy minerals such as magnesium, helpful in keeping your heartbeat steady. —April Korando, Ava, Illinois

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

Boiled Ham Dinner

Boiled Ham Dinner

Boiled Ham Dinner

I made this all-in-one dish often for my children when they were growing up. Now, I fix it when baby-sitting my grandchildren...they love it, too. It's easy to cook in one pot on the stovetop. —Janet Tucker of Bellevue, Ohio

Italian Sausage N Peppers Supper

Italian Sausage N Peppers Supper

Italian Sausage N Peppers Supper

I created this sausage and pepper dish after I enjoyed similar at an Italian restaurant. My young son loves it even though it is a little spicy. -Teresa Puszkar of Colorado Springs, Colorado

Grilled Apple Chicken

Grilled Apple Chicken

Grilled Apple Chicken

“I like to slice the chicken into strips and serve them on a bed of salad greens on hot summer days. The chicken is great for cold sandwiches to take to work, too.” Eileen Rande - Farmington Hills, Michigan
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