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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.

Spinach-Stuffed Beef Tenderloin

Spinach-Stuffed Beef Tenderloin

Spinach-Stuffed Beef Tenderloin

Make this elegant but easy entree the centerpiece of Christmas dinner...and you're sure to be serving up seconds.

Pinto Bean Stew

Pinto Bean Stew

Pinto Bean Stew

"This thick, hearty stew is chock-full of beans and vegetables and makes a wonderful supper on cold winter days," relates Gina Passantino of Arlington, Virginia. "I sometimes serve it over rice for a fun change of pace. It also freezes well."

Salmon with Orange-Kiwi Salsa

Salmon with Orange-Kiwi Salsa

Salmon with Orange-Kiwi Salsa

"My husband has very selective tastes, so when he raved about this wonderful marinated baked salmon at a dinner party, I knew I had to have the recipe," says Maria Davis of Flower Mound, Texas. "The citrusy salsa is as pretty as it is tasty."
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Baked Chicken Breast

Baked Chicken Breast

Baked Chicken Breast

Give Joy Beck's Salt Substiture (above) a try on this quick-to-fix chicken dish from our Test Kitchen. It's sure to put a feather in your cap at dinnertime!

Honey-Dijon Pork Tenderloin

Honey-Dijon Pork Tenderloin

Honey-Dijon Pork Tenderloin

Pork tenderloin gets gussied up with a sweet honey, Dijon mustard and sesame seed marinade in this easy-to-fix low-fat entree. "This is our family's favorite way to fix pork during grilling season," says Barbara Blake from her home in West Brattleboro, Vermont.

Marinated Orange Roughy

Marinated Orange Roughy

Marinated Orange Roughy

"This recipe—from a seafood cookbook my husband bought me before we were married—is a longtime favorite," writes Robin Guth of Endicott, New York. "I have literally won out the page it's printed on." The citrus-flavored fillets are broiled to a golden brown...then topped with toasted sesame seeds for a fun crunch.

Penne Sausage Bake

Penne Sausage Bake

Penne Sausage Bake

"This hearty pasta dish was inspired by the delicious sausage rolls served at our favorite Italian restaurant," relates Vicky Benscoter of Birmingham, Alabama. "I serve if frequently for supper since it's easy to prepare and my husband thinks it's great!"

Lemon Turkey with Couscous Stuffing

Lemon Turkey with Couscous Stuffing

Lemon Turkey with Couscous Stuffing

"For a special-occasion main dish that's perfect for a small family gathering, try this moist tender turkey breast with its unusual dressing," suggests Kathi Graham of Naperville, Illinois. "Lemon and garlic flavor the meat, while raisins and shredded carrot add sweetness and color to the couscous stuffing."

Herbed Lemon Pork Chops

Herbed Lemon Pork Chops

Herbed Lemon Pork Chops

"Expect to get plenty of compliments on these fast, flavor-packed chops," relates Billi Jo Sylvester, New Smyrna Beach, Florida. "They're tender and juicy."

Mediterranean Chicken Fettuccine

Mediterranean Chicken Fettuccine

Mediterranean Chicken Fettuccine

Herbed tomato sauce enhances the tender, moist chicken in this delectable dish from Cynthia McGraw of Florissant, Missouri. Crumbled feta cheese and tangy green olives bring home the essence of Mediterranean flavor. "If you use fresh herbs, add them to the skillet during the last 15 minutes of cooking," Cynthia advises. "This dish is excellent made the day before and reheated."

Sunshine Halibut

Sunshine Halibut

Sunshine Halibut

Seasoned with garlic, onion and citrus, these fish fillets are moist and tasty, and they look especially pretty on a colorful bed of shredded carrots. "This delightful main dish tastes like you fussed, but it can be make in a snap," say Jalayne Luckett of Marion, Illinois.
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