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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.

Pork Tenderloin with Cherry Relish

Pork Tenderloin with Cherry Relish

Pork Tenderloin with Cherry Relish

Pork tenderloin, one of the leanest sources of protein, is a smart, low-fat choice for an entrée. Our Test Kitchen gave it an herb rub to keep flavor high and sodium low, then paired it with a dried-cherry relish, rich in antioxidants, for a fabulous, heart-healthy meal as good for you as it is good!

Sweet 'n' Sour Pork Stir-Fry

Sweet 'n' Sour Pork Stir-Fry

Sweet 'n' Sour Pork Stir-Fry

For easy preparation, purchase shredded carrots in the produce department of your grocery store.

Mexican Turkey Skillet

Mexican Turkey Skillet

Mexican Turkey Skillet

This family-friendly main dish with turkey, black beans and vegetables has a rich Mexican flavor that may seem indulgent, but it’s delightfully light. Created by our Test Kitchen, it cooks in one skillet, so it’s a snap to clean up for a weeknight supper.
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Chops with Mixed Fruit

Chops with Mixed Fruit

Chops with Mixed Fruit

Prunes, apricots and pineapple lend winter fruit flavor to this longtime meal mainstay from Phyllis Leslie. “It’s colorful, pretty and makes such a delicious gravy,“ she writes from Toledo, Ohio.

Turkey Wild Rice Casserole

Turkey Wild Rice Casserole

Turkey Wild Rice Casserole

This truly is a comforting meal-in-one. Featuring onion, carrot and celery, the wild rice mixture bakes in the same dish as the turkey tenderloins. —Lois Kinneberg of Phoenix, Arizona

Turkey Mostaccioli Bake

Turkey Mostaccioli Bake

Turkey Mostaccioli Bake

“I often serve this for dinner parties and always get tons of compliments,” writes Donna Ebert from Richfield, Wisconsin.

Dilled Shrimp with Angel Hair

Dilled Shrimp with Angel Hair

Dilled Shrimp with Angel Hair

“When I first made this,” writes Linda O'Brian of Girard Pennsylvania, “my husband was surprised it was a light recipe. We enjoy it often.” She adds, “Sometimes I add feta cheese; a small amount can really change the flavor.”

Italian Hot Dish

Italian Hot Dish

Italian Hot Dish

My husband had a poor perception of healthy food until he tried this beefy casserole. The combination of pasta, oregano, mushrooms and green peppers make it a favorite in our house. —Theresa Smith of Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Glazed Beef Tournedos

Glazed Beef Tournedos

Glazed Beef Tournedos

“I found this wonderful, quick recipe in a book years ago,” recalls Janet Singleton in Bellevue, Ohio. “It’s been a favorite for special occasions ever since! I like to serve it with twice-baked potatoes and a spinach salad.”

Lemon-Caper Pork Medallions

Lemon-Caper Pork Medallions

Lemon-Caper Pork Medallions

Looking for an elegant but easy dinner you can put together in a twinkling for guests or unexpected visitors? These lightly breaded medallions from the Light & Tasty Test Kitchen are truly something special!

Shrimp and Feta Linguine

Shrimp and Feta Linguine

Shrimp and Feta Linguine

When the weather gets chilly, warm up friends and family with this easy-to-prepare entree from our Test Kitchen. Topped with feta cheese and laced with a hint of wine, the aroma as it simmers will make mouths water! TIP: Look for tomato paste in a tube--it's great when you just need to use a tablespoon or two, and it keeps for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator.
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