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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.

Herbed Cranberry Chicken

Herbed Cranberry Chicken

Herbed Cranberry Chicken

These juicy chicken breasts have very little salt, yet they are well seasoned and full of flavor. The chunky cranberry sauce and toasted pecans make the quick weeknight entree special. -Margee Berry of White Salmon, Washington

Corn-Stuffed Pork Chops

Corn-Stuffed Pork Chops

Corn-Stuffed Pork Chops

Here's a main course that's impressive enough for guests but simple enough for weeknights. The moist stuffing only takes a few moments to prepare. —Kimberly Andresen, Chiefland, Florida

Steak with Three Peppers

Steak with Three Peppers

Steak with Three Peppers

Fresh ginger and garlic season this mouthwatering mixture of beef strips, sweet peppers, romaine lettuce and crunchy water chestnuts. "My husband loves stir-fry," writes Katherine Prier of Conway, Missouri. "I like it, too, because it's quick, easy and cleanup is a breeze since everything cooks in one pan."—Katherine Prier, Conway, Missouri
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Chicken Chop Suey

Chicken Chop Suey

Chicken Chop Suey

"This is my favorite stir-fry dish," says Arleen Gibson of Simcoe, Ontario. "It's so versatile because you can change the meat or veggies to suit your taste...or according to what's in the refrigerator."

Baked Walleye with Vegetables

Baked Walleye with Vegetables

Baked Walleye with Vegetables

Low in carbohydrates but pleasing in taste, this recipe makes for a moist and tender main course. Parmesan cheese flavors a medley of zucchini, mushrooms and onions that tops the fish fillets.—Sondra Ostheimer, Boscobel, Wisconsin

Cumin Chicken

Cumin Chicken

Cumin Chicken

This zesty chicken dish from Margaret Allen of Abingdon, Virginia comes together in a flash. But it's so saucy and delicious, it's certainly good enough for company, and perfect for those busy weeknights. —Margaret Allen, Abingdon, Virginia

Harvest Autumn Potroast

Harvest Autumn Potroast

Harvest Autumn Potroast

Good old-fashioned pot roast has a new mouthwatering flavor the way Deby Kominski prepares it. "This colorful dish makes an appealing holiday meal," she writes from Honesdale, Pennsylvania. "The cranberries mixed with horseradish give the beef terrific taste. You can add any vegetables you like to make it more unique."—Deby Kominski, Honesdale, Pennsylvania

Curried Lamb Stew

Curried Lamb Stew

Curried Lamb Stew

"This is without a doubt the yummiest stew I've ever tasted," informs Lorna Irving of Holberg, British Columbia. "My mom often made it for special occasions when I was growing up. It's been popular with our family for the past 40 years. You can make it ahead and reheat before serving."

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

Braised Autumn Pork Chops

Braised Autumn Pork Chops

Braised Autumn Pork Chops

"My husband made these delicious chops for me when I was expecting our first child. He found the recipe in a cookbook full of healthy recipes," writes Sarah Susanka, Ventura, California. "The braising liquid keeps the pork tender and juicy. And the blend of apple cider, sage and vinegar gives it a subtle sweet-and-sour taste."

Braised Beef and Mushrooms

Braised Beef and Mushrooms

Braised Beef and Mushrooms

Knowing folks on restricted diets need to please their taste buds, too, our home economists came up with this flavorful treatment for beef. Bits of vegetables in a hearty wine-flavored sauce make the meat moist and delicious. Even without salt, it's a mouthwatering choice for dinner!
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