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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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Jamaican-Style Beef Stew

Jamaican-Style Beef Stew

Jamaican-Style Beef Stew

This delicious stew makes a hearty supper with a lighter touch. The leaner cut of meat, herbs and seasonings and fresh vegetables make it so flavorful, you'll want another bowl!

Mexicali Chicken

Mexicali Chicken

Mexicali Chicken

“This recipe has been a family favorite for many years. It’s great served with Spanish rice and refried beans. Cilantro may be added to the salsa, if desired.” —Avanell Hewitt, North Richland Hills, Texas

Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Stew

Here is a variation of a beef stew that I came across. With sweet flavor from apricots and squash, we think it has South American or Cuban flair. The addition of corn makes it even more hearty. —Ruth Rodriguez of Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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Zippy Chicken Cacciatore

Zippy Chicken Cacciatore

Zippy Chicken Cacciatore

For an entree with Italian flair, try these tender chicken breasts simmered in a nicely seasoned tomato sauce. The sauce has chunks of green pepper and mushrooms, and gets a little zip from balsamic vinegar and red pepper flakes. —Test Kitchen

Almond Vegetable Chicken Stir-Fry

Almond Vegetable Chicken Stir-Fry

Almond Vegetable Chicken Stir-Fry

Margaret Wilson of Hemet, California shared the recipe for this yummy mainstay. Pineapple juice, ginger and soy sauce lend a slightly tangy flavor to the chicken strips and veggies in this pretty blend. A package of frozen vegetables speeds along the prep time, making this a quick meal for busy weeknights.

Beef Pineapple Stir Fry

Beef Pineapple Stir Fry

Beef Pineapple Stir Fry

Packed with veggies, tender beef and pineapple tidbits, this sweet-and-sour stir-fry is ideal for blustery weeknights or activity-packed weekends. Jackie Drake - Troutman, North Carolina

Black Bean Enchiladas

Black Bean Enchiladas

Black Bean Enchiladas

Picante sauce gives lots of zip to the tasty filling in these meatless enchiladas. Each generous serving is packed with fresh-tasting ingredients—and fiber, too. —Test Kitchen

Easy Cuban Picadillo

Easy Cuban Picadillo

Easy Cuban Picadillo

“My girlfriend gave me this delicious recipe years ago. I’ve made it ever since for family and friends, and they all love it. My daughter says it’s the best dish I make and loves to take leftovers to school for lunch the next day.” —Marie Wielgus, Wayne, New Jersey

Makeover Mediterranean Chicken & Beans

Makeover Mediterranean Chicken & Beans

Makeover Mediterranean Chicken & Beans

Not only does this cooking method make really juicy chicken thighs, it saves you time scrubbing an extra pan. —Marie Rizzio Interlochen, Michigan

Maple-Glazed Grilled Salmon

Maple-Glazed Grilled Salmon

Maple-Glazed Grilled Salmon

My brother-in-law once made a sweet glaze for salmon. I lightened up a similar recipe. Grilling gives the salmon palate-pleasing taste and eye-appealing flair, making it perfect for weeknight suppers as well as weekend dinner parties.—Kate Selner, St. Paul, Minnesota

Montego Bay Chicken

Montego Bay Chicken

Montego Bay Chicken

You don't need high-fat ingredients to make this grilled chicken taste good. The marinade both flavors and tenderizes the meat. —Julie De Matteo, Clementon, New Jersey
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