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Low Fat Dinner Recipes & Main Dishes

Looking for low fat dinner recipes? Find healthy low fat main dishes including low fat chicken, low fat beef, and more low fat dinner recipes.

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After searching for an out-of-this-world bottled barbecue sauce, I threw in the towel and stirred up my own with ketchup, honey, brown mustard—the works. —Kathleen Criddle, Lake Worth, Florida
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Italian-Style Cabbage Rolls

Italian-Style Cabbage Rolls

Italian-Style Cabbage Rolls

Here's a great way to get your family to eat their vegetables. Not only is this one of my gang's favorite dinners, but my 8-year-old son loves to help me roll the turkey filling into the cabbage leaves. —Erika Niehoff of Eveleth, Minnesota

Lactose-Free Veggie-Stuffed Shells

Lactose-Free Veggie-Stuffed Shells

Lactose-Free Veggie-Stuffed Shells

"I wanted my family to get the benefits of soy, so I tweaked a traditional recipe. This is a low-fat, great-tasting dish that everyone will enjoy.” Kimberly Hammond - Kingwood, Texas

Barbecue Pork Tacos with Apple Slaw

Barbecue Pork Tacos with Apple Slaw

Barbecue Pork Tacos with Apple Slaw

We celebrate taco Tuesdays, so I keep things interesting by switching up the varieties. These pork tacos are super simple to make. —Jenn Tidwell, Fair Oaks, California
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Crispy Sage Chicken Tenders

Crispy Sage Chicken Tenders

Crispy Sage Chicken Tenders

One of my mom's favorite chicken recipes used fresh sage. Her version was smothered with gravy, but we like these panko-crusted tenders as they are. —Deb Perry, Traverse City, Michigan

Thyme Chicken Marsala

Thyme Chicken Marsala

Thyme Chicken Marsala

Here's a quick little recipe with restaurant presentation and flavor, perfect for impromptu entertaining. Dorothy Smith of El Dorado, Arkansas sautes flattened chicken breasts and serves them atop julienned carrots and peppers. The simple wine sauce goes together in minutes.

Red Beans and Sausage

Red Beans and Sausage

Red Beans and Sausage

Turkey sausage, beans and a zesty blend of spices make this a deliciously unique meal.—Cathy Webster, Morris, Illinois

Microwave Potato Ham Dinner

Microwave Potato Ham Dinner

Microwave Potato Ham Dinner

I've had this recipe for 15 years. From the first time I made it, my family couldn't get enough. Now that our three daughters are grown and married, they fix it for their families, too. —Sharon Price of Caldwell, Idaho

Grilled Lime-Teriyaki Shrimp

Grilled Lime-Teriyaki Shrimp

Grilled Lime-Teriyaki Shrimp

“I make these seafood skewers often,” writes Karen Tyson from Clawson, Michigan. “We grill year-round. The side dishes may vary, but these shrimp are always a stellar main event!”

Ragu Bolognese

Ragu Bolognese

Ragu Bolognese

“I cook my hearty entree, Ragu Bolognese, slowly, which creates a rich sauce that’s absolutely delicious. The veggies add fiber, and I use skim milk and turkey sausage to keep it lighter,” Mary Bilyeu writes from Ann Arbor, Michigan. The flavorful dish is great for family, but special enough for company.

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

Vegetable Stuffed Chicken Rolls

Vegetable Stuffed Chicken Rolls

Vegetable Stuffed Chicken Rolls

“I’ve been making this pretty, festive-looking dish for years and people often ask for the recipe. Convenient for company, it can be made ahead of time right up to the point of dusting with flour and browning.” —Virgina Anthony, Jacksonville, Florida
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