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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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These crispy chicken nuggets have just the right amount of spice. Yogurt makes them extra tender. —Lee Evans, Queen Creek, Arizona
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Boiled Ham Dinner

Boiled Ham Dinner

Boiled Ham Dinner

I made this all-in-one dish often for my children when they were growing up. Now, I fix it when baby-sitting my grandchildren...they love it, too. It's easy to cook in one pot on the stovetop. —Janet Tucker of Bellevue, Ohio

Raspberry Thyme Chicken

Raspberry Thyme Chicken

Raspberry Thyme Chicken

Here's an easy way to dress up chicken. Lenita Schafer, Princeton, Massachusetts, guarantees you won't miss the fat and calories when you taste this tender poultry with berry sauce.

Apricot Ginger Mustard-Glazed Ham

Apricot Ginger Mustard-Glazed Ham

Apricot Ginger Mustard-Glazed Ham

Although I usually buy spiral-sliced hams, I decided to do a home-baked ham with a gingery glaze. This is how you do special-occasion dining. —Ally Phillips, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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Mahi Mahi with Nectarine Salsa

Mahi Mahi with Nectarine Salsa

Mahi Mahi with Nectarine Salsa

A ripe nectarine inspired me to put together a fruity salsa to serve with fish fillets. I received six thumbs up from our three children for this easy, nutritious main dish. —Michelle Augustine, Cincinnati, OH

Grilled Meat Loaves

Grilled Meat Loaves

Grilled Meat Loaves

Craving meat loaf but not wanting to turn on a hot oven forced Jennifer Sheller to come up with this yummy recipe. “It’s a huge time-saver and the scrumptious sauce drizzled over the top keeps the patties wonderfully moist,“ she reports from Lebanon, Pennsylvania.

Shrimp Pizza

Shrimp Pizza

Shrimp Pizza

Our home economists lightened Susan LeBrun’s savory pizza to make it a bit healthier. Topped with fresh shrimp and melted cheese, the delicious main dish from the Sulphur, Louisiana cook makes a timely supper with a special touch.

Chicken Soba Noodle Toss

Chicken Soba Noodle Toss

Chicken Soba Noodle Toss

This is one of my favorite meals for busy weeknights. You can perp all the ingredients the day before and then put the dish together just before dinner. —Elizabeth Brown, Lowell, Massachusetts

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!

Citrus-Honey Chicken

Citrus-Honey Chicken

Citrus-Honey Chicken

We raise heirloom-breed chickens, so I'm always looking for chicken recipes. This one with orange and honey flavors is tops at our house. —Beth Nafziger, Lowville, NY

Chicken Kabobs with Peach Glaze

Chicken Kabobs with Peach Glaze

Chicken Kabobs with Peach Glaze

Chicken, peaches and veggies are treated to a delightful glaze. These kabobs pack in flavor. Serve with couscous or rice, and dinner’s served! —Sharon Ricci, Mendon, New York

Succulent Beef Skewers for 2

Succulent Beef Skewers for 2

Succulent Beef Skewers for 2

Agnes Ward, of Stratford, Ontario says, “These are no ordinary beef kabobs! They’re herb-infused and need to marinate at least two hours or overnight for the best flavor. If you feel like splurging, this recipe’s also fantastic with beef tenderloin.”
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