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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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Thyme & Basil Roast Pork

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LORRAINE CALAND
Dad’s favorite roast pork was rubbed with cinnamon, thyme, basil and lemon. He loved thick slices and wanted only a salad to finish off the meal. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario
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Bacon-Garlic Chicken

Bacon-Garlic Chicken

Bacon-Garlic Chicken

Help yourself to my wonderful Italian stovetop chicken. It can be thrown together in minutes but tastes like you made a big fuss. —Yvonne Starlin, Westmoreland, Tennessee

Garlic-Mushroom Turkey Slices

Garlic-Mushroom Turkey Slices

Garlic-Mushroom Turkey Slices

Says Rick Fleishman from Beverly Hills, California, “Even my 17-year-old likes this turkey dish, and she’s a picky eater! There’s a minimum of fat, and it’s delicious and inexpensive for weeknight dining.”

Sausage Chicken Jambalaya

Sausage Chicken Jambalaya

Sausage Chicken Jambalaya

For anyone who enjoys entertaining, this jambalaya is the perfect one-pot meal to feed a crowd. It’s comforting, spicy and easy to make.—Betty Benthin, Grass Valley, California
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Spiced Pineapple Ham

Spiced Pineapple Ham

Spiced Pineapple Ham

A friend wanted a recipe for spiced pineapple but couldn't find one. So the two of us combined several recipes to come up with this sweet sauce. It's excellent served with ham. —Betty Claycomb of Alverton, Pennsylvania

Skillet Chicken 'n' Veggies

Skillet Chicken 'n' Veggies

Skillet Chicken 'n' Veggies

For a busy weeknight, try this fast and yummy recipe with tender chicken, sweet potatoes and green beans. As Janet Polson of Laurel, Mississippi explains, “It’s a wonderful, let’s-have-it-again kind of meal.”

Down-Home Barbecued Chicken

Down-Home Barbecued Chicken

Down-Home Barbecued Chicken

Summer barbecue season is here, and you'll both love grilling when this savory mainstay from Mary Kaye Rackowitz of Marysville, Washington is on the menu. Hot pepper sauce adds a little zip to the tender chicken.

Gluten-Free Chili Beef Pasta

Gluten-Free Chili Beef Pasta

Gluten-Free Chili Beef Pasta

After I got married, my aunt gave me her recipe for skillet spaghetti and told me it was ideal for a quick weeknight meal. Over the years I’ve tinkered with the ingredients and played with the seasonings to make it healthier. It's a dish my family truly loves. —Kristen Killian, Depew, New York

Lemony Shrimp 'n' Asparagus

Lemony Shrimp 'n' Asparagus

Lemony Shrimp 'n' Asparagus

From Scribner, Nebraska, Becky Von Segern sends this marvelous main dish that cooks quickly in the microwave yet is special enough to serve to company. "It's a pretty and tasty way to use your spring harvest of asparagus." she assures. "An added bonus is the low calorie count."

Glazed Spiral-Sliced Ham

Glazed Spiral-Sliced Ham

Glazed Spiral-Sliced Ham

In my mind, few foods in a holiday spread are as tempting as a big baked ham. I always hope for leftovers so we can have ham sandwiches in the following days. —Edie DeSpain, Logan, Utah

Braised Southwest Beef Roast

Braised Southwest Beef Roast

Braised Southwest Beef Roast

Seasoned with Southwestern zest, this lean beef roast is fork-tender and gets a little kick from salsa. "My husband, Phillip, and our two young daughters raise our own cattle and hogs on a farm just outside Freeburg, Missouri," writes Cathy Sestak. "This one of our favorite ways to eat beef. Enjoy!"

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
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