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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.

Gnocchi with Pesto Sauce

Gnocchi with Pesto Sauce

Gnocchi with Pesto Sauce

Prepared pesto makes a flavorful sauce for gnocchi and vegetables.

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.

Curry Citrus Chicken

Curry Citrus Chicken

Curry Citrus Chicken

To brighten dark midwinter days, Marcy Hall relies on her mouthwatering microwave chicken with its sunny splash of citrus and warm dash of curry. “The thick sauce is also great served over rice.”—March Hall, Visalia, California
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Soy-Ginger Grilled Swordfish

Soy-Ginger Grilled Swordfish

Soy-Ginger Grilled Swordfish

This is one of my family's favorite recipes and also delicious with tuna or halibut steaks. I like to use concentrated frozen orange juice for a richer flavor. Marcy Hall - Visalia, California.

Easy Meatballs

Easy Meatballs

Easy Meatballs

Just three ingredients are needed for this speedy appetizer from Christine Smoot of Childress, Texas. “These meatballs are so different from all the others…you will never carry any leftovers home,” she assures. “I catered my daughter’s wedding and served them as appetizers.” TIP: “You can also serve over rice for a main dish,” Christine suggests.

Quick Herbed Orange Roughy

Quick Herbed Orange Roughy

Quick Herbed Orange Roughy

A host of seasonings flavors these delightful orange roughy fillets. “They’re so good, I rarely prepare fish any other way,” Elaine Anderson relates from New Galilee, Pennsylvania.

Wild Rice with Celery Stuffed Cornish Hens

Wild Rice with Celery Stuffed Cornish Hens

Wild Rice with Celery Stuffed Cornish Hens

Stuffed with a succulent combination of wild rice, mushrooms and dried cranberries these golden hens are sure to become a special-occasion entree in your home. "They're a wonderful change of pace from traditional turkey," writes Nancy Horsburgh of Everett, Ontario.

Easy Chicken Potpie

Easy Chicken Potpie

Easy Chicken Potpie

In Omaha, Nebraska, Martha Evans relies on a baking mix, canned soup and frozen vegetables for her spirit-warming favorite. “I like to serve it with cranberry sauce,” she shares.

Honey-Citrus Chicken Kabobs

Honey-Citrus Chicken Kabobs

Honey-Citrus Chicken Kabobs

It only takes 30 minutes to marinate the chicken for these tangy lemon-lime skewers. They are easy to assemble and grill, and fun to eat! -Amanda Mills of Austin, Texas

Citrus Chicken Fajitas

Citrus Chicken Fajitas

Citrus Chicken Fajitas

I've tried several variations of this recipe, choosing chicken for a lighter fare and just the perfect blend of spices. I've prepared it for many "themed" dinners with friends, and everyone raves about these fajitas. —Debra Kapitan, Sacramento, California

Cod with Sweet Peppers

Cod with Sweet Peppers

Cod with Sweet Peppers

“This quick and delicious recipe is a long-time family favorite,” notes Judy Grebetz from Racine, Wisconsin. “I like to use three or four different-colored peppers for an extra-pretty presentation.” TASTY TIP: If using fresh oregano on this fish, triple the amount, notes Judy Grebetz. “Then serve with couscous or brown rice to round out the meal.”
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