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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.

Puffy Chile Rellenos Casserole

Puffy Chile Rellenos Casserole

Puffy Chile Rellenos Casserole

Here's a wonderfully zesty casserole that's much lower in fat and easier to assemble than traditional chile rellenos. I don't remember where I got the recipe, but I've enjoyed this layered entree for years. --Marilyn Morey of Mallard, Iowa.

Easy Haddock Bake

Easy Haddock Bake

Easy Haddock Bake

We call this recipe "Mock Lobster Casserole" because it turns haddock into something fancy. The canned soup lends a creamy touch, making the dinner seem indulgent even though it's actually quite light.—Dorothy Bateman of Carver, Massachusetts

Spicy Chicken Breasts

Spicy Chicken Breasts

Spicy Chicken Breasts

With the fiery spices in this entree, you won't even think about reaching for the salt shaker. Our Test Kitchen team combined minced garlic, cayenne pepper and paprika with a few kitchen staples for a fiesta of taste.
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Curry Chicken and Vegetables

Curry Chicken and Vegetables

Curry Chicken and Vegetables

A hint of curry makes this meal-in-one a vibrant change of pace from weeknight staples. "I like to add a dash of red pepper flakes to the stir-fry for extra spice," shares Judie White of Florien, Louisiana.

Snapper with Vegetable Medley

Snapper with Vegetable Medley

Snapper with Vegetable Medley

Here are three savory items from one recipe. It's my typical Friday dinner when a quick delicious meal is the order of the day. The herbed rice perfectly complements the colorful veggie stir-fry and tender fish fillets. -Mary Ann Palestino of Brooklyn of New York

Phyllo Chicken Potpie

Phyllo Chicken Potpie

Phyllo Chicken Potpie

Ribbons of buttery phyllo dough provide a crispy topping for this impressive entree. Pearl onions, mushrooms, asparagus and chicken are treated to a creamy sauce that our home economists flavored with thyme and sherry.

Chicken Piccata with Lemon Sauce

Chicken Piccata with Lemon Sauce

Chicken Piccata with Lemon Sauce

Once you've tried Susan Pursell's tangy yet delicate entree, you won't hesitate to make it for company. Seasoned with Parmesan and parsley, the chicken cooks up golden brown, then is drizzled with a light lemon sauce. Susan sent the recipe from her home in Fountain City, California.

Scallops Florentine

Scallops Florentine

Scallops Florentine

This elegant spinach-and-scallops dish created by our Test Kitchen makes a special entree for two. A pleasant Parmesan-garlic sauce complements the scallops in a scrumptious way.

Marinated Barbecued Chicken

Marinated Barbecued Chicken

Marinated Barbecued Chicken

"Every time I make this tender chicken, people ask for the recipe," relates Deborah DiLaura English from Casper, Wyoming. "A friend of mine shared the recipe, which she got from her sister-in-law who's from the Philippines."

Green Bean Ham Quiche

Green Bean Ham Quiche

Green Bean Ham Quiche

Ham tastes just as good the next day in this hearty quiche that’s great at any meal. Sandy Flick of Toledo, Ohio adds green beans for a unique touch and they pair perfectly with ham, mushrooms and Swiss cheese.

Shrimp with Mustard Sauce

Shrimp with Mustard Sauce

Shrimp with Mustard Sauce

From St. Charles, Illinois, Donna Richardson sends this fast stovetop dinner for two. Seasoned with white wine, Dijon mustard and garlic, the shrimp make weeknight dinners seem special.
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