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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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Summertime Orzo & Chicken

Summertime Orzo & Chicken

Summertime Orzo & Chicken

This easy-as-can-be main dish is likely to become a summer staple at your house. It’s that good! If you prefer, grill the chicken breasts instead of cooking in a skillet. —Fran MacMillan, West Melbourne, Florida

Beef Filets with Portobello Sauce

Beef Filets with Portobello Sauce

Beef Filets with Portobello Sauce

These tasty steaks seem special but they are fast enough for everyday dinners. We enjoy the mushroom-topped fillets with crusty French bread, mixed salad and a light lemon dessert. —Christel Stein, Tampa, Florida

Delicious Oven Barbecued Chicken

Delicious Oven Barbecued Chicken

Delicious Oven Barbecued Chicken

A friend made this moist chicken for us when we had our first child. I pared down the recipe to make it lower in fat and calories. It is now a family favorite, and even the kids ask for it. —Marge Wagner of Roselle, Illinois
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Italian Chicken and Peppers

Italian Chicken and Peppers

Italian Chicken and Peppers

I put this chicken recipe together one day when I had leftover peppers and wanted something easy. To my delight, the taste reminded me of pizza—something I love but can no longer eat! It's great with steamed broccoli. —Brenda Nolen, Simpsonville, South Carolina

Teriyaki Beef Stir-Fry for 3

Teriyaki Beef Stir-Fry for 3

Teriyaki Beef Stir-Fry for 3

In her home in Pine Beach, New Jersey, Jennifer Wickes serves this delicious dish often. "Try substituting chicken, shrimp or tofu for the beef, and add a healthy mix of water chestnuts, bean sprouts or nuts," she suggests.

Tomato Walnut Tilapia

Tomato Walnut Tilapia

Tomato Walnut Tilapia

Tomato, bread crumbs and crunchy walnuts dress up tilapia fillets in this favorite recipe. I serve it with cooked julienne carrots and green beans. —Phyl Broich-Wessling, Garner, Iowa

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.

Makeover Li'l Cheddar Meat Loaves

Makeover Li'l Cheddar Meat Loaves

Makeover Li'l Cheddar Meat Loaves

My husband goes wild for my meatloaf, but I don't know how healthy it is. The Taste of Home Test Kitchen experts slashed the calories and fat, but kept the original's tender and delicious qualities. —Jodie Mitchell, Denver, Pennsylvania

Mediterranean Chicken with Spaghetti Squash

Mediterranean Chicken with Spaghetti Squash

Mediterranean Chicken with Spaghetti Squash

Brimming with classic Mediterranean ingredients, this restaurant-quality dish will be an instant dinnertime hit. Serve it with a quick salad for a complete meal. Jayne Martin — Strathclair, Manitoba

Mexican Steak Fajitas

Mexican Steak Fajitas

Mexican Steak Fajitas

In Steak Fajitas, tender strips of sirloin pick up plenty of spicy flavor from a marinade seasoned with cayenne pepper and cumin. "These colorful sandwiches are speedy and satisfying," says Shirley Hilger of Lincoln, Nebraska.

One-Pot Spaghetti Dinner

One-Pot Spaghetti Dinner

One-Pot Spaghetti Dinner

Mamma mia! What’s your secret? A homemade sauce and a one-pot cooking method are the makings of a new family favorite. —Carol Benzel-Schmidt, Stanwood, Washington
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