20 Healthy Dinner Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes

Looking for healthy dinner ideas? These good-for-you suppers all have fewer than 550 calories! Ready in 30 minutes or less, these easy, healthy dinner meals are quick to please.

Pesto Corn Salad with Shrimp

Pesto Corn Salad with Shrimp
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This recipe showcases the beautiful bounty of summer with its fresh corn, tomatoes and delicious basil. Prevent browning by placing plastic wrap directly on the salad or spritzing with lemon juice.

Beef Tenderloin with Roasted Cauliflower-Pomegranate Salad

Beef Tenderloin with Roasted Cauliflower-Pomegranate Salad
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This fresh and tangy pomegranate salad is the perfect complement to juicy tenderloin.

Ginger Salmon with Green Beans

Ginger Salmon with Green Beans
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I developed this flavor-packed dinner for a busy friend who wants to eat clean. —Nicole Stevens, Austin, Texas

Breaded Pork Cutlet with Avocado-and-Shredded Kale Salad

Breaded Pork Cutlet with Avocado-and-Shredded Kale Salad
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You can’t beet this dish. (We couldn’t resist.)

Herbed Balsamic Chicken

Herbed Balsamic Chicken
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Our kitchen is tiny and cramped, so we try to grill simple (but tasty) meals outside as often as possible during the summer months. Dried herbs work as well, but during the summer use fresh herbs for the best taste. —Kelly Evans, Denton, Texas

Salmon and Beets with Yogurt Sauce over Watercress

Salmon and Beets with Yogurt Sauce over Watercress
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If you’re in the mood for protein and greens for dinner, this recipe will satisfy your healthy cravings.

Mediterranean Pork and Orzo

Mediterranean Pork and Orzo
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On a really busy day, this meal-in-a-bowl is one of my top picks. It’s quick to put together, leaving a lot more time to relax at the table. —Mary Relyea, Canastota, New York

Grilled Pesto Chicken with Summer Squash

Grilled Pesto Chicken with Summer Squash
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Fire up the grill for this pesto-glazed chicken and squash recipe.

Spaghetti and Meatball Skillet Supper

Spaghetti and Meatball Skillet Supper
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I developed this one-skillet spaghetti and meatball dish to cut down on cooking time for busy nights. The beans, artichokes and tomatoes bump up the nutrition factor, while the lemon and parsley make it pop with brightness. —Roxanne Chan, Albany, California

Sugar Snap, Orange, and Teriyaki Stir-Fry

Sugar Snap, Orange, and Teriyaki Stir-Fry
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Oranges and sugar snap peas bring a touch of sweetness to this noodle and chicken stir-fry bowl.

Feta-Dill Chicken Burgers

Feta-Dill Chicken Burgers
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I found fresh ground chicken at the butcher and gave it a whirl on our new grill. The result is these saucy burgers. Everybody went nuts—including my sister-in-law, an amazing cook! —Wendy Boughton, Victoria, British Columbia

Jerk Chicken and Mango Lettuce Cups

Jerk Chicken and Mango Lettuce Cups
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Mango and cilantro give a little something extra to these ground chicken and rice lettuce cups.

Lemon-Dijon Pork Sheet Pan Supper

Lemon-Dijon Pork Sheet Pan Supper
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Most nights, I need something that gets on the table with minimal effort and delicious results. Sheet pan suppers like this one have become an all-time favorite, not only because of its bright flavors, but also because of its speedy clean-up time! —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah

Crispy Chicken with Roasted Carrots and Couscous

Crispy Chicken with Roasted Carrots and Couscous
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The secret to upgrading golden brown chicken thighs? Adding mint.

Chicken Thighs with Shallots & Spinach

Chicken Thighs with Shallots & Spinach
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This moist and tender chicken comes complete with its own creamy spinach side dish! It makes a pretty presentation and comes together in no time flat for a nutritious weeknight meal. —Genna Johannes, Wrightstown, Wisconsin

Roasted Parmesan Chicken and Tomatoes

Roasted Parmesan Chicken and Tomatoes
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Panko chicken cutlets get bursts of flavor thanks to roasted Campari tomatoes.

Fresh Corn & Tomato Fettuccine

Fresh Corn & Tomato Fettuccine
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This recipe combines delicious whole wheat pasta with the best of fresh garden produce. It’s tossed with heart-healthy olive oil, and a little feta cheese gives it bite. —Angela Spengler, Tampa, Florida

Dijon-Smothered Chicken Legs with Broccolini

Dijon-Smothered Chicken Legs with Broccolini
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Dress up drumsticks with a white wine, cream, and Dijon batter.

Spinach Quesadillas

Spinach Quesadillas
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My family gave these cheesy quesadillas oohs and aahs. Remove the spinach from the heat as soon as it wilts so it keeps a little bit of crunch. —Pam Kaiser, Mansfield, Missouri

Macaroni and Cheese with Chicken

Macaroni and Cheese with Chicken
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Switch up your typical cheddar mac-and-cheese recipe with this deliciously cheesy one, which calls for smoked mozzarella, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and rosemary béchamel.

 

 

 

 

 

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