It’s been a busy day and you didn’t get to have a healthy breakfast or lunch. Now it’s dinner time and you’re trying to fix a healthy meal with the little time you have at hand. How do you fix a delicious, healthy meal that won’t take your time? We’ve compiled 7 healthy dinner recipes that you can cook easily. Each of the discussed recipes are quick to fix (in 35 mins or less), tasty, nutritious, and balanced.
This meal comprises a filling of minced pork or beef with onions and rice, encased in parboiled cabbage leaves.
To make this meal, you parboil cabbage leaves in boiling water. You make the filling by combining rice, onion, bread crumbs and more. You also make the sauce separately in heated oil. Spread your sauce in a baking dish, cut out the cabbage leaf, place the fillings into one end and roll up. Bake for 15 minutes, with the baking dish covered with foil, until thoroughly cooked. This meal is healthy, delicious and takes less than 30mins to make.
You should note that stuffed cabbage rolls are not keto-friendly.
Baked Chicken Breast
Ingredients to make this delicious, tasty, and healthy meal include: smoked paprika, dried oregano or rosemary seasoning, spices, and avocado oil.
Preheat your oven to 450° to ensure baking, and not steaming. You should note that baked chicken breast is cooked uncovered. Covering the meal during cooking will result in boiled chicken instead of baked chicken. The meal is ready when the meat thermometer stuck inside the chicken reads 150°. Baked Chicken Breast can be served with whole grain side or salad side.
The perfect Fish Taco has the fish spicy and tasty enough to complement the veggies. It should turn out crispy and fried. If you make the Fish Taco perfectly, you won’t be able to get enough.
Ingredients needed to make this meal include fish, flour, yogurt and mayo, cabbage, tomato, avocado, lime, and spices.
Italian Sausage Stuffed Zucchini
Italian Sausage Stuffed Zucchini is easily-made. The meal cooks in less than 35 mins. Zucchini with the inside carved out is stuffed with sa it sausage and breadcrumbs to make the perfect dinner. This meal is extremely low in carbs.
Ingredients to use involve large zucchini, olive oil, sliced chicken sausage, Italian breadcrumbs, shredded mozzarella and fontina, as well as fresh basil already chopped.
Indian Shrimp And Lentils
Lentils are known to be a good source of protein. They also absorb other flavors quite well. In the Indian Shrimp and Lentils, the lentils absorb flavor from shallot, garlic, masala, and cream, providing a creamy protein-rich bed accommodating the shrimp.
Ingredients needed include chopped shallot, minced garlic, chopped ginger, garam masala, ground pepper, chopped tomato, red lentils, peeled and deveined shrimp, spinach, coconut cream, chopped cilantro and unsalted butter.
Pan-Seared Salmon With Kale And Apple Salad
Ingredients to use include salmon fillets cut in the center, fresh lemon juice, olive oil, kosher salt, dates, apple, sliced kale, grated pecorino, toasted almonds, ground black pepper and wheat rolls.
This meal may look fancy but it’s one which takes less than 10 mins to make, making it an easy weeknight main course.
Lemon-Garlic Shrimp And Grits
Ingredients to use include instant grits, kosher salt, ground black pepper, unsalted butter, medium shrimp, minced cloves garlic, lemon juice, chopped parsley all in the right proportions. Easily made and healthy, this meal is full of flavor and balanced.
Having dinner should be a priority, especially if you skipped out on breakfast or lunch. These 7 healthy dinner recipes discussed will save your time, give you a satisfying combination of flavors and keep you healthy.