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Better Than Takeout: 30-Minute, Low-Calorie Dinner Recipes (Slide 6)

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The secret to a grilled pizza is having all your ingredients ready to go before you head out to the grill. Make it a meal: Toss the extra black beans, diced tomato and some avocado with prewashed salad greens and a tangy vinaigrette and dinner is on the table in no time.

Recipe: Smoky Corn & Black Bean Pizza

 
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Sichuan-Style Chicken with Peanuts

Sichuan-Style Chicken with …

The piquant Sichuan Sauce (which doubles easily) works well with almost any stir-fry but particularl…View slide
Black Bean & Salmon Tostadas

Black Bean & Salmon Tostadas

Pickled jalapeños, cilantro and avocado perk up convenient canned salmon for a quick tostada toppin…View slide
Green Pizza

Green Pizza

Why not use cooler-weather vegetables like broccoli and arugula as an unconventional pizza topping? …View slide
Moo Shu Vegetables

Moo Shu Vegetables

This vegetarian version of the classic Chinese stir-fry, Moo Shu, uses already-shredded vegetables t…View slide
Vietnamese Tofu-Noodle Lettuce Wraps

Vietnamese Tofu-Noodle Lett…

Here we toss rice noodles with crunchy vegetables, fresh herbs, tofu and a light, sweet, tart and sa…View slide
Smoky Corn & Black Bean Pizza

Smoky Corn & Black Bean Pizza

The secret to a grilled pizza is having all your ingredients ready to go before you head out to the …View slide
Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken Nuggets with Blackberry Mustard

Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken Nu…

Tossing chicken tenders with cornmeal gives these chicken nuggets great crunch without deep-frying. …View slide
Kung Pao Tofu

Kung Pao Tofu

Tofu and lots of fresh vegetables are stir-fried in just a bit of oil in this traditional Chinese di…View slide
Turkey Burgers with Mango Chutney

Turkey Burgers with Mango C…

Mango chutney and grilled red onion flavor this quick turkey burger. Serve with grilled baby red pot…View slide
Elise's Sesame Noodles

Elise's Sesame Noodles

Whole-wheat pasta bolsters fiber and nutrients in this popular Asian noodle salad. The recipe is fro…View slide
Tijuana Torta

Tijuana Torta

A Mexican-style torta is just like a burrito, except the “wrapper” is a hollowed-out roll instea…View slide
Brothy Chinese Noodles

Brothy Chinese Noodles

This dish was inspired by Chinese Dan Dan noodles—ground pork and noodles in a spicy broth. We use…View slide
Parmesan-Crusted Chicken Tenders

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken Te…

Crispy, Parmesan-flecked chicken tenders dipped in marinara sauce is an easy dinner the whole family…View slide
Blackened Salmon Po' Boy

Blackened Salmon Po' Boy

Mashed avocado mixed with reduced-fat mayo creates a cool, creamy spread—the perfect counterpoint …View slide
Barbecued Chicken Burritos

Barbecued Chicken Burritos

These burritos are something of a Tex-Mex wonder: tangy barbecue sauce, some roast chicken (or rotis…View slide
Peanut Noodles with Shredded Chicken & Vegetables

Peanut Noodles with Shredde…

If you can't find a bagged vegetable medley for this easy noodle bowl, choose 12 ounces of cut veget…View slide
Tandoori Tofu

Tandoori Tofu

A tandoori-inspired spice rub and smokiness from the grill flavor these tofu “steaks.” While you…View slide
The EatingWell Taco

The EatingWell Taco

Building the perfect taco is a very personal task—cheese under meat, cheese on top, no cheese at a…View slide
Beef & Bean Chile Verde

Beef & Bean Chile Verde

Chile Verde, usually a slow-cooked stew of pork, jalapeños and tomatillos, becomes an easy weeknigh…View slide
Beef Chow Fun

Beef Chow Fun

Brown sugar added to black bean-garlic sauce is what gives this stir-fry its unmistakable Chinese ta…View slide
Chilled Maine Shrimp with Cabbage & Peanuts, Vietnamese-Style

Chilled Maine Shrimp with C…

This Vietnamese-inspired shrimp salad is perfect if you’re looking for something different to brin…View slide
Vegetarian Tikka Masala

Vegetarian Tikka Masala

In this vegetarian tikka masala recipe, we combine crisp tofu pieces and vegetables in a spiced toma…View slide

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