Recipes For Dinner Healthy Main Dishes

Recipes For Dinner Healthy Main Dishes-Recipe 1

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil divided
  • 1 lb. ground turkey or beef 93/7
  • 1 ½ cup sweet onion finely diced
  • 1 cup carrots shredded
  • ½ tsp ginger minced
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 5 cups cabbage cut into ¼-inch shreds
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut aminos Tamari or soy sauce, gluten-free*
  • 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar or rice wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp. salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp. pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • Toasted sesame seeds optional
  • Green onions optional
  • See this recipe in Healthy Meal Plan #1

Instructions

  • In a large saute pan over medium heat drizzle 1 tablespoon olive oil and add ground turkey. Cook for 5-6 minutes, or until turkey is almost cooked through.
  • Push turkey to the side of the pan and add onion and other tablespoon of oil. Saute for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add shredded carrots, garlic, and ginger and saute for 2 minutes. Stir the vegetables and turkey together.
  • Pour chicken broth in the pan and scrape the bottom of it to deglaze it.
  • Add cabbage, coconut aminos or soy sauce, vinegar, salt, and pepper. Stir well and cover with a lid. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 12-15 minutes, or until cabbage is to your desired tenderness.
  • Just before serving add toasted sesame oil and top with green onions and toasted sesame seeds. Serve over regular rice, cauliflower rice, or eat it in a bowl by itself. Enjoy! See this recipe in Healthy Meal Plan #1

Recipes For Dinner Healthy Main Dishes-Recipe 2

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 1 yellow pepper diced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 cup rice (parboiled preferred; see notes)
  • 5 cups broth or more if it seems dry
  • 1 jar (16-oz) chunky salsa
  • 1 can (15-oz) black beans
  • 1 cup sweet corn canned OR frozen
  • Shredded cheese, lime wedges, sour cream, chopped tomatoes, cilantro, avocado, tortilla chips…. optional, to serve

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and beef and cook until browned. Stir in the diced peppers and cook for 1 more minute.Stir in the tomato paste, taco seasoning, salt and pepper. Cook for 1 minute. Add the rice, broth, salsa, black beans and corn and stir well.
  • Bring to a simmer, cover the skillet with a lid, reduce the heat and gently cook for around 15 minutes, or until cooked through. Add more broth if necessary.
  • Top with shredded cheese and cover for another 2 minutes, if you like. Serve with your favorite toppings.

Recipes For Dinner Healthy Main Dishes-Recipe 3

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white rice (rinsed and drained)
  • 2-3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 2 Tomatoes diced
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup Pinto beans canned (rinsed and drained)
  • 2 cup chicken stock low sodium (or vegetable stock or water if vegan)
  • 1 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp cooking oil
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large skillet on medium heat. Add garlic and saute until fragrant for about 30 sec
  • Add onion and saute until translucent. Then add diced tomatoes and cook them until they soften for about 3-4 mins
  • Add spinach, beans, rice and cook for a couple of minutes. Now add water, chicken stock or vegetable stock (if vegan) and bring the mixture to a boil
  • Season with curry powder, salt and pepper. Adjust salt and pepper according to taste
  • Simmer the rice mixture for 18-20 min (or until rice is tender) on low heat with lid on
  • Turn off the heat and serve warm to enjoy this nutritious spinach rice

Recipes For Dinner Healthy Main Dishes-Recipe 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white rice (rinsed and drained)
  • 2-3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 2 Tomatoes diced
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup Pinto beans canned (rinsed and drained)
  • 2 cup chicken stock low sodium (or vegetable stock or water if vegan)
  • 1 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp cooking oil
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large skillet on medium heat. Add garlic and saute until fragrant for about 30 sec
  • Add onion and saute until translucent. Then add diced tomatoes and cook them until they soften for about 3-4 mins
  • Add spinach, beans, rice and cook for a couple of minutes. Now add water, chicken stock or vegetable stock (if vegan) and bring the mixture to a boil
  • Season with curry powder, salt and pepper. Adjust salt and pepper according to taste
  • Simmer the rice mixture for 18-20 min (or until rice is tender) on low heat with lid on
  • Turn off the heat and serve warm to enjoy this nutritious spinach rice