Not Willing to Go Meatless? Try These 6 Healthy Dinners With a Little Less Meat
Mostly Meatless Bolognese
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A little sausage goes a long way—and adds a spicy, savory note to this plant-packed sauce.
Ingredients: olive oil, spicy Italian turkey sausage, cremini mushrooms, sweet potato, carrots, parsnips, yellow onion, garlic cloves, basil leaves, tomato paste, crushed red pepper, crushed tomatoes, kosher salt, black pepper, whole-grain spaghetti, Parmesan cheese
Farro Risotto with Crisped Prosciutto
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Asparagus gives this dish a light and springy snap. Just one slice of prosciutto atop of each serving proves that meat doesn't need to be center stage.
Ingredients: chicken stock, olive oil, chopped leeks, fresh thyme, garlic cloves, sunflower seeds, farro, dry white wine, kosher salt, fresh asparagus, Parmesan cheese, black pepper, prosciutto, fresh chives
Try this recipe: Steakhouse Salad
What better way to up the fiber content for the carnivores in your life. It’s all the best parts of a steakhouse meal—succulent beef, fresh spinach, and crispy potatoes—in salad form.
Ingredients: red potatoes, canola oil, black pepper, kosher salt, beef tenderloin filet, cremini mushrooms, garlic cloves, Worcestershire sauce, cherry tomatoes, low-fat buttermilk, apple cider vinegar, blue cheese, spinach
Italian Wedding Soup
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Turkey meatballs add lots of flavor to this hearty, classic soup. The secret to the rich, savory flavor is poaching the meatballs directly in the broth.
Ingredients: ground turkey, breadcrumbs, oregano, olive oil, yellow onion, celery, carrots, chicken stock, Parmesan cheese rind, kosher salt, couscous, zucchini, yellow squash, spinach, parsley, Parmesan cheese
Sweet-and-Sour Cauliflower with Chicken
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All the flavor of takeout but with fresher veggies and nothing fried. Make it a little lighter by swapping in some of the chicken for cauliflower.
Ingredients: brown rice, ketchup, soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, cornstarch, cauliflower florets, canola oil, chicken breasts, red bell pepper, snow peas, scallions, sesame seeds
Greek Lamb Flatbreads
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Shifting the ratio of veggies to meat makes this a healthier version of your favorite Greek sandwich.
Ingredients: red onion, ground lamb, ground cumin, kosher salt, whole-wheat pizza dough, all-purpose flour, cooking spray, Greek yogurt, lemon, fresh mint, extra-virgin olive oil, crushed red pepper, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers