Guide To Serve Healthy Recipes For Dinner The Best

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Looking for a quick and easy way to whip up a healthy dinner without sacrificing flavor? You’ve come to the right place! This collection features three delicious recipes that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less, perfect for busy weeknights or when you just don’t feel like spending hours in the kitchen.

Recipe 1: Spicy Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken and Green Beans Skillet
Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken and Green Beans Skillet

This light and flavorful dish is packed with protein and healthy fats.

# Ingredients:

1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust for spice preference)
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 spiralized zucchinis (or 2 cups zucchini noodles)

  • # Directions:

    1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and cook for 2-3 minutes per side, or until pink and opaque. Remove shrimp from pan and set aside.
    2. Reduce heat to medium and add garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly, until fragrant.
    3. Pour in white wine and scrape up any browned bits from the bottom of the pan. Let simmer for 2 minutes, or until slightly reduced.
    4. Add cherry tomatoes and cook for an additional minute, or until softened slightly.
    5. Stir in lemon juice and parsley. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    6. Return shrimp to the pan and toss to coat in the sauce.
    7. Serve immediately over zucchini noodles.

    # Nutrition Facts (per serving)

    Calories: 350

  • Protein: 30g
  • Fat: 15g
  • Carbs: 20g

  • Recipe 2: One-Pan Lemon Garlic Chicken with Roasted Vegetables

    This one-pan wonder is a breeze to clean up and perfect for a complete and satisfying meal.

    # Ingredients:

    4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 head of broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 lemon, sliced

  • # Directions:

    1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
    2. In a bowl, toss chicken breasts with olive oil, oregano, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
    3. Arrange chicken in a single layer on a large baking sheet.
    4. Scatter bell peppers, onion, and broccoli florets around the chicken.
    5. Top everything with lemon slices.
    6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender.

    # Nutrition Facts (per serving)

    Calories: 400

  • Protein: 40g
  • Fat: 15g
  • Carbs: 30g

  • Recipe 3: Black Bean Burgers with Chipotle Mayo

    These vegetarian burgers are a satisfying alternative to traditional beef burgers.

    # Ingredients:

    For the Burgers:

    1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

  • For the Chipotle Mayo:

    1/2 cup mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped (adjust for spice preference)
  • 1 lime, juiced

  • For Serving:

    Hamburger buns

  • Lettuce leaves
  • Sliced tomato
  • Sliced avocado (optional)

  • # Directions:

    1. In a large bowl, mash black beans with a fork.
    2. Add cooked brown rice, rolled oats, red onion, cilantro, garlic, jalapeno (if using), olive oil, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper.
    3. Mix well to combine. Form the mixture into four equal patties.