Easy Recipes: One-Dish Dinners
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Mushroom and Chicken Stroganoff
Using light sour cream makes a creamy but lower-fat sauce for this quick, all-in-one chicken dinner.
Beefy Pasta Salad
This yummy meal-in-a-bowl recipe is great for using leftover beef steak or pot roast. Bonus: The lean beef brings 26 grams of protein per serving to the dinner.
Orzo Chicken Salad with Avocado-Lime Dressing
This healthy chicken recipe uses just six ingredients, and the DIY dressing is made with just four. Serve with red sweet pepper strips and no-sugar-added canned mandarin oranges.
This restaurant-style recipe uses simple, on-hand ingredients to make an extraordinary meal. With just 4 grams of fat and 221 calories per serving, it's a smart dinner choice for a diabetic diet.
No-Fry Shrimp Stir-Fry
The secret to super easy stir-fry? A microwave. This delicious, diabetes-friendly recipe turns six ingredients into a quick weeknight meal in minutes.
Mexican Beef Bake with Cilantro-Lime Cream
Spice up supper with this sensational Southwest meal. It's packed with nutrient-rich black beans and extra-lean beef, leaving you satisfied long after dinner is done.
Grilled Salmon Penne Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette
Brush some of the peppy raspberry-mustard dressing on the salmon as it cooks and toss the rest with the pasta before serving this diabetic pasta dish.
Bow Tie Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli
Light mayonnaise makes an easy sauce for the chicken and pasta. It also helps keep the fat and calories down in this main-dish recipe.
Hearty Pork-Beer Stew
With big chunks of sweet potatoes and apples in a beer broth, this main-dish stew with less than 30 grams of carb per serving is perfect for chilly evenings.
Chicken, Macaroni, and Cheese
Chicken, spinach, and tomatoes turn ordinary mac and cheese into a must-try main dish in this comfort-food recipe.
Spicy Jalapeno-Shrimp Pasta
Seafood tossed with pasta and tomatoes makes this easy 30-minute meal popular for taste and speed.
Lemon-Sage Pork Salad
Avocado and black beans pump up the nutrients and fiber in this hearty salad recipe with less than 20 grams of carb per serving.
Sesame Orange Beef
Sesame seeds and sesame oil give this beef-and-fruit stir-fry a double dose of nutty flavor. Bonus: This quick one-dish meal can be on the table in less than 30 minutes.
Pork shoulder will be oh-so-tender from simmering in the slow cooker. The hearty vegetables and healthy lentils make it a complete meal with about 350 calories per serving.
Tofu Stir-Fry with Soba Noodles
Be sure to use firm tub-style tofu for this sensational stir-fry. The pieces will hold their shape better during cooking than softer styles of tofu.
Polenta Beef Stew
This meal-in-a-bowl recipe combines meat and potatoes with wine and herbs for a seriously savory stew with only 30 grams of carb per serving.
Bowl O' Red Chili
The meat is cubed in this Texas-inspired chili. The result: A yummy, protein-packed meal that will keep you satisfied without loading up on extra carbs and calories.
Grilled Marinated Flank Steak Salad
Lean flank steak gets a flavor boost from a lime-and-cilantro dressing in this one-dish meal. Just toss marinated meat with fresh greens, peppers, tomatoes, and corn for a quick and easy dinner.
Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya
This slow-cooked, all-in-one chicken dinner has just 260 calories and 30 grams of carb per serving.
Skillet Chicken and Shrimp Paella
Forget the sides -- this tasty all-in-one dish is filled with fresh veggies, lean chicken, peeled shrimp, and brown rice.
Mediterranean Edamame Toss
Do something different for dinner tonight with this yummy meatless meal. With just 236 calories per serving, it fits easily with diabetic meal plans.
Chicken, Potato, and Gravy Bowls
This comforting main dish is perfect for a chilly night in. The sensational flavors of roasted garlic and Yukon gold potatoes keep you satisfied without loading you up with extra fat and calories.
Sweet Asian Pork Stir-Fry
Inspired by traditional takeout fare, our stir-fry recipe was made with a diabetic diet in mind. Simple swaps (think low-sugar orange marmalade and light teriyaki sauce) keep the one-bowl meal lower in calories, carbs, and sodium than restaurant alternatives.