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Our 5 Top-Rated Healthy Dinners

Eating clean doesn't mean taking a vacation from satisfying flavors. Here's a slew of brilliant dishes that our community LOVES, from pork to stuffed peppers. Feel free to weigh in and share your go-to healthy main courses by dropping me a note at the email below.

1) Zesty Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue

Everything you love about pulled pork, but a whole lot fewer calories. In this easy recipe, white meats gets an extra blast of seasoning from brown sugar and Italian dressing, helping this popular recipe soar to an average of 4.5 stars from more than 3,800 reviewers. Stack the juicy bird up on a toasted bun, or make it part of a Southern-inspired bowl by pairing it with coleslaw and baked beans.

Calories per serving: 300


Photo by Creative Side of Me

2) Peppers Stuffed My Way

This meatless preparation gets bonus points for combining rice, feta, and Italian seasoning. Some reviewers step up the lean protein by adding a cup of prepared garbanzo beans.

Calories per serving: 385


Photo by TTV78

3) Burgundy Pork Tenderloin

Dry red wine not only adds a boat load of character to this easy oven braise, it also makes the meat extra tender, though one reviewer suggested using equal parts beef broth and vino. This hit machine has more than 1,100 reviews coming in at 4.5 stars.

Calories per serving: 400

Burgundy Pork Tenderloin

Photo by chibi chef

4) Szechwan Shrimp

Everybody's favorite shellfish shines extra bright when bathed in a brilliant combo of ginger, soy sauce, garlic, crushed red peppers and ketchup. The nearly 2,000 rave reviews includes sound advice not to serve this to anyone who's sensitive to spicy foods.

Calories per serving: 142


Photo via Meredith Publishing

5) Greek Pasta

Can we get an OPA! for the simple, yet inspired mix of tomatoes, white beans, spinach and crumbled feta on top? Tomatoes and cucumber salad on the side, and you just might feel as if you're at a beach cafe on Crete. This dish rates an average of four stars from more than 350 reviewers.

Calories per serving: 460


Photo via Meredith Publishing

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About Leslie Kelly

Always hungry to learn, never had my fill of oysters, Memphis dry rub ribs, wild salmon, chocolate chip cookies or a well-rolled lumpia. Washington state wine lover, bourbon fan. Totally obsessed with brunch!