Healthy Skillet Recipes

Korean-Style Chili-Garlic Chicken Stir-Fry
Introducing your new healthy eating BFF: the skillet. This low-maintenance pan lets you cook healthy dinners all in one place while you keep your healthy meal plan on track. From pineapple pork fried rice to easy burgers and stews, these healthy skillet dinners under 400 calories help you hit the spot—not the waistline.

Skillet Turkey and Spinach Lasagna

Host a pasta party 35 minutes from now with this remarkably easy (and easy to tidy-up after) ground turkey skillet lasagna. A generous cup of summer squash and three types of cheeses mean that each scoop offers the perfect balance of nutrition and satisfaction.

Mexican Chopped Chicken Salad with Jalapeno Dressing

This nearly no-cook recipe is a brilliant way to refresh leftover chicken. Simply warm up the hominy and layer the sliced fruits, veggies, and protein for a rainbow-hued composed salad. It looks almost as amazing as it tastes.

Skillet Taco Pie

You need just 25 minutes and one skillet to make this high-protein, full-flavored, low-fat Mexican dinner recipe. Fast-forward ingredients like canned black beans, salsa, and crunchy taco shells help cut down on prep time (and weeknight supper stress).

Soy-Glazed Flank Steak with Blistered Green Beans

Takeout has nothing on this ginger-scented beef stir-fry recipe! Even with a side of green beans, this entree requires only one wok or skillet—and can be fork-ready quicker than delivery.

Sauteed Pork Chops with Apples

Wine, apples, thyme ... you can see where this is going—deliciousness. This pork chop dish is filled with tons of protein and has just the right amount of sugar and spice. Yes, please!

Asparagus, Chicken, and Green Pea Salad with Mint

Shred the rotisserie chicken, thaw the peas, and blanch the asparagus in a skillet of boiling water and dinner is essentially done! We like to crank up the flavor with a handful of fresh mint and crumbled goat cheese, or another pairing like basil and shaved Parmesan would be tasty, too.

Steak Remoulade Sandwiches

The grill isn't the only thing that can make a mean steak. Sizzle your steak skillet-style, then layer the meat slices atop vitamin-rich sweet peppers. The final smear of homemade remoulade might just make this the best healthy sandwich you've ever had.

Basil-Tomato Chicken Skillet

It doesn't get any fresher than this. Enjoy garlic-bubbled chicken, tender greens, and bursting cherry tomatoes. The more natural the colors, the healthier the meal.

Fish with Crispy Bread Crumbs, Spinach, and Onions

One pan + three steps = a well-balanced and delicious sauteed fish dinner. Start with the bread crumb topping, then reserve and wilt the spinach and onions to tender perfection. Lastly, sear pan-fry the fish until flaky and layer it all together on a platter to serve.

Pineapple-Pork Fried Rice

Most restaurant fried rice comes with barely any meat, but ours is chock-full of juicy skillet-seared pork. Plus: pineapple! Come on, who wouldn't love this healthy, Hawaiian staple?

Chicken with Escarole and Warm Mustard Dressing

Think of this 25-minute skillet recipe as a template and customize with the ingredients you have handy (or prefer over others). Trade kale or spinach for the endive or try thin pork cutlets in place of the chicken. Whichever combo you choose, you'll be pleased with the results after the warm tangy dressing pulls everything together!

Pork Rhubarb Skillet

Rhubarb isn't just for sweet springtime treats. We sizzle it right into this pork skillet dinner starring fresh sage, crisp apples, and couscous. 

Pacific Salmon Paella

Every ingredient, from the salmon to the bacon to the rice, cooks in a single skillet (with smartly staggered timing) to bring this healthy paella to life. No asparagus? No problem. Just try the same method with green beans instead.

Cilantro-Ginger Chicken with Peanuts

A soy and sesame sauce coats each bite of sauteed chicken—and acts as the "dressing" for the crunchy cabbage and cilantro salad. Instead of croutons, this dinner stir-fry/salad recipe is sprinkled with salty peanuts.

Caramelized Tofu and Thai Basil Stir-Fry

Yes, you can make tofu something your family will crave! Sear it in a piping-hot skillet for a caramelized, craveable texture, then coat it in umami-rich sauce. The soy-based protein is a blank flavor slate to soak up all the savory goodness.

Hungarian-Style Pork Paprikash

Pap-ree-kash. If Harry and Sally can say it, you can too! Take those leftover noodles from pasta night and turn them into a peppery pork paprikash. This healthy version ditches the sour cream and uses plain Greek yogurt instead.

Korean-Style Chili-Garlic Chicken Stir-Fry

Bust out the wok for a favorite Asian creation: chicken stir-fry. The low-cal skillet dinner covers your veggie cravings in two ways. First, with kimchi-like pickles, and second, gingery green beans.

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