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Worth-the-effort Dinners

Worth-the-effort Dinners

(22 Recipes) Created by KERISMA

Recipes in this Collection

Curried Mango Pork Chops
Very Good 4.3/5
(177 ratings)

These sautéed boneless pork chops with a curried pan sauce make a quick weeknight dinner. Save this recipe!

Carbs: 19.9g | Fat: 11.1g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 24.6g | Calories: 274.6
Very Good 4.3/5
(107 ratings)

Stuffed green bell peppers from Mom's recipe..a great Sunday meal!

Note: You can use ground beef instead of ground turkey, but the nutritional facts will be different--the facts posted are for turkey. I find they taste just as good with the turkey.

Submitted by EVERLASTINGGOO

Carbs: 14.4g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 16.4g | Calories: 171.1
Skillet Lasagna
Very Good 4.3/5
(2159 ratings)

A much quicker version of the Italian classic; less time, but no less taste.

Submitted by VEGGIEKITTY

Carbs: 34.5g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 28g | Calories: 342.3
Better Beef and Broccoli
Very Good 4.3/5
(355 ratings)

This recipe is better (and much better for you) than takeout!

Submitted by TAM101

Carbs: 66g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 35g | Calories: 452.6
Very Good 4.0/5
(54 ratings)

Submitted by CHERUB80

Carbs: 25.3g | Fat: 16.1g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 20.1g | Calories: 374.3
This recipe has been marked private.
Very Good 4.3/5
(8 ratings)

Submitted by ALLISON15

Carbs: 21.6g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 5.1g | Protein: 14.8g | Calories: 164.7
Very Good 4.7/5
(56 ratings)

This is WONDERFUL! The contrast between the sweet honey and savory ginger and garlic makes this fish amazing.

Submitted by JAUDON

Carbs: 23.6g | Fat: 9.3g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 30.5g | Calories: 300.8
(no ratings)

Submitted by SARAH.PICOZZI

Carbs: 27g | Fat: 33.4g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 32.6g | Calories: 540
Very Good 4.5/5
(23 ratings)

Submitted by MCSHAW30

Carbs: 0.7g | Fat: 19.6g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 47.5g | Calories: 379
Skinny Sour Cream & Chicken Enchiladas
Very Good 4.4/5
(811 ratings)

Serve up creamy, cheesy chicken enchiladas, and no one will be late to dinner!

Submitted by SKEYDOO

Carbs: 35g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 18.3g | Calories: 252
Sesame Chicken
Very Good 4.4/5
(427 ratings)

This sesame chicken recipe is a slimmed-down and healthier version of the sesame chicken from PF Chang's and other Chinese restaurants.

Submitted by PISCESWOMAN87

Carbs: 7g | Fat: 17.6g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 28.2g | Calories: 299.8
Mexican Chicken and Rice Casserole
Very Good 4.5/5
(340 ratings)

This is a family favorite!

Submitted by DANITHOM25

Carbs: 19.3g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 34.4g | Calories: 269.9
Ranch Roasted Pork Chops & Red Potatoes
Very Good 4.1/5
(123 ratings)

A tasty twist on boneless pork chops!

Submitted by FLUFFYWONKENOBE

Carbs: 17.7g | Fat: 25g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 22.3g | Calories: 399.7
Low-Fat Spinach Lasagna
Very Good 4.4/5
(68 ratings)

Great for potlucks, this lasagna is lighter than most but still cheesy and delicious.

Submitted by KARASTART

Carbs: 24.3g | Fat: 12.6g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 26.4g | Calories: 316.8
Topless Chicken Pot Pie
Very Good 4.2/5
(92 ratings)

This kid-friendly comfort food is perfect for a weeknight meal. Even better: You can use frozen veggies and leftover chicken.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 25.2g | Fat: 16.7g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 19.1g | Calories: 325.8
Cottage Pie
Very Good 4.0/5
(73 ratings)

Just like Chef Meg's mom (who was from Britain) used to make!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 35.7g | Fat: 4.8g | Fiber: 6.9g | Protein: 23.4g | Calories: 271.3
Three-Cheese Alfredo Sauce
Very Good 4.4/5
(59 ratings)

Low-cal, low-fat and great with Italian pasta dishes and garlic chicken pizza

Submitted by DORIGIRL

Carbs: 5g | Fat: 1.2g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 10.7g | Calories: 76.6
Very Good 4.4/5
(47 ratings)

This is a recipe that the kids love - I serve it with a salad to make it healthier!!

Submitted by LJ91909

Carbs: 26.8g | Fat: 33.4g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 37.9g | Calories: 565.9
Mongolian Beef
Very Good 4.8/5
(69 ratings)

Submitted by WMGABBY

Carbs: 21.9g | Fat: 11.8g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 24.1g | Calories: 295.1
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