Dinner Tonight: Quick and Healthy Menus in 45 Minutes (or Less)

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Dinner Tonight: Beef and Lamb

Lean, flavorful, versatile cuts have a place in a healthful diet. Try these quick and easy dinners, paired with simple sides.

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Grilled Lamb Chops and Mint Chimichurri Recipe
Photo: Ellie Miller

Grilled Lamb Chops and Mint Chimichurri

Time: 30 minutes

Simple Sub: If you don't like lamb, substitute 4-ounce beef tenderloin steaks.

Serve with Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes: Cut 1 pound peeled Yukon gold potato into 1-inch pieces. Place potato in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until potato is tender. Drain well, and mash potato with a potato masher. Stir in 1/2 cup room temperature low-fat buttermilk, 4 teaspoons butter, and 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt. Drizzle with 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil. Yield: 4 servings. CALORIES 182; FAT 8.8g (sat 3.3g); SODIUM 306mg

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