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

These recipes, paired with simple sides, can be on your table in 45 minutes or less. Check back for additional recipes around the beginning of each month.

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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Peppercorn-Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Gremolata
Photo: John Autry & Randy Mayor

Peppercorn-Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Gremolata

Time: 40 minutes

Flavor Hit: Fresh herbs and lemon make a bright, tasty topper for the steaks.

And Herb-Roasted Potatoes: Preheat oven to 425°. Combine 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme, ¼ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, and 1¼ pounds quartered red potatoes in a medium bowl; toss to coat. Place potatoes on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 28 minutes, stirring once. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley. CALORIES 132; FAT 3.7g (sat 0.5g); SODIUM 156mg

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