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.

Enchilada Casserole Recipe
Photo: Johnny Autry & Randy Mayor

Enchilada Casserole

Time: 40 minutes

Time-Saver: Cooking the beef and onions together speeds the process.

Serve with Spicy Black Beans: Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 teaspoons canola oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add 1 cup chopped red bell pepper and 1 minced jalapeño pepper; sauté 4 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, ¼ teaspoon salt, and 1 (15-ounce) can rinsed and drained organic no-salt-added black beans. Cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro.

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