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: Chicken and Turkey

Bird is the word. Versatile and quick-cooking, chicken and turkey are staples of a healthy weeknight pantry.

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Healthy Dinner Recipe: Chicken Carne Asada Tacos with Pickled Onions
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Chicken Carne Asada Tacos with Pickled Onions

Time: 30 minutes

Prep Pointer: You’ll get more juice from room-temperature citrus.

Serve with Spicy Black Beans: Remove 1 teaspoon adobo sauce from 1 (7-ounce) can chipotle chiles in adobo sauce; reserve remaining chiles and sauce for ­another use. Combine 1 teaspoon adobo sauce; ¼ cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth; and 1 (15-ounce) can rinsed and drained black beans in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Mash bean mixture. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro.

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