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

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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 Recipes: Lamb and Turkey Pita Burgers
Photo: John Autry

Lamb and Turkey Pita Burgers

Time: 30 minutes

Simple Sub: Try ground sirloin in place of lamb.

Serve with Tomato-Cucumber Salad: Combine 2 cups thinly sliced English cucumber and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a colander; let stand 10 minutes. Squeeze out excess moisture. Combine cucumber, 2 cups thin tomato wedges, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, 2 tablespoons chopped pitted kalamata olives, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, and 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil. Yield: 4 servings. CALORIES 53; FAT 3.3g (sat 0.4g); SODIUM 158mg

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