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.

Healthy Dinner Recipes: Cold Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Cucumbers
Randy Mayor

Cold Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Cucumbers

Time: 30 minutes

Simple Subs: For a vegetarian meal, replace the chicken with packaged baked or smoked tofu, cut into cubes. Try an equal amount of soba (buckwheat noodles) in place of udon.

Serve with Baby Spinach Salad: Combine 8 cups baby spinach, ½ cup thinly sliced red onion, and ½ cup quartered radishes. Whisk together 1 ½ tablespoons rice vinegar, 2 teaspoons canola oil, 1 teaspoon sugar, ¼ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper. Drizzle dressing over salad; toss to coat.

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