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.

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

Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya Recipe
Photo: John Autry

Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

Time: 40 minutes

Simple Sub: Use smoky chicken sausage if you can't find reduced-fat smoked links.

Serve with Garlic Breadsticks: Preheat oven to 425°. Unroll 1 (11-ounce) package thin-crust pizza dough. Cut in half crosswise; reserve half of dough for another use. Combine 1 tablespoon melted butter and 2 minced garlic cloves; brush evenly over dough. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley. Cut dough crosswise into 8 strips; twist each piece. Place twists on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 12 minutes or until golden brown. Serves 4 (serving size: 2 breadsticks). CALORIES 142; FAT 6.2g (sat 2.5g); SODIUM 247mg

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