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: Pork

Quick-cooking and easy to work with, lean cuts of pork can work in all sorts of dishes.

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Open-Faced Pimiento Cheese BLTs Recipe
Photo: Johnny Autry & Randy Mayor

Open-Faced Pimiento Cheese BLTs

Time: 40 minutes

Shopping Tip: Try colorful heirloom tomatoes from your local farmers' market.

Serve with Sweet Potato Fries: Preheat oven to 450°. Cut 1 large, peeled sweet potato into ¼-inch strips. Combine sweet potato, 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper in a large bowl; toss to combine. Arrange in a single layer on a foil-lined jelly-roll pan. Bake at 450° for 25 minutes or until browned, turning occasionally. CALORIES 58; FAT 3.4g (sat 0.5g); SODIUM 138mg

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