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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Potato, Mushroom, and Leek Croquettes Recipe
Photo: Johnny Autry & Randy Mayor

Potato, Mushroom, and Leek Croquettes

Time: 40 minutes

Prep Pointer: Halve leeks lengthwise, and rinse thoroughly.

Serve with Greens and Shallot Vinaigrette: Combine 2 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar, ¼ teaspoon black pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl. Add 6 cups gourmet salad greens and 1 sliced shallot to bowl; toss gently. CALORIES 82; FAT 6.8g (sat 0.9g); SODIUM 120mg

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