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17 Delicious One-Dish Recipes For When You're Trying To Eat Healthy

Low-maintenance and packed with all the good stuff.

At the end of a long day, it's hard to convince yourself to cook, especially when it means having to do a BILLION dishes when it's all done.

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So we rounded up some delicious recipes under 500 calories that have a great balance of protein, carbs, healthy fat, plenty of nutritious veggies, and can be cooked in one pot, pan, or skillet. Because minimal cleanup is the best cleanup.

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1. One-Pot Turkey Taco Skillet

Try swapping this recipe in for a healthier Taco Tuesday. It will not disappoint. Get the recipe here.
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Try swapping this recipe in for a healthier Taco Tuesday. It will not disappoint.

Get the recipe here.

2. Roasted Salmon With Kale and Cabbage

Light, tasty, and quick to make for those busy weeknights. Get the recipe here.
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Light, tasty, and quick to make for those busy weeknights.

Get the recipe here.

3. Slow Cooker Enchilada Soup

Make yourself a bowl, curl up on the couch, and relax with this savory soup. Get the recipe here.
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Make yourself a bowl, curl up on the couch, and relax with this savory soup.

Get the recipe here.

4. Healthier One-Pot Skillet Lasagna

All the lasagna taste, but better for you. It's the best of both worlds. Get the recipe here.
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All the lasagna taste, but better for you. It's the best of both worlds.

Get the recipe here.

5. Green Eggs and Prosciutto Frittata

Going back for seconds of this protein-packed entree is highly encouraged. Get the recipe here.
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Going back for seconds of this protein-packed entree is highly encouraged.

Get the recipe here.

6. One-Pan Salmon and Egg Bake

This personal-pan meal is incredibly simple and perfect for any time of the day. Get the recipe here.
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This personal-pan meal is incredibly simple and perfect for any time of the day.

Get the recipe here.

7. Easy Italian Chicken Skillet

This deliciously vibrant dish tastes just as good as it looks.Get the recipe here.
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This deliciously vibrant dish tastes just as good as it looks.

Get the recipe here.

8. Shakshuka

Eggs baked in tomato sauce and covered in feta...what's not to love? Get the recipe here.
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Eggs baked in tomato sauce and covered in feta...what's not to love?

Get the recipe here.

9. One-Pan Mongolian Beef Zoodles

You can use a vegetable peeler to zoodle-fy the zucchini if you don't have a spiralizer. YUM.Get the recipe here.
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You can use a vegetable peeler to zoodle-fy the zucchini if you don't have a spiralizer. YUM.

Get the recipe here.

10. Southwestern Vegetarian Quinoa Skillet

A perfect busy weeknight meal for all the veggie lovers out there. Get the recipe here.
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A perfect busy weeknight meal for all the veggie lovers out there.

Get the recipe here.

11. Balsamic Glazed Caprese Chicken

Mozzarella on all of the things, please. Get the recipe here.
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Mozzarella on all of the things, please.

Get the recipe here.

12. One-Pan Salmon, Asparagus, and Sweet Potato Dinner

Cut and season the salmon, asparagus, and sweet potatoes. Pop it in the oven for an hour. And it's as easy as that.Get the recipe here.
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Cut and season the salmon, asparagus, and sweet potatoes. Pop it in the oven for an hour. And it's as easy as that.

Get the recipe here.

13. One-Skillet Tilapia Caponata

Try out this Mediterranean-inspired entree if you're looking for a new fish recipe to add to your lineup. Get the recipe here.
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Try out this Mediterranean-inspired entree if you're looking for a new fish recipe to add to your lineup.

Get the recipe here.

14. Tuscan Chicken Skillet

This recipe calls for red pepper flakes if you enjoy your meal with a kick. Get the recipe here.
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This recipe calls for red pepper flakes if you enjoy your meal with a kick.

Get the recipe here.

15. One-Pan Chicken in Mushroom Sauce

The savory mushroom sauce includes butter, garlic, and red wine. Yes, please. Get the recipe here.
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The savory mushroom sauce includes butter, garlic, and red wine. Yes, please.

Get the recipe here.

16. One-Pan Curried Chicken Cauliflower

Made entirely of whole foods and takes only 30 minutes to whip up. Get the recipe here.
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Made entirely of whole foods and takes only 30 minutes to whip up.

Get the recipe here.

17. Mexican Quinoa and Sweet Potato Skillet

You'll want to douse everything in this spicy enchilada-style sauce.Get the recipe here.
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You'll want to douse everything in this spicy enchilada-style sauce.

Get the recipe here.

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