Low-Cholesterol Main Dish Recipes

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Easy Pasta Fagioli

Rating: 4.5 stars 209
Typical Italian hearty winter fare done easy! Serve in bowls with a grating of Romano or Parmesan cheese, crusty bread and salad.
By Allrecipes Member

Fabulous Fajitas

Rating: 4.5 stars 295
My kids hate onions and peppers, but they LOVE these fajitas. Pita breads, where available, can be substituted for tortillas.

Grilled Cilantro Salmon

Rating: 4 stars 240
Summer is for salmon on the grill! This sensational salmon marinade combines honey, lime, garlic, and cilantro.

Porcini Mushroom Pasta

Rating: 4 stars 13
Tagliatelle pasta topped with a fragrant, colorful porcini mushroom sauce which includes carrot, red bell pepper, red wine and herbs. This recipe is from The WEBB Cooks, articles and recipes by Robyn Webb, courtesy of the American Diabetes Association. Preparation time: 10 minutes.
By Robyn Webb

Yakisoba Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 532
Japanese buckwheat flour noodles with chicken at their best! Noodles can be found in an Asian foods market.
By emmaxwell

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Rating: 4.5 stars 5071
Using root beer to season slow-cooked pork tenderloin makes a tasty meal.

Gumbo Style Chicken Creole

Rating: 4.5 stars 537
Delicious chicken gumbo consistency with tomato base. Makes plenty to last for several days. Serve over hot cooked rice and sprinkle with filé powder, if desired.

Delicious Chickpea Curry

Rating: 4.5 stars 78
This recipe is very tasty and healthy. It's even better the next day.

Grilled Chicken Burgers

Rating: 4.5 stars 245
A nice break from typical hamburgers and much healthier for you. These chicken burgers are flavorful, fairly simple to make, and quite delicious. I serve these burgers on chive biscuits with tomato chutney. Eat to your heart's content!
By Allrecipes Member

Pesto Pasta with Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 1063
Delicious bowtie pasta with sautéed chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, and pesto.
By Allrecipes Member

Quick and Easy Pancit

Rating: 4.5 stars 477
Quick pancit recipe made with rice noodles, chicken, cabbage, and carrots.
By Allrecipes Member

Inspiration and Ideas

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
Rating: Unrated 5071
"The taste was wonderful, and it was about the easiest thing I've ever made!" – Carole M
One Pot Thai-Style Rice Noodles
Rating: Unrated 30
"Chicken, vegetables, and noodles prepared in a light tasting but full-flavored Asian-inspired sauce." – Kniterly
Easy Red Beans and Rice
Rating: 4.5 stars 552

This is an easy and delicious take on a Louisiana classic that you can prepare and cook in 40 minutes! I use turkey kielbasa to cut down on the fat, but not the flavor. Season with hot pepper sauce if you like.