10 Healthy Skillet Recipes (Slideshow)
February 25, 2014
We've compiled a list of 10 healthy skillet recipes
Green Egg Skillet Bake
Dr. Seuss would approve of this healthy egg dish (hold the ham, of course). Rich with leafy greens and full of protein, this egg bake works for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Skillet Bean Casserole
The greener the better — so says food specialists about the color of our vegetables. A great way to get a healthy serving of your daily greens, this bean casserole cuts out dairy and uses veggie broth instead of chicken stock.
Roast of Chicken with Onion, Sugar Plum and Rosemary Sauce
Sometimes the thought of roasting a whole chicken in the oven can be intimidating but this skillet-roasted chicken is a healthier and easier alternative. The ultimate comfort food, this dish soothes the soul with its sweet, fragrant flavors and a touch of nature’s most relaxing herb — lavender.
Poached Wild Salmon with Roast Tomatoes
Dietetic and simple, this is a healthy and flavorful recipe. Salmon is a low-fat super food, full of disease-fighting agents and immune system boosters. The bright colored tomatoes as garnish enhance the health benefits of this delicious meal.
Cast-Iron Skillet Roasted Game Hen
This flavorful recipe is decadent but with a low calorie count. The nutrient rich Brussels sprouts provides an added healthy value, as do the potatoes, which are rich in starches that help burn body fat.
You’ll be in and out of the kitchen with this quick and easy take on the classic French dish. Full of fiber and low-fat protein, you can’t go wrong with a healthy bean dish to compliment your meal or even serve as its own.
Bratwurst Potato Skillet
A healthy alternative to the usual recipe for bratwurst that includes beer and butter, this recipe is high on fiber and low in sodium. The acidity of the orange juice gives it a bite and a freshness that take the heaviness out of the traditional dish.
Easy and flavorful, this vegetarian-friendly dish is a great source of protein. Beans are tasty and filling, leaving you satisfied and full of energy.
Skillet Seared Skirt Steak with Arugula and Tomatoes
Skirt steak is lean and full of flavor, making this healthy dish seem more of an indulgence than it actually is. With all of the arugula, this recipe can pass as a salad but that can be your little secret!
Skillet Veggie and Feta Tacos
Turn your kitchen into a taqueria with this fun and easy taco recipe. Packed with nutrient-rich veggies, this recipe uses feta cheese as a strong flavor component and calcium-rich ingredient.