25-Minute Healthy Dinner Recipes


Eating healthy doesn’t mean spending hours in the kitchen. You can please your schedule and your waistline with these healthy dinner ideas. Each low-calorie recipe takes 25 minutes or less to make.

Soba Noodles with Spring Vegetables

1 14 1/2 ounce can vegetable or chicken broth
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots (1 medium)
4 ounces packaged dried soba (buckwheat) noodles or whole wheat spaghetti, broken
1 cup cubed cooked chicken or turkey
1 cup shredded bok choy
1/2 cup halved pea pods
1/3 cup sliced radishes or chopped daikon
1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
Green onion strips


In a large saucepan combine broth, ginger, and soy sauce. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes.

Add carrots; simmer for 3 minutes. Stir in noodles. (If using whole wheat spaghetti, stir in pasta and cook for 6 minutes before adding carrots.) Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 4 minutes or until noodles and carrots are tender. Stir in chicken, bok choy, pea pods, radishes, and sesame oil; heat through. Sprinkle each serving with green onion strips.