Our 50 Most-Popular Healthy Recipes

Count down through Food Network's 50 most-popular healthy recipes.

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No. 1: Oven-Baked Salmon

Keep this recipe in your back pocket for nights it seems you don't have time to cook dinner. It takes just 20 minutes from start to finish.

Get the Recipe: Oven-Baked Salmon

No. 2: Ina's Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Ina's tender, crispy sprouts are simply roasted with olive oil, salt and pepper for a classic side that you just can't beat. One reviewer said it even won the kids over: "My kids have always hated Brussels sprouts, until I cooked this recipe. They loved it!"

Get the Recipe: Roasted Brussels Sprouts

No. 3: Alton's Guacamole

One dip and you'll see why Alton's guac recipe has received more than 800 sky-high reviews. To keep fat and calories in check, serve it with raw veggies and share with friends!

Get the Recipe: Guacamole

No. 4: Giada's Roman-Style Chicken

Giada's saucy, flavorful chicken is perfect for entertaining, since you can cook it ahead and simply heat it up when it's time to serve.

Get the Recipe: Roman-Style Chicken

No. 5: Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Marinate the chicken while you prepare the rest of the ingredients and this quick-cooking takeout classic is ready in under 30 minutes — that's faster than delivery, with less sodium and fat to boot.

Get the Recipe: Chicken and Broccoli Stir-fry

No. 6: Ellie's Pork Tenderloin with Seasoned Rub

A rub made with 6 spices and seasonings you probably already have in your pantry is the key to Ellie's tender pork dish.

Get the Recipe: Pork Tenderloin with Seasoned Rub

No. 7: Hash Brown Casserole

This super comforting dish with a crisp and cheesy top is made with Greek yogurt and lowfat milk to keep it light, yet luscious.

Get the Recipe: Hash Brown Casserole

No. 8: Healthified Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Fat-free evaporated milk, chicken broth and tangy extra-sharp Cheddar cheese makes a creamy base for this hearty soup with broccoli and red-skinned potatoes.

Get the Recipe: Healthified Broccoli Cheddar Soup

No. 9: Giada's Chicken Saltimbocca

One bite and you'll see why Giada's Chicken Saltimbocca (made with tender chicken, leafy spinach, plus salty proscuitto and Parmesan) is a 5-star fan-favorite.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Saltimbocca

No. 10: Alton's Lentil Soup

Alton's nourishing 5-star soup is packed with lentil and vegetables. Plus, it clocks in at 372 calories and 8 grams of fat per serving.

Get the Recipe: Lentil Soup

No. 11: Alton's Garden Vegetable Soup

Tomatoes, greens beans, leeks, carrots, corn, and potatoes...they all go into the pot to make Alton's Garden Vegetable Soup. Each serving has just 255 calories.

Get the Recipe: Garden Vegetable Soup

No. 12: Chicken Piccata

Classic chicken piccata is made with a heavy butter-and-wine-based sauce, but this version uses just a touch of both at the end for bold flavor with fewer calories.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Piccata

No. 13: Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

Hasselback potatoes are whole potatoes that have been cut into a fan shape, dotted with butter, then roasted. The result is a crispy-on-the-outside, creamy-on-the-inside spud.

Get the Recipe: Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

No. 14: Healthy Cauliflower Rice

Carb-conscious eaters everywhere have jumped on the cauliflower rice trend (and at about 1/4 of the carbohydrates of traditional rice, it's no wonder why). Once you see how easy it is to make this healthy side dish home, you'll never shell out for store-bought varieties ever again.

Get the Recipe: Healthy Cauliflower Rice

No. 15: Ellie's Chicken and Biscuit Pot Pie

Chicken and biscuits is usually a heavy, calorie-laden dish. Ellie's healthy modifications, like whole-wheat flour and low-fat buttermilk, ensure that you can enjoy this comfort food without all the unnecesary fat and calories.

Get the Recipe: Chicken and Biscuit Pot Pie

No. 16: Giada's Broiled Salmon with Herb Mustard Glaze

It takes less than 20 minutes to make Giada's succulent, 5-star Broiled Salmon. Make it for dinner one night, and use the leftovers to top greens or make into salmon salad later in the week.

Get the Recipe: Broiled Salmon with Herb Mustard Glaze

No. 17: Ina's Roasted Carrots

Carrots, olive oil, dill, salt and pepper: that's all you need to make Ina's fan-favorite Roasted Carrots.

Get the Recipe: Roasted Carrots

No. 18: Frozen Fruit Smoothies

Keep some fruit in the freezer, and chances are you'll always have on hand the ingredients you need to make this nourishing and highly-adaptable smoothie.

Get the Recipe: Frozen Fruit Smoothies

No. 19: Giada's Salmon Baked in Foil

Baking the salmon in foil allows it to fully soak up the lemon juice and flavor of the herbs without the need for added fats.

Get the Recipe: Salmon Baked in Foil

No. 20: Sauteed Kale

It takes just 15 minutes and 4 ingredients (plus salt and pepper) to make Bobby's nutritious Sauteed Kale.

Get the Recipe: Sauteed Kale

No. 21: Garlic Sauteed Spinach

If you've got 10 minutes, you've got time to cook up Ina's classic lemony Sauteed Spinach.

Get the Recipe: Garlic Sauteed Spinach

No. 22: Giada's Linguine with Chicken Ragu

While browning the chicken thighs for her chicken ragu, Giada tosses in some chopped rosemary leaves. This aromatic herb adds a robust, earthy flavor to the marinara sauce.

Get the Recipe: Linguine with Chicken Ragu

No. 23: Ellie's Zucchini Parmesan Crisps

These crunchy baked zucchini rounds are a satisfying side dish or snack for any occasion. Coated in savory Parmesan breadcrumbs, they prove that the simplest recipes are often the very best.

Get the Recipe: Zucchini Parmesan Crisps

No. 24: Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Grits

You won't find sticks of butter in this comfort food. Don't worry about flavor, though; these shrimp are plenty zesty from the lemon and garlic.

Get the Recipe: Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Grits

No. 25: Bobby's Fish Tacos

Use mahi mahi — or any other flaky white fish — to grill up Bobby's light and satisfying tacos with fresh tomato salsa.

Get the Recipe: Fish Tacos

No. 26: Ina's Herb-Marinated Pork Tenderloins

Spend a couple minutes throwing together a citrusy, herbed marinade in a plastic bag, and then add pork tenderloins. Let the flavors meld for a few hours or overnight, roast them for just 15 minutes, and you'll see why Ina's lean and flavorful pork dish is a fan favorite.

Get the Recipe: Herb-Marinated Pork Tenderloins

No. 27: Slow-Cooker Pork Tacos

It's impossible to resist flavorful and tender pork shoulder after it's been slowly simmered in chicken broth and aromatic spices.

Get the Recipe: Slow-Cooker Pork Tacos

No. 28: Ellie's Portobello Lasagna Rollups

Part-skim ricotta and mozzarella keep the fat count low in these cheesy roll-ups, while a little bold-flavored Parmesan goes a long way flavor-wise.

Get the Recipe: Portobello Lasagna Rollups

No. 29: Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic

Keep this recipe for garlicky, citrusy green beans in your back pocket. They go with almost anything, take just 17 minutes to make from start to finish, and clock in at only 122 calories per serving.

Get the Recipe: Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic

No. 30: Ellie's Tuscan Vegetable Soup

Make a big batch of Ellie's comforting, veggie-packed soup and eat well all week long. It only takes 35 minutes to cook up, and clocks in at just 145 calories and 4 grams of fat per serving.

Get the Recipe: Tuscan Vegetable Soup

No. 31: Rachael's Pasta e Fagioli

Rachael credits her grandpa for this warming low-fat recipe, a hearty mix of ditalini pasta, cannelini beans and veggies.

Get the Recipe: Pasta and Beans: Pasta e Fagioli

No. 32: Giada's Chia Seed Pudding

Giada's creamy and sweet Chia Seed Pudding is a snap to put together. Plus, it's healthy enough to eat for a dessert, snack, or even breakfast.

Get the Recipe: Chia Seed Pudding

No. 33: Low-Cal Fettuccine Alfredo

Smart swaps like low-fat cream cheese and milk create a version of Alfredo sauce that's still silky and rish, but with much less fat and calories than traditional versions.

Get the Recipe: Low-Cal Fettuccine Alfredo

No. 34: Ellie's Oven "Fries"

Sate your cravings without all the fat and calories of traditional fries with Ellie's oven-baked version.

Get the Recipe: Oven "Fries"

No. 35: Vietnamese Noodle Soup

Forget takeout! This warming soup made with lean beef sirloin, rice noodles, crunchy herbs and warm spices is so much healthier and more satisfying.

Get the Recipe: Vietnamese Noodle Soup

No 36: Ree's Spicy Cauliflower Stir-Fry

Cook up a batch of The Pioneer's Woman's Spicy Cauliflower Stir-Fry any time you're craving a healthy vegetarian dish but are short on time. It only takes 16 minutes to prepare, and each serving boasts a mere 66 calories and 3 grams of fat.

Get the Recipe: Spicy Cauliflower Stir-Fry

No. 37: Marinated Chicken Breasts

Our Marinated Chicken Breasts are just what chicken should be: juicy, tender and oh-so-versatile. Pair them with a green salad or steamed veggies for a healthy, complete meal.

Get the Recipe: Marinated Chicken Breasts

No. 38: Pork Chops With Apples and Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Our pork loin chops with smashed fingerling potatoes is the perfect cozy meal to whip up on a cold night. And best yet, everything's ready in just 40 minutes.

Get the Recipe: Pork Chops With Apples and Garlic Smashed Potatoes

No. 39: Quinoa Salad

Quinoa, a "new" ingredient that has been around for thousands of years, is a tiny, high-protein grain from South America. It's nicknamed the "wonder grain" because it cooks more quickly than rice, is virtually foolproof, and is lighter and more nutritious than other grains.

Get the Recipe: Quinoa Salad

No. 40: Lemony Yogurt Pound Cake

Heart-healthy olive oil and protein-rich Greek yogurt take the place of butter in this lemony pound cake. Egg whites also help reduce calories, fat and cholesterol.

Get the Recipe: Lemony Yogurt Pound Cake

No. 41: Ree's Shrimp Stir-Fry

Packed with color, flavor and lean protein, Ree's Shrimp Stir Fry is a fan favorite.

Get the Recipe: Shrimp Stir-Fry

No. 42: Buffalo Cauliflower with Blue Cheese Sauce

Forget the chicken wings. Our healthy Buffalo Cauliflower with Blue Cheese Sauce gives you all of the tangy Buffalo flavor without all the fat and calories.

Get the Recipe: Buffalo Cauliflower with Blue Cheese Sauce

No 43: Alton's Steel Cut Oatmeal

Leave it to Alton to perfect this breakfast staple. His Steel Cut Oatmeal recipe has earned hundreds of sky-high reviews.

Get the Recipe: Steel Cut Oatmeal

No. 44: Ellie's Three Bean and Beef Chili

The secret ingredient in Ellie's hearty beef and bean chili is bold chipotle chiles in adobo sauce.

Get the Recipe: Three Bean and Beef Chili

No. 45: Ellie's Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli

Roast a batch of Ellie's Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli on a Sunday, and you'll find new ways to add the veggies to dishes like salads, pastas and grain bowls all week long.

Get the Recipe: Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli

No. 46: Ina's Lentil Vegetable Soup

Trust in Ina and her recipe for healthy Lentil Vegetable Soup. The fan-favorite has earned hundreds of 5-star reviews.

Get the Recipe: Lentil Vegetable Soup

No. 47: American Macaroni Salad

Pile this crowd-pleaser into a bright bowl and watch it disappear; it's classic cookout fare at its finest. This version uses less mayo than traditional recipes, but it has all the creaminess you crave.

Get the Recipe: American Macaroni Salad

No. 48: Alton's Overnight Oatmeal

Here's how easy it is to make Alton's overnight oats: add just 5 ingredients to your slow cooker, flip the switch and wake up to a hot, nourshing breakfast.

Get the Recipe: Overnight Oatmeal

No. 49: Mixed Berries and Banana Smoothie

If you've got just 5 minutes, you've got time to blend up this nutrient-packed, 5-ingredient breakfast or snack.

Get the Recipe: Mixed Berries and Banana Smoothie (and Smoothie Bowl)

No. 50 Giada's Herbed Quinoa

Protein-packed, whole-grain quinoa doesn't need much dressing up: A simple dressing and some herbs are enough to turn this grain into a hearty accompaniment for fish, chicken or meat.

Get the Recipe: Herbed Quinoa