Quick and easy boil recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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Almost A Borscht Soup

Almost A Borscht Soup

I wanted a hearty soup for lunch and had a left-over half head of boiled cabbage. What else could I do but go wild adding borschtish ingredients…

Glenn
Nov 2014
Beginner
3 votes
353 views
Old-Fashioned, Homemade Lemonade

Old-Fashioned, Homemade Lemonade

During those hot summer days, this drink will quench your thirst!

Elena Jimenez
Jul 2008
Beginner
4 votes
14770 views
Carrot and red lentils soup

Carrot and red lentils soup

A delicious, spicy blend, packed full of iron and low fat, ready in under half an hour.

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Nov 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
122 views
Chinese Vegetable Soup

Chinese Vegetable Soup

I love to throw this recipe together when I am in the mood for a healthy and spicy meal. Just about every time I go to an Asian grocery store I end…

John Spottiswood
May 2008
Advanced
3 votes
33006 views
Moroccan Fish Soup

Moroccan Fish Soup

This is a flavorful, spicy soup that happens to be Moroccan but will remind you of fish soups found from Spain to Russia. It is a classic! Serves…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2008
Advanced
4 votes
7140 views
Spaghetti Salad

Spaghetti Salad

Fresh garden veggies are the stand-out in this pasta salad recipe -perfect for summer's garden harvest. Pretty as a picture when served in a clear…

Salad Foodie
Jul 2013
Professional
4 votes
4284 views
MANGO PUDDING

MANGO PUDDING

A newer addition to the dim sum repertoire, the mango pudding is influenced by Western desserts techniques (since the Chinese are not too big on…

Linda Tay Esposito
Aug 2008
Professional
10 votes
24769 views
Mario's Kick-Ass Barbecue Sauce

Mario's Kick-Ass Barbecue Sauce

This sauce recipe deserves 5 stars! I adapted the original recipe by adding the zest from the fresh orange and lemon. Also used coarse-grain brown…

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2014
Advanced
1 vote
364 views
Creole Pralines

Creole Pralines

Better than a cookie (sorry bakers, but this is a Creole group) and with the true taste of New Orleans, Creole Pralines are one of the signature…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
5 votes
2325 views
Butternut Squash and Apple Soup (with Pressure Cooker Option)

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup (with Pressure Cooker Option)

Inspired by a recipe from New Paradigm Cooking (Sandbach, Terranova and Ware), I chose to forego the cookbook’s…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2012
Professional
3 votes
2096 views
Delicious Easy Appetizer: Sweet Potato Casserole

Delicious Easy Appetizer: Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet potatoes are another delicious vegetable that are great for any fall or holiday dinner party. This…

John Wm. Macy's CheeseSticks
Oct 2013
Intermediate
2 votes
917 views
Japanese Spinach Salad, Ohitashi

Japanese Spinach Salad, Ohitashi

This is a delicious way to consume large quantities of one of the healthiest foods on the planet...spinach! I…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2008
Advanced
2 votes
7392 views
Green Chicken Chili

Green Chicken Chili

This isn't your thick beans and meat sort of chili, but it is absolutely delicious. Think a cross between a soup and a traditional chili. It's…

Nancy Miyasaki
Sep 2008
Intermediate
5 votes
4881 views
Spicy Red Anjou Pear Sauce:

Spicy Red Anjou Pear Sauce:

A cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice flavored sauce made from Red Anjou Pears. A tasty side dish to have with pork, chicken or vegetarian as salad or…

Julia Ann Souders
Nov 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
97 views
Easy Sweet French Cassoulet

Easy Sweet French Cassoulet

The French know cassoulet as a classic, long-simmered dish consisting of white beans and various -- sausages, pork or goose. This version is a less…

Robyn Savoie
Sep 2013
Advanced
1 vote
938 views