Quick and easy boil recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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Italian Spinach Soup

Italian Spinach Soup

Suprise, surprise. Another amazing recipe adapted from Marcella Hazan's Essential's of Italian Cooking. This is one of my bibles. Not only did I…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2009
Advanced
10 votes
19815 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
24554 views
Bean-Sausage Creole Soup

Bean-Sausage Creole Soup

Bean-Sausage Creole Soup is an easy, hearty, spicy, delicious and also quick (35) minute stovetop recipe. A great spicy soup with corn, red beans,…

RecipeKing
Feb 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
51 views
Green Beans, New Potatoes and Bacon

Green Beans, New Potatoes and Bacon

A delicious side to serve with meat, or as a main luncheon dish with salad. Honestly I could almost eat a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2015
Professional
3 votes
2183 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
27298 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
7008 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
38281 views
Cumin Rice

Cumin Rice

This rice is a delicious mix of cumin and cinnamon. It provides a nice, slightly sweet flavor, that is a perfect complement to any middle eastern…

Joyce Leung
Jun 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
9768 views
mexican chicken pozole verde

mexican chicken pozole verde

There are many variations on pozole, a traditional hominy-based Mexican stew closely associated with the Pacific-coast state of Guerrero. Anya von…

karenrecipe
Mar 2012
Professional
1 vote
1652 views
Mashed Potatoes and Cabbage (Colcannon)

Mashed Potatoes and Cabbage (Colcannon)

A perfect way to boost nutrition in mashed potatoes, this is a favorite Irish side dish but can certainly…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2012
Professional
2 votes
2389 views
Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Admittedly, this doesn't capture the crunch outside of the normal method of making persian rice. But if you…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2013
Advanced
3 votes
3316 views
Strawberry and Rhubarb Tapioca Pudding

Strawberry and Rhubarb Tapioca Pudding

A delightful tapioca pudding for a special occasion. So ruby-red pretty, and with a small scoop of vanilla ice…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2011
Professional
2 votes
2924 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
11455 views
New York Red Onion Sauce

New York Red Onion Sauce

If you have ever had a hot dog from a cart in New York City you have probably had some of this red onion sauce slathered on your hot dog. Here is a…

Bombdiggity Hot Dogs
Sep 2010
Professional
1 vote
3622 views
Spinach Basil Orzo

Spinach Basil Orzo

Can you believe I *just* discovered Orzo about 2 months ago? I'm officially a huge fan and this is one of the many recipes I've come up with using a…

Mary Joseph
Mar 2008
Advanced
3 votes
8680 views