Dinner party boil recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Our good friend Linda Hansen saved this top recipe from the SF Chronicle in 2004 and it has become one of her…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
10 votes
2341 views
Amazing Red Lentil and Tomato Soup

Amazing Red Lentil and Tomato Soup

I never thought I would have a red lentil soup that could match the Turkish red lentil soup that I have been…

John Spottiswood
Nov 2011
Advanced
6 votes
2883 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
4265 views
Marinated Asparagus

Marinated Asparagus

This versatile recipe made with fresh asparagus can be made year around. Serve it cold or warm as side with any meal. My favorite way to serve…

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
5 votes
4179 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
2838 views
Carrot and Ginger Soup

Carrot and Ginger Soup

This is a hearty warming soup, filled with vitamin A and herbs which will prepare your respiratory system for exposure to colds and flu. It has a…

Grains of Hope
Mar 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
1106 views
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
1992 views
Pamplemousse Martini

Pamplemousse Martini

A light grapefruit based cocktail that even the men will enjoy. A spin on the cosmopolitan, combining grapefruit and pomegranate juice.

Karen
Aug 2009
Intermediate
3 votes
1564 views
Italian Wedding Soup with Turkey Meatballs

Italian Wedding Soup with Turkey Meatballs

Italian-American in origin, this soup was really misnamed. “Wedding soup” is a mistranslation of the Italian…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2012
Professional
2 votes
8044 views
Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

Here's a colorful dish made from garden fresh vegetables. The combination of beans, tomato and basil make for…

Robyn Savoie
Mar 2014
Advanced
2 votes
1952 views
Quinoa with Fresh Corn and Mint

Quinoa with Fresh Corn and Mint

This is a great quinoa dish to serve alongside fish or chicken. I have grown to love quinoa, and it is perfect for this dish. But this would also…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2011
Advanced
2 votes
728 views
mashed potatoes

mashed potatoes

These are special, and go well with the pan gravy recipe I am posting. Using Yukon Gold potatoes, you can either leave all the skins on, or, as I…

david spottiswood
Sep 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
713 views
Sweet Potato Bisque

Sweet Potato Bisque

This soup gets its wonderfully creamy texture from pureed carrots and sweet potatoes rather than cream, a dairy product I discourage due to its high…

Robyn Savoie
Jan 2015
Advanced
2 votes
1252 views
Ginger-Carrot Bisque

Ginger-Carrot Bisque

This soup would be a perfect start for an autumn dinner.

Marlin Rinehart
Mar 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
1965 views
A refreshing Drink to Welcome All members

A refreshing Drink to Welcome All members

A natural summer cooler made with mint, lemon and ginger. Refreshing and healthy with no added preservative in…

sanjeeta kk
Jun 2010
Advanced
2 votes
3559 views