Braise recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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Barbacoa De Cabeza

Barbacoa De Cabeza

Barbacoa de Cabeza is a slow cooked dish prepared with parts from the head of a cow, such as the cheeks. Popular in South Texas, I've adapted the…

Sergio Hernandez
Nov 2009
Advanced
2 votes
11957 views
Carnitas

Carnitas

Carnitas are the Mexican version of pulled pork. Braised first in a spicy sauce, pork shoulder is slow cooked until so tender the meat just shreds…

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
13 votes
11713 views
Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore

Cacciatore in cuisine refers to a meal prepared “hunter style” with meat, tomatoes, onions, herbs, wine (and depending on region and availability…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2012
Professional
2 votes
3444 views
Oven Brisket with Au Jus

Oven Brisket with Au Jus

This brisket recipe makes a very flavorful natural gravy that can be used for French Dip Sandwiches, cheesesteaks, and other things. Since beef…

myra byanka
Mar 2012
Professional
1 vote
1847 views
Meatballs In Chipotle Sauce

Meatballs In Chipotle Sauce

Chipotle chilies (smoked, dried jalapeño's), bacon and beef broth give this unusual tomato-based sauce its deep flavor. Use it in Braised Meat Loaf…

Robyn Savoie
Aug 2013
Advanced
1 vote
685 views
Jamaican Chicken Stew

Jamaican Chicken Stew

Here's a very tasty, easy to make island-style stew. I adapted a recipe I found in one of my cookbooks. By combining the orange and bay leaf in…

Robyn Savoie
Nov 2013
Advanced
1 vote
1987 views
Beans, Greens and Sausage Soup

Beans, Greens and Sausage Soup

I found a mix of baby winter greens to use with this, but you can use whatever you like from spinach and chard to baby kale.

sf
Feb 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
632 views
Chicken and Eggplant Tagine

Chicken and Eggplant Tagine

I was shopping for a chicken and eggplant stew and both the eggplant and the bell peppers were on sale...so I bought extra. We ended up making two…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
Advanced
7 votes
2221 views
Butter Chicken - Chicken Makhani

Butter Chicken - Chicken Makhani

My kids love Chicken Makhani (Butter Chicken) and Chicken Tikka Masala whenever we go to an Indian buffet. So…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2013
Advanced
7 votes
2832 views
Stewed Zucchini And Tomatoes

Stewed Zucchini And Tomatoes

This Stewed Zucchini and Tomatoes side dish has a wonderful flavor that goes with any meal, and the best part is it'll even make your kitchen smell…

Robyn Savoie
Aug 2013
Advanced
1 vote
1011 views
Beef Braciole

Beef Braciole

This is one of my sons favorite dishes served with pasta I personally like it served with a side of roasted spaghetti squash. In the recipe I use…

Therese
Feb 2013
Intermediate
3 votes
2242 views
Lemon Chicken Breasts (Ina Garten)

Lemon Chicken Breasts (Ina Garten)

This recipe comes from Ina Garten's most recent cookbook 'How Easy Is That?" She's right. This is a very…

Foodiewife
Apr 2011
Advanced
1 vote
1668 views
Adobo Chicken

Adobo Chicken

These Filipino-flavored chicken drumsticks are juicy and tender and super flavorful. They make great leftovers, too, cold or hot.

Riki Shore
Apr 2012
Advanced
1 vote
758 views
Elegant Shrimp Scampi Pasta Lightened Up

Elegant Shrimp Scampi Pasta Lightened Up

For a romantic dinner, try this superb shrimp, sauteed in a buttery, garlic and lemon wine sauce. It doesn’t…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Feb 2012
Professional
3 votes
1549 views
Spicey Pulled Pork

Spicey Pulled Pork

This is a braised pulled pork that makes a great sandwich or use it for a tex-mex taco salad. Use an inexpensive cut of pork as it will cook…

Patrick Travis
Aug 2009
Intermediate
1 vote
3374 views