Braise recipes with 500 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
11205 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
11455 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
3062 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
1370 views
Atlanta Brisket

Atlanta Brisket

Atlanta Brisket is a braised, southern dish featuring boxed onion soup mix, ketchup, and Atlanta’s own Coca-Cola. In this recipe I replaced the…

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2013
Advanced
2 votes
2980 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
2113 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
2680 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
1683 views
Brisket a la Carbonnade

Brisket a la Carbonnade

Veronica Gantley
Mar 2011
Advanced
2 votes
1010 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
2090 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
552 views
Korean potato side dish

Korean potato side dish

I always love these sweet and salty braised potatoes when they are served along with kimchi and various other side dishes at korean restaurants.…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2013
Advanced
3 votes
1940 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
680 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
1842 views
Rajoes Cominho Lemony Portuguese pork stew

Rajoes Cominho Lemony Portuguese pork stew

The Portuguese would serve this stew with freshly-baked bread and spiced, fried potatoes but it also goes well…

Peter Brown
Oct 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
995 views