Main dish recipes with 200 or fewer calories costing less than $2.5 per serving

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Chicken Kabobs

Chicken Kabobs

These kabobs are colorful, tasty, and make a great dish for any summertime party.

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
5 votes
23957 views
Mediterranean Filet of Sole

Mediterranean Filet of Sole

Dover Sole was on sale at the local supermarket, and I felt inspired to try an recreate some of the simple, delicious flat fish dishes while…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2009
Advanced
3 votes
12611 views
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
11181 views
Bistro Chicken

Bistro Chicken

A healthy, tasty, easy recipe for the whole family.

The Accidental Chef
Nov 2011
Advanced
3 votes
8768 views
Simple Sole Meuniere

Simple Sole Meuniere

I seem to have a fetish with dover sole right now. It’s so plentiful and inexpensive, I keep looking for different ways to cook it. This easy…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2009
Intermediate
3 votes
6601 views
Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Eggplant has nothing to do with eggs - unless you dip and bread them. This sauce is a knockout! We grow…

Amos Miller
Sep 2011
Professional
12 votes
3080 views
Asian Short Ribs Pressure Cooker Style

Asian Short Ribs Pressure Cooker Style

I absolutely adore using my electric pressure cooker, because I can shorten most cooking times by 75%. So, if…

Foodiewife
Aug 2014
Advanced
2 votes
2166 views
Crockpot Chicken Vesuvio

Crockpot Chicken Vesuvio

Crockpot Chicken Vesuvio is an easy and delicious casserole recipe created by an Italian chef who created this after World War II. A very popular…

RecipeKing
Apr 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
237 views
Tacos Al Carbon

Tacos Al Carbon

This is a simple steak taco recipe that emphasizes the flavor of the meat and the grill. You can spice it up by adding extra cumin or a little…

John Spottiswood
May 2008
Advanced
3 votes
12982 views
Kofta (Kafta) Pita Sandwich

Kofta (Kafta) Pita Sandwich

Kofta is a recipe taught to me by Ahmad, a young man who lived with our family for two years. Kafta and Ahmad's Tabouli have become Middle Eastern…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2010
Professional
1 vote
5796 views
Grilled Flanken Style Korean Short Ribs (Galbi or Kalbi)

Grilled Flanken Style Korean Short Ribs (Galbi or Kalbi)

I adapted this recipe from one in Bon Appetit and another from Chef John (foodwishes.blogspot.com). Chef John…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2013
Advanced
5 votes
2345 views
Fabulous Pork Tenderloin

Fabulous Pork Tenderloin

I know that's a bold title, but this Pork Tenderloin is truly phenomenal. The sauce has a mix of Thai and Middle Eastern flavors that is harmonious…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2008
Advanced
11 votes
23817 views
Grilled Asian Pork Loin

Grilled Asian Pork Loin

We had a BBQ party today and served pork loin with two different types of marinade. This one was universally loved. It has a wonderful sweet and…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2011
Advanced
8 votes
3553 views
Tilapia Broiled Egyptian Style

Tilapia Broiled Egyptian Style

We adopted this recipe from our Egyptian babysitter in San Francisco named Hoda. We came to her house once to pick up our son and were greeted by…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2008
Advanced
4 votes
11609 views
Tilapia with Sweet Peppers

Tilapia with Sweet Peppers

I like the speed with which I can get a seafood dish from pan to table. Only 15 minutes of cooking makes this tilapia main dish perfect for hurried…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2011
Professional
2 votes
2226 views