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

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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
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2 votes
17354 views
9~Minute Shrimp Stir Fry

9~Minute Shrimp Stir Fry

Quick lunch, or supper any time.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Sep 2016
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1 vote
317 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
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3 votes
21024 views
Japanese Teriyaki Chicken

Japanese Teriyaki Chicken

Buy a bottle of Teriyaki sauce? NO!! It is amazingly easy to make teriyaki sauce at home. All you need is soy sauce, mirin, and sugar. The key…

manabu masuda
Feb 2008
Intermediate
11 votes
43758 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
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8 votes
9246 views
Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Seasonings

Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Seasonings

This was a wonderful leg of lamb that I cooked for a Holiday gathering this year. I took a base recipe for…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2010
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8 votes
3060 views
Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti

Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti

This is an old Italian recipe that I've been cooking for 30 years, and my boys and husband all love it. I got…

jeanne templeman
Nov 2008
Intermediate
6 votes
6780 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
13 votes
8054 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
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2 votes
6974 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
9909 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
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4 votes
14311 views
Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry

Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry

There is nothing better than wonderful summer veggies from my local farmer's market. Our small but wonderful…

Sherri Williams
Sep 2013
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17 votes
3123 views
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
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10 votes
2654 views
Savory Meatloaf with Zucchini

Savory Meatloaf with Zucchini

In planning a birthday dinner for a mutual friend, a fellow-foodie and I devised this juicy meatloaf with prominent herb flavors. We started with 3…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
2 votes
5587 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
6285 views