Main dish recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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Orange Shrimp and Crab Stuffed Roasted Butternut Squash

Orange Shrimp and Crab Stuffed Roasted Butternut Squash

This Orange Shrimp and Crab stuffed Roasted Butternut Squash makes an elegant, yet simple, presentation for…

Judy Hickman Armstrong
Nov 2008
Intermediate
72 votes
10215 views
Awesome Pizza Dough

Awesome Pizza Dough

This recipe is adapted from one perfected at Greens restaurant in San Francisco. The crust is crunchy on the outside but also chewy. I think it's…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2010
Advanced
76 votes
28368 views
Thai Basil Chicken

Thai Basil Chicken

Quick and easy and oh, so yummy! So much so, we copied this recipe and gave it to our guests at our wedding!

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
39 votes
16763 views
Asian Baked Salmon

Asian Baked Salmon

Its delicious and easy to make, the portion can be easily adjusted for 2 or for 8. Enjoy!

Connie Mcmillan
Oct 2008
Intermediate
25 votes
13417 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
Advanced
17 votes
1085 views
Spicy Shrimp Moroccan Style

Spicy Shrimp Moroccan Style

These prawns are absolutely fantastic. Every time I make them I marvel at the density and depth of the flavors. I typically leave the Cayenne…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
18 votes
14953 views
Cilantro Shrimp

Cilantro Shrimp

This is a simple and absolutely delicious stir-fry shrimp dish. I've been looking for something easy and tasty like this. I have a new staple! I…

Nancy Miyasaki
Aug 2010
Intermediate
15 votes
4188 views
Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Artichoke, Lemon, and Goat Cheese

Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Artichoke, Lemon, and Goat Cheese

I'm often tempted to order stuffed chicken breast when I go to a restaurant because it sounds so good...but I…

Nancy Miyasaki
Apr 2010
Intermediate
14 votes
1698 views
Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs

Years ago I had an Italian neighbor who became a close friend. I always commented on her delicious meatballs and one day she shared the recipe with…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2011
Professional
13 votes
12872 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
12 votes
10410 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
1962 views
Taco Casserole

Taco Casserole

A Delicious Heart Healthy Taco Casserole Recipe That Family And Friends Will Love. Source:…

1st Place Recipes
Feb 2011
Intermediate
13 votes
21225 views
Chicken Braised in Coconut Milk

Chicken Braised in Coconut Milk

For a more kid-friendly, non-spicy version, just do steps 2-4. It’s still super-moist and delicious – and even faster and easier! On really rushed…

Kristin Chen
Jul 2008
Intermediate
12 votes
17156 views
BBQ Pork Tenderloin - Spanish Style

BBQ Pork Tenderloin - Spanish Style

This dish is from south-eastern Spain where Moorish influences are still found in many dishes. The combination…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2010
Advanced
11 votes
3761 views
"Tandoori" grilled chicken

"Tandoori" grilled chicken

While this dish isn't made in a traditional Indian clay oven, the yogurt marinade and spice blend can still yield a very authentic-tasting end…

Chris Patil
Feb 2008
Advanced
11 votes
10093 views