Braise main dish recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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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
10185 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
1356 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
2086 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
748 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
1450 views
Brisket a la Carbonnade

Brisket a la Carbonnade

Veronica Gantley
Mar 2011
Advanced
2 votes
539 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
1905 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
1600 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
8056 views
Chicken and Eggplant Stew

Chicken and Eggplant Stew

This recipe was given to me by my good friend Brian Bedrosian. He raved about it, so we made it last night. It was very tasty. Our kids all ate…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jan 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
828 views
Orange Sauced Pork Chops or Chicken

Orange Sauced Pork Chops or Chicken

A.L. Wiebe
Nov 2010
Professional
2 votes
254 views
Wine-braised string beans

Wine-braised string beans

Light and nutritious meal ideal for scorching summer days.

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Jul 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
215 views
Stuffed Turkey Breast with Gravy and Cranberry Relish Served with Savory Spaghetti Squash Pancakes

Stuffed Turkey Breast with Gravy and Cranberry Relish Served with Savory Spaghetti Squash Pancakes

An eye appealing presentation and…

Nutrition Health Net
Dec 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
350 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
1016 views
Savory Country Style Corned Beef Hash

Savory Country Style Corned Beef Hash

This recipe is a simple satisfying and quick meal. Canned corn beef is matched with potatoes, onions and green…

Smokinhotchef
Mar 2012
Advanced
1 vote
511 views