Kid friendly main dish recipes costing less than $2.5 per serving

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Cuban-style Steaks in Garlic-Lime Marinade

Cuban-style Steaks in Garlic-Lime Marinade

These steaks are a treat and a great way to make an inexpensive cut of meat memorable. You can use bottom…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2012
Advanced
4 votes
16161 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
6199 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
4128 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
14587 views
The Very Best Meatloaf

The Very Best Meatloaf

This my family's favorite meatloaf recipe, of all time--and has become my most viewed recipe on my blog! What makes this taste so good is a…

Foodiewife
Jul 2014
Advanced
3 votes
18462 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
20550 views
Skinny Mexican Style Chicken and Cornbread Casserole

Skinny Mexican Style Chicken and Cornbread Casserole

My husband and I love this main course casserole so much, we ended up eating it 3 days in a row! The skinny for…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jan 2013
Professional
1 vote
6553 views
Cumin Chicken

Cumin Chicken

The combined flavors of cumin and oregano in this seasoning is just phenomenal with poultry. This recipe is adapted from Allen Susser's New World…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2008
Advanced
32 votes
15262 views
Simple pan fried trout

Simple pan fried trout

We use this recipe for both pan fried trout and Kokanee salmon. We recently caught some Kokanee up at Lake Tahoe and made this dish. It is super…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2009
Advanced
2 votes
6922 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
13628 views
The Very Best Glazed Meatloaf Recipe

The Very Best Glazed Meatloaf Recipe

This my family's favorite meatloaf recipe, of all time-- and my #1 most viewed and printed recipe on my food…

Foodiewife
Mar 2011
Advanced
6 votes
9023 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
78 votes
32050 views
Steam Tofu With Fish

Steam Tofu With Fish

Very simple and yet delicious dish.Goes very well with steam white rice.

Cindy
Sep 2011
Intermediate
3 votes
3313 views
Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos

These shrimp are easy to make and absolutely delicious. While I enjoy them in these tacos immensely, they would also be great served over rice with…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2008
Advanced
4 votes
8157 views
Pork and Hominy Chili

Pork and Hominy Chili

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
8643 views