American main dish recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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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
4039 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
11559 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
3279 views
Bistro Chicken

Bistro Chicken

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

The Accidental Chef
Nov 2011
Advanced
3 votes
9171 views
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
24952 views
Mexican Pot Roast

Mexican Pot Roast

Sunshine Crawford
Apr 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
2713 views
Simple, Tasty and Skinny, Egg Salad Sandwich

Simple, Tasty and Skinny, Egg Salad Sandwich

Perfect to make with leftover eggs...There are dozens of ways to make egg salad but this one is my favorite!…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Apr 2012
Professional
2 votes
2175 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
2407 views
Beef Fajita Best Marinade

Beef Fajita Best Marinade

This is fast, simple and super delicious! You should have a very hot (very) cast iron griddle or pan to do this right. I preheat the griddle and…

Amos Miller
Dec 2013
Professional
3 votes
3294 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
1 vote
3328 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
23898 views
Ham & Cabbage Hash

Ham & Cabbage Hash

This is a fast dinner-in-a-skillet recipe, and a good way to use up leftover ham or roast beef. Lots of vegetables make the meat go further and keep…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2013
Professional
3 votes
1928 views
Swai with Lemon-Basil Pesto

Swai with Lemon-Basil Pesto

We made this dish with Swai, but it would work equally well with basa, tilapia, catfish, sole, or any other mild and flaky white fish. The pesto is…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2015
Advanced
2 votes
570 views
The Barefoot Contessa’s Recipe for Perfect Roast Turkey Made Skinny

The Barefoot Contessa’s Recipe for Perfect Roast Turkey Made Skinny

I love Ina Garten’s (Barefoot Contessa) recipe for roasting turkey. I…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Nov 2011
Professional
1 vote
3207 views
Pork and Hominy Chili

Pork and Hominy Chili

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
8364 views