American main dish recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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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
17325 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
310 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
9233 views
Sauted Cilantro Halibut

Sauted Cilantro Halibut

This halibut dish really shines if you saute the fish over high heat; crispy outside and juicy in.

Mihir Shah
Jan 2008
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7 votes
8605 views
Low-Fat Spice Rubbed Roast Turkey

Low-Fat Spice Rubbed Roast Turkey

Traditional turkeys are nearly flavorless when you skip the skin and gravy—and that’s where most of the fat and…

Robyn Savoie
Mar 2014
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2 votes
4565 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
8049 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
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2 votes
5571 views
Bistro Chicken

Bistro Chicken

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

The Accidental Chef
Nov 2011
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3 votes
14375 views
Barbecued Wings Charlotte Style

Barbecued Wings Charlotte Style

North Carolina prides itself on its barbecue. You can find any number of variations for this classic regional sauce throughout North Carolina's…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
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2 votes
3440 views
Roasty Thanksgiving Turkey

Roasty Thanksgiving Turkey

The perfect Thanksgiving roasted turkey, brined in a salt/honey blend and roasted so that it's browned on the outside but moist on the inside

Sarah Reid
Oct 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
9093 views
Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Roast

Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Roast

I was craving cranberries. So I pulled out this recipe I had for a little while and made it for dinner…

Robyn Savoie
Nov 2013
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1 vote
8319 views
Garden Salmon Loaf

Garden Salmon Loaf

BearNakedBaker
Apr 2011
Professional
1 vote
2863 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
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11 votes
25219 views
Easy Gluten Free Baked Chicken Breasts

Easy Gluten Free Baked Chicken Breasts

Ever single time we do a survey on the blog and ask what kinds of new recipes readers would like to see, the #1…

RecipesnFood
Jun 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
2667 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
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2 votes
1837 views