American main dish recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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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
22407 views
Barbecued Beef Steak

Barbecued Beef Steak

Barbecued Beef Steak is an easy and quick 25 minute recipe that uses bottled barbecue sauce, orange marmalade and cinnamon. This would be a great…

RecipeKing
Mar 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
113 views
Bistro Chicken

Bistro Chicken

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

The Accidental Chef
Nov 2011
Advanced
3 votes
8320 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
2895 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
10826 views
Skinny Chicken Pot Pie

Skinny Chicken Pot Pie

It’s officially fall and it’s all about comfort foods. Chicken pot pie is considered the ultimate comfort food! It’s a savory pie filled with a…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Sep 2012
Professional
2 votes
2911 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
3370 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
1 vote
375 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
2102 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
1677 views
Swiss Style Cube Steak

Swiss Style Cube Steak

When we were kids Mom made this for us all the time. It was a cheap dinner that went a long way served over rice. I had forgotten about it till…

Denise Sherin
Mar 2014
Advanced
2 votes
1989 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
3034 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
2961 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
1911 views
Chicken Soup to Live For!

Chicken Soup to Live For!

Common, nourishing, fast & easy - unbelievably fragrant, a dish anyone can make and serve. This is a soup, "to live for"! A perfect 'comfort food'.…

Amos Miller
Apr 2011
Professional
3 votes
1467 views