American main dish recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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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
27130 views
Blackened Mahi Mahi

Blackened Mahi Mahi

Chef Smith
Nov 2010
Professional
3 votes
14420 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
6311 views
Grilled Chicken-Melon Salad

Grilled Chicken-Melon Salad

Grilled Chicken-Melon Salad is an easy recipe for your outdoor barbecue and grilling rotation. It is a Tex-Mex-style recipe with chopped chicken…

RecipeKing
Feb 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
57 views
Giggling Gourmet's Sancocho

Giggling Gourmet's Sancocho

Here is a classical Puerto Rican root veggie dish that I have spent years of refining and studying under the grand guidance of my wife's Mom. This…

Giggling Gourmet
Jan 2012
Advanced
1 vote
12425 views
Panko Crusted Baked Tilapia

Panko Crusted Baked Tilapia

So I didn't find a recipe I liked for this and had to bungle my way through it alone. But it turned out pretty darned good! Nice crispy crunch, and…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2012
Professional
3 votes
6972 views
Bistro Chicken

Bistro Chicken

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

The Accidental Chef
Nov 2011
Advanced
3 votes
12205 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
14609 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
3440 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
Advanced
2 votes
2567 views
Simple Himalayan Salt Block Salmon

Simple Himalayan Salt Block Salmon

My wife got me a Himalayan Salt Block to try grilling on this summer. We made our first attempt last night…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2011
Advanced
4 votes
7743 views
Easy Sunday Crock Pot MeatBall

Easy Sunday Crock Pot MeatBall

For when you don't want to spend Sunday in the kitchen. Easy and Good with a hint of BBQ

Kitchenkats
May 2013
Advanced
1 vote
7935 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
3826 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
2877 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
10222 views