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
2 votes
8156 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
15477 views
Easy Veggie Pizza with a Nutty Whole Wheat Crust

Easy Veggie Pizza with a Nutty Whole Wheat Crust

Why go to the local pizza joint and spend a ton of money on a greasy pizza, when you can make a healthier…

Kristi Rimkus
Mar 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
8460 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
4760 views
Bistro Chicken

Bistro Chicken

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

The Accidental Chef
Nov 2011
Advanced
3 votes
6048 views
Blackened Mahi Mahi

Blackened Mahi Mahi

Chef Smith
Nov 2010
Professional
3 votes
9254 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
9500 views
Crockpot Cranberry-Orange Pork Roast

Crockpot Cranberry-Orange Pork Roast

Crockpot Cranberry-Orange Pork Roast is a delicious, easy and healthy WeightWatchers (5) PointsPlus+ recipe.…

RecipeKing
Nov 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
163 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
6230 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
Advanced
2 votes
1788 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
7434 views
Chili Pie

Chili Pie

This is a Tex-Mex favorite with a chili 'filling' that gets smothered in cheese then topped with cornbread batter 'crust' and baked in the oven for…

Reeni
Mar 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
2730 views
Beer Can Chicken

Beer Can Chicken

An interesting and fun, yet still delicious way to barbecue a chicken. Have fun with this one!

Elena Jimenez
Jul 2008
Beginner
7 votes
19808 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
23345 views
Sauerkraut and Sausage Casserole

Sauerkraut and Sausage Casserole

I found this in the Lititz Church of the Brethren Cookbook credited to Helen Forry. I love sauerkraut and this…

Glenn
Oct 2012
Beginner
3 votes
3076 views