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
4 votes
33756 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
16889 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
4408 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
7791 views
Meatball & Mushroom & Pepper Kebobs

Meatball & Mushroom & Pepper Kebobs

My family loves these anytime I make them!

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Aug 2016
Advanced
1 vote
206 views
Simple pan fried trout

Simple pan fried trout

We use this recipe for both pan fried trout and Kokanee salmon. We recently caught some Kokanee up at Lake Tahoe and made this dish. It is super…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2009
Advanced
2 votes
9708 views
Savory Herb Meatloaf

Savory Herb Meatloaf

I keep Stove Top stuffings on hand to use in place of leftover breadcrumbs, so I decided to add some to a meatloaf recipe. It turned out very tasty.…

myra byanka
Aug 2016
Professional
1 vote
54 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
10076 views
Honey & Clove Baked Pork Chops

Honey & Clove Baked Pork Chops

This is my newest and now most favorite Pork Recipe! Its a flavorful winner.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Aug 2016
Advanced
1 vote
171 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
4292 views
Blackened Mahi Mahi

Blackened Mahi Mahi

Chef Smith
Nov 2010
Professional
3 votes
16943 views
Zucchini Meatballs in Cream Sauce - Microwave Quick!

Zucchini Meatballs in Cream Sauce - Microwave Quick!

Several good reasons to save this recipe: to use up zucchini; to keep the kitchen cool by microwaving the main…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2016
Professional
1 vote
814 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
8936 views
Bistro Chicken

Bistro Chicken

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

The Accidental Chef
Nov 2011
Advanced
3 votes
14103 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
14659 views