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
32792 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
16524 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
7482 views
Blackened Mahi Mahi

Blackened Mahi Mahi

Chef Smith
Nov 2010
Professional
3 votes
16616 views
MUSHROOM SAUCE OR GRAVY

MUSHROOM SAUCE OR GRAVY

1/2 POUND (8 OUNCES) ORGANIC MUSHROOMS, SMALL ORGANIC SWEET ONION, STALK ORGANIC CELERY OR 1/2 LARGE ORGANIC GREEN PEPPER, AND PESTO CUBE MAKES A…

Lillie Ann Passwaiter
Jul 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
93 views
My Dry Rub

My Dry Rub

Its that time of year when the barbecue hits the grills & smokers and so I thought I'd post my favorite dry rub recipe. I only use this rub & a…

Amos Miller
Jun 2012
Professional
4 votes
4864 views
Bistro Chicken

Bistro Chicken

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

The Accidental Chef
Nov 2011
Advanced
3 votes
13879 views
NUT BURGERS IN GRAVY ROYALE

NUT BURGERS IN GRAVY ROYALE

"WALNUTS, QUICK ROLLED OATS & CELERY ARE THE COMBINATION THAT MAKES THE FLAVOR OF THESE BURGERS BROWNED IN OIL. NEED TO ALLOW FOR 1 HOUR OF…

Lillie Ann Passwaiter
Jul 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
79 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
9763 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
24041 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
9399 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
605 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
14414 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
4118 views
Honey Rosemary Chicken

Honey Rosemary Chicken

I really liked the marinade/glaze and its rosemary and balsamic flavors. If preferred, substitute boneless skinless chicken breasts and/or thighs or…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2013
Professional
3 votes
5526 views