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
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4 votes
34863 views
Vegetable Lasagna

Vegetable Lasagna

Wonderful Sunday Supper-using all the leftover veggies from the week (I can not throw away good food!). I used my fresh homemade chunky tomato sauce…

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Sep 2016
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1 vote
155 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
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2 votes
17346 views
9~Minute Shrimp Stir Fry

9~Minute Shrimp Stir Fry

Quick lunch, or supper any time.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Sep 2016
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1 vote
317 views
Blackened Mahi Mahi

Blackened Mahi Mahi

Chef Smith
Nov 2010
Professional
3 votes
17361 views
Italian Grilled Turkey Burgers

Italian Grilled Turkey Burgers

Grill these burgers in no time! Great lunch or supper option.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Sep 2016
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1 vote
324 views
Orange-Cherry Baked Pork Loin Roast

Orange-Cherry Baked Pork Loin Roast

Wonderful flavors in this Meal! A favorite here.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Sep 2016
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1 vote
301 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
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4 votes
10502 views
Sauted Cilantro Halibut

Sauted Cilantro Halibut

This halibut dish really shines if you saute the fish over high heat; crispy outside and juicy in.

Mihir Shah
Jan 2008
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7 votes
8615 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
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8 votes
9241 views
Tri-tip marinade

Tri-tip marinade

This is a great dry rub for tri tip. I just made it for a recent party and the tri tip vanished.

Aspen Lee-Moulden
Jun 2008
Intermediate
11 votes
15308 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
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2 votes
4575 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
8053 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
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1 vote
15208 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
2 votes
5583 views