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
Intermediate
1 vote
1171 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
435 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
3149 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
1685 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
8040 views
Chicken Kabobs

Chicken Kabobs

These kabobs are colorful, tasty, and make a great dish for any summertime party.

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
13544 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
18657 views
Blackened Mahi Mahi

Blackened Mahi Mahi

Chef Smith
Nov 2010
Professional
3 votes
7810 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
3224 views
Bistro Chicken

Bistro Chicken

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

The Accidental Chef
Nov 2011
Advanced
2 votes
4183 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
7 votes
2205 views
Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Roast

Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Roast

I was craving cranberries. So I pulled out this recipe I had for a little while and made it for dinner…

Robyn Savoie
Nov 2013
Advanced
1 vote
2530 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
3027 views
Atlanta Brisket

Atlanta Brisket

Atlanta Brisket is a braised, southern dish featuring boxed onion soup mix, ketchup, and Atlanta’s own Coca-Cola. In this recipe I replaced the…

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2013
Advanced
2 votes
1897 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
Intermediate
6 votes
6519 views