American main dish recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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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
6636 views
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
5936 views
Light Fettuccine with Mushrooms

Light Fettuccine with Mushrooms

Catherine Pappas
Oct 2014
Intermediate
3 votes
414 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
2875 views
Chicken, Butternut Squash & Pecan Tart

Chicken, Butternut Squash & Pecan Tart

An entree good enough for dessert. Combining the fruits of fall in a ginger pastry. Adapted from Country…

Julia Ann Souders
Oct 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
167 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
9104 views
Blackened Mahi Mahi

Blackened Mahi Mahi

Chef Smith
Nov 2010
Professional
3 votes
8807 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
19553 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
3995 views
Bistro Chicken

Bistro Chicken

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

The Accidental Chef
Nov 2011
Advanced
3 votes
5323 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
14325 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
7180 views
Salmon Shells in Lemon Sauce

Salmon Shells in Lemon Sauce

Large pasta shells are stuffed with a salmon patty mixture and topped with a creamy lemon sauce and shredded cheddar cheese. Canned pink salmon…

Julia Ann Souders
Sep 2014
Intermediate
2 votes
235 views
Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff

I searched for the perfect from scratch recipe; Like most of my recipes I had to compromise by taking several online recipes to make my own version.…

Candice Goodyear Loviette
Oct 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
63 views
Panko Crusted Baked Tilapia

Panko Crusted Baked Tilapia

So I didn't find a recipe I liked for this and had to bungle my way through it alone. But it turned out pretty darned good! Nice crispy crunch, and…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2012
Professional
2 votes
3582 views