American dinner party 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
3 votes
13110 views
Blackened Mahi Mahi

Blackened Mahi Mahi

Chef Smith
Nov 2010
Professional
3 votes
10468 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
3 votes
4396 views
Beef Fajita Best Marinade

Beef Fajita Best Marinade

This is fast, simple and super delicious! You should have a very hot (very) cast iron griddle or pan to do this right. I preheat the griddle and…

Amos Miller
Dec 2013
Professional
3 votes
2864 views
Skinny Chicken Pot Pie

Skinny Chicken Pot Pie

It’s officially fall and it’s all about comfort foods. Chicken pot pie is considered the ultimate comfort food! It’s a savory pie filled with a…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Sep 2012
Professional
2 votes
2781 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
20361 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
2778 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
3545 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
3283 views
Award Winning Baby Back Ribs

Award Winning Baby Back Ribs

Recipe Source: http://www.recipekitchen.net/recipe/baby-back-ribs Baby Back Ribs Recipe - If You Don't Have A Grill Or Smoker, This Is A Great…

1st Place Recipes
Aug 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
4996 views
Easy Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken With Quick Slaw

Easy Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken With Quick Slaw

A new twist on an old favorite - chicken and coleslaw - from Delmarva Poultry Industries Inc. I tried it using…

Salad Foodie
May 2014
Professional
1 vote
1290 views
Dungeness Crab Cakes with Herb Salad

Dungeness Crab Cakes with Herb Salad

With the price battle between crab captains and seafood wholesalers over, crab season is finally here! The…

Parties That Cook
Dec 2010
Advanced
1 vote
1360 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
1 vote
2951 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
2246 views
Easy Herb Chicken in Pastry

Easy Herb Chicken in Pastry

What a great company entree! Chicken breasts top an herb cream cheese base before being wrapped in puff pastry. While they bake, toss a green salad…

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
1 vote
1851 views