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
14175 views
Barbecued Beef Steak

Barbecued Beef Steak

Barbecued Beef Steak is an easy and quick 25 minute recipe that uses bottled barbecue sauce, orange marmalade and cinnamon. This would be a great…

RecipeKing
Mar 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
105 views
Blackened Mahi Mahi

Blackened Mahi Mahi

Chef Smith
Nov 2010
Professional
3 votes
10787 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
4569 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
2892 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
3410 views
Diabetic BBQ Beef Sandwiches

Diabetic BBQ Beef Sandwiches

Diabetic BBQ Beef Sandwiches is an easy recipe for a large crowd. It makes 12 sandwiches, good for game crowds or any large gatherings. Great for…

RecipeKing
Mar 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
169 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
2907 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
2960 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
3031 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
20450 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
5073 views
Italian Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Italian Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

This is an award-winning recipe and a hot menu item (literally). This dish requires a bit of extra work, but with pre-packaged ingredients it goes…

Robyn Savoie
Jun 2013
Advanced
1 vote
1202 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
1925 views
Lighten Up with this Easy Turkey and Apple Meatloaf



Lighten Up with this Easy Turkey and Apple Meatloaf



This is a light, flavorful twist on a classic meatloaf. To make it skinny, I’m using ground turkey and adding…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jun 2012
Professional
1 vote
1070 views