American picnic main dish recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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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
22642 views
My Dry Rub

My Dry Rub

Its that time of year when the barbecue hits the grills & smokers and so I thought I'd post my favorite dry rub recipe. I only use this rub & a…

Amos Miller
Jun 2012
Professional
4 votes
3036 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
2993 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
5094 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
3613 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
1590 views
Giggling Gourmet's "Don Quixote's Boca de Fuego!" Hot Sauce

Giggling Gourmet's "Don Quixote's Boca de Fuego!" Hot Sauce

For those that like it hot: Here's a hot sauce personal favorite of my own design that I have been working on…

Giggling Gourmet
Apr 2012
Advanced
2 votes
1541 views
Garden Salmon Loaf

Garden Salmon Loaf

BearNakedBaker
Apr 2011
Professional
1 vote
1310 views
Tender Juicy Beef and Broccoli

Tender Juicy Beef and Broccoli

Find the sweet and meaty taste in this appetizing dish especially served with rice or mushed potatoes. Enjoy the savory beef made tender and juicy…

Strohxda97
Feb 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
1237 views
Savory Country Style Corned Beef Hash

Savory Country Style Corned Beef Hash

This recipe is a simple satisfying and quick meal. Canned corn beef is matched with potatoes, onions and green…

Smokinhotchef
Mar 2012
Advanced
1 vote
951 views
Grilled Lamb With Tequila And Chipotle Rub

Grilled Lamb With Tequila And Chipotle Rub

This lamb offers a change of pace from the classic grilled steak. It is best to start this marinating at home…

Robyn Savoie
Aug 2013
Advanced
1 vote
1095 views
Lamb Burger Patties

Lamb Burger Patties

These Lamb Burgers will beat a Big Mac anyday!

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
7028 views
Giggling Gourment's Slurpn'ly Good BBQ Sauce

Giggling Gourment's Slurpn'ly Good BBQ Sauce

Here's my version of a BBQ sauce for the summer season! It has a nice mild sweetness/smoked flavor to it when…

Giggling Gourmet
Mar 2012
Advanced
3 votes
1125 views
Garden Fresh Brine Roasted Chicken

Garden Fresh Brine Roasted Chicken

Nothing's more versatile than a flavorful bird at your fingertips. There are many ways to serve this chicken,…

Smokinhotchef
May 2012
Advanced
1 vote
751 views
Torte di granchio ( Crab Cakes)

Torte di granchio ( Crab Cakes)

Crab cakes became popular along the coastlines of mid Atlantic States, the Gulf Coasts and Italy as well. It is a simple and tasty way to serve crab…

J. Gino Genovesi
Jul 2013
Professional
1 vote
733 views