American picnic main dish recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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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
3307 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
5329 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
3300 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
24956 views
Lamb Burger Patties

Lamb Burger Patties

These Lamb Burgers will beat a Big Mac anyday!

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
7175 views
Summertime Cube Steak Dinner

Summertime Cube Steak Dinner

Here's a quick, colorful and delicious recipe that uses garden fresh vegetables. It's sure to please even the most picky of eaters. The recipe…

Robyn Savoie
Apr 2014
Advanced
2 votes
1166 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
1739 views
Sloppy Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Sloppy Joes

These get really sloppy, but taste really good. The aroma brings everyone running to the table long before it is finished cooking.

Shawna Hill
Oct 2010
Advanced
2 votes
1760 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
1354 views
Date Nite/Movie Nite In Deep Dish Pizzas

Date Nite/Movie Nite In Deep Dish Pizzas

These pizzas are just plain awesome!! I made these over the weekend for the kids and grown-ups alike!! There…

Smokinhotchef
May 2012
Advanced
1 vote
643 views
Guilt-free Chicken Nuggets, Oh Yeah

Guilt-free Chicken Nuggets, Oh Yeah

Most kids love McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets. I’m sure many grown-ups do too. But, they are so unhealthy!…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Sep 2012
Professional
1 vote
1521 views
Bacon Wrapped Trout

Bacon Wrapped Trout

The salt and smoke from the bacon gives this delicate white fish all the seasoning it needs.

Robyn Savoie
Sep 2013
Advanced
1 vote
890 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
1197 views
Reuben Casserole

Reuben Casserole

I love Reuben sandwiches and wanted to have another way of enjoying this hearty treat. So I created this casserole using a homemade Thousand…

Glenn
Oct 2012
Beginner
1 vote
988 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
805 views