American recipes with 400 or fewer calories

Sort: Popular Newest Rating
Show:
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
12279 views
Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters

Ryan Fillhardt
Mar 2008
Professional
14 votes
19698 views
Cranberry-Walnut sour bread

Cranberry-Walnut sour bread

In Atlanta, at Costco, I tasted this bread and loved it. Its sour, sweet and nutty. and more importantly NO (butter-sugar-oil). Isn't it awesome?

Prachi
Jul 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
148 views
Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chocolate chiffon cake is a light and spongy cake. Goes well with a heavy chocolate ganaché coating.

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
1 vote
4779 views
Spinach-Romaine Lettuce Salad

Spinach-Romaine Lettuce Salad

This was a 'gourmet' salad from Bon Appetit, 1978. It now is a favorite in my recipes. Sliced red onions and/or feta cheese make good additions to…

Julia Ann Souders
Aug 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
76 views
Cheesy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Cheesy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Mary Joseph
Feb 2008
Advanced
10 votes
43222 views
Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Years ago a friend gave me this recipe saying it is as the name says, truly “Good Stuff.” Layers start with a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2012
Professional
5 votes
6123 views
Best Ever Brownies

Best Ever Brownies

I got this recipe in Home Economics in 1974 and it's still the best brownie recipe I have ever made.

Kelly Christensen
Mar 2012
Intermediate
5 votes
8758 views
Black Bottom Cupcakes

Black Bottom Cupcakes

A chocolate cupcake with crem cheese filling!

Elena Jimenez
Jun 2008
Beginner
3 votes
36764 views
Low Carb Homemade Bread

Low Carb Homemade Bread

Who doesn't love the smell of fresh bread baking? Yum! It has to be one of my favorite smells. I have tried several times to make a really good loaf…

Pam Solomon
Jul 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
12204 views
Simple pan fried trout

Simple pan fried trout

We use this recipe for both pan fried trout and Kokanee salmon. We recently caught some Kokanee up at Lake Tahoe and made this dish. It is super…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2009
Advanced
2 votes
6982 views
Avocado Pasta

Avocado Pasta

Delicious, creamy (with no milk or cream!), and healthy. Makes a great side dish, or top with grilled chicken for a complete meal. Pairs well with…

Wendi Taylor
Feb 2013
Professional
2 votes
9774 views
Easy Fruit Cobbler

Easy Fruit Cobbler

This is a super simple dessert that's great for a large or small gathering. I generally use nectarines or peaches and some sort of berries, but…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jul 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
11317 views
Bistro Chicken

Bistro Chicken

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

The Accidental Chef
Nov 2011
Advanced
3 votes
9920 views
French Rice Salad

French Rice Salad

This is a light and flavorful as a main dish or side dish. It's a perfect side for any grilled meat or fish.

Nancy Miyasaki
Oct 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
8934 views