Quick and easy European recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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Roasted Broccoli

Roasted Broccoli

This roasted broccoli recipe, adapted from the Barefoot Contessa, is really wonderful. It has a lot of flavor. We served it with a mild pasta, and…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
Advanced
25 votes
6095 views
Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry

Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry

There is nothing better than wonderful summer veggies from my local farmer's market. Our small but wonderful…

Sherri Williams
Sep 2013
Advanced
17 votes
1258 views
Sea Scallop Insalta Caprese

Sea Scallop Insalta Caprese

Starting off with an appetizer? An easy way to make seared scallops, pan fried outside on the grill in a little olive oil. After they are browned…

Claudia lamascolo
Feb 2010
Professional
15 votes
5373 views
Coffee Biscuits

Coffee Biscuits

Nice coffee biscuits ideal for breakfast or as snack for a break.

Tania Mattiello
Mar 2010
Intermediate
15 votes
1637 views
Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Our good friend Linda Hansen saved this top recipe from the SF Chronicle in 2004 and it has become one of her…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
10 votes
1505 views
Potatoes With Parsley and Garlic - Pommes Parsillade

Potatoes With Parsley and Garlic - Pommes Parsillade

These are the fantastic potatoes you've probably had in a french bistro...the ones that weren't pommes frites…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2011
Advanced
10 votes
1327 views
Deep Fried Brussels Sprouts

Deep Fried Brussels Sprouts

This dish will go with just about any main - pasta, meat, small plates. Whatever you're in the mood for.

Nate Appleman
Apr 2008
Professional
9 votes
19110 views
Spicy Shrimp on Spinach

Spicy Shrimp on Spinach

We made this as one of the dishes at our annual stay at the Koehler Winery near in Los Olivos near Santa Barbara. Everything we made was delicious,…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2011
Advanced
6 votes
1777 views
Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad

Easy summer salad. Great side dish to take to picnics or bbq's.

Lyndsey
Feb 2008
Beginner
6 votes
13221 views
Russian omelet

Russian omelet

It's very fast and delicious recipe

Pavel Nartov
Dec 2008
Professional
6 votes
5453 views
Chocolate Salami

Chocolate Salami

A unique russian dessert

Marina K
Mar 2010
Advanced
5 votes
7629 views
Roasted Asparagus and Parmesan

Roasted Asparagus and Parmesan

This is a simple and delicious Italian recipe adapted from the Barefoot Contessa. We leave out the egg and sometimes the lemon (depends on what you…

Nancy Miyasaki
Mar 2008
Intermediate
5 votes
5945 views
Mushrooms with Butter, Garlic and Croutons

Mushrooms with Butter, Garlic and Croutons

This is a delicious and easy to make mushroom dish. It tastes as good as fancy stuffed mushrooms, but is half…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jun 2008
Intermediate
5 votes
7150 views
Miner's Mush

Miner's Mush

My French Canadian grandma used to make this for my dad and all his siblings. It has become a Jordan family staple. I like it with the anise, but…

Lyndsey
Jan 2008
Beginner
5 votes
4492 views
Italian Baked Chicken Breasts

Italian Baked Chicken Breasts

Tender and juicy, this chicken is lightly breaded on outside, moist on the inside... and delicious!

Mary Shaldibina
Nov 2009
Intermediate
4 votes
3204 views