French recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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Mon Gateau Au Chocolat

Mon Gateau Au Chocolat

An absolutely wonderful cake; most traditionally served without icing. If you're including kids, might want to add your favorite, but I love it the…

Ali El Safy
Jan 2008
Professional
31 votes
35924 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
1184 views
Potato and Sweet Potato au Gratin with Herbs

Potato and Sweet Potato au Gratin with Herbs

This is not the lightest recipe I've made, but it's a real treat when you are having guests and want to…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jan 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
3969 views
Chicken Chasseur

Chicken Chasseur

This is a healthy version of chicken in the famous chasseur sauce containing onions and leeks, and flavored with white wine, tomatoes, and…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2011
Advanced
7 votes
1520 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
1608 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
6916 views
Apricot Clafoutis copyright 2011 art of living.PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati

Apricot Clafoutis copyright 2011 art of living.PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati

This recipe is from my latest book and winner of the Gourmand World…

maria liberati
Jan 2010
Professional
5 votes
1014 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
4386 views
Mushroom, Tomato, and White Bean Ragout

Mushroom, Tomato, and White Bean Ragout

This is a delicious companion to grilled fish, steak or chicken. It is beautiful, healthy, and flavorful.

Nancy Miyasaki
Aug 2008
Intermediate
5 votes
4330 views
Chocolate Souffle

Chocolate Souffle

After having a yummy souffle on a cruise recently, I came back and started making them myself. This is the best I've found so far. A simple,…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2012
Intermediate
4 votes
534 views
Scallops in Scallion Nests

Scallops in Scallion Nests

This is an attractive, flavorful dish, ideal as the first course for an elegant dinner. The scallions, which are cooked briefly in boiling water and…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2011
Advanced
4 votes
612 views
Sauteed Spinach with Garlic

Sauteed Spinach with Garlic

This is a delicious and healthy dish that takes 5 minutes to make and goes with almost anything--asian, mediterranean or american. Barefoot…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2008
Advanced
4 votes
5418 views
Creme Brulee

Creme Brulee

My claim to fame. Not quite so traditional, I use whole eggs and milk to lighten it up a little bit.

Mark Tabak
Jan 2008
Professional
3 votes
4580 views
Mango Gateau with peaches and cream

Mango Gateau with peaches and cream

A Gateau is a French style sponge cake traditionally made with cream and may be a multilayered cake. I made…

Manju Nair
Aug 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
2899 views
Tarte Tatin

Tarte Tatin

This is a classic of French home cuisine - it's upside-down caramelized apple tart.

lecuisinier
Feb 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
3913 views