Braise recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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Carnitas

Carnitas

Carnitas are the Mexican version of pulled pork. Braised first in a spicy sauce, pork shoulder is slow cooked until so tender the meat just shreds…

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
14 votes
27744 views
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
33552 views
Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore

Cacciatore in cuisine refers to a meal prepared “hunter style” with meat, tomatoes, onions, herbs, wine (and depending on region and availability…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2012
Professional
2 votes
11517 views
Chicken and Eggplant Tagine

Chicken and Eggplant Tagine

I was shopping for a chicken and eggplant stew and both the eggplant and the bell peppers were on sale...so I bought extra. We ended up making two…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
Advanced
7 votes
7568 views
Stewed Zucchini And Tomatoes

Stewed Zucchini And Tomatoes

This Stewed Zucchini and Tomatoes side dish has a wonderful flavor that goes with any meal, and the best part is it'll even make your kitchen smell…

Robyn Savoie
Aug 2013
Advanced
1 vote
7035 views
Korean potato side dish

Korean potato side dish

I always love these sweet and salty braised potatoes when they are served along with kimchi and various other side dishes at korean restaurants.…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2013
Advanced
3 votes
8642 views
Butter Chicken - Chicken Makhani

Butter Chicken - Chicken Makhani

My kids love Chicken Makhani (Butter Chicken) and Chicken Tikka Masala whenever we go to an Indian buffet. So…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2013
Advanced
8 votes
10053 views
Elegant Shrimp Scampi Pasta Lightened Up

Elegant Shrimp Scampi Pasta Lightened Up

For a romantic dinner, try this superb shrimp, sauteed in a buttery, garlic and lemon wine sauce. It doesn’t…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Feb 2012
Professional
3 votes
7637 views
Beef Braciole

Beef Braciole

This is one of my sons favorite dishes served with pasta I personally like it served with a side of roasted spaghetti squash. In the recipe I use…

Therese
Feb 2013
Intermediate
3 votes
7582 views
Jumbo Lump "Crab-less" Cakes

Jumbo Lump "Crab-less" Cakes

Here is a nice cruelty-free alternative to crab cakes. Serve them hot with a great sauce, some potatoes and corn and you have a nice meal.

Rich H
Mar 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
3996 views
Jamaican Chicken Stew

Jamaican Chicken Stew

Here's a very tasty, easy to make island-style stew. I adapted a recipe I found in one of my cookbooks. By combining the orange and bay leaf in…

Robyn Savoie
Nov 2013
Advanced
2 votes
6399 views
Meatballs In Chipotle Sauce

Meatballs In Chipotle Sauce

Chipotle chilies (smoked, dried jalapeño's), bacon and beef broth give this unusual tomato-based sauce its deep flavor. Use it in Braised Meat Loaf…

Robyn Savoie
Aug 2013
Advanced
1 vote
3385 views
Braised Black Cod with Daikon Radish

Braised Black Cod with Daikon Radish

It’s a fast, flavorful Korean fish dish

Sunny Shin
May 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
4102 views
Braised Lamb w Flageolets & Winter Vegetables

Braised Lamb w Flageolets & Winter Vegetables

Boneless leg of lamb butterflied and packed with a garlic herb paste then braised. Winter root vegetables and…

Cindy McNamara
Jan 2012
Advanced
1 vote
2244 views
Beans, Greens and Sausage Soup

Beans, Greens and Sausage Soup

I found a mix of baby winter greens to use with this, but you can use whatever you like from spinach and chard to baby kale.

sf
Feb 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
4058 views