Main dish recipes with 200 or fewer calories costing less than $2.5 per serving

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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
34462 views
Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Eggplant has nothing to do with eggs - unless you dip and bread them. This sauce is a knockout! We grow…

Amos Miller
Sep 2011
Professional
13 votes
16536 views
Boneless Inihaw na Bangus

Boneless Inihaw na Bangus

I like grilled foods. Grilled fish is one of my favorites.

ShaleeDP
Sep 2014
Intermediate
2 votes
6385 views
Mediterranean Filet of Sole

Mediterranean Filet of Sole

Dover Sole was on sale at the local supermarket, and I felt inspired to try an recreate some of the simple, delicious flat fish dishes while…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2009
Advanced
4 votes
40160 views
Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti

Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti

This is an old Italian recipe that I've been cooking for 30 years, and my boys and husband all love it. I got…

jeanne templeman
Nov 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
15221 views
Grilled Tandoori Turkey Tenderloin

Grilled Tandoori Turkey Tenderloin

This is a fun rendition of Tandoori. It is adapted from a recipe in Cuisine At Home seven years ago. Since…

Bob Vincent
Sep 2012
Intermediate
3 votes
11719 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
11496 views
Tilapia with Sweet Peppers

Tilapia with Sweet Peppers

I like the speed with which I can get a seafood dish from pan to table. Only 15 minutes of cooking makes this tilapia main dish perfect for hurried…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2011
Professional
2 votes
10120 views
Grilled Asian Pork Loin

Grilled Asian Pork Loin

We had a BBQ party today and served pork loin with two different types of marinade. This one was universally loved. It has a wonderful sweet and…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2011
Advanced
8 votes
18379 views
Japanese Teriyaki Chicken

Japanese Teriyaki Chicken

Buy a bottle of Teriyaki sauce? NO!! It is amazingly easy to make teriyaki sauce at home. All you need is soy sauce, mirin, and sugar. The key…

manabu masuda
Feb 2008
Intermediate
11 votes
50948 views
Spinach & Artichoke Pierogi (Polish Dumplings)

Spinach & Artichoke Pierogi (Polish Dumplings)

I use my Aunt Pearl's Dough recipe and I decided to make a filling different from the norm (Potato & Cheese or…

ChaCha Can Cook
Oct 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
7226 views
Ham & Cabbage Hash

Ham & Cabbage Hash

This is a fast dinner-in-a-skillet recipe, and a good way to use up leftover ham or roast beef. Lots of vegetables make the meat go further and keep…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2013
Professional
3 votes
10144 views
Swai with Lemon-Basil Pesto

Swai with Lemon-Basil Pesto

We made this dish with Swai, but it would work equally well with basa, tilapia, catfish, sole, or any other mild and flaky white fish. The pesto is…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2015
Advanced
3 votes
8232 views
Grilled Flanken Style Korean Short Ribs (Galbi or Kalbi)

Grilled Flanken Style Korean Short Ribs (Galbi or Kalbi)

I adapted this recipe from one in Bon Appetit and another from Chef John (foodwishes.blogspot.com). Chef John…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2013
Advanced
5 votes
11453 views
Jenny Craigs Italian Chicken Rolls

Jenny Craigs Italian Chicken Rolls

This delicious, crispy chicken dish is from Jenny Craig's Simple Pleasures Cookbook. It reminds me of Chicken…

Micheline
Jan 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
9364 views