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

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HCG Traditional Shrimp Cocktail

HCG Traditional Shrimp Cocktail

Source: hcgdropscentral.com Tasting and filling shrimp cocktail for those on the hcg diet plan. Eating low calories doesn't mean you can't enjoy…

mike sanchez
Sep 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
9508 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
3 votes
36091 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
30616 views
Tacos Al Carbon

Tacos Al Carbon

This is a simple steak taco recipe that emphasizes the flavor of the meat and the grill. You can spice it up by adding extra cumin or a little…

John Spottiswood
May 2008
Advanced
3 votes
21976 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
13473 views
Vegetarian TVP Spaghetti Sauce

Vegetarian TVP Spaghetti Sauce

This vegetarian spaghetti sauce is made with Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP), a highly nutritious soy product, an alternative to meat. The texture…

Micheline
Dec 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
6482 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
9845 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
9794 views
Bistro Chicken

Bistro Chicken

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

The Accidental Chef
Nov 2011
Advanced
3 votes
22732 views
Barbecued Wings Charlotte Style

Barbecued Wings Charlotte Style

North Carolina prides itself on its barbecue. You can find any number of variations for this classic regional sauce throughout North Carolina's…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
2 votes
11735 views
Asian Short Ribs Pressure Cooker Style

Asian Short Ribs Pressure Cooker Style

I absolutely adore using my electric pressure cooker, because I can shorten most cooking times by 75%. So, if…

Foodiewife
Aug 2014
Advanced
2 votes
16632 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
14310 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
9439 views
Mexican Pot Roast

Mexican Pot Roast

Sunshine Crawford
Apr 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
8595 views
Psari Plaki

Psari Plaki

I copied this from The Essential Mediterranean Cookbook. I only changed it slightly.

Kyra Martin
Jun 2013
Professional
3 votes
6674 views