Main dish recipes with 200 or fewer calories costing less than $3.0 per serving

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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
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
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
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
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
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
Grilled Whole Salmon Indonesian Style

Grilled Whole Salmon Indonesian Style

This is an excellent and flavorful way to cook fish that I adapted from the Barbecue Bible. I had a large,…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2009
Advanced
5 votes
9187 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 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
Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Artichoke, Lemon, and Goat Cheese

Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Artichoke, Lemon, and Goat Cheese

I'm often tempted to order stuffed chicken breast when I go to a restaurant because it sounds so good...but I…

Nancy Miyasaki
Apr 2010
Intermediate
15 votes
6488 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
7837 views
Kofta (Kafta) Pita Sandwich

Kofta (Kafta) Pita Sandwich

Kofta is a recipe taught to me by Ahmad, a young man who lived with our family for two years. Kafta and Ahmad's Tabouli have become Middle Eastern…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2010
Professional
1 vote
18825 views
BBQ” Style Chicken Thighs

BBQ” Style Chicken Thighs

Catherine Pappas
Jun 2013
Intermediate
3 votes
8653 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
11453 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
24688 views