Quick and easy bake main dish recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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Thai Basil Chicken

Thai Basil Chicken

Quick and easy and oh, so yummy! So much so, we copied this recipe and gave it to our guests at our wedding!

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
43 votes
25000 views
Fish Tacos with Lime-cilantro salsa

Fish Tacos with Lime-cilantro salsa

Cumin, coriander, and paprika give these fish tacos a wonderfully warm flavor. The tangy sour cream, lime and…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
9132 views
Honey Rosemary Chicken

Honey Rosemary Chicken

I really liked the marinade/glaze and its rosemary and balsamic flavors. If preferred, substitute boneless skinless chicken breasts and/or thighs or…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2013
Professional
3 votes
7297 views
Panko Crusted Baked Tilapia

Panko Crusted Baked Tilapia

So I didn't find a recipe I liked for this and had to bungle my way through it alone. But it turned out pretty darned good! Nice crispy crunch, and…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2012
Professional
3 votes
9658 views
Mediterranean Skillet Baked Salmon Fillets with Fennel & Tomatoes-One Pan Dish

Mediterranean Skillet Baked Salmon Fillets with Fennel & Tomatoes-One Pan Dish

Easy Prep. producing some wonderful Mediterranean flavors your family will…

"Cheffie Cooks"
May 2016
Advanced
1 vote
1148 views
St. Patrick's Day Salmon with Leeks

St. Patrick's Day Salmon with Leeks

This recipe was also adapted from Margaret Johnson, a great Irish American author and chef. The flavor of the…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2009
Advanced
9 votes
13888 views
Beef Enchilada Casserole

Beef Enchilada Casserole

A savory pan of cheese-rich Enchilada Casserole make for a delicious family dish on a busy weeknight. Toss a green salad together while this…

Robyn Savoie
Mar 2014
Advanced
1 vote
5210 views
Lemon & Herb Baked Chicken Breasts

Lemon & Herb Baked Chicken Breasts

Makes a lovely, flavorful Sunday meal for a family! We love this served with brown rice, a side vegetable.

"Cheffie Cooks"
Mar 2016
Advanced
2 votes
1347 views
Orange Shrimp and Crab Stuffed Roasted Butternut Squash

Orange Shrimp and Crab Stuffed Roasted Butternut Squash

This Orange Shrimp and Crab stuffed Roasted Butternut Squash makes an elegant, yet simple, presentation for…

Judy Hickman Armstrong
Nov 2008
Intermediate
72 votes
12807 views
Easy Herb Chicken in Pastry

Easy Herb Chicken in Pastry

What a great company entree! Chicken breasts top an herb cream cheese base before being wrapped in puff pastry. While they bake, toss a green salad…

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
1 vote
4345 views
Skinny Mexican Style Chicken and Cornbread Casserole

Skinny Mexican Style Chicken and Cornbread Casserole

My husband and I love this main course casserole so much, we ended up eating it 3 days in a row! The skinny for…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jan 2013
Professional
1 vote
16158 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
4348 views
Skinny Chicken Pot Pie

Skinny Chicken Pot Pie

It’s officially fall and it’s all about comfort foods. Chicken pot pie is considered the ultimate comfort food! It’s a savory pie filled with a…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Sep 2012
Professional
2 votes
5137 views
Zucchini Smeriato ( Scalloped Zucchini)

Zucchini Smeriato ( Scalloped Zucchini)

There are many zucchini recipes, but this is one that I kinda made up. It is nourishing, a good Lenten dish…

J. Gino Genovesi
Jan 2014
Professional
3 votes
5236 views
Easy Gluten Free Baked Chicken Breasts

Easy Gluten Free Baked Chicken Breasts

Ever single time we do a survey on the blog and ask what kinds of new recipes readers would like to see, the #1…

RecipesnFood
Jun 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
3801 views