American main dish recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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The Very Best Meatloaf

The Very Best Meatloaf

This my family's favorite meatloaf recipe, of all time--and has become my most viewed recipe on my blog! What makes this taste so good is a…

Foodiewife
Jul 2014
Advanced
7 votes
48749 views
BLACK & NAVY BEAN VEGGIE BURGERS

BLACK & NAVY BEAN VEGGIE BURGERS

PREHEAT OVEN TO 375 DEGREES F. AND BAKE ON GREASED COOKIE SHEET WITH PARCHMENT PAPER TO KEEP FROM STICKING.…

Lillie Ann Passwaiter
Oct 2017
Intermediate
1 vote
151 views
Sauted Cilantro Halibut

Sauted Cilantro Halibut

This halibut dish really shines if you saute the fish over high heat; crispy outside and juicy in.

Mihir Shah
Jan 2008
Advanced
7 votes
10668 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
21212 views
Chicken Kabobs

Chicken Kabobs

These kabobs are colorful, tasty, and make a great dish for any summertime party.

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
5 votes
33585 views
Duck breast in honey sauce

Duck breast in honey sauce

This easy duck breast in honey sauce will be the juiciest duck you have ever tasted. It would taste like one of those fancy restaurant dishes.…

Spoonof
Oct 2017
Advanced
1 vote
235 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
10725 views
Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes & Ham

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes & Ham

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes & Ham layered casserole dish features buttery potatoes and sweet hickory ham baked in a double jack & cheddar cheese…

Culinary Envy
Oct 2017
Advanced
1 vote
218 views
Fabulous Pork Tenderloin

Fabulous Pork Tenderloin

I know that's a bold title, but this Pork Tenderloin is truly phenomenal. The sauce has a mix of Thai and Middle Eastern flavors that is harmonious…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2008
Advanced
11 votes
26551 views
Tri-tip marinade

Tri-tip marinade

This is a great dry rub for tri tip. I just made it for a recent party and the tri tip vanished.

Aspen Lee-Moulden
Jun 2008
Intermediate
11 votes
17068 views
Giggling Gourmet's Sancocho

Giggling Gourmet's Sancocho

Here is a classical Puerto Rican root veggie dish that I have spent years of refining and studying under the grand guidance of my wife's Mom. This…

Giggling Gourmet
Jan 2012
Advanced
1 vote
19416 views
Crock Pot Italian Chicken

Crock Pot Italian Chicken

My daughter's favorite and so easy to make

Beth Roan
Apr 2012
Intermediate
2 votes
10053 views
Gumbo

Gumbo

This is my “Polish” variation on Gumbo.

Alicja Lombard
Jan 2010
Intermediate
6 votes
7143 views
My Dry Rub

My Dry Rub

Its that time of year when the barbecue hits the grills & smokers and so I thought I'd post my favorite dry rub recipe. I only use this rub & a…

Amos Miller
Jun 2012
Professional
4 votes
7241 views
Beer Can Chicken

Beer Can Chicken

An interesting and fun, yet still delicious way to barbecue a chicken. Have fun with this one!

Elena Jimenez
Jul 2008
Beginner
7 votes
27001 views