American main dish recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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Pesto~Garlic~Pecan Pasta

Pesto~Garlic~Pecan Pasta

Perfect for Pasta night especially on a hot summer evening!

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2017
Advanced
1 vote
211 views
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
6 votes
42651 views
Myrsterious Casserole

Myrsterious Casserole

viper
May 2017
Intermediate
1 vote
169 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
25485 views
30-minute Meatloaf & Red Potatoes Dinner

30-minute Meatloaf & Red Potatoes Dinner

Start to finish this can be on the table in 30 minutes, which represents 15 minutes of prep and 15 minutes cook…

Salad Foodie
Apr 2017
Professional
1 vote
545 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
7681 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
19578 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
9448 views
Onion Ring Casserole

Onion Ring Casserole

viper
May 2017
Intermediate
1 vote
100 views
Taco Bake

Taco Bake

viper
May 2017
Intermediate
1 vote
91 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
18043 views
Gumbo

Gumbo

This is my “Polish” variation on Gumbo.

Alicja Lombard
Jan 2010
Intermediate
6 votes
6153 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
6109 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
16011 views
Pork baby back ribs

Pork baby back ribs

Cook them and eat a great meal.

Redneck Mike
May 2017
Advanced
1 vote
160 views