American main dish recipes with 500 or fewer calories costing less than $1.0 per serving

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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
POLISH CABBAGE NOODLES

POLISH CABBAGE NOODLES

This is an interesting combination of flavors. My whole family enjoys this dish. I usually make it a couple of times a year. It is a great dish to…

Phyllis Munro
Dec 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
6762 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
33785 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
16536 views
Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Roast

Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Roast

I was craving cranberries. So I pulled out this recipe I had for a little while and made it for dinner…

Robyn Savoie
Nov 2013
Advanced
1 vote
22999 views
Oven Fried Chicken Thighs

Oven Fried Chicken Thighs

This is a healthier alternative to fried chicken. Flavorful, crispy and crunchy- this is a perfect family dinner!

Catherine Pappas
Oct 2013
Intermediate
2 votes
7335 views
Grilled Asian Pork Loin

Grilled Asian Pork Loin

We had a BBQ party today and served pork loin with two different types of marinade. This one was universally loved. It has a wonderful sweet and…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2011
Advanced
8 votes
18379 views
Low-Fat Spice Rubbed Roast Turkey

Low-Fat Spice Rubbed Roast Turkey

Traditional turkeys are nearly flavorless when you skip the skin and gravy—and that’s where most of the fat and…

Robyn Savoie
Mar 2014
Advanced
2 votes
13041 views
BBQ” Style Chicken Thighs

BBQ” Style Chicken Thighs

Catherine Pappas
Jun 2013
Intermediate
3 votes
8653 views
Spinach and Artichoke-Stuffed Turkey Burgers

Spinach and Artichoke-Stuffed Turkey Burgers

Each bite of this turkey burger is full of the delicious spinach & artichoke dip-style filling!

Shawna
Mar 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
9923 views
Savory Meatloaf with Zucchini

Savory Meatloaf with Zucchini

In planning a birthday dinner for a mutual friend, a fellow-foodie and I devised this juicy meatloaf with prominent herb flavors. We started with 3…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
3 votes
15922 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
Chipotle-Guajillo Baked Chicken

Chipotle-Guajillo Baked Chicken

The aroma and flavor of this chicken recipe is simply fabulous. It does not come out spicy like you think it would. Especially using two different…

Robyn Savoie
May 2014
Advanced
1 vote
6509 views
Mexican Pot Roast

Mexican Pot Roast

Sunshine Crawford
Apr 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
10735 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
10665 views