American main dish recipes with 500 or fewer calories costing less than $0.5 per serving

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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
Speedy Fish & Chips

Speedy Fish & Chips

This is supposed to be a good for you dish, but all I can say it is a really good dish. I got this from my mother it was one of our favorites when I…

Jennifer Blair
Oct 2010
Advanced
4 votes
3822 views
Light Fettuccine with Mushrooms

Light Fettuccine with Mushrooms

Catherine Pappas
Oct 2014
Intermediate
3 votes
4374 views
Psari Plaki

Psari Plaki

I copied this from The Essential Mediterranean Cookbook. I only changed it slightly.

Kyra Martin
Jun 2013
Professional
3 votes
8627 views
BBQ” Style Chicken Thighs

BBQ” Style Chicken Thighs

Catherine Pappas
Jun 2013
Intermediate
3 votes
8653 views
Tomato-Zucchini Casserole

Tomato-Zucchini Casserole

Elena Jimenez
Jul 2008
Beginner
3 votes
11554 views
Lamb Burger Patties

Lamb Burger Patties

These Lamb Burgers will beat a Big Mac anyday!

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
12321 views
The Best Barbecued Chicken Ever With an Amazing Homemade Sauce

The Best Barbecued Chicken Ever With an Amazing Homemade Sauce

Look no further...What makes this chicken the best is the incredible sauce! We’ve shared other homemade BBQ…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jun 2011
Professional
2 votes
7059 views
Giggling Gourmet's "Don Quixote's Boca de Fuego!" Hot Sauce

Giggling Gourmet's "Don Quixote's Boca de Fuego!" Hot Sauce

For those that like it hot: Here's a hot sauce personal favorite of my own design that I have been working on…

Giggling Gourmet
Apr 2012
Advanced
2 votes
8365 views
Easy Salisbury Steak

Easy Salisbury Steak

I found this recipe on "taste of Southern" website and I altered it a tiny bit and it is better than the other recipe I have on here for this. Love…

Candice Goodyear
Jun 2014
Intermediate
2 votes
5016 views
Caribbean Shirmp

Caribbean Shirmp

This sweet and spicy shrimp will keep you coming back for more. It's seductively simple but very flavorful. It goes very well with blackeyed peas…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2009
Advanced
2 votes
2108 views
Amazing Zucchini Pie

Amazing Zucchini Pie

I came by this recipe from the Parents Action for Children web site, and as the name suggests, it is indeed “amazing.” Rather like a brunch quiche,…

Salad Foodie
Jul 2013
Professional
2 votes
6196 views
Herb Salmon

Herb Salmon

A light and tasty salmon that my mama made for me growing up... mmm!

Emily Grace
May 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
2777 views
BBQ Sloppy Joe Turkey Sliders

BBQ Sloppy Joe Turkey Sliders

A tangy, modern twist on an old classic. Don't hate on the Joe. These babies are delightful, especially when paired with fries!

Schnoodle Soup
Sep 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
1978 views
Salmon Patties Like Mom’s - well sorta!

Salmon Patties Like Mom’s - well sorta!

My siblings and I just loved salmon patties in the “good old days.” Mom was in the workforce so the pantry was…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2012
Professional
2 votes
8554 views