American dinner party 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
47467 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
9675 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
10478 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
26784 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
7326 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
9678 views
Blackened Mahi Mahi

Blackened Mahi Mahi

Chef Smith
Nov 2010
Professional
3 votes
19301 views
Diabetic BBQ Beef Sandwiches

Diabetic BBQ Beef Sandwiches

Diabetic BBQ Beef Sandwiches is an easy recipe for a large crowd. It makes 12 sandwiches, good for game crowds or any large gatherings. Great for…

RecipeKing
Mar 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
1503 views
Beef Fajita Best Marinade

Beef Fajita Best Marinade

This is fast, simple and super delicious! You should have a very hot (very) cast iron griddle or pan to do this right. I preheat the griddle and…

Amos Miller
Dec 2013
Professional
3 votes
6036 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
4356 views
Award Winning Baby Back Ribs

Award Winning Baby Back Ribs

Recipe Source: http://www.recipekitchen.net/recipe/baby-back-ribs Baby Back Ribs Recipe - If You Don't Have A Grill Or Smoker, This Is A Great…

1st Place Recipes
Aug 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
8506 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
6108 views
Grilled Cajun Steaks

Grilled Cajun Steaks

Grilled Cajun Steaks is an easy and quick 21 minute recipe that you'll want to consider for your outdoor grilling rotation. Beef strip steaks with a…

RecipeKing
Jun 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
987 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
7737 views
White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili

From 175 Essential Slow Cooker Classics Page 160

Misty Bown
Jan 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
3281 views