North american main dish recipes with 500 or fewer calories costing less than $1.5 per serving

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Chili Pie

Chili Pie

This is a Tex-Mex favorite with a chili 'filling' that gets smothered in cheese then topped with cornbread batter 'crust' and baked in the oven for…

Reeni
Mar 2010
Intermediate
6 votes
15802 views
Rosemary Thyme Turkey Breast - Nuwave/Flavorwave Ovens

Rosemary Thyme Turkey Breast - Nuwave/Flavorwave Ovens

This is a great meal for your Nuwave/Flavorwave oven from frozen! Your house will smell yummy! Note: depending…

Wendy Jarvis
Jan 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
10463 views
Tallerine Casserole

Tallerine Casserole

Tallerine, talerine, tallerini...I’ve no idea of the spelling or origin of this vintage casserole but it remains a crowd pleaser yet today. I’ve…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2014
Professional
1 vote
21604 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
34462 views
Taco Casserole

Taco Casserole

A Delicious Heart Healthy Taco Casserole Recipe That Family And Friends Will Love. Source:…

1st Place Recipes
Feb 2011
Intermediate
14 votes
43214 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
11496 views
Swai with Lemon-Basil Pesto

Swai with Lemon-Basil Pesto

We made this dish with Swai, but it would work equally well with basa, tilapia, catfish, sole, or any other mild and flaky white fish. The pesto is…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2015
Advanced
3 votes
8232 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
Chicken Tamale Casserole

Chicken Tamale Casserole

A great family friendly recipe that is quick and easy, not to mention tasty! You could take out the chicken and it would still be great.

Michele Grason
Jul 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
7573 views
Scallops & Shrimp with Yellow Rice

Scallops & Shrimp with Yellow Rice

Bright, colorful and weeknight simple, this seafood entree is special enough for company, too.

Mary Shaldibina
Dec 2009
Intermediate
2 votes
8316 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