Quick and easy side dishes recipes with 200 or fewer calories

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Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

My father-in-law has become an amazing cook, and he made this as part of our Easter lunch this year with the…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2010
Advanced
17 votes
6639 views
Pan Seared Asparagus Spears

Pan Seared Asparagus Spears

The farmer’s markets are bursting with so many wonderful vegetables to choose from. June is here and the weather is heating up in the Carolinas.…

Carolinaheartstrings
Jun 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
652 views
Crunchy Brussels sprouts

Crunchy Brussels sprouts

Aromatic and healthy side-dish

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Feb 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
3370 views
Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

I have never been a really big fan of cauliflower, but I love potatoes and spices. This dish, known as 'Alu…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
8 votes
1790 views
Roasted Broccoli

Roasted Broccoli

This roasted broccoli recipe, adapted from the Barefoot Contessa, is really wonderful. It has a lot of flavor. We served it with a mild pasta, and…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
Advanced
25 votes
4793 views
Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

Here's a colorful dish made from garden fresh vegetables. The combination of beans, tomato and basil make for…

Robyn Savoie
Mar 2014
Advanced
1 vote
372 views
Deep Fried Brussels Sprouts

Deep Fried Brussels Sprouts

This dish will go with just about any main - pasta, meat, small plates. Whatever you're in the mood for.

Nate Appleman
Apr 2008
Professional
9 votes
18050 views
Spinach Basil Orzo

Spinach Basil Orzo

Can you believe I *just* discovered Orzo about 2 months ago? I'm officially a huge fan and this is one of the many recipes I've come up with using a…

Mary Joseph
Mar 2008
Advanced
3 votes
5117 views
Festive Pasta Salad

Festive Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is colorful and zesty! Serve warm or at room temperature.

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
9 votes
19859 views
Colcannon with Kale

Colcannon with Kale

An Irish potato dish, colcannon is mashed potatoes with cabbage or kale and a dollop of butter on top. This recipe changed little from Craig…

Juliaann
Mar 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
802 views
Orange Marjoram Carrots

Orange Marjoram Carrots

It can be hard to come by a vegetable dish both children and adults enjoy. You'll appreciate this recipe because it found that middle ground.…

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
1 vote
697 views
Homemade Refried Beans

Homemade Refried Beans

I'm ashamed to say that though I LOVE refried beans, this is the first time I've ever made them myself. It's just so easy to buy them in a can, or…

John Spottiswood
May 2012
Advanced
7 votes
1542 views
Japanese Spinach Salad, Ohitashi

Japanese Spinach Salad, Ohitashi

This is a delicious way to consume large quantities of one of the healthiest foods on the planet...spinach! I…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2008
Advanced
2 votes
6095 views
Cooler Corn

Cooler Corn

Large gatherings of people who like corn on the cob requires a couple of lobster pots or a wash tub and a lot of boiling water and patience. Not…

Glenn
Mar 2013
Beginner
1 vote
1138 views
Thai Sweet Chili Sauce

Thai Sweet Chili Sauce

Traditionally, Thai sweet chili sauce is not thickened with starch; the syrupy consistency is achieved through cooking the sauce containing lots of…

Robyn Savoie
Mar 2014
Advanced
1 vote
478 views