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
21834 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
9102 views
Cauliflower & Olive & Bell Pepper Cold Salad

Cauliflower & Olive & Bell Pepper Cold Salad

Great side salad for any meal time!

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
89 views
Orange~Carrot and Raisin~Peanut Cold Salad

Orange~Carrot and Raisin~Peanut Cold Salad

Great flavors in this cold salad, great for picnics, BBQ's, any outdoor activities.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
84 views
Lemon~Minced Garlic Sauteed Brussels Sprouts

Lemon~Minced Garlic Sauteed Brussels Sprouts

Flavorful side dish to any main entrée.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
173 views
Cheddar~Jalapeno Skillet Corn Bread

Cheddar~Jalapeno Skillet Corn Bread

Savory at its best, serve with any Mexican Fare.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
69 views
Lemon~Dill and Capers Rice Side Dish

Lemon~Dill and Capers Rice Side Dish

Works so well with Baked Chicken,

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
127 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
6489 views
Creole Style Butter Beans

Creole Style Butter Beans

Butter beans (another name for Lima beans) are super healthy and flavorful. I've been looking for a simple and flavorful way to cook these, and…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
11 votes
2665 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
3682 views
Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Admittedly, this doesn't capture the crunch outside of the normal method of making persian rice. But if you…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2013
Advanced
3 votes
3688 views
Orange Sauce (for cooked carrots)

Orange Sauce (for cooked carrots)

Are you tired of serving plain carrots? This is an excellent sweet sauce you can serve on top of cooked…

Micheline
Sep 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
2511 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
2 votes
1878 views
Korean potato side dish

Korean potato side dish

I always love these sweet and salty braised potatoes when they are served along with kimchi and various other side dishes at korean restaurants.…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2013
Advanced
3 votes
2903 views
Mint and Coriander Chutney Recipe (Green Chutney)

Mint and Coriander Chutney Recipe (Green Chutney)

Mint and Coriander Chutney Recipe is quick to make chutney that can spice-up any appetizer, especially Indian…

Hina Gujral
Feb 2016
Advanced
1 vote
405 views