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
7748 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
21057 views
Croatian white onion sauce

Croatian white onion sauce

Traditional and delicious Croatian sauce that goes well with all kinds of cooked meat. Note: Do not omit or substitute wine vinegar with any other…

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Jul 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
56 views
Crunchy Brussels sprouts

Crunchy Brussels sprouts

Aromatic and healthy side-dish

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Feb 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
5239 views
Red Pepper Harissa

Red Pepper Harissa

Harissa is spicy condiment from Tunisia. It’s loaded with flavor, but very low in fat and calories, making it a perfect accompaniment to healthful…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
1 vote
284 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
5435 views
Homemade Marinara

Homemade Marinara

This is a great marinara recipe made from garden fresh tomatoes. Since I don't have those year around I adapted a recipe found with home preserved…

Robyn Savoie
Nov 2013
Advanced
1 vote
1482 views
Traditional Chinese Plum Sauce

Traditional Chinese Plum Sauce

This is an easy version of plum sauce that is very tasty and keeps well in the fridge. Serve hot or chilled, with egg rolls, pork or chicken.

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
1 vote
352 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
6706 views
Vietnamese Nuoc Cham Sauce

Vietnamese Nuoc Cham Sauce

Every good Vietnamese cook needs to master this dipping sauce. It's used in many dishes to bring all the elements together.

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
1 vote
281 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
2300 views
Pumpkin Maple Sauce

Pumpkin Maple Sauce

Wake up to spicy pumpkin pancakes hot from the griddle! Serve with Pumpkin Maple Sauce for a winter treat.

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
1 vote
114 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
6012 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
18523 views
Soy Dipping Sauce

Soy Dipping Sauce

This is good and easy to make. Serve with your favorite pot stickers, egg rolls, spring rolls and won tons.

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
1 vote
105 views