Kid friendly side dishes recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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Three Cheese Macaroni & Cheese

Three Cheese Macaroni & Cheese

An unusual recipe ingredient caught my attention when I saw this on the Internet and after trying it out the recipe went straight to my rotation…

Salad Foodie
May 2016
Professional
1 vote
256 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
9467 views
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
22214 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
6680 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
3833 views
Cumin Rice

Cumin Rice

This rice is a delicious mix of cumin and cinnamon. It provides a nice, slightly sweet flavor, that is a perfect complement to any middle eastern…

Joyce Leung
Jun 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
10200 views
Cranberry Yogurt Relish

Cranberry Yogurt Relish

A delicious relish that has combination of tartness and sweetness which is perfect for any get together holiday gatherings.

Connie Mcmillan
Oct 2008
Intermediate
92 votes
10470 views
Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

This recipe is incredibly easy and really tasty. We're healthy eaters, so frying tomatoes isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But you have…

Nancy Miyasaki
Sep 2009
Intermediate
11 votes
10296 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
6593 views
Candied Sweet Potatoes/Yams (Pressure Cooker Friendly)

Candied Sweet Potatoes/Yams (Pressure Cooker Friendly)

This recipe is slightly adapted from “The Harvey House Cookbook” by George H. Foster and Peter C. Weiglin that…

Foodiewife
Nov 2014
Advanced
1 vote
3304 views
Baked Chile-Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes & Red Apple Wedges

Baked Chile-Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes & Red Apple Wedges

Nice side dish with Pork, Ham, Chicken.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
123 views
Fresh Strawberry Lime & Basil Jam

Fresh Strawberry Lime & Basil Jam

Super delicious with many uses. Will store in refrigerator 2 weeks.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
125 views
Lemon Yogurt~Dill Potato Warm Salad

Lemon Yogurt~Dill Potato Warm Salad

Absolutely wonderful flavor profile-serve warm with any grilled or baked entrée.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
237 views
Toasted-Coconut Rice

Toasted-Coconut Rice

This is a light, tasty rice that goes well with curries or other asian dishes.

Nancy Miyasaki
Jan 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
2466 views
Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Everyone will thank you for this one make double if you have big eaters this has never failed me .... This is a very heavy, creamy filling side…

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
4 votes
12036 views