Kid friendly side dishes recipes with 500 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
15688 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
8255 views
French Rice Salad

French Rice Salad

This is a light and flavorful as a main dish or side dish. It's a perfect side for any grilled meat or fish.

Nancy Miyasaki
Oct 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
8936 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
5081 views
Green Beans, New Potatoes and Bacon

Green Beans, New Potatoes and Bacon

A delicious side to serve with meat, or as a main luncheon dish with salad. Honestly I could almost eat a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2015
Professional
3 votes
756 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
8868 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
9296 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
7390 views
Balinese Special Rice - Nasi Kuning

Balinese Special Rice - Nasi Kuning

I served this rice with Balinese Roast Pork, and I think the rice was as big of a hit as the roast! I adapted…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2009
Advanced
2 votes
4440 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
4426 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
9172 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
2512 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
9438 views
Hashbrown Casserole

Hashbrown Casserole

If you love Cracker Barrel hashbrown casserole, then you have to try this remake of it! It tastes like it just came out of the restaurant!

Jennifer Sikora
Jul 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
8041 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
2984 views