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
20457 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
5819 views
Easy-Does-It Fried Rice

Easy-Does-It Fried Rice

Leftover rice is a perfect excuse to make fried rice, and this is a simple recipe for a favorite oriental comfort food. Add in any desired meat or…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2016
Professional
1 vote
596 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
11413 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
9640 views
Succotash with Fresh Herbs & Smoked Meat

Succotash with Fresh Herbs & Smoked Meat

To a great extent, succotash was another of the many gifts to the table from Native Americans. Corn, beans and…

Amos Miller
Dec 2012
Professional
2 votes
2759 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
2198 views
Oven roasted broccoli with Parmesan

Oven roasted broccoli with Parmesan

A simple recipe for a quick and easy side dish of garlic roasted broccoli florets tossed in Parmesan cheese.

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Jan 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
334 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
8421 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
9779 views
Crunchy Brussels sprouts

Crunchy Brussels sprouts

Aromatic and healthy side-dish

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Feb 2013
Intermediate
2 votes
9498 views
Skinny Classic Baked Beans

Skinny Classic Baked Beans

Your search might just be over…These classic baked beans are simply wonderful. You’ll love the ease of this recipe, too. Made with such a rich…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Sep 2012
Professional
1 vote
1556 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
3472 views
Turkey Stuffing or Side: Brown & Wild Rice w/Apples, Cranberries & Pecans

Turkey Stuffing or Side: Brown & Wild Rice w/Apples, Cranberries & Pecans

At last ~ a HEALTHY stuffing.....that seems like an oxymoron! High in…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2012
Professional
1 vote
1932 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
6031 views