Kid friendly side dishes recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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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
114 views
Homemade Lemon~Vinegar Pickles

Homemade Lemon~Vinegar Pickles

Easy recipe for homemade pickles, great with sandwiches.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
101 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
21917 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
9159 views
Broccoli & Cheddar Gratin

Broccoli & Cheddar Gratin

Wonderful side dish with any main entrée.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
180 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
147 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
6530 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
128 views
Garlic Rice

Garlic Rice

This is a very simple side dish that goes really well with any sort of grilled fish or meat. My wife is asian american and we eat rice 4-5 nights a…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2008
Advanced
4 votes
6924 views
Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted Butternut Squash

To roast butternut squash you can either roast cut in half, cut side down, in a pan with a little water for about 1-1½ hours and then scoop out of…

B Innes
Feb 2016
Professional
1 vote
581 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
2680 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
3711 views
Mexican Rice Pilaf

Mexican Rice Pilaf

Generally, Mexican cooks make this rice with fresh tomatoes, but ever the corner-cutter, I use petite diced, drained.

myra byanka
Mar 2013
Professional
1 vote
2148 views
Roasted Red Potatoes & Bacon~Cheese Baked Casserole

Roasted Red Potatoes & Bacon~Cheese Baked Casserole

Fantastic side dish to any main entrée.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
171 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
11920 views