Quick and easy side dishes recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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Stove Top Spanish Rice

Stove Top Spanish Rice

This is a quick an easy rice dish that can be made in minutes. This dish can be served with tacos or other Mexican dishes. You could add…

Patsy Thompson
Jul 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
98 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
138 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
207 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
196 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
382 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
369 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
506 views
Sweet and Spicy Potato Fries

Sweet and Spicy Potato Fries

You better make a lot of these if your crew enjoys spicy food. If you don't they will be begging for more. Serve this with with a spicy dipping…

Robyn Savoie
Jun 2014
Advanced
1 vote
456 views
Fresh Corn and Peach Salsa

Fresh Corn and Peach Salsa

This salsa makes a great side dish for salmon or chicken. I take a one pound salmon filet, cut it into two pieces. Brush with olive oil and…

Adam Janowski
Jun 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
199 views
Savory Baked Sweet Corn

Savory Baked Sweet Corn

A farm dish makes it to the city table. Use fresh sweet corn for a tasty creamy hot side dish with fried chicken and green beans. ©2007-2014…

Julia Ann Souders
Jun 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
626 views
Pasta Vegetable Medley

Pasta Vegetable Medley

You won't waste a second making this delicious side dish. Cook the pasta while you sauté the vegetables, and they'll be done at the same time. Best…

Robyn Savoie
Jun 2014
Advanced
1 vote
509 views
Thai Black Bean & Corn Salad or Salsa

Thai Black Bean & Corn Salad or Salsa

Use as a side to grilled meats or fish, as a main dish luncheon salad, or as a salsa with chips to dip.…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2014
Professional
1 vote
563 views
Spicy tomato and onion sauce

Spicy tomato and onion sauce

Aromatic, easy to make sauce ideal for grilled meat. Easy tip: serve this sauce with pasta, chicken, grilled meat or fish. You can make a large…

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
May 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
416 views
Homemade White Butter

Homemade White Butter

You must be wondering why you should bother with making your own butter. There are actually several reasons! First, it's really easy and also you…

Hina Gujral
May 2014
Advanced
1 vote
304 views
Rosemary Asparagus

Rosemary Asparagus

This is a nice alternative to plain asparagus. It's a simple, flavorful way to dress them up.

Robyn Savoie
Apr 2014
Advanced
1 vote
422 views