Quick and easy boil side dishes recipes with 100 or fewer calories

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Homemade Marinara

Homemade Marinara

This is a great marinara recipe made from garden fresh tomatoes. Since I don't have those year around I adapted a recipe found with home preserved…

Robyn Savoie
Nov 2013
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1 vote
2040 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
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2 votes
6922 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
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1 vote
533 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
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2 votes
1351 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
224 views
In-a-Pinch Cranberry Sauce made from Dried Cranberries

In-a-Pinch Cranberry Sauce made from Dried Cranberries

I serve turkey year round but forget to keep canned cranberry sauce on hand; even when I do it's hard to use up…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2012
Professional
2 votes
853 views
ESTESS SMOKED POTATOES WITH CORN

ESTESS SMOKED POTATOES WITH CORN

THIS IS A RECIPE WE USE WITH SALMON, FISH AND CHICKEN, IT IS NOT TOO MUCH SALT, YOU DON'T TASTE IT THE SALT…

GARY ESTESS
Aug 2010
Professional
1 vote
850 views
Broccoli with Mustard Sauce

Broccoli with Mustard Sauce

This is a delightfully tasty and simple side dish. The creamy mustard sauce is also a nice complement to cauliflower.

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2013
Advanced
1 vote
1068 views
Asparagus Almandine

Asparagus Almandine

From the description of this recipe reads: "Something magical happens when asparagus meets almonds and lemon. Crispy nuts, tart citrus and ...…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
1 vote
1246 views
Kale with Kalamata Olives

Kale with Kalamata Olives

Kale is hearty and healthy, and often teams in winter soups with potatoes and beans. But in this recipe, based on Deborah Madison’s Vegetarian…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2012
Professional
1 vote
718 views
Asparagus with fresh grape relish

Asparagus with fresh grape relish

Brett Ede
Jul 2010
Professional
1 vote
797 views
Chinese Broccoli (gai lan)

Chinese Broccoli (gai lan)

Excellent side dish to any meal. No bitter taste and a little crunch.

Melinda
Mar 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
705 views
Sweet Zucchini Pickles

Sweet Zucchini Pickles

Too many zucchini - what to do? A recipe by Chuck Allen (Palm Springs) caught my eye. Expectations are high from this retired chef, so he takes this…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2011
Professional
1 vote
694 views