Saute side dishes recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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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
10313 views
Green Beans with Basil and Tomato

Green Beans with Basil and Tomato

This is an attractive and tasty side dish. The butter, basil and tomato adds a nice flavor boost to the green…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2012
Advanced
9 votes
2580 views
Zucchini Santa Fe

Zucchini Santa Fe

This fast side is great with the green chilies. It gives this recipe a great zip.

Robyn Savoie
Aug 2013
Advanced
1 vote
2322 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
3723 views
Glazed Carrots

Glazed Carrots

I made these carrots to be a sweet, vegetable side to go with the Caribbean Pork we made tonight. I wanted something that would be sweet like…

Nancy Miyasaki
Apr 2013
Intermediate
2 votes
2762 views
Creole Style Butter Beans

Creole Style Butter Beans

Butter beans (another name for Lima beans) are super healthy and flavorful. I've been looking for a simple and flavorful way to cook these, and…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
11 votes
2759 views
Honey-Ginger Glazed Carrots

Honey-Ginger Glazed Carrots

This is a standard side dish for us when we're serving an asian-inspired meal. It's also great with any grilled meat. The honey brings out the…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2012
Advanced
2 votes
2453 views
Stir Fried Frozen Cauliflower

Stir Fried Frozen Cauliflower

Fresh cauliflower looked so good at the summer's Farmer's Market. I froze several bags, then this winter wondered how to fix it other than boiling…

Julia Ann Souders
Jan 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
1657 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
3090 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
1208 views
Lemon~Minced Garlic Sauteed Brussels Sprouts

Lemon~Minced Garlic Sauteed Brussels Sprouts

Flavorful side dish to any main entrée.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
217 views
Salsa Ranchera

Salsa Ranchera

Salsa is the ketchup of Mexico, but much more tasty, varied and appealing. Salsa Ranchera is served all over Mexico, adding a zesty flavor to meats,…

Kathleen is Cooking in Mexico
Nov 2010
Professional
3 votes
2150 views
Broccoli in Brown Butter

Broccoli in Brown Butter

Broccoli covered in garlic butter, with lemon! The best broccoli I have ever had! Tastes like candy!

Anne Kruse
Dec 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
1299 views
Cardamom Carrots

Cardamom Carrots

This side of sweet carrots with a hint of cardamom blend well. They're particularly nice during the holiday's, served up with poultry.

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
1 vote
2006 views
Sauteed Spinach with Garlic

Sauteed Spinach with Garlic

This is a delicious and healthy dish that takes 5 minutes to make and goes with almost anything--asian, mediterranean or american. Barefoot…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2008
Advanced
4 votes
6575 views