Quick and easy American thanksgiving side dishes recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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Festive Pasta Salad

Festive Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is colorful and zesty! Serve warm or at room temperature.

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
10 votes
21529 views
Easy Corn Casserole

Easy Corn Casserole

My family loves corn anything and this will be a regular thing at our dinners. Thanks to my friend Jaynee Levy-Polis for the recipe.

Glenn
Mar 2014
Beginner
2 votes
1703 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
1964 views
Cranberry Yogurt Relish

Cranberry Yogurt Relish

A delicious relish that has combination of tartness and sweetness which is perfect for any get together holiday gatherings.

Connie Mcmillan
Oct 2008
Intermediate
92 votes
8441 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
3 votes
6865 views
The Most Decadent Cornbread Casserole Ever, Made Skinny

The Most Decadent Cornbread Casserole Ever, Made Skinny

I’ve tasted many cornbread casseroles in my day and this one wins hands down… It’s rich, moist, creamy and…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Nov 2011
Professional
1 vote
1337 views
Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Onion and Sage

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Onion and Sage

If you've been searching for a new sweet potato recipe to serve, look no further! These twice baked sweet…

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
1 vote
1443 views
Creamed Corn Casserole

Creamed Corn Casserole

Brittany Hoverman
Aug 2012
Intermediate
2 votes
2501 views
Yellow Garlic Rice and Broccoli

Yellow Garlic Rice and Broccoli

I make this all the time for a quick and easy side dish. Alternately, this can be a main dish by adding 1 lb. of chicken, beef, or pork. my…

Smokinhotchef
Apr 2012
Advanced
1 vote
629 views
Caramelized Onions and Pecan Green Beans

Caramelized Onions and Pecan Green Beans

Sweet and Nutty Green Beans that everyone loves!

Tracy Rapp
Oct 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
3291 views
Homemade Cranberry-Apple Sauce

Homemade Cranberry-Apple Sauce

If some people at your Thanksgiving dinner like cranberry sauce and others prefer applesauce this recipe just might work for you... We decided to…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Nov 2010
Professional
6 votes
1903 views
Balsamic Mayonnaise

Balsamic Mayonnaise

This is mayonnaise set on it's ear. I came up with it one day while making my traditional homemade mayo. I searched my pantry, and to my dismay, I…

Smokinhotchef
Jan 2012
Advanced
1 vote
750 views
Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

Here's a colorful dish made from garden fresh vegetables. The combination of beans, tomato and basil make for…

Robyn Savoie
Mar 2014
Advanced
1 vote
820 views
Hawaiian Crest Salsa

Hawaiian Crest Salsa

I came up with this recipe at the spur of the moment to accompany the shrimp recipe I was preparing for a late lunch get-together with several of my…

Smokinhotchef
Apr 2012
Advanced
1 vote
768 views
Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole

I can't do Thanksgiving without this side dish. I like it with 1 cup of shredded Cheddar cheese added to it.

Cathy Spivak
Nov 2008
Advanced
1 vote
3639 views