North american summer side dishes recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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Chow-Chow Relish

Chow-Chow Relish

Fall's green tomatoes are a perfect base for a batch of chow-chow. This pickled relish or condiment is lip-smacking good on hotdogs, hamburgers,…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2014
Professional
1 vote
264 views
Mario's Kick-Ass Barbecue Sauce

Mario's Kick-Ass Barbecue Sauce

This sauce recipe deserves 5 stars! I adapted the original recipe by adding the zest from the fresh orange and lemon. Also used coarse-grain brown…

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2014
Advanced
1 vote
245 views
Avocado Pasta

Avocado Pasta

Delicious, creamy (with no milk or cream!), and healthy. Makes a great side dish, or top with grilled chicken for a complete meal. Pairs well with…

Wendi Taylor
Feb 2013
Professional
2 votes
5575 views
Chili Sauce

Chili Sauce

Chili sauce is one answer to that bumper tomato harvest. The perky piquant sauce can compliment many classic recipes like meatballs, meatloaf,…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2012
Professional
4 votes
2011 views
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
21851 views
French Rice Salad

French Rice Salad

This is a light and flavorful as a main dish or side dish. It's a perfect side for any grilled meat or fish.

Nancy Miyasaki
Oct 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
7895 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
2062 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
762 views
Boston Baked Beans

Boston Baked Beans

Deep flavored, muscular, savory baked beans for people who love the experience of good slow-cooked fare.

Glenn
Sep 2012
Beginner
1 vote
1967 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
2189 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
720 views
Orange Sauce (for cooked carrots)

Orange Sauce (for cooked carrots)

Are you tired of serving plain carrots? This is an excellent sweet sauce you can serve on top of cooked…

Mitch
Sep 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
1154 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
603 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
859 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
837 views