Cinco de mayo side dishes recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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The Best Mexican Rice

The Best Mexican Rice

I made this for a Cinco de Mayo party and it was just like the rice you get in a Mexican restaurant. Light, fluffy, and perfect for your next…

MarthaW
May 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
2801 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
1994 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
2207 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
2168 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
539 views
Wasabi Cream Sauce

Wasabi Cream Sauce

Wasabi Cream Sauce

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
1905 views
Macaroni and slaw salad

Macaroni and slaw salad

This recipe comes from my Taste of Home cookbook. It is a delicious, easy to make and my go to salad recipe for potlucks.

Mitch
Jun 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
1013 views
Mango Chipotle Sauce/Glaze

Mango Chipotle Sauce/Glaze

This is a good sauce/glaze for almost anything. It is easy to make and stores refrigerated well for several days or if air tight much longer. I…

Bob Vincent
Aug 2013
Intermediate
3 votes
1246 views
Fresh chili paste

Fresh chili paste

Fresh chili paste

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Aug 2010
Professional
1 vote
1489 views
Pace Fiesta Beer Rice

Pace Fiesta Beer Rice

Joann Mathias
Oct 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
328 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
847 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
739 views
Spatzle

Spatzle

Spatzle

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
2 votes
632 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
905 views
Murgh Makhani (Butter Chicken)

Murgh Makhani (Butter Chicken)

A blend of creamy, peppery and natural sour tang from the yogurt into the tender and juicy chicken pieces.

Navaneetham Krishnan
Nov 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
563 views