Cinco de mayo side dishes recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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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
1829 views
Red Pepper Harissa

Red Pepper Harissa

Harissa is spicy condiment from Tunisia. It’s loaded with flavor, but very low in fat and calories, making it a perfect accompaniment to healthful…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
1 vote
461 views
Soy Dipping Sauce

Soy Dipping Sauce

This is good and easy to make. Serve with your favorite pot stickers, egg rolls, spring rolls and won tons.

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
1 vote
275 views
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
2561 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
2024 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
671 views
Collard Greens, corn and Tortilla Strata

Collard Greens, corn and Tortilla Strata

A layered casserole of vegetables and flour tortillas. A vegetarian side dish to be enjoyed with or without a…

Julia Ann Souders
Mar 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
1615 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
443 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
2097 views
Fresh Corn and Peach Salsa

Fresh Corn and Peach Salsa

This salsa makes a great side dish for salmon or chicken. I take a one pound salmon filet, cut it into two pieces. Brush with olive oil and…

Adam Janowski
Jun 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
248 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
847 views
Wasabi Cream Sauce

Wasabi Cream Sauce

Wasabi Cream Sauce

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
1806 views
Fresh chili paste

Fresh chili paste

Fresh chili paste

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Aug 2010
Professional
1 vote
1382 views
Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
2 votes
5899 views
Mexican Charra Beans

Mexican Charra Beans

Very flavorful beans, slightly soupy. Frequently served as a side dish with a Mexican meal in many restaurants along the border.

Marlin Rinehart
Feb 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
778 views