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
2787 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
2205 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
1984 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
2165 views
Wasabi Cream Sauce

Wasabi Cream Sauce

Wasabi Cream Sauce

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
1904 views
Fresh chili paste

Fresh chili paste

Fresh chili paste

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Aug 2010
Professional
1 vote
1483 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
1010 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
531 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
1244 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
903 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
1683 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
561 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
363 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
536 views
Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
2 votes
5943 views