Dinner party 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
162 views
Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

I love spanakopita, but it's too much work. This is a great way to make spanakopita for a crowd. And it's really yummy, too! Just remember the filo…

Nancy Miyasaki
Dec 2010
Intermediate
8 votes
2257 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
2043 views
Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

I have never been a really big fan of cauliflower, but I love potatoes and spices. This dish, known as 'Alu…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
8 votes
2695 views
Gobi 65

Gobi 65

Cauliflower florets - nicely tender to the bite, coated with puffy batter and scented with cumin seeds and curry leaves.

Navaneetham Krishnan
Oct 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
76 views
Green Beans with Basil and Tomato

Green Beans with Basil and Tomato

This is an attractive and tasty side dish. The butter, basil and tomato adds a nice flavor boost to the green…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2012
Advanced
9 votes
1519 views
Brussels Sprouts with Pearl Onions

Brussels Sprouts with Pearl Onions

A vegetable dish made flavorful and healthy with a sprinkling of sesame seeds over steamed Brussels sprouts and…

Julia Ann Souders
Sep 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
222 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
704 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
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
1943 views
Scalloped Potatoes ~ Microwave Quick!

Scalloped Potatoes ~ Microwave Quick!

Scalloped potatoes cooked in 12 minutes? Compare that to the hour-and-a-half baking time most scalloped potato…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2013
Professional
2 votes
1798 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
1483 views
Linguine with Fresh Tomatoes

Linguine with Fresh Tomatoes

Since we can have great tomatoes year around, we can always enjoy their fresh flavor this way. Remember: Never store your fresh tomatoes in the…

Robyn Savoie
Mar 2014
Advanced
2 votes
1245 views
Traditional Chinese Plum Sauce

Traditional Chinese Plum Sauce

This is an easy version of plum sauce that is very tasty and keeps well in the fridge. Serve hot or chilled, with egg rolls, pork or chicken.

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
1 vote
744 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
1143 views