Dinner party side dishes recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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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
2430 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
1411 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
1861 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
506 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
1716 views
Super Easy Baked Beans Supreme

Super Easy Baked Beans Supreme

Baked Beans the whole family will love!

Wendi Taylor
May 2012
Professional
2 votes
1040 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
1617 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
1606 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
2124 views
Crispy Fried Bitter Gourd (Pavakkai) With Curry Leaves.

Crispy Fried Bitter Gourd (Pavakkai) With Curry Leaves.

Flavours were uplifted with garam masala and curry leaves for an incredible crunchy bite.

Navaneetham Krishnan
Jul 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
95 views
Honey-Ginger Glazed Carrots

Honey-Ginger Glazed Carrots

This is a standard side dish for us when we're serving an asian-inspired meal. It's also great with any grilled meat. The honey brings out the…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2012
Advanced
2 votes
1187 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
1296 views
Cardamom Carrots

Cardamom Carrots

This side of sweet carrots with a hint of cardamom blend well. They're particularly nice during the holiday's, served up with poultry.

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
1 vote
1011 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
510 views
Steamed Green Beans with Lemon & Dill

Steamed Green Beans with Lemon & Dill

Delightfully easy and refreshing, these lemon-laced green beans compliment chicken, pork, beef or vegetarian…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2012
Professional
1 vote
505 views