Side dishes recipes with 500 or fewer calories costing less than $2.5 per serving

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Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

My father-in-law has become an amazing cook, and he made this as part of our Easter lunch this year with the…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2010
Advanced
18 votes
42224 views
Plum Pineapple Jam

Plum Pineapple Jam

I devised this recipe when I wanted a variation of plum jam and thought why not use canned crushed pineapple? The result was beautiful jewel-tone…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2011
Professional
2 votes
12510 views
Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
10 votes
34781 views
Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

This recipe is incredibly easy and really tasty. We're healthy eaters, so frying tomatoes isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But you have…

Nancy Miyasaki
Sep 2009
Intermediate
11 votes
21639 views
Cracker Barrel's Hash Browns Casserole

Cracker Barrel's Hash Browns Casserole

Pattie Berriman
Feb 2011
Advanced
8 votes
117207 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
21525 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
18449 views
Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Admittedly, this doesn't capture the crunch outside of the normal method of making persian rice. But if you…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2013
Advanced
3 votes
13492 views
Piccalilli Relish

Piccalilli Relish

The final harvest of green tomatoes I relegated to a batch of Piccalilli, a relish of East Indian origin. Just can't get enough of that lightly…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2016
Professional
1 vote
7821 views
Cheesy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Cheesy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Mary Joseph
Feb 2008
Advanced
10 votes
67005 views
Spicy Thai Vegetables

Spicy Thai Vegetables

This is a quick and easy spicy side dish that goes great with chicken, steak or fish.

GrillKing
Nov 2008
Intermediate
1 vote
19025 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
16679 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
18130 views
Cumin Rice

Cumin Rice

This rice is a delicious mix of cumin and cinnamon. It provides a nice, slightly sweet flavor, that is a perfect complement to any middle eastern…

Joyce Leung
Jun 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
20775 views
Cranberry Yogurt Relish

Cranberry Yogurt Relish

A delicious relish that has combination of tartness and sweetness which is perfect for any get together holiday gatherings.

Connie Mcmillan
Oct 2008
Intermediate
92 votes
21112 views