Boil side dishes recipes with 500 or fewer calories costing less than $0.5 per serving

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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
18449 views
In-a-Pinch Cranberry Sauce made from Dried Cranberries

In-a-Pinch Cranberry Sauce made from Dried Cranberries

I serve turkey year round but forget to keep canned cranberry sauce on hand; even when I do it's hard to use up…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2012
Professional
2 votes
5124 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
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
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
Bavarian Semmelknoedel/Bread Dumplings

Bavarian Semmelknoedel/Bread Dumplings

This is a very traditional bread dumpling that is served in restaurants in Austria and Bavaria. This is a…

Foodiewife
Sep 2014
Advanced
2 votes
7476 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.

Micheline
Jun 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
9692 views
WW Cranberry-Apple Relish

WW Cranberry-Apple Relish

WW Cranberry-Apple Relish is an easy recipe and is a great option for a Thanksgiving and Christmas condiment to your turkey meal. It is a healthy,…

RecipeKing
Dec 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
2617 views
Beans with Nutmeg

Beans with Nutmeg

Brett Ede
Oct 2010
Professional
2 votes
2896 views
German Spaetzle

German Spaetzle

Spaetzle (SPETZ-LAY) is a traditional, and very popular German noodle. It's excellent to use in place of egg noodles. In Bavaria, where my family…

Foodiewife
Sep 2014
Advanced
3 votes
6581 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
5511 views
Sweet Zucchini Pickles

Sweet Zucchini Pickles

Too many zucchini - what to do? A recipe by Chuck Allen (Palm Springs) caught my eye. Expectations are high from this retired chef, so he takes this…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2011
Professional
1 vote
3365 views
Butter Basmati Rice

Butter Basmati Rice

Okay - so I know this is a painfully easy recipe, but it's amazing how much you can dress up rice with just a couple of touches. I make this for my…

Mihir Shah
Oct 2008
Advanced
1 vote
7963 views
Knepp (Amish Dumplings)

Knepp (Amish Dumplings)

Knepp are Amish dumplings they are part of an old amish dish Schnitz und Knepp. I will post that recipe as well, but these dumplings can be used in…

Denise Sherin
Mar 2014
Advanced
1 vote
2753 views
Mashed Potatoes and Cabbage (Colcannon)

Mashed Potatoes and Cabbage (Colcannon)

A perfect way to boost nutrition in mashed potatoes, this is a favorite Irish side dish but can certainly…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2012
Professional
2 votes
5604 views