Mardi gras side dishes recipes with 300 or fewer calories costing less than $1.5 per serving

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Creole Style Butter Beans

Creole Style Butter Beans

Butter beans (another name for Lima beans) are super healthy and flavorful. I've been looking for a simple and flavorful way to cook these, and…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
12 votes
10514 views
Festive Pasta Salad

Festive Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is colorful and zesty! Serve warm or at room temperature.

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
10 votes
37103 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
6953 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
22927 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
2 votes
7349 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
2 votes
5672 views
Thai Sweet Chili Sauce

Thai Sweet Chili Sauce

Traditionally, Thai sweet chili sauce is not thickened with starch; the syrupy consistency is achieved through cooking the sauce containing lots of…

Robyn Savoie
Mar 2014
Advanced
1 vote
6473 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
6641 views
Orange Marjoram Carrots

Orange Marjoram Carrots

It can be hard to come by a vegetable dish both children and adults enjoy. You'll appreciate this recipe because it found that middle ground.…

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
1 vote
4794 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
8537 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
6961 views
Balsamic Mayonnaise

Balsamic Mayonnaise

This is mayonnaise set on it's ear. I came up with it one day while making my traditional homemade mayo. I searched my pantry, and to my dismay, I…

Smokinhotchef
Jan 2012
Advanced
1 vote
4097 views
Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Onion and Sage

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Onion and Sage

If you've been searching for a new sweet potato recipe to serve, look no further! These twice baked sweet…

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
1 vote
6052 views
Hawaiian Crest Salsa

Hawaiian Crest Salsa

I came up with this recipe at the spur of the moment to accompany the shrimp recipe I was preparing for a late lunch get-together with several of my…

Smokinhotchef
Apr 2012
Advanced
1 vote
4016 views
Yellow Garlic Rice and Broccoli

Yellow Garlic Rice and Broccoli

I make this all the time for a quick and easy side dish. Alternately, this can be a main dish by adding 1 lb. of chicken, beef, or pork. my…

Smokinhotchef
Apr 2012
Advanced
1 vote
6120 views