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Low Carb Side Dishes

Looking for low carb side dishes? Find recipes for low carb side dishes including low carb Mexican side dishes, holiday side dishes, and more low carb side dishes.

Gingered Carrots

Gingered Carrots

Gingered Carrots

I first made this original recipe about 40 years ago, and it hasn't failed me yet. The thing I like about the dish is that it isn't plain. The flavorings dress up an "ordinary" vegetable, and put some real zip in any meal! This is an easy, quick dish to make, and it adds a splash of color to your table.

German Red Cabbage

German Red Cabbage

German Red Cabbage

Sunday afternoons were frequently a time for family gatherings. While the uncles played cards, the aunts prepared wonderful German treats such as this red cabbage. Oftentimes there wasn't enough room for everyone at the dining table, so the grown-ups and babies ate first. My cousins and I would hang around waiting for our turn, hoping there'd be plenty of food left.

Creamed Peas

Creamed Peas

Creamed Peas

"I can still taste these wonderful peas in Mama's delicious white sauce. Our food was pretty plain during the week, so I thought this white sauce made the peas 'extra fancy' and fitting for a Sunday meal."
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Fresh Green Beans with Mushrooms

Fresh Green Beans with Mushrooms

Fresh Green Beans with Mushrooms

I made this satisfying side dish often when I was single. Now I prepare it for my family. By adding fresh mushrooms, onion, butter and a little pepper, you can easily dress up ordinary green beans.—Denise Albers, Freeburg, Illinois

Baked Vidalia Onion

Baked Vidalia Onion

Baked Vidalia Onion

Served alongside a variety of fish and meat, this tender onion is a nice change of pace. Folks find it a fun and flavorful side dish.—Norma Durham, Rogersville, Tennessee

Dilled Zucchini

Dilled Zucchini

Dilled Zucchini

Sundra also includes her recipe for Dilled Zucchini. "These super squash couldn't be easier to prepare, and their mild flavor goes so well with chicken," she says.

Crunchy Asparagus Medley

Crunchy Asparagus Medley

Crunchy Asparagus Medley

This savory side dish made a special appearance at our Hawaiian dinner. But I've also been know to prepare it with different foods on other occasions.—Mary Gaylord, Balsam Lake, Wisconsin

Dressed-Up Broccoli

Dressed-Up Broccoli

Dressed-Up Broccoli

"In Clayton, Ontario, Bryan Forster needs only four ingredients to turn ordinary broccoli into a dressed-up side dish. The garlic in the broiled crumb topping really comes through.

Zesty Garlic Broccoli

Zesty Garlic Broccoli

Zesty Garlic Broccoli

I'VE BEEN a vegetarian for over 20 years and often experiment with flavors compatible to the many vegetables I prepare. My nephew, who lived with me a year while going to graduate school, thought this was one of my best creations. It's not only beautiful, it's delicious and nutritious, too. -Louiza Kemyan, Palm Springs, California

Mixed Vegetable Side Dish

Mixed Vegetable Side Dish

Mixed Vegetable Side Dish

I'm 12 years old and just love to cook. The first time I made this recipe for my family, everyone loved it. I'm sure you will, too!

Pepper Parmesan Beans

Pepper Parmesan Beans

Pepper Parmesan Beans

The garlic adds a savory zip, and the Parmesan cheese mixed in makes it both hearty and satistfying.—Marian Platt, Sequim, Washington
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