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Low Fat Side Dishes

Looking for low fat side dishes? Find low fat side dish recipes that are a great complement to healthy low fat dinners.

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Baked Bean Side Dish

Baked Bean Side Dish

Baked Bean Side Dish

This is my daughter's recipe. People are pleasantly surprised by its unique flavor and frequently request the recipe. —Lilas R. Umphrey, Davenport, Florida

Baked Creamed Onions

Baked Creamed Onions

Baked Creamed Onions

I often fix this comforting dish for my grown children when they visit. They love it when I double the recipe so they can take leftovers home! This recipe can be prepared a day ahead and refrigerated before baking.

Broccoli with Orange Sauce

Broccoli with Orange Sauce

Broccoli with Orange Sauce

If you like oranges, you'll enjoy this citrusy sauce I adopted when looking for more interesting way to serve broccoli. It's also nice as a dipping sauce for pork chops and chicken. —Estelle Hardin of Kanab, Utah
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Broccoli with Sesame

Broccoli with Sesame

Broccoli with Sesame

With a coating to tongue-tingling sauce an topping of crunchy sesame seeds, broccoli makes a fancy but fuss-free side dish. This vegetable is so nutritious that it's great to have a special way to serve it. —Doris Heath, Bryson City, North Carolina

Colorful Vegetable Medley Side Dish

Colorful Vegetable Medley Side Dish

Colorful Vegetable Medley Side Dish

With its red pepper slices and green broccoli florets, this merry medley will brighten any holiday table. Sara Lindler of Irmo, South Carolina uses mild seasonings to let the variety of veggie flavors shine through.

Crunchy Yam Bake

Crunchy Yam Bake

Crunchy Yam Bake

This is one of my favorite recipes. The yummy yams are the perfect complement to a holiday ham or turkey and ideal for impressing a potluck crowd. –Marian Moreman of Canyon Country, California

El Paso Bean Soup

El Paso Bean Soup

El Paso Bean Soup

We have so few bad-weather days in New Mexico that we like to celebrate cold rainy one with bowls of hot soup. My family likes this ham and bean variety alongside green chili corn muffins. —Beverly Peacock of Santa Teresa, New Mexico

Fire and Ice Tomatoes

Fire and Ice Tomatoes

Fire and Ice Tomatoes

You won't miss the salt in this refreshing tomato salad! It's well-seasoned with cayenne pepper, mustard seed and vinegar but not the least bit spicy. This dish is always a hit at potlucks. —Nan Rickey, Yuma, Arizona

Garlic Green Bean Medley

Garlic Green Bean Medley

Garlic Green Bean Medley

“This is one of my favorite ways to cook green beans. Everyone loves it!” —Nancy Daugherty, Cortland, Ohio

Green Beans Provence

Green Beans Provence

Green Beans Provence

Crisp-tender green beans are paired with tomatoes for a colorful and nutritious side. Dressed with fresh basil and just enough vinegar to add a bit of tang, this side compliments most any entree. Healthy Cooking Test Kitchen

Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges

Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges

Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges

I love when an entire meal can be cooked outside on the grill and I don't need to heat up the kitchen. These tasty fries not only meet that requirement, but they are healthy, too.—Natalie Knowlton, Kamas, Utah
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