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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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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

Herbed Fresh Asparagus

Herbed Fresh Asparagus

Herbed Fresh Asparagus

Basil, rosemary and thyme make for a fresh and flavorful combination in this easy and elegant side dish. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Light 'n' Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Light 'n' Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Light 'n' Creamy Mashed Potatoes

You'd never know that these mashed potatoes are on the lighter side. Garlic and chives season them nicely while sour cream and cream cheese add richness. They're special enough for company. -Test Kitchen

Makeover Creamed Corn

Makeover Creamed Corn

Makeover Creamed Corn

This scrumptious makeover has all the rich feel and flavor of the original, but only about half the calories and about a third of the saturated fat. -Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho

Oktoberfest Red Cabbage

Oktoberfest Red Cabbage

Oktoberfest Red Cabbage

Four generations of our family celebrate Oktoberfest. We love this tart and sweet dish of red cabbage and apples, also known as rotkohl. —Diana Likes, Chandler, Arizona

Pasta with Creamy Sweet Potato Sauce

Pasta with Creamy Sweet Potato Sauce

Pasta with Creamy Sweet Potato Sauce

This creamy pasta dish is the result of combining two different recipes. I often turn it into a main dish by serving a green salad on the side.—Suzanne Appleyard, Queensbury, New York

Portobello Mushroom Saute

Portobello Mushroom Saute

Portobello Mushroom Saute

It’s guaranteed this festive vegetable medley will have guests asking for seconds. The portobello’s intense flavor and firm texture make the nutritious saute top-notch.—Leona Ryynanen, Houghton, MI

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Quinoa Tabbouleh

When my mom and sister developed several food allergies, we had to modify many recipes. I substituted quinoa for couscous in this tabouleh. Now we make it all the time! —Jennifer Klann, Corbett, Oregon

Root for Winter Vegetables

Root for Winter Vegetables

Root for Winter Vegetables

This medley is an updated version of a recipe my mom grew up with. It's my favorite way to prepare veggies and is marvelous with a batch of hot rolls. —Julie Butler, Puyallup, Washington

Sauteed Squash Medley

Sauteed Squash Medley

Sauteed Squash Medley

“This recipe never lasts long on our table. I usually serve it with an Italian-style entree.” We think it’s a great partner for most any main dish! Kay Ayotte - Albion, Michigan
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