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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.

Scalloped Potatoes for One

Scalloped Potatoes for One

Scalloped Potatoes for One

As a widow, I cook for myself much of the time and have learned to scale down recipes that I often served when our four kids were still at home. This recipe makes just the right amount.

Zesty Buttered Peas

Zesty Buttered Peas

Zesty Buttered Peas

I came up with this recipe one day when I wanted to add some "zip" to plain peas. This recipe did the trick! Everyone commented on the great flavor and festive color.

Kathy's Herbed Corn

Kathy's Herbed Corn

Kathy's Herbed Corn

My husband and I agreed that the original recipe for this corn needed a little jazzing up, so I added the thyme and cayenne pepper to suit our tastes. Now fresh summer corn makes a regular appearance on our grill. —Kathy VonKorff, North College Hill, Ohio
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Tomato Dumplings

Tomato Dumplings

Tomato Dumplings

The wonderful fresh tomato taste of the sauce complements these light savory dumplings. They make a perfect side dish for a meal with beef. My family enjoys them very much. —Lucille Tucker, Clinton, Illinois

Italian Zucchini

Italian Zucchini

Italian Zucchini

I make this hot vegetable dish quite often in summer when zucchini is abundant. Garden-fresh sliced onion and tomato add a tasty touch.—Christopher Gordon, Springfield, Missouri

Sweet Potatoes with Apples

Sweet Potatoes with Apples

Sweet Potatoes with Apples

This satisfying dish is very welcome at any meal at our house, especially on holidays. The tart apple slices taste so good baked on top of the mild sweet potatoes. —Jean Winfree, Wausau, Wisconsin

Quick Confetti Rice

Quick Confetti Rice

Quick Confetti Rice

I still enjoy the superb combination of bacon and rice in this dish. The peas add color and a bit of crunch. It's so easy to make, and so good. — Ruth Ann Stelfox, Raymond, Alberta

Vegetable Quiche

Vegetable Quiche

Vegetable Quiche

"I've made and served this tasty dish for a long time," reports Elnora Johnson of Union City, Tennesee. "It has a unique rice crust and really holds up well for cutting."

Freezer Sweet Corn

Freezer Sweet Corn

Freezer Sweet Corn

Whenever I serve this summertime go-to, people can't believe that it's frozen and not fresh. It stays crisp-tender and now I can have "fresh" corn any time of the year. —Judy Oudekerk, St. Michael, Minnesota

Quick Corn Medley

Quick Corn Medley

Quick Corn Medley

A garden-fresh medley from Ruth Andrewson of Leavenworth, Washington showcases corn in a colorful blend with tomato, green pepper and onion. "This is one of my favorite recipes when corn's in season," she confirms. Cumin sparks this delicious side dish.

Peas with Mushrooms

Peas with Mushrooms

Peas with Mushrooms

This recipe is a savory side dish with a fresh taste, even though it calls for convenient frozen peas.—Mary Dennis, Bryan, Ohio
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