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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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Tomato 'n' Corn Risotto

Tomato 'n' Corn Risotto

Tomato 'n' Corn Risotto

This is one of my favorite recipes because it uses items from the garden. Milk and Parmesan cheese give this side dish a creaminess everyone's sure to enjoy. —Angela Lively, Baxter, Tennessee

Yellow Squash and Tomatoes

Yellow Squash and Tomatoes

Yellow Squash and Tomatoes

Kathy Smith of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania writes of her Yellow Squash and Tomatoes, “Don't be fooled by the simplicity; this is so good. I made it at least once a week last summer when the garden was producing squash, tomatoes and basil.”

Carrots with Pineapple Glaze

Carrots with Pineapple Glaze

Carrots with Pineapple Glaze

Pretty and versatile Pineapple-Glazed Carrots are ready in just 10 minutes and pair up with a variety of meats for weekday meal magic! Anna Stodolak - Volant, Pennsylvania
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Contest-Winning Hot Fruit Compote

Contest-Winning Hot Fruit Compote

Contest-Winning Hot Fruit Compote

“This sweet and colorful fruit compote is perfect with an egg casserole at a holiday brunch. It can bake right alongside the eggs, so everything is conveniently done at the same time,” notes Joyce Moynihan in Lakeville, Minnesota.

Crispy Potato Puffs

Crispy Potato Puffs

Crispy Potato Puffs

Crispy coating surrounds a velvety potato filling in these adorable puffs. They make a perfect side for meats and poultry. Best of all, the recipe makes 2 dozen, so you can use just the number you need for dinner.—Eva Tomlinson, Bryan, Ohio

Easy Herbed Green Beans

Easy Herbed Green Beans

Easy Herbed Green Beans

An assortment of herbs adds a refreshing burst of flavor to this easy green bean dish. You can serve it in moments, and it goes so well with just about any main course. –Ann Bassett of Nashville, Tennessee

Garlic Oregano Zucchini

Garlic Oregano Zucchini

Garlic Oregano Zucchini

I've found that this flavorful side dish complements almost any main course, from chicken to fish. If you like, use half yellow summer squash for a colorful variation.—Teresa Kraus, Cortez, Colorado

Garlic Roasted Broccoli

Garlic Roasted Broccoli

Garlic Roasted Broccoli

Balsamic vinegar's sweet-tart flavor enhances roasted broccoli spears seasoned with garlic. You can conveniently pop this dish into the oven while a beef roast or turkey is resting.—Nella Parker, Hersey, Michigan

Garlic-Chive Baked Fries

Garlic-Chive Baked Fries

Garlic-Chive Baked Fries

Yes, you DO want fries with that—especially these crispy, golden-brown fries, full of garlic flavor and just a little bit of heat. —Steve Westphal, Wind Lake, Wisconsin

Italian Vegetable Medley

Italian Vegetable Medley

Italian Vegetable Medley

Round out a variety of menus with this side dish that lends a delicious pop of color. “If you have them, use leftover veggies. People are always surprised at how easy this dish is!” Margaret Wilson - Sun City, CA

Maple-Gingerroot Vegetables

Maple-Gingerroot Vegetables

Maple-Gingerroot Vegetables

My family loves this recipe because it brings out the lovely flavors of the vegetables. Even my children enjoy it...they love the drizzle of maple syrup! It's a tasty way to introduce kids to turnips, rutabaga and parsnips, too. —Kelli Ritz Innisfail, Alberta
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