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Vegetarian Appetizers/Sides/Salads

(20 Recipes) Created by PARISBABY

Recipes in this Collection

Southwest Pasta Salad
Very Good 4.0/5
(174 ratings)

Quick and nutritious, this zesty take on pasta salad is a family favorite. Garnish with fresh herbs and black olives.

Submitted by RDEPASS

Carbs: 45.6g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 7g | Protein: 14.2g | Calories: 267.8
Roasted Asparagus with Garlic
Very Good 4.5/5
(105 ratings)

Asparagus both tastes great and is high in folate and potassium!

Carbs: 5.6g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 48.2
Easy Zucchini Parmesan
Very Good 4.4/5
(1027 ratings)

This quick and healthy side dish takes just minutes to prepare! And as a bonus, it's an easy way to get the kids to eat their vegetables.

Submitted by MATCM81

Carbs: 7.3g | Fat: 1.6g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 51.6
Herbed Bulgur and Lentil Salad
Very Good 4.3/5
(200 ratings)

This recipe is part of "The SparkPeople Cookbook." Order your copy today! This salad is even better the longer it sits in the fridge, so we love to make a big batch of it and eat it throughout the week.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 4.8g | Calories: 159.2
Spinach and Tomato Pasta Salad
Very Good 4.1/5
(146 ratings)

Most pasta salads are heavy on the pasta and light on everything else. This version, which can be served warm or cold, includes a hefty portion of vegetables--both spinach and tomatoes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 12g | Calories: 267.2
Coach Nicole's Yummy Hummus
Very Good 4.3/5
(369 ratings)

Use as a dip for veggies or a spread on pita and sandwiches.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 21.2g | Fat: 12.8g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 5.8g | Calories: 215.9
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Wonderful and taste; Great for an add-on or just to eat by itís self!

Submitted by TLB1630

Carbs: 6.2g | Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 46.2
Incredible! 5.0/5
(4 ratings)

Submitted by SOLERPOWER03

Carbs: 4.7g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 1.1g | Calories: 51.7
Pico de Gallo - Authentic Mexican Salsa
Very Good 4.6/5
(443 ratings)

The versatility of this Mexican salsa is limitless! Put it on grilled chicken or steak, add it to eggs, or serve with tortilla chips.

Submitted by METALFINGER2U

Carbs: 5.9g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 22.5
Good 3.6/5
(17 ratings)

High protein, low fat, very high taste!

Carbs: 26.5g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 15.2g | Protein: 17.6g | Calories: 154.8
Slow Cooker Refried Beans
Very Good 4.3/5
(81 ratings)

Low-calorie and high-fiber, these tasty (not fried) beans make a quick supper when spread upon warm corn tortillas topped with melted cheese.

Submitted by PENSKE40

Carbs: 12.3g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 4g | Protein: 3.7g | Calories: 64.1
Very Good 4.9/5
(10 ratings)

When your basil plants grow and grow make this pesto up fresh and serve with hot pasta.

Submitted by BLUERAY

Carbs: 1.5g | Fat: 19.2g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 3.5g | Calories: 187.8
Skinny Scalloped Sweet Potatoes
Good 3.9/5
(124 ratings)

Lemony coriander and smoky cumin pair perfectly with sharp Cheddar in this grown-up spin on scalloped potatoes.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 20.9g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 139.8
Whole Wheat Couscous with Spinach and Squash
Good 3.9/5
(78 ratings)

A double-hitter: Each portion has almost two servings of vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 47.5g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 10.4g | Protein: 8.6g | Calories: 228.3
Corn Chowder
Very Good 4.1/5
(273 ratings)

Using low-fat milk instead of cream lowers the saturated fat content in this hearty summer soup.

Carbs: 33.3g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 8.1g | Calories: 209.5
Black Bean Hummus
Very Good 4.3/5
(327 ratings)

Smoky from the cumin with a hidden serving of vegetables, this dip is equally delicious in a burrito as it is spread on tortilla chips.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 5.3g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 32.9
Vegetable-Packed Guacamole
Very Good 4.5/5
(65 ratings)

My favorite Mexican restaurant serves a guacamole that's heavy on vegetables--and flavor. To slim it down even more, serve with carrots, celery and cucumber slices.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 6g | Fat: 6.7g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 1.1g | Calories: 81.5
Garden Potato Salad
Good 3.8/5
(192 ratings)

Low-fat cottage cheese is the secret to the dressing in this delicious and simple summer side.

Carbs: 22g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 3.9g | Calories: 99.8
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

A simple, plain salad for an appetizer, a side, or filling in the holes between meals!

Submitted by PARISBABY

Carbs: 4.3g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 21
Very Good 4.5/5
(44 ratings)

This high-fiber, high-protein, low-fat salad travels well.

Submitted by EMMAPALE

Carbs: 22.2g | Fat: 18.4g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 10.2g | Calories: 285.2
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