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Salsas, Sauces, Rubs, Spreads, Sides, Toppings, Soup, Tapas & Drinks :)

the tapas I've experienced: cubed salami's, cheeses, sausages, olives, vegetables (raw and variously treated such as pickled, roasted, sauteed), seafood and/or fish, bread, crackers, nuts, pretzels and such all in small dishes; just had to order my drinks

(49 Recipes) Created by SYLVANELI

Recipes in this Collection

No Salt Fajita Rub
Very Good 4.5/5
(22 ratings)

If you love fajitas, but are watching your sodium intake, try this salt-free rub! It lends a complex flavor to meat without the high sodium counts traditionally found in Mexican dishes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 3.1g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 19.8
Easy Ginger-Garlic Sauce
Very Good 4.3/5
(79 ratings)

I love this recipe! It can be used as a sauce for grilled meats, a dressing for salads or steamed vegetables, or as a marinade for tofu or other lean proteins. You will always find it in my refrigerator.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.2g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 54.9
Grilled Shrimp with Mango-Chili Sauce
Very Good 4.4/5
(13 ratings)

These sweet and spicy shrimp will be the star of your next barbecue!

Submitted by GRILLGUIDE

Carbs: 21.2g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 24g | Calories: 196.7
Olive Tapenade
Very Good 4.3/5
(54 ratings)

Tapenade is a traditional sauce or condiment from Provence, in the south of France. It adds a punch of flavor for very few calories. You can buy premade tapenade, but you'll spend more money and be consuming more sodium than if you made it at home.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 17.4
Caramelized Onions
Very Good 4.4/5
(45 ratings)

Learn how to make caramelized onions to add flavor to any dish, from soups and sandwiches to stews and dips.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 5g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 26.4
Black Bean Hummus
Very Good 4.2/5
(325 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
Summer Cucumber Salsa
Very Good 4.3/5
(133 ratings)

A new twist on salsa, for using cucumbers from the garden!

Submitted by SLINKY78

Carbs: 9.8g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 44.4
Pico de Gallo - Authentic Mexican Salsa
Very Good 4.6/5
(441 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
Sweet and Sour Sauce
Very Good 4.3/5
(6 ratings)

This is a great sauce to add with chicken, polish sausage, meatballs.. Just add veggies and serve over rice. Tastes sinful, but it's not that bad!

Submitted by THECHUBBYCHIC

Carbs: 33g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 130.4
Very Good 4.6/5
(14 ratings)

I love enchiladas...but.there is too much salt in the canned sauce. You can add 1 teaspoon of salt to this or to your taste. This makes three cups.

Submitted by MSCAT3851

Carbs: 3.7g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 40.9
Avocado Cream
Very Good 4.2/5
(23 ratings)

Guacamole or sour cream? Sour cream or guacamole? Why choose? My avocado "cream" combines the flavor of both--with a boost of protein!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2.5g | Fat: 2.7g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 36.1
Cool-as-a-Cucumber Raita
Very Good 4.5/5
(27 ratings)

This creamy, tangy dip does double duty: with mint, it's a perfect pair with Greek fare; with coriander and cumin, it cools down spicy Indian curries.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 2.1g | Calories: 15.6
Sauteed Garlicky Mushrooms
Very Good 4.3/5
(40 ratings)

This simple saute of sliced mushrooms with garlic and pepper is a light, flavorful side dish.

Submitted by FRANCLYN

Carbs: 3.8g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 81.9
Very Good 4.0/5
(3 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: skip the tortillas

Submitted by PIRATEFIFI

Carbs: 23.2g | Fat: 8.1g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 11.3g | Calories: 223.7
Hummus
Very Good 4.0/5
(548 ratings)

A healthy and filling middle eastern dip! Eat it as an appetizer or snack with some pita. Why buy your hummus ready made from the store, when you can make it yourself?

Submitted by GRANT_ME_WINGS

Carbs: 9.4g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 69.3
Cowboy Caviar
Very Good 4.5/5
(278 ratings)

Serve this black bean salsa known as cowboy caviar at your next potluck.

Submitted by JANAE55

Carbs: 9.4g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 68.8
Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup
Very Good 4.0/5
(96 ratings)

This chilled creamy soup is great for hot days. It is filling and very low in calories. Perfect for a light lunch or as a dinner starter.

Carbs: 6.7g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 92.5
Spicy Chili-Garlic Paste
Very Good 4.1/5
(15 ratings)

Try this spicy Asian paste in your slow-cooker stews, broth based soups, or combined with yogurt as a zippy sandwich spread.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.5g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 5.9
Very Good 4.0/5
(70 ratings)

This classic chilled tomato soup is chock full of garden-fresh vegetables, cholesterol free, and made with very little added oil.

Carbs: 13.7g | Fat: 4.8g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 92.5
(no ratings)

created by: Almond Board of California

Submitted by GLINTOFPEWTER

Carbs: 7g | Fat: 13.3g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 4.3g | Calories: 158.9
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