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Spark Recipes: Sides to Any Meal

(40 Recipes) Created by MRSRIGS1

Recipes in this Collection

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
Light & Easy Vegetable Fried Rice
Very Good 4.2/5
(435 ratings)

This super simple recipe is so much better for you than takeout, and is ready in minutes. Use brown rice to give you lasting energy!

Carbs: 23.4g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 4.6g | Calories: 136.9
Sweet and Spicy Potato Oven Fries
Very Good 4.4/5
(344 ratings)

A great tasting and healthy alternative to fries.

Submitted by LIZZS2NDCHANCE

Carbs: 18.1g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 1.1g | Calories: 80.7
Coconut-Cilantro Rice with Lime
Very Good 4.3/5
(14 ratings)

Turn your favorite side dish into something special in just a few minutes. Only five ingredients and packed with flavor, this dish is a winner!

Submitted by SPARK_RECIPES

Carbs: 29.9g | Fat: 7.2g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 195.2
Crunchy Cucumber Salad
Very Good 4.1/5
(13 ratings)

Depending on how small you chop the veggies, this light summer side can be a salad or salsa. Pair the salad with grilled chicken or shrimp. As a dip, opt for endive, jicama slices, or lime tortilla chips.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4.2g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 43.8
Broccoli & Cheese Rice
Good 3.9/5
(12 ratings)

Low-fat comfort food in no time flat--with a full serving of veggies. Is there anything better?

Submitted by SPARK_RECIPES

Carbs: 27.6g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 10.4g | Calories: 168.6
Spanish Rice and Vegetables
Good 3.7/5
(13 ratings)

A budget version of the rustic Spanish favorite. An herbed-citrus olive pesto adds color and intensifies the flavor.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 38g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 7.4g | Protein: 7.2g | Calories: 219.4
Herbed Brown Rice with Mushrooms
Good 3.8/5
(8 ratings)

A hearty side or a light meatless entree, this savory dish is packed with flavor and fiber!

Submitted by SPARK_RECIPES

Carbs: 39.4g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 8.5g | Protein: 9.6g | Calories: 216
Spicy Sweet Potato Chips
Very Good 4.0/5
(27 ratings)

You'll never believe these sweet and crunchy chips were made in the microwave. They'll become your new favorite savory snack.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.9g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 34.4
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
Vegetable and Fruit Stuffing
Very Good 4.1/5
(40 ratings)

Whole wheat bread gives this side staying power. The fruits and vegetables bulk up the dish, so a little goes a long way. A bit of turkey bacon adds another layer of flavor without adding many calories.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 78.4
Oven Roasted Baby Red Potatoes
Very Good 4.7/5
(45 ratings)

Try these instead of baked potatoes. You'll love the crispy coating.

Submitted by SXYRICANPRNCS69

Carbs: 20.7g | Fat: 6.2g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 139.1
Buttery Brussels Sprouts with Sage, Dried Cranberries and Pecans
Very Good 4.3/5
(15 ratings)

This 10-minute side dish is perfect for fall meals.

Submitted by SPARK_RECIPES

Carbs: 17.6g | Fat: 12.1g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 4.4g | Calories: 179.7
Roasted Root Vegetables
Very Good 4.4/5
(39 ratings)

This recipe sings of the fall and early winter harvest. This side dish is quite affordable: about 60 cents a serving for the vegetables!

Carbs: 31.7g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 6.4g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 164.1
Citrus Candied Yams
Very Good 4.4/5
(8 ratings)

This dish is our family's favorite and is different than the traditional marshmallow-topped recipe.

Submitted by KAREBEAR525

Carbs: 45.9g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 214.7
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Skinny Macaroni & Cheese
O.K. 2.5/5
(2 ratings)

This family favorite gets healthy with a recipe makeover featuring Japanese "Miracle Noodles."

Submitted by BLOGILATES

Carbs: 2.8g | Fat: 1.6g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 4.5g | Calories: 37.7
Whipped Sweet Potato Casserole
Very Good 4.5/5
(14 ratings)

My husband likes sweet potato casserole. I decided to make this using the same flavors but without the marshmallows!

Serves 4

Submitted by MICHAELA2780

Carbs: 40.4g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 201
Herbed Roasted Potatoes
Very Good 4.9/5
(14 ratings)

Roasted potatoes are a perfect side dish for a cool weather dinner.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 31.6g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 4.8g | Calories: 153
Green Beans with Balsamic Onions and Almonds
Very Good 4.2/5
(16 ratings)

Crunchy almonds and sweet caramelized onions dress up your favorite green beans. A drizzle of balsamic adds a tangy contrast.

Submitted by SPARK_RECIPES

Carbs: 13g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 5.3g | Protein: 3.9g | Calories: 124.6
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