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Gotta Try It Potatoes, Pasta, Beans and Grains

(29 Recipes) Created by CRAFTYC

Recipes in this Collection

Good 3.7/5
(81 ratings)

This citrusy rice contains almonds, celery, and onions, but no added salt for a flavorful low sodium side dish.

Carbs: 22.7g | Fat: 8.8g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 179.1
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
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
Quinoa with Spinach and Feta Cheese
Very Good 4.4/5
(361 ratings)

Quinoa is similar to brown rice, with a higher protein content. This is a delicious side dish or light meal.

Submitted by SLIMKATIE

Carbs: 32.1g | Fat: 8.5g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 232.8
Very Good 4.1/5
(82 ratings)

A quick, satisfying meal for any night of the week.

Submitted by MRSHARM

Carbs: 39g | Fat: 10.5g | Fiber: 7.1g | Protein: 11.6g | Calories: 288.8
Wonderful Stuffed Potatoes
Very Good 4.3/5
(266 ratings)

Baked potatoes stuffed with seasoned cottage cheese are a lavish low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-sodium treat.

Carbs: 60.4g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 8.9g | Protein: 13.7g | Calories: 305.5
Good 3.9/5
(18 ratings)

A spicy side dish-a great compliment to any meal.

Submitted by MOLLYMCCLURE

Carbs: 23.7g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 5.6g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 134.4
Parmesan Rice Pilaf
Very Good 4.0/5
(154 ratings)

Sauteing the rice and onion adds tons of flavor with very little fat.

Carbs: 11.6g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 83.9
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
Quinoa-Black Bean Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(458 ratings)

An experiment with leftovers yields a delightful, filling vegetarian meal.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 31.7g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 9.1g | Protein: 13.8g | Calories: 204.5
Three-Cheese Macaroni from 'The SparkPeople Cookbook'
Very Good 4.1/5
(100 ratings)

Cheesy, rich, delicious--just what you expect in macaroni and cheese. What you won't expect? 2/3 the fat and half the calories of the original!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 39.5g | Fat: 7.9g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 12.6g | Calories: 259.6
Cheddar-Stuffed Black Bean and Mushroom Burgers
Very Good 4.2/5
(33 ratings)

These burgers are rich and meaty, the kind of burger that vegetarians have been craving. Even meat eaters will appreciate these tasty and fiber-rich burgers.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 24.9g | Fat: 8.2g | Fiber: 7.8g | Protein: 17.2g | Calories: 244.5
Baked Falafel
Very Good 4.1/5
(62 ratings)

Use all chickpeas if you don't have fava beans. If you use canned beans, the sodium levels will be higher so omit the salt.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 15.2g | Fat: 4.7g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 4.3g | Calories: 99.7
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
Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese
Very Good 4.1/5
(178 ratings)

Butternut squash helps slim down this macaroni and cheese. You can't taste it, and it boosts the nutritional value of the dish!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 35.8g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 13.2g | Calories: 230
Spinach & Sausage Baked Pasta
Very Good 4.7/5
(3 ratings)

Submitted by JSKASICK

Carbs: 13.6g | Fat: 7.4g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 18.9g | Calories: 263.2
Buffalo Chicken Mac n Cheese
Very Good 4.2/5
(67 ratings)

All the flavor you crave, in macaroni and cheese form to keep your fingers clean!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 18.2g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 15.5g | Calories: 172.8
Lentil and Chickpea Burger
Very Good 4.3/5
(4 ratings)

Submitted by WABTCZN

Carbs: 34g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 5g | Protein: 8.5g | Calories: 190.8
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
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
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