Side dish recipes

Peruvian Tacu Tacu recipe – 195 calories

Peruvian Tacu Tacu recipe – 195 calories

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Posted: November 13, 2008

Tacu tacu is one of the most simple and delicious dishes of Peruvian cuisine. It was invented by the black Africans brought during colonial times to work as slaves on the coastal plantations, and was […]

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Baby Peas with Almonds and Bacon recipe – 137 calories

Baby Peas with Almonds and Bacon recipe – 137 calories

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Posted: November 12, 2008

I always cook peas the same way, so this was something different. It’s a very nice side dish for any meal! Baby Peas with Almonds and Bacon recipe – 137 calories Ingredients: 1 (1 lb) […]

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Skinny Mashed Potatoes recipe – 76 calories

Skinny Mashed Potatoes recipe – 76 calories

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Posted: November 7, 2008

This is a healthy alternative to the usual method of preparing mashed potatoes. It’s very tasty, easy to prepare and great for us who are on a diet! Skinny Mashed Potatoes recipe – 76 calories […]

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Salsa Guasacaca (Venezuelan Avocado Salsa) recipe – 119 calories

Salsa Guasacaca (Venezuelan Avocado Salsa) recipe – 119 calories

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Posted: November 2, 2008

Guasacaca is a traditional Venezuelan avocado salsa that’s served with grilled meats, but it’s also great as a chunky dip for chips and crackers. Unlike guacamole, everything is hand-chopped. Salsa Guasacaca (Venezuelan Avocado Salsa) recipe […]

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Potato Salad with Curried Mayo recipe – 194 calories

Potato Salad with Curried Mayo recipe – 194 calories

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Posted: October 24, 2008

Potato Salad with Curried Mayo recipe – 194 calories Ingredients: 2 3/4 lbs salad potatoes, halved 4 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 bunch spring onion 4 sticks celery, thickly sliced 7 oz low-fat plain yogurt 1 tablespoon […]

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Crunchy Spiced Sweet Potatoes recipe – 151 calories

Crunchy Spiced Sweet Potatoes recipe – 151 calories

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Posted: October 11, 2008

Crunchy Spiced Sweet Potatoes recipe – 151 calories Ingredients: 21 ounces sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon ground cumin 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 green chilies, seeded and very finely […]

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Fried Brussels Sprouts recipe – 163 calories

Fried Brussels Sprouts recipe – 163 calories

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Posted: October 8, 2008

Fried Brussels Sprouts recipe – 163 calories Ingredients: 1 lb Brussels sprouts 3-4 garlic cloves, minced 4-6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil salt, to taste white pepper, to taste lemon juice (optional)

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Sweet Potato and Carrot Casserole recipe – 174 calories

Sweet Potato and Carrot Casserole recipe – 174 calories

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Posted: October 7, 2008

Sweet Potato and Carrot Casserole recipe – 174 calories Ingredients: 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced 6 medium carrots, diced 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup orange juice 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 large […]

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Mushrooms with Wine and Coriander recipe – 143 calories

Mushrooms with Wine and Coriander recipe – 143 calories

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Posted: October 1, 2008

This is a great recipe for mushroom lovers – it’s very simple and tasty. It’s a great side dish for any grilled or barbecued meats, but it can also be eaten as a delicious stand-alone […]

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Snap Peas and Red Onions recipe – 65 calories

Snap Peas and Red Onions recipe – 65 calories

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Posted: September 16, 2008

A very simple, Asian-inspired recipe for peas and onions. It’s great served over rice, as a side dish, or as a cold salad (with a sprinkle of rice vinegar added). Snap Peas and Red Onions […]

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Basil and Tomato Salad recipe – 53 calories

Basil and Tomato Salad recipe – 53 calories

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Posted: September 15, 2008

Even though this is an incredibly simple recipe, it has a wonderful taste. Please use only the best tomatoes and fresh basil for this (you might want to visit your local farmer’s market). If you […]

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Collard Greens Salad recipe – 85 calories

Collard Greens Salad recipe – 85 calories

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Posted: September 11, 2008

A simple and delicious dish that’s really satisfying when you’re craving greens! Collard Greens Salad recipe – 85 calories Ingredients: 2 bunches collard greens 4-6 cloves garlic, chopped 1 small or medium onion salt and […]

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Salsa Rice recipe – 101 calories

Salsa Rice recipe – 101 calories

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Posted: September 10, 2008

Very easy and tasty side dish that can be served alongside tacos, enchiladas and taco lasagna. Salsa Rice recipe – 101 calories Ingredients: 1/2 cup long grain rice 1 cup chunky salsa 1 cup water

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Indian Kachumbar Vegetable Salad recipe – 56 calories

Indian Kachumbar Vegetable Salad recipe – 56 calories

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Posted: July 26, 2008

Indian Kachumbar Vegetable Salad recipe – 56 calories Ingredients: 3 large tomatoes, cut into cubes 1 large onion, chopped 1 large cucumber, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt […]

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Spicy Roasted Potatoes recipe – 177 calories

Spicy Roasted Potatoes recipe – 177 calories

Spicy Roasted Potatoes recipe – 177 calories Ingredients: 2 large potatoes, peeled and cut in 1 inch pieces 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon […]

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