Recipes With Course: Side Dish

Artichoke and Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

Artichoke and Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe


This Artichoke and Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe is a simple, healthier alternative to mayonnaise based prepared and homemade macaroni salads. Variations Substitute canned or fresh tuna or salmon, cooked crab or lobster for the grilled chicken. Add to taste fresh or dried dill, thyme, oregano or dried Italian seasoning. ...

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Homemade Baked Beans

Baked Beans

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Baked Beans are high in fiber and protein and goes well with meat, fish or poultry, and are a popular side dish for grilled foods. This Baked Bean recipe uses dried beans and takes over 4 hours of baking. Recipes for 30-minute baked beans using canned beans are listed below. ...

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Homemade Charro Beans

Charro Beans (cowboy beans)

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Charro is Spanish and Mexican for horseman or cowboy. Charro Beans (frijoles charro, cowboy beans) are my favorite Mexican-style bean side dish. Charro Beans are made with pinto beans, also used for refried beans, that are left whole in a spicy, soupy broth. You can adjust the heat to your ...

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Homemade Red Beans and Rice

Red Beans and Rice Recipe


Red Beans and Rice is a simple, spicy Creole recipe. The combination of beans and rice is a source of complete protein even if you omit the ham and sausage for a vegan version. One 13 ounce serving of Red Beans and Rice has about 350 calories, 8 grams of fiber, ...

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Homemade Stuffed Mushrooms Florentine

Stuffed Mushrooms Florentine


Stuffed Mushrooms Florentine is low calorie, gluten-free, recipe that you can make using fresh or leftover spinach. It has between 90 and 115 calories and 100 to 120 mg of sodium per serving. Use a food processor to reduce prep time. Enjoy these mushroom for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Cook’s ...

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Homemade Pickled Eggs

Pickled Eggs

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This recipe for Pickled Eggs uses the liquid from pickled red beets to pickle hard boiled eggs. The number of eggs you can pickle will vary depending on the amount of liquid reserved from pickling beets. Cook’s Tip To color egg shells instead of using artificial food colors, carefully placed ...

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Raw Quinoa

Cooking Quinoa

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Quinoa is a marketed as a gluten-free whole grain. Actually, quinoa is a seed grown in south America. Quinoa is easy to prepare. The cooking method is similar to cooking rice. Quinoa is added to boiling water and then simmered until the water or broth is absorbed. High fiber and ...

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Homemade Mashed Yams

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes is an alternative to traditional mashed potatoes or candied yams. Sweet potatoes and yams have more nutrients, and are higher in fiber and calories compared to russet and other white potatoes. A one cup serving has about 100 more calories than a cup of mashed russet potatoes, ...

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Homemade Vegetable Pilau

Vegetable Pilau

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Vegetable Pilau is a simple, spicy, reduced sodium Indian rice dish that combines rice with vegetables and herbs that compliments meat, fish and poultry. Add or substitute your favorite vegetables like diced zucchini, eggplant, cauliflower or broccoli. Serving Suggestion Serve with in lieu of white rice and with curries (green ...

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Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms

Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms


Quinoa stuffed mushrooms are a high fiber, low calorie, low sodium recipe that’s also gluten free. While quinoa is pitched to Americans as a whole grain or ancient grain, quinoa is actually a seed grown in South America. Stuffed mushroom are perfect for appetizers or vegetable side dish. You can also ...

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