Low-Sodium Side Dish Recipes

Let us show you how to create flavorful, wholesome low-sodium side dishes with this collection of 1,300+ recipes.

Staff Picks

Fresh Applesauce

Rating: 4.57 stars
147
Just a plain and simple applesauce to serve with latkes.

Easy Indian Style Okra

Rating: 4.32 stars
179
My Indian friend taught me how to make this easy traditional Indian okra recipe using fresh okra and spices in a skillet.

Fried Cabbage II

Rating: 4.59 stars
930
Cabbage and onions are sauteed in bacon grease, and served with a splash of vinegar, for a tangy, hearty dish that will surprise you.

Green Tomato Relish

Rating: 4.81 stars
236
This delicious, tangy relish of green tomatoes, onions, bell peppers, and spices, is perfect with sandwiches, potatoes, cheese, and lots of other entrees. A jar of this makes a great gift, too!

Sweet Potato Casserole Dessert

Rating: 4.8 stars
1679
Fluffy sweet potatoes mixed with butter, sugar, and vanilla, and baked with a crunchy pecan streusel topping. This recipe was given to me by my brother-in-law.

Grilled Asparagus

Rating: 4.7 stars
892
The special thing about this recipe is that it's so simple. Fresh asparagus with a little oil, salt, and pepper is cooked quickly over high heat on the grill. Enjoy the natural flavor of your veggies.
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Creamy Mashed Potatoes II

Rating: 4.74 stars
136
Creamy mashed potatoes with ranch seasoning in them. Grandma Jan's Thanksgiving dinner mashed potatoes. For a variation, try sprinkling your favorite shredded cheese over the top before baking.

Sweet Baby Carrots

Rating: 4.69 stars
469
Honey, butter, and brown sugar make these baby carrots irresistible! It may not be the most nutritious recipe, but the carrots turn out so yummy, you won't care!

Pat's Mushroom Saute

Rating: 4.59 stars
399
My son-in-law makes the best sauteed mushrooms; and now, so do I! Eat them hot out of the pan; they don't reheat well.

Simple Roasted Butternut Squash

Rating: 4.73 stars
1341
Butternut squash is so good on its own, that barely any seasoning is needed. This recipe is so simple and easy.

Basic Mashed Potatoes

Rating: 4.51 stars
593
If you love good, old fashioned mashed potatoes this is the perfect recipe. Simple and delicious.

Sarah's Applesauce

Rating: 4.78 stars
3225
This applesauce is delicious! I make it for my younger brother all the time and he loves it - and he hates canned applesauce!
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Inspiration and Ideas

Baked Mushrooms & Potatoes with Spinach
Rating: Unrated
52
"Healthy, flavorful, filling and beautiful to boot!" – MaLizGa
Balsamic Grilled Zucchini
Rating: Unrated
206
See how to make quick-and-easy grilled zucchini.

Emily's Famous Hash Browns

Rating: 4.54 stars
1155

Good old fashioned restaurant-style hash browns. Perfect with hot pepper sauce and ketchup!