by Michael Chiarello
Lighten up traditional potato salad with diced tomatoes and a creamy mustard vinaigrette.
Per serving: 218 calories, 1g saturated fat, 4g protein, 3g fiber, 189mg sodium
2. Quick Kimchi
by Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee
This Korean recipe does take two days, but it's made with some basic pantry ingredients, including salt, garlic cloves and chili powder. You'll also need daikon — an Asian radish — and napa cabbage.
Per serving: 11 calories, 0g saturated fat, 2g carbohydrates, 1g protein, 1g fiber, 119mg sodium
by Ann and Scott Goodfellow
A unique cucumber side dish, not unlike a quick pickle, that's a little bit sweet, a little bit umami and redolent with fresh ginger. You can make it a day or two before serving.
Per serving: 22 calories, 0g saturated fat, 4g carbohydrates, 1g protein, 0g fiber, 98mg sodium
by Anne Byrn
This salad is easily doubled or tripled to serve a large group, and can be refrigerated for up to six hours before serving. Papaya provides lovely flavor and texture, alongside red onion and kalamata olives.
Per serving: 102 calories, 1g saturated fat, 8g carbohydrates, 1g protein, 2g fiber, 382mg sodium
by Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall
This summery combination can be served warm or cold. Serve it with a spread of other picnic salads or alongside grilled meats at a barbecue.
Per serving: 94 calories, 1g saturated fat, 15g carbohydrates, 3g protein, 5g fiber, 305mg sodium
by Nigella Lawson
This is a super-easy side dish made with baby leeks — or, if you can't find those, large scallions — that's delicious at room temperature, especially with grilled meat.
Per serving: 97 calories, 1g saturated fat, 8g carbohydrates, 1g protein, 1g fiber, 399mg sodium