Food & Nutrition

12 veggie-heavy side dishes with very low SmartPoints

When you're tired of eating raw carrot sticks or steamed broccoli with your meals, we've got your back.

Because veggies fill your plate and your belly, they're a smart mealtime staple—particularly since the ZeroPoint™ ingredients don't make a dent in your SmartPoints® Budget.

If you typically serve steamed spinach or another other boring take on nature's bounty, you're missing out. From salads to pan roasts, stir-fries and more, there are so many delectable ways to serve seasonal fare as a side. Need proof? Sink your teeth into one of the dozen veggie-forward side dishes below. They'll go great with your favorite chicken, fish, beef, pork, egg, or tofu recipes to form a balanced (and blissfully satisfying) meal.