The Dr. Gourmet Low Sodium Diet

The Dr. Gourmet Low Sodium Diet

Following a Low Sodium Diet Can Be Delicious!

The Dr. Gourmet website has extensive information on following a low sodium diet along with hundreds of low-sodium recipes. The Low Sodium Diet: Guide and Cookbook collects that guidance as well as a selection of popular low-sodium recipes in a convenient guide. Reducing your salt intake doesn't have to mean bland, boring food.

This guide, written by physician and chef Timothy S. Harlan, MD, includes:

• Reliable information based on sound science about the effects of salt on your heart and health
• 80+ delicious low sodium recipes
• Ingredient and cooking tips throughout the book
• Complete Nutrition Facts for each recipe

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Low Sodium Recipes

Side Dishes, Sauces and Extras Recipes

These easy, healthy side dish recipes contain less than about 150 milligrams of sodium (salt) per serving, but they're so delicious and flavorful, you won't need (or want) to add more salt. Enjoy!


Stuffed Potato

Arugula Pesto Mashed Potatoes
Avocado Potato Salad
Baked Sweet Potato
Baked Potato
Barbara's Potato Salad
Black Bean Mole
Black Bean Stuffed Peppers
Black Beans with Summer Squash
Black Eyed Pea Hummus
Black Eyed Peas
Boston Baked Beans
Brown Rice with Parsley
Buttered Rice with Leeks
Cajun Black Eyed Pea Salad
Cajun Yam Fries
Cheesy Quinoa
Cilantro Lime Rice
Cinnamon Rice
Classic Shredded Hash Browns
Coconut Brown Rice
Coconut Rice
Confetti Corn
Corn and Parsnip Puree
Corn and Tomatillo Chow Chow
Cowboy Pinto Beans
Cranberry Bacon Brussels Sprouts
Creamy Cauliflower Lentils
Creamy French Peas
Creamed Corn
Cumin, Black Eyes and Corn Salad
Cumin Rice
Curried Chickpeas
Curried Corn
Curried Hummus
Curried Sweet Potato Fries
Dirty Rice
Fondant Potatoes
French Fries
Greek Salad Bruschetta
Green Quinoa Salad
Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes
Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes with Basil Oil
Hasselback Potatoes
Holiday Rice Stuffing
Home Fries
Home Fries with Peppers
Indian Chickpea Pancakes
Jasmine Rice
Jasmine Rice with Chili Oil and Scallions
Jollof Rice
Leek and Scallion Quinoa
Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Leeks
Mashed Yams with Mint
Mashed Yams with Sage
Mediterranean Corn Salad
Mexican Rice
Middle Eastern Spiced Potatoes
Navarran White Beans (Poches de Navarra)
Orzo with Tapenade
Paprika Potatoes
Patatas Bravas
Plain Grits
Plain Mashed Potatoes
Poblano Corn Rice
Poblano Rice
Porcini Hummus
Porcini Mashed Potatoes
Purple Sticky Rice
Quinoa and Black Beans
Quinoa with Peas | Low Sodium Version
Refried Black Beans
Rice and Lentil Pilaf
Roasted Acorn Squash
Roasted Beets
Roasted Carrots with Fennel
Roasted Cauliflower
Roasted Curried Cauliflower
Roasted Eggplant with Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Roasted Garlic Alioli
Roasted Garlic Hummus
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Garlic Succotash
Roasted Root Vegetables
Roasted Yams with Rosemary
Rosemary Potatoes
Saffron Polenta
Saffron Rice
Savory Lemon Rice
Savory Quinoa
Shredded Sweet Potato Hash Browns
Smoked Gouda Polenta
Smoked Paprika Hummus
Southwest Succotash
Soy Sweet Potato Wedges
Spicy Chickpeas with Quinoa
Spicy Grits
Sweet Potato Latkes
Sweet Potato Salad
Tahini Cauliflower Salad
Tarragon Mustard Scalloped Potatoes
Thick Cut Yam Home Fries
Twice Baked Potatoes
Tomato Cheese Quinoa
Tricolor Breakfast Potatoes
Tuscan White Beans with Kale
Warm Potato Salad
Wild Rice
Wild Rice and Mushrooms
Wild Rice with Cranberries


Green Beans

Asian Glazed Roasted Eggplant
Asian Green Bean Salad
Asian Spiced Snap Peas
Baba Ghanoush
Balsamic Lacquered Eggplant
Beer Braised Cabbage
Bok Choy Slaw
Braised Leeks
Candied Carrots
Cauliflower Goat Cheese Gratin
Cheese Stuffed Peppers
Chili Lime Carrots
Cilantro Lime Slaw
Collard Greens
Creamed Peas
Creamed Shredded Brussels Sprouts
Creamed Spinach
Creamy Cauliflower
Creamy Cauliflower Lentils
Crunchy Broccoli Bites
Curried Creamed Cauliflower
Curried Peas
Curried Roasted Squash
Eggplant Chow Chow
Fondant Leeks
Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Ginger Snow Peas
Green Beans Almondine
Green Beans in Harissa Vinaigrette
Green Beans in Walnut Vinaigrette
Green Beans with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette
Green Beans with Red Onion
Grilled Bok Choy
Harissa Cauliflower
Herbed Zucchini
Holiday Shredded Brussels Sprouts
Honey Peas
Jicama Slaw
Kale with Nutmeg and Honey
Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts
Leeks and Greens
Leeks with Mustard
Lemon Butter Brussels Sprouts
Maple Sage Carrots
Mary's Simple Beans and Greens
Mashed Parsnips
Mashed Turflower (Caulinip)
Minted Carrots
Mustard Vinaigrette Green Beans
Pan Grilled Asparagus
Parmesan Squash
Parsnip French Fries
Roasted Balsamic Mushrooms
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Tahini Sauce
Roasted Butternut Squash
Roasted Cauliflower
Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic
Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts
Roasted Parsnips and Carrots
Roasted Red Peppers
Roasted Root Vegetables
Roasted Savory Brussels Sprouts
Roasted Tomatoes
Roasted Vegetables with Caper Vinaigrette | Coumadin Safe Roasted Vegetables with Caper Vinaigrette
Sambal Roasted Carrots
Sauteed Arugula
Sauteed Broccoli with Chili Oil
Sauteed Leeks
Sauteed Leeks with Pinenuts
Sauteed Spinach
Sauteed Spinach with Apples and Walnuts
Seared Okra with Cajun Glaze
Sesame Broccoli with Cashews
Shredded Brussels Sprouts
Southern Green Beans
Southwestern Slaw
Spicy Acorn Squash
Spicy Mustard Bok Choy
Spinach and Garlic
Sriracha Slaw
Steamed Artichokes
Warm Zucchini, Basil and Tomato Salad
Yellow Squash and Onions
Zucchini Salad
Zucchini with Sun Dried Tomatoes

Dressings / Sauces / Misc.

Basil Pesto

Ajvar (Eggplant Dip)
Artichoke and Spinach Dip
Artichoke Dip
Asparagus Salsa
Barbecue Sauce
Bruce's Pimento Cheese
Cajun Barbecue Sauce
Basil Oil
Basil Pesto
Basil Pesto with Walnuts
Buffalo Sauce
Cajun Chickpeas
Candied Pecans
Caper Yogurt Sauce
Caribbean Jerk Crema
Chancho en Piedra
Chimichurri Sauce
Cilantro, Garlic, and Avocado Crema
Cilantro Garlic Sauce
Cilantro Oil
Cilantro Pesto
Cilantro Pistou
Cilantro Tartar Sauce
Cocktail Sauce
Cranberry Glaze
Creole Dip
Crispy Quinoa
Cucumber Mint Yogurt
Curried Tartar Sauce
Deviled Eggs
Dill Pesto
Dill Oil
Eggplant Pesto
Enchilada Sauce
Garlic Tartar Sauce
Georgian Cilantro Sauce
Ginger Garlic Sauce
Jerk Rub
Mango Mustard Salsa
Mango Salsa
Margarita (no salt on the glass rim!)
Melon Salsa
Mint Horseradish Sauce
Mint Pesto
Mushroom Duxelles Spread
Mushroom Jus (Mushroom Gravy)
Mustard Hollandaise Sauce
Onion Confit
Pineapple Salsa
Ponzu Sauce
Prosciutto Wrapped Figs
Red Chimichurri Sauce
Red Pepper Pesto
Roasted Acorn Squash Hummus
Roasted Garlic
Roasted Garlic Mushroom Hors d'oeuvres
Roasted Garlic Sandwich Spread
Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Romesco Sauce
(Not) Sauce Robert
Sauce Royale
Shallot Jam
Shrimp Cocktail Bites - Hors d'oeuvres
Smoked Romesco Sauce
Smoky Barbecue Sauce
Southwestern Pepper Pesto
Spinach Pistachio Pesto
Sun-Dried Tomato Dip/Spread
Sun Dried Tomato Tartar Sauce
Taco Seasoning Mix
Tomatillo Pasilla
Tomatillo Salsa
Tomato Sauce - From Canned Tomatoes
Zucchini Pico de Gallo
Zucchini Pizza Crust