Our Best Low-Sodium Recipes

Sticking to a low-sodium diet? We can help! Our low-sodium recipes have just 140 mg of sodium or less and can help you stay on track toward your heart-healthy goals.

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Farfalle with Mushrooms and Spinach
Farfalle with Mushrooms and Spinach

    This flavor-packed pasta dish is ready in 20 minutes flat. Bowtie pasta combines with fresh mushrooms, spinach, onion, garlic, and thyme to make a low-sodium yet flavorful dinner.

Northwest Roasted Halibut

    This hazelnut-crusted fillet is topped with a blackberry puree for a low-sodium dish with knock-your-socks-off flavor.

Mock Pork Sausage

    From-the-deli sausage often has loads of unnecessary sodium added. This make-at-home version is packed with the flavor you want without the sodium you don't.

Pear-Walnut Salad

    Toss fresh, sweet, crisp pears with walnuts and greens for a great-tasting salad that's high in fiber and antioxidants but low in sodium.

Asian Cobb-Style Salad

    Serve this salad for dinner or bring it to a potluck to share. Spinach, cabbage, snow peas, and crispy tempeh combine with our homemade tangy-Asian dressing to make a salad that is sure to please even the pickiest of palates.

Mini Spinach Calzones

    You're sure to impress if you serve these yummy appetizers before your next dinner party. Spinach, cream cheese, and Parmesan cheese combine to make the filling for these tasty mini-calzones.

Shrimp Pinwheels

    Our avocado-and-cream-cheese-based spread makes these low-sodium shrimp pinwheels stand out.

Chocolate Cookie Treats

    Crunchy walnuts and rich chocolate glaze top these soft chocolate cookies perfectly. It can be tough to find or make low-sodium cookies, but we've found a way to not only make them but make them taste great.

Orange-Sauced Broccoli & Peppers

    A powerhouse vegetable combination -- broccoli and sweet peppers -- helps maintain healthy skin and aids your immune system.

Caribbean Tofu Skewers

    Our low-sodium Caribbean marinade infuses these tofu kabobs with big flavor. Juicy pineapple chunks, sweet pepper wedges, and slices of roasted onions create a delicious hot-off-the-grill dish.

Grilled Rosemary Chicken

    Plan ahead for this six-serving chicken dinner because it needs a few hours of marinating time. But trust us, the tangy, low-sodium results are totally worth it.

    Tip: To get the most juice from limes, lemons, or oranges, let them stand at room temperature for about 30 minutes before halving them and squeezing out the juice.

Chipotle Coleslaw

    The ground chipotle chile pepper in this coleslaw gives it a spicy kick. Mayonnaise, lime juice, and honey add even more lively flavors without adding sodium.

Apple Cranberry Crisp

    Oats, apples, and cranberries give this old-fashioned, homey dessert a healthful 4 grams of fiber per serving.

Grilled Lemon Chicken

    Instead of using oil to keep chicken moist while cooking, use an oil-free marinade or spritz it with broth, water, or juice. This recipe requires just seven ingredients and is delightfully low in sodium.

Mandarin Orange Salad

    Sweet fruit chunks with a tart red wine vinaigrette make a terrific flavor combination on mixed greens. The best part? It has just 10 mg of sodium.

Chicken-and-Melon-Stuffed Shells

    Bring together the fresh taste of melons and the ease of cooking pasta shells for this surprising, low-sodium Italian twist on dinner.

Ginger-Shrimp Skewers

    This recipe includes a marinade for your shrimp, plus instructions for adding them to a skewer with pea pods and mandarin oranges. The tasty result makes a great cocktail dish.

Cranberry-Sauced Meatballs

    Tender chicken or turkey meatballs studded with cranberries absorb glorious flavor when they're simmered in a snappy cranberry-flavored barbecue sauce -- all for 107 mg of sodium!

Pasta with Red Pepper Sauce

    Canned pasta sauce can be loaded with sodium; this healthful yet vibrant red sauce includes favorites such as red sweet peppers, basil, and red wine vinegar. Experiment using it over polenta, vegetables, and legumes.

Mini Cherry Pies

    Don't be fooled by the "mini" in this recipe's name; these pies are packed with maximum flavor. You'll also find a recipe to make the low-sodium whole wheat pastry.

Mushroom Plum Chicken Skewers

    The combination of savory chicken and mushrooms and sweet grilled vegetables is truly irresistible. Enjoy these kabobs with a garden-fresh salad or a side of couscous for a balanced, healthful meal.

Five-Tomato Salad

    The sweet flavor of tomatoes is nicely complemented by a zesty herb vinaigrette. A light sprinkling of feta cheese adds a tang but also an extra gram of fat per serving.

Pineapple Salsa

    Juicy, sweet pineapple minimizes the spicy kick of the jalapeno pepper in this mix-and-serve salsa.

Fresh Fruit Pizza

    This healthful fruit dessert (which you can make with strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, or kiwifruit) has 5 grams of fiber per serving.

Grilled Halibut with Blueberry-Pepper Sauce

    Sage and pepper help bring out the tantalizing flavor of the blueberries in the easy-to-fix topper. You can serve it with any grilled or broiled fish. It's great with chicken, too.

New Potatoes with Crab Salad

    Halved new potatoes stuffed with crabmeat and chives make for an appetizer you can assemble a few hours before the party and enjoy without guilt.

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