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Slimmed-Down Summer Sides

Feast on your favorite cookout salads—without overloading on calories

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Pasta salad, potato salad, coleslaw——cold side dishes are as much a part of summer cookouts as burgers and corn on the cob. Trouble is these “salads” often rack up a hefty calorie count that can make a veggie burger with all the fixings seem like diet food. The antidote: revamped classics that use bold-flavored ingredients, herbs and spices, yogurt and citrus sauces, and even plain ol’ water (pasta cooking water, that is) instead of high-calorie dressings. Who wants seconds?