Low-Sodium Recipes

Updated:Jul 14,2014

You won't miss the salt when you taste these dishes. These recipes are brought to you exclusively online by the American Heart Association's Patient Education program.

Snacks and Appetizers

Watermelon and Strawberry Salsa
Whether served at room temperature or chilled, this refreshing salsa is terrific with no-salt-added baked tortilla chips or spooned over fat-free vanilla yogurt.

Four-Onion Dip
Four sources of onion team up to create a robust dip reminiscent of the traditional onion soup party dip, but with much less sodium.

Fresh Tomatillo-Poblano Salsa with Tortilla Wedges
This lively-tasting salsa will make you feel as if you’re dining in an authentic Mexican restaurant!

Garlicky Greek Yogurt Dip
Whether you serve this quick mixture as a dip, spread, or condiment, you will love having it in your recipe repertoire.

White Bean and Roasted Red Bell Pepper Hummus 
For a switch from the usual side dishes you have with lunch, try this easy-to-make hummus, served with raw veggies.

Breakfast and Fruit

Puffy Pancake-Style Apple Pie
Don’t worry about the long list of ingredients—this pie isn’t complicated to make. A tasty treat for breakfast or dessert. 

Tropical Fruit Dippers
Feel free to substitute your favorite seasonal fruits for the pineapple and mango dippers. Some good ones to try include berries, pears, and apples.


Eggplant with Roasted Red Pepper Relish
Roasted red bell pepper relish adds a burst of color atop thick slices of lightly browned eggplant.

Glazed Sweet Potato Cubes 
A holiday meal doesn’t seem complete without sweet potatoes. This healthful version will be a family favorite for years to come.

Lemon Green Beans with Parsley and Almonds 
The lively taste of lemon and the wonderful crunch of dry-roasted almonds add the perfect accents to fresh green beans.

Savory Sweet Potato Fries
Savory seasonings provide zesty flavor to vibrantly colored, nutrition-rich oven-fried sweet potatoes.

Main Dishes

Cranberry-Glazed Pork Tenderloin 
Create a new holiday memory with this festive pork tenderloin. The mouthwatering cranberry-orange sauce makes every bite special.


Cheesecake Dainties
Wonton wrappers sprinkled with crushed graham cracker create mini-baskets for a luscious cheesecake-style filling.

For more than 200 scrumptious low-sodium recipes, order the American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook.

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