15 Condiments with 15 Calories or Less

Jul 19 2019
It's totally possible to add major flavor without adding major calories -- here are 15 condiments with 15 calories or less per serving...

Spicy Condiments with 15 Calories or Less

Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce

1 tsp.: 5 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 150mg sodium, 1g carbs, 0g fiber, 0.5g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 0*

This trendy sauce isn't likely to wane in popularity anytime soon. Fine by us! Watch out, though: Creamy mayo-based sriracha sauces are common, but they're far from guilt-free.

Stubb's Green Chile Anytime Sauce

1 tbsp.: 5 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 240mg sodium, 1g carbs, 0g fiber, 1g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 0*

Stubb's has killer BBQ sauces, and this marinade-style sauce is great too. It's definitely for spice lovers -- a little goes a long way. Use it to baste raw poultry or fish, or add it to your food after it's been cooked. They call it Anytime Sauce for a reason... 

Tabasco Chipotle Pepper Sauce

1 tsp.: 0 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 120mg sodium, <1g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 0*

This hot sauce does more than ramp up the spice level -- the smoky flavor is incredible. A total must-have for seasoning meats, and really good on potatoes. Plus, it's the perfect ingredient for making low-cal chipotle mayo; a bit of this sauce mixed into light mayo, and you're set.

Frank's RedHot Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce

1 tsp.: 0 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 190mg sodium, 0g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 0*

This sauce is a total staple -- it makes everything taste like hot wings! (Click for proof.) With its serious heat and tangy taste, it's the perfect way to jazz up ordinary dishes.

Organic Red Duck Taco Sauces

1 tbsp.: 5 - 15 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 15 - 50mg sodium, 1 - 3g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 0*

These taco sauces are too good to limit to Taco Tuesday… or to tacos, for that matter! Add them anywhere you need a flavor boost. They come in three amazing (and aptly named) varieties: Approachably Mild, Actually Spicy, and Uniquely Korean. Plus, they're sugar free and certified organic, a rare combination for such flavorful sauces! Click to find, or order online.

Mustards & Marinades with 15 Calories or Less

Beaver Brand Hickory Bacon Mustard

1 tsp.: 10 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 70mg sodium, 1g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 0*

Beaver makes some incredible flavored mustards, like this lip-smacking bacon-infused pick. We're also fans of the brand's Bread & Butter Pickle Mustard, with just 15 calories per tsp. Mmmm...

Mrs. Dash Garlic Lime Marinade

1 tbsp.: 15 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 0mg sodium, 3g carbs, 0g fiber, 1g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 1*

By name-dropping Mrs. Dash, we may have already tipped you off as to why this marinade is special -- it's salt-free! So all you sodium counters should snap up this citrus stuff. The Sweet Teriyaki marinade in the line has slightly higher stats, but the Garlic Herb also hits the 15-calories-or-less mark.

Saucy Mama Smoky Garlic Mustard

1 tsp.: 0 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 55mg sodium, 0g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 0*

More mustard! This one is totally different from ordinary mustard -- it's mild and creamy, with a true gourmet taste. Worth ordering online if you're a serious mustard head. Want a more accessible option? Look no further than classic Hellmann's/Best Foods Dijonnaise. (No smoke or garlic, but SO good!)

Margie's Mango Chipotle Marinade

1 tbsp.: 15 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 55mg sodium, 3g carbs, 0g fiber, 3g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 1*

Another find for your marinade arsenal -- this one's all-natural and made with real fruit. Margie's whole line is pretty amazing, and when it comes to the tastiest fruits in the game, it's hard to beat mango. This also works well as a sauce... Try it on your stir-fry!

Salsas & Vinegars with 15 Calories or Less

Trader Joe’s Pineapple Salsa

2 tbsp.: 10 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 110mg sodium, 2g carbs, 0g fiber, 2g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 1*

This salsa has just enough fruity goodness to tip it into sweet-meets-savory territory, and its versatility knows no bounds. Top off your salads, use it as a chip dip, spoon it over chicken... TJ's makes many great salsas, but this is our longtime fave.

Dill Pickle Relish

1 tbsp.: 5 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 235mg sodium, 0.5g carbs, 0g fiber, 0.5g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 0*

This topper's so old school, it's often forgotten, but it's a totally tasty addition to sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, and more. Don't confuse this with sweet relish -- with 20 calories per tablespoon, it just missed the mark for this list. (But we love that stuff too!)

Nakano Balsamic Blend Seasoned Rice Vinegar

1 tbsp.: 15 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 190mg sodium, 4g carbs, 0g fiber, 4g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 1*

Two of the best-tasting vinegar flavors in one! (We love all of Nakano's seasoned rice vinegars, but the others clock in at 20 calories per tablespoon, hence they're not on this list.) Drizzle this over veggies, salad, chicken, fish... You name it! 

Fresh Salsa/Pico de Gallo

2 tbsp.: 10 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 115mg sodium, 2.5g carbs, 0g fiber, 1.5g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 0*

Hit up the refrigerated section where the hummus and premade dips are stocked. That's where you'll find salsa and pico de gallo with the freshest of flavor. Bonus? These often have less sodium than jarred versions. Hooray for that!

Slawsa

1 tbsp.: 15 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 70mg sodium, 4g carbs, 0g fiber, 3g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 1*

Thanks to Shark Tank, we were introduced to this mind-blowing condiment. Part slaw, part salsa, part relish… The flavor is sweet and tangy, and it comes in Original, Spicy, Garlic, and Fire. Serve it with your grillables this BBQ season. You'll be the toast of the town...

Apple Cider Vinegar

1 tbsp.: 3 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 1mg sodium, 0g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 0*

The Internet is full of debatable claims about the amazing things that apple cider vinegar can do, but there's nothing questionable about the flavor: It's tangy and delicious! Use it as a DIY dressing base, or just splash it over your salad. It's also imperative when making our special no-guilt BBQ sauce

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