15 Condiments with 15 Calories or Less

Aug 27 2021
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 spicy sauce isn't likely to wane in popularity anytime soon. Fine by us! Pro tip: Mix it with some light mayo for a lower-cal spin on creamy sriracha sauces.

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.

Ortega Street Taco Sauces

1 tbsp.: 5–10 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat. fat), 65–120mg sodium, 2g carbs, 0–1g fiber, 1g sugars, 0g protein — SmartPoints® value 0*

Think you know taco sauce? Think again. This lineup is so special. We adore all three varieties: Tinga Chipotle Tomato Jalapeño, Mojo Chile Lime, and Asada 3 Chile & Garlic. Good on WAY more than just tacos…

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 10 calories per tsp. Mmmm...

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 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.: 5 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat. fat), 66mg sodium, <1g 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. And if you're a creamy-mustard lover who's still mourning the loss of Hellmann’s/Best Foods Dijonnaise (like us), drown your sorrows in this flavor-packed alternative.

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 Toasted Sesame Rice Vinegar

1 tbsp.: 15 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat. fat), 230mg sodium, 4g carbs, 0g fiber, 4g sugars, 0g protein — SmartPoints® value 1*

We love seasoned rice vinegars, and the sesame flavor upgrade here gives it an extra dimension we can't get enough of. (Pssst… There are actual sesame seeds in the bottle!) 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 BBQ sauce

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