Zesty lamb chops with crushed kidney beans

Dairy-free dinner recipes

29 Recipes

Cut the heavy dairy out of your evening meal.

Fruity Caribbean curry


(9 ratings)

Kidney beans and veg make chicken drumsticks go further with this sweet and hot curry - pack in 4 of your 5 a day in a filling family meal
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Florentine dairy-free pizza


(2 ratings)

Hit your 5-a-day target in one go with this crisp pizza piled high with veg, suitable for the lactose-intolerant
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Simmered squid


(10 ratings)

This dish of calamari in red wine, fennel, rosemary and tomatoes is perfect served as a tapa or simply with rice or new potatoes
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Curry coconut fish parcels


(19 ratings)

Steam sustainable fish like tilapia in foil parcels with curry paste, coconut and lime then serve with rice for a healthy supper
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Veggie Thai red curry


(20 ratings)

This fragrant Thai dish is sure to get your taste buds into action, and is ready in under an hour
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Healthier chicken balti


(47 ratings)

A lighter version of the Indian takeaway classic from Angela Nilsen, this tomato-based curry is packed with extra spinach and peppers
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Fisherman’s curry


(4 ratings)

A light version of a classic Keralan fish curry using tomatoes, instead of coconut cream, and firm white fish like cod
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Pumpkin curry with chickpeas


(91 ratings)

A veggie dinner party dish which stands alone as a vegan main course or as a complex side dish perfect served with spiced roast meat or fish
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Singapore noodles


(15 ratings)

A low-fat, low-calorie Asian stir-fry of pork and prawns, flavoured with teriyaki, madras and five-spice powder
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Sea bass & seafood Italian one-pot


(8 ratings)

A one-pot fish stew with shellfish and all the fresh flavours of the Mediterranean - serve with plenty of bread for dipping
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Bean & pepper chilli


(21 ratings)

Use your choice of storecupboard pulses in this healthy vegetarian one-pot
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spinach & chickpea curry


(11 ratings)

A low fat, low calorie Indian vegan one-pot that's full of delicious sunshine flavours and hot spice
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mexican chicken stew


(103 ratings)

Bring a touch of Mexican flavour to your midweek meal with this low-fat, one-pan supper
  • 45 mins
  • Easy


Skills & know how

As well as helping you decide what to cook we can also help you to cook it. From tips on cookery techniques to facts and information about health and nutrition, we’ve a wealth of foodie know how for you to explore.

About BBC Good Food

We’re all about good recipes, and about quality home cooking that everyone can enjoy. Whether you’re looking for some healthy inspiration or learning how to cook a decadent dessert, we’ve trustworthy guidance for all your foodie needs.

Our recipes

All our recipes are tested thoroughly by us to make sure they’re suitable for your kitchen at home. We know many of you are concerned about healthy eating, so we send them to a qualified nutritionist for thorough analysis too.

Tell us what you think…

Love the new look or think we’ve missed the mark? We want to hear your thoughts – good and bad – to make sure we make the new website as useful as possible.


Subscribe to BBC Good Food magazine and get triple-tested recipes delivered to your door, every month.


Discover the dates and details of all the BBC Good Food Shows.


See your favourite chefs on Sky Channel 247, Virgin TV 260 and find their recipes at

Follow us

Join the BBC Good Food community by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google Plus.