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Diabetes-friendly recipes

40 Recipes

Recipes chosen by Diabetes UK that encompass all the principals of eating well for diabetes.

Low-fat roasties

3.875

(8 ratings)

Enjoy these guilt-free roast potatoes - they contain around 6g fat compared to the usual 14g!
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Caramelised carrots & onions

4.57576

(33 ratings)

The perfect caramelised carrots to accompany any roast - try them alongside your Christmas turkey
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Leftover turkey casserole

4.454545

(11 ratings)

This one pot stew uses up all your roast dinner leftovers in one go and has a great honey mustard tang
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Turkey & parsnip curry

4.23077

(13 ratings)

This post-Christmas curry is full of flavour and so easy to make - even better, it's all cooked in one pan, so there's very little washing up
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chargrilled vegetable salad

3.7

(5 ratings)

Serve these chargrilled vegetables with torn buffalo mozzarella, for a lovely starter or light supper
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Make-ahead mushroom soufflés

4.39815

(27 ratings)

A soufflé to start always gives your dinner party a 'wow' factor and this make-ahead recipe gives you more time to be the perfect host
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spiced carrot & lentil soup

4.55345

(594 ratings)

A delicious, spicy blend, packed full of iron and low fat to boot. It's ready in under half an hour or can be made in a slow cooker
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Juicy Lucy pudding

4.615385

(13 ratings)

Look no further for a fruity, guilt-free dessert that's both delicious and nourishing
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Prawn & fennel bisque

4.338235

(17 ratings)

A luxurious seafood soup that is rich in flavour, perfect for formal entertaining and low in calories too
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Mushroom & thyme risotto

4.309525

(42 ratings)

Using a mixture of quinoa and rice gives a light texture and lovely nutty flavour to this dish
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Chicken & chorizo jambalaya

4.74697

(660 ratings)

A Cajun-inspired rice pot recipe with spicy Spanish sausage, sweet peppers and tomatoes
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Clementine, feta & winter leaf salad

4

(4 ratings)

This wonderfully light salad is packed with easy-to-find seasonal ingredients and makes a great Christmas starter
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Superhealthy salmon burgers

4.664425

(260 ratings)

If you're after something a bit lighter than potato-packed fishcakes, try these simple oriental-style burgers...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Falafel burgers

4.32379

(393 ratings)

A healthy burger that's filling too. These are great for anyone who craves a big bite but doesn't want the calories
  • 16 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Winter vegetable pie

3.71154

(26 ratings)

One portion of this delicious vegetarian shepherd's pie contains all 5 of your recommended 5-a-day intake
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

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