Chicken satay salad

Low-calorie lunch recipes

30 Recipes

Lunchbox favourites and weekend treats, all under 400 calories.

4.82143

(7 ratings)

Marinate chicken breasts, then drizzle with a punchy peanut satay sauce for a no-fuss, midweek meal that's high in protein and big on flavour
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

5

(1 rating)

An easy pasta salad that makes a tasty addition to any lunchbox. Ideal for kids aged 9 - 12, it also makes up 2 of their 5-a-day
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

5

(2 ratings)

A deep red autumnal soup that's low fat, vegetarian and full of flavour. Beetroot and apple give this soup a subtle sweet flavour, while lentils add protein and bulk...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

0

(0 ratings)

Grab a pack of courgetti or spiralize your own for a simple vegetarian supper
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

0

(0 ratings)

This jar salad trend is a keeper! The dressing stays at the bottom of the container, and the leafy greens remain fresh and crisp until you're ready to serve...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

5

(1 rating)

A vegetarian Niçoise salad, that's packed with goodness - fibre, folate, iron, vitamin c and gluten-free too...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

3.75

(1 rating)

This fresh salad is 3 of your 5-a-day. With zingy lime and a hit of chilli heat, it's also a great introduction to quinoa if you haven't tried it before...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

4.63095

(21 ratings)

Rosie Clewlow's vegetarian dip is a healthy alternative to houmous and great with crudités in a lunchbox
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Give yourself a low-fat treat with these super-quick sandwich tortillas - a fab way of using up leftover turkey
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

4.125

(8 ratings)

Roll-up, roll-up - snaffle something superhealthy in a flash with these vegetarian wraps
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

4.272725

(11 ratings)

This superhealthy bowl can be made ahead and frozen, ready to be defrosted and used when you need it most
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

4.535715

(7 ratings)

A low-fat, zesty salad, perfect for a summer lunchbox - vary with your favourite ingredients
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

3.691175

(17 ratings)

Enjoy this simple stew for dinner, then pack into boxes to keep you going for lunches
  • 3 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

4.3125

(24 ratings)

Throw together a filling and fragrant couscous salad for a vegetarian lunchbox meal, or double it for a buffet
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

4.725905

(166 ratings)

Satisfying and simple to make, homemade soup is a great supper or take-to-work lunch
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

3.714285

(7 ratings)

This quick and easy soup is the perfect lunchtime meal for kids - satisfying and healthy too
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

4.25

(33 ratings)

Serve beef meatballs in a tomato casserole with garlic and rosemary and eat with pasta or crusty bread
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

4.375

(2 ratings)

An all round winner - vitamin D, omega 3 and 1 of your 5-a-day, it's even simple to make
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

4.64865

(37 ratings)

Make this delicious, healthy take on a Peking duck wrap for a speedy snack or tasty lunch.
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

4.25

(21 ratings)

Houmous is so easy to make and beats shop-bought every time. Try it with vegetable crudités in your packed lunch
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

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