Sliced avocados, black beans and tomatoes with two fried eggs in a bowl

200-400 calorie recipes

Low in calories yet still super-satisfying – try our pick of lighter recipes that make the most of flavoursome ingredients, including salads, stir-fries and stews.

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A perfectly healthy Friday night special meal for two, fish and chips

45 mins
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This chicken salad recipe is perfect with a fluffy jacket potato or some egg noodles and low-fat too

25 mins
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The potatoes in this recipe take on the spicy flavours beautifully - our idea of the perfect veggie supper

45 mins
Easy
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351 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

If you're after something a bit lighter than potato-packed fishcakes, try these simple oriental-style burgers

30 mins
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Superhealthy by name, superhealthy by nature: this salad is high in omega-3, iron and calcium and counts as 2 of your 5-a-day

25 mins
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Using a mixture of quinoa and rice gives a light texture and lovely nutty flavour to this dish

30 mins
Easy
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Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Angela Nilsen makes a super healthy version of the classic pastry wrapped fish parcel without losing the wow factor

1 hr
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This spicy soup with basmati rice and apples is chunky, warming and wholesome - plus its low in fat and calories to boot.

1 hr and 5 mins
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A fish casserole with healthy prawns, topped with an Italian garnish of parsley and lemon zest - it's low in fat and calories too

45 mins
Easy
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