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200 calorie meal recipes

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Looking to cook something that's healthy, nutritious and low calorie? Try these light yet lovely recipe ideas, all coming in at 200 calories or less.

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  • Pea & broad bean shakshuka

    Pea & broad bean shakshuka

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.29 ratings

    We’ve turned a classic brunch shakshuka dish into more of a sharing main course by adding seasonal spring vegetables like peas, broad beans and asparagus

  • A frying pan with one-pan egg & veg brunch

    One-pan egg & veg brunch

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.27 ratings

    With courgette, peppers and eggs, this vegetarian dish is a filling, healthy breakfast for all the family – kids will enjoy dipping toast into soft egg yolk

  • Masala omelette muffins

    Masala omelette muffins

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.11 ratings

    This recipe makes four large muffin-shaped bakes which you can eat over two days. Serve with slaw, salad or cooked vegetables for a healthy lunch option

  • Roasted spiced cauliflower

    Roasted spiced cauliflower

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    Roasting cauliflower kicks the flavour up a notch, with sweet pomegranate seeds and earthy tahini, served in warmed pitta bread

  • Potato salad with anchovy & quail’s eggs

    Potato salad with anchovy & quail’s eggs

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    This healthy, satisfying salad makes a tasty packed lunch or light supper with green beans, parsley, chives and lemon

  • Boom Bang-a-Bang chicken cups

    Boom Bang-a-Bang chicken cups

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Classic British Coronation chicken gets a makeover, served in Little Gem lettuce leaves with peanut and coconut sauce

  • Creamy tomato soup

    Creamy tomato soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.76 ratings

    A low-fat, vegetarian soup that everyone will love - passata and whole milk give a silky smooth finish

  • Courgette, pea & pesto soup

    Courgette, pea & pesto soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.84 ratings

    Enjoy this super healthy soup when you want a comforting but low-calorie lunch – rich in fibre, vitamin C and folic acid

  • Chinese steamed bass with cabbage

    Chinese steamed bass with cabbage

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.14 ratings

    Try this flavour-packed, low-fat fish dish, perfect as a mid-week meal. It's full of omega 3 and counts as 1 of your 5-a-day.

  • Crab & sweetcorn chowder

    Crab & sweetcorn chowder

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.20 ratings

    This low-fat soup is packed with flavour and so simple to cook

  • Stuffed marrow bake

    Stuffed marrow bake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.26 ratings

    Make the most of marrow with this superhealthy budget family supper

  • Green cucumber & mint gazpacho

    Green cucumber & mint gazpacho

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.11 ratings

    This zingy, no-cook soup is packed with four of your five-a-day

  • Mediterranean vegetables with lamb

    Mediterranean vegetables with lamb

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.77 ratings

    A one-pot packed with veg and tender lamb that will keep the whole family satisfied

  • Gujarati cabbage with coconut & potato

    Gujarati cabbage with coconut & potato

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.20 ratings

    This superhealthy, stir-fried side makes a tasty vegetarian supper served with rice and dhal

  • Easy ratatouille with poached eggs

    Easy ratatouille with poached eggs

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.58 ratings

    This gutsy one-pot can mostly be prepared in advance - just crack in the eggs at the end

  • Watermelon, prawn & avocado salad

    Watermelon, prawn & avocado salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.21 ratings

    Too hot to cook? This superhealthy salad makes a refreshing light lunch or starter

  • Cranberry chicken salad

    Cranberry chicken salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Use up leftover cranberry sauce in this healthy salad. Add a can of cannellini beans if you want to bulk it up

  • Thai squash & pineapple curry

    Thai squash & pineapple curry

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.143 ratings

    Try this curry with a touch of Thai flavours, ready in 30 minutes

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