A plate of courgetti topped with meatballs, fennel and beans in a balsamic tomato sauce

400 calorie meal recipes

31 Recipes

Healthy, delicious and under 400 calories – discover our highest-rated, calorie-counted dishes including meat, fish and veggie options for every taste.

Mexican bean soup with guacamole

5

(4 ratings)

This warming, spiced vegetarian soup packs in goodness and is filling too. The quick-to-assemble guacamole topping tastes as good as it looks
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Poached eggs with smashed avocado & tomatoes

4.25

(5 ratings)

Keep yourself full until lunchtime with this healthy breakfast boost. Delicious avocado serves as a butter alternative and goes well with a runny poached egg
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Turkey piccata

0

(1 rating)

A healthier version of piccata veal, that's gluten free and dairy-free, cooked in a lemon butter sauce and served with crisp baby roast potatoes...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Egg Niçoise salad

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

Slow cooker chicken casserole

0

(0 ratings)

Treat the family to this wholesome chicken casserole that delivers comfort while being low-fat. And you can let a slow cooker do most of the work
  • 7 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Wild salmon veggie bowl

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Succulent salmon flaked over a bed of healthy vegetables makes a delicious, protein-packed salad that's also low-calorie, gluten-free and rich in beneficial omega-3 fats...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Barley & broccoli risotto with lemon & basil

3.75

(3 ratings)

Barley and broccoli are packed with vitamins to lower cholesterol and regulate your appetite. This vegan, low-calorie supper will keep you fuller for longer
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

4.70588

(68 ratings)

A comforting vegan one-pot recipe that counts for 3 of your 5-a-day! You can't go wrong with this iron-rich, low-fat, low-calorie supper...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Bang bang chicken cups

4.375

(4 ratings)

This healthy supper is super speedy - top lettuce leaves with cooked chicken, colourful vegetables and a peanut and sweet chilli sauce
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Barley couscous & prawn tabbouleh

5

(1 rating)

Crunchy cucumber and juicy nectarines add a freshness to this high-fibre, healthy lunch - for a veggie version, swap the prawns for cashews or pecans.
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Greek-style roast fish

4.046055

(38 ratings)

Oven-bake white fish fillets with potatoes, tomatoes and herbs for a healthy and gluten-free weeknight dinner
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Prawn, fennel & rocket risotto

3.75

(10 ratings)

This prawn and fennel risotto gets a little extra kick from lemon zest and and rocket - perfect for a dinner party
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Mediterranean fish gratins

4.75

(5 ratings)

These individual portions of fish in tomato sauce, topped with herby breadcrumbs, freeze beautifully - perfect for no-fuss entertaining
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spicy meatballs with chilli black beans

4.72656

(32 ratings)

Give your favourite meatballs a healthy makeover with this low fat, low calorie, low GI recipe with turkey mince, black beans and avocado
  • 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy

Creamy tomato risotto

4.6875

(32 ratings)

A budget rice dish flavoured with rosemary, basil and sweet cherry tomatoes. An ideal midweek supper
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Roast sea bass & vegetable traybake

5

(10 ratings)

Apply a no-fuss touch to fish in this all-in-one Italian-inspired bake with crispy potatoes, roasted peppers and olives
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Barbecued squid salad

5

(2 ratings)

Marinating squid before sizzling it on the barbecue or griddle gives it a flavour boost. Accompany with a salad of mango, avocado and black beans
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Egg & veggie pittas

3.75

(1 rating)

Cram wholemeal bread pockets with healthy aubergine, beetroot and carrot, then add a garlic and dill yogurt and eggs
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Lentil & cauliflower curry

4.68421

(19 ratings)

An earthy spice pot that's low in fat and calories. Use your favourite curry paste along with mustard seeds, turmeric and coconut yogurt
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Lighter Chinese chilli beef

4.3

(5 ratings)

Don't reach for the takeaway menu, try this beef stir-fry recipe instead. It's just as tasty as your favourite Chinese and healthier too.
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken, kale & sprout stir-fry

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Brussels sprouts aren't just for Christmas- add them to a healthy noodle pot for extra nutrition and crunch
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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