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400 calorie meal recipes

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

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  • A bowl of salsa with oatcakes

    Bean & feta spread with Greek salad salsa & oatcakes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.12 ratings

    Tuck into a nutrient-packed vegetarian lunch featuring a delicious bean and feta spread and a salsa that makes up three of your five-a-day. Pile those oatcakes high!

  • Mexican bean soup with guacamole

    Mexican bean soup with guacamole

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.116 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

  • Poached eggs with smashed avocado & tomatoes

    Poached eggs with smashed avocado & tomatoes

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.26 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

  • Turkey piccata 2016

    Turkey piccata

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.11 ratings

    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

  • Egg Niçoise salad

    Egg Niçoise salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 ratings

    A vegetarian Niçoise salad, that's packed with goodness - fibre, folate, iron, vitamin c and gluten-free too

  • Two plates of chicken casserole with cutlery & mustard on the side

    Slow-cooker chicken casserole

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.121 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

  • Wild salmon veggie bowl

    Wild salmon veggie bowl

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 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

  • Barley & broccoli risotto with lemon & basil

    Barley & broccoli risotto with lemon & basil

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.20 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

  • Dhal with fork on plate

    Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.706 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.

  • Bang bang chicken cups

    Bang bang chicken cups

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.13 ratings

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

  • Barley couscous & prawn tabbouleh

    Barley couscous & prawn tabbouleh

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    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.

  • Greek-style roast fish

    Greek-style roast fish

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.143 ratings

    Oven-bake white fish fillets with potatoes, tomatoes and herbs for a healthy and gluten-free weeknight dinner

  • Prawn, fennel & rocket risotto

    Prawn, fennel & rocket risotto

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.42 ratings

    This prawn and fennel risotto gets a little extra kick from lemon zest and and rocket - perfect for a dinner party

  • Mediterranean fish gratins

    Mediterranean fish gratins

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.21 ratings

    These individual portions of fish in tomato sauce, topped with herby breadcrumbs, freeze beautifully - perfect for no-fuss entertaining

  • Spicy meatballs with chilli black beans

    Spicy meatballs with chilli black beans

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.94 ratings

    Give your favourite meatballs a healthy makeover with this low fat, low calorie, low GI recipe with turkey mince, black beans and avocado

  • Creamy tomato risotto

    Creamy tomato risotto

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.226 ratings

    A budget rice dish flavoured with rosemary, basil and sweet cherry tomatoes. An ideal midweek supper

  • Roast sea bass & vegetable traybake

    Roast sea bass & vegetable traybake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.51 ratings

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

  • Barbecued squid salad

    Barbecued squid salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

  • Egg & veggie pittas

    Egg & veggie pittas

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Cram wholemeal bread pockets with healthy aubergine, beetroot and carrot, then add a garlic and dill yogurt and eggs

  • Lentil & cauliflower curry

    Lentil & cauliflower curry

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.82 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

  • Lighter Chinese chilli beef

    Lighter Chinese chilli beef

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.22 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.

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