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.

12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Rich in potassium, we've swapped pasta for courgettes to make ultra-trendy courgetti. Potassium helps to lower blood pressure and maintain a healthy heart rate

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
10 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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!

Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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91 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
20 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
10 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star 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
Gluten-free
9 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
93 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
15 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
522 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Protein-packed eggs with antioxidant-rich broccoli make this a healthy and satisfying breakfast choice

11 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star 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
116 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A healthy grain salad, perfect served with sliced roast chicken, or crumbled feta or goat's cheese for lunch or a light dinner

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
36 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
16 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
73 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
184 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
35 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star 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
63 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
19 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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
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