A bowl of spicy vegetable stew with coconut and rice

5-a-day recipes

24 Recipes

Get all five of your 5-a-day in one dish with these nutritious and delicious recipes. Try healthy ideas from veg-packed stews and salads to hearty pasta dishes and curries.

Spicy vegetable stew with coconut

4.1

(10 ratings)

This tasty veggie dinner truly has it all – five of your 5-a-day, folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron. Serve with coconut yogurt and brown basmati rice...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Rosemary balsamic lamb with vegetable mash

4.52941

(17 ratings)

Enjoy all five of your 5-a-day in this healthy Sunday roast. It's a good source of energising vitamin C and iron, needed for healthy nails and hair...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Aubergine dhal with tomato & onion raita

4.04762

(21 ratings)

This comforting chickpea and lentil curry provides all five of your 5-a-day. It’s spiced with turmeric and ginger and topped with a calcium-rich raita...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Cumin roast veg with tahini dressing

4.272725

(11 ratings)

Get all five of your 5-a-day in one super-healthy packed lunch, bursting with nutrients including calcium, folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegetarian bean pot with herby breadcrumbs

3.875

(8 ratings)

Get five of your 5-a-day in one hit with this vegetarian bean pot topped with breadcrumbs. It's bursting with nutrients, low in calories and packed with flavour...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Curried chicken & baked dhal

3.5

(8 ratings)

Serve this curried chicken with cauliflower, spinach, lentils and tomatoes for a healthy supper. It delivers five of your 5-a-day and is full of flavour
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Sesame prawn & smacked cucumber rice noodles

4.5

(2 ratings)

Get five of your 5-a-day with this colourful sesame prawn and cucumber rice noodles, with edamame and chilli. Super-healthy, plus it only takes 25 minutes
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Griddled vegetables with melting aubergines

5

(1 rating)

Pack all five of your 5-a-day into one healthy vegan dish. Flavoured with garlic, lemon and herbs, it's delicious griddled on the hob or cooked on the barbecue...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Avocado hummus & crudités

4.25

(4 ratings)

Get all five of your 5-a-day with this healthy, low-calorie, vegan recipe that works as lunch or a starter. Enjoy deliciously creamy hummus made with avocado
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Mexican penne with avocado

4.338235

(68 ratings)

Get all five of your 5-a-day in this mildly spiced, healthy pasta dish. It's rich in iron, fibre and vitamin C as well as being low-fat and low-calorie...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker vegetable lasagne

4.214285

(42 ratings)

Make this low-calorie veggie lasagne as a lighter alternative to the traditional bake. It's layered with pasta, ratatouille and sliced aubergine and packs in all of your five-a-day...
  • 3 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Healthy Turkish meatloaf

3.5

(6 ratings)

Serve this lamb meatloaf and salad at a summer picnic or packed up for lunch. It's tasty and healthy too, delivering all five of your five-a-day...
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

West Indian sweet potato curry

3.923075

(13 ratings)

Prepare this vegetarian curry in just 15 minutes. Packed with sweet potato, cabbage, tomatoes and red peppers, it contains all five of your five-a-day
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Ratatouille & parmesan bake

5

(6 ratings)

Get all five of your five-a-day with this ratatouille & cheese bake that is healthy and filling as well as being gluten-free and vegetarian
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Herb & garlic pork with summer ratatouille

3.833335

(12 ratings)

Pack in the vegetables with a fragrant herb and garlic pork dish that is not only low-fat and low-calorie but also provides five of your five-a-day
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Ratatouille pasta salad with rocket

4

(4 ratings)

Use up leftover ratatouille to make a substantial vegetarian lunch that's quick to prepare and also super healthy, providing all five of your five-a-day...
  • 13 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lentil ragu with courgetti

4.6875

(16 ratings)

A healthy tomato 'pasta' dish that makes full use of your spiralizer. This vegan-friendly supper is five of your five-a-day and will fill you to the brim...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pasta with tomato & hidden veg sauce

4.4

(75 ratings)

Get your family to eat more veg with this superhealthy pasta sauce recipe which counts as 5 of your 5-a-day. The sauce is freezable too
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

5-a-day Bolognese

4.09091

(11 ratings)

Get all five of your five-a-day with this spaghetti Bolognese. The hidden veg in the sauce makes it ideal for kids and you can freeze any leftovers
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

5-a-day burger

5

(3 ratings)

A burger that combines all five of your 5-a-day? It's real and really tasty! Vegetarians have never had it so good...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
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