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

4.5

(16 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

(20 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

4

(7 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

3.42857

(7 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

4.27869

(61 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

4.16216

(37 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

4

(12 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

4.615385

(13 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

4.40278

(72 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

4.25

(8 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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