Curried cod in a tomato sauce

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Curried cod

4.57823

(147 ratings)

An easy-to-prepare midweek one-pot with cod fillet, chickpeas, ginger and spices - it's healthy, low calorie and packed with iron too!...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Artichoke & aubergine rice

4.75

(12 ratings)

As well as being tasty, this aubergine and artichoke is low fat, low calorie and cost effective. Make a large batch and eat it cold the next day
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Prawn & salmon burgers with spicy mayo

4.642855

(42 ratings)

These prawn and salmon burgers are not only fabulously tasty, they're healthy too, being rich in omega-3. Make them for the family in just 25 minutes...
  • 25 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

Spring tabbouleh

4.142855

(7 ratings)

A simple, budget, spring salad that can add a healthy dose of vegetables to your midweek meal. This easy vegan dish also makes great leftover lunches
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Creamy tomato risotto

4.82178

(101 ratings)

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

Greek-style roast fish

4.4

(80 ratings)

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

Chinese chicken curry

4.70588

(85 ratings)

Cook an easy, healthy curry with just 15 minutes preparation for a wholesome family meal. Serve with fluffy boiled rice
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Baked banana porridge

4

(18 ratings)

Start the day right with this healthy baked banana porridge containing walnuts, banana and cinnamon. It's a filling breakfast that will keep you going until lunch...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Masala frittata with avocado salsa

4.90476

(21 ratings)

A spicy twist on a simple frittata recipe, with Masala paste, coriander and plump cherry tomatoes. Pair it with our avocado salsa for a light and budget-friendly supper
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Cauliflower, paneer & pea curry

4.642855

(70 ratings)

Ready in less than an hour, this easy, vegetarian curry recipe made with pan-fried Indian cheese and vegetables is also cheap to prepare
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

No-cook chickpea salad

4.90909

(11 ratings)

Use a touch of harissa to liven up a healthy chickpea salad. It takes just 10 minutes to whip up and makes an ideal side dish for slow-cooked Greek lamb
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pea & broad bean shakshuka

4.42857

(14 ratings)

We’ve turned a classic brunch shakshuka dish into more of a sharing main course by adding seasonal spring vegetables like peas, broad beans and asparagus...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Kidney bean curry

4.52

(100 ratings)

A rescue recipe for when there's nothing in the fridge, or when you fancy something cheap, delicious and filling...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pea falafels with minty couscous salad

4.5

(8 ratings)

Give falafel a makeover by using a mix of chickpeas and frozen peas, serve with couscous and a dollop of yogurt for a cheap but tasty meal
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Egg & rocket pizzas

4.73077

(26 ratings)

Use seeded tortillas as pizza bases for a quick and healthy lunch - crack an egg in the centre and bake to boost protein intake
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Porridge with blueberry compote

4

(19 ratings)

Top high-fibre porridge oats with creamy Greek yogurt and healthy blueberries - buy frozen to help cut the cost of this filling breakfast
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Fruit & nut breakfast bowl

4.166665

(6 ratings)

Top cheap and healthy porridge oats with chopped fresh oranges, Greek yogurt and a sprinkling of dried fruit, nuts and seeds
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Red lentil & carrot soup

4.16923

(65 ratings)

This warming and budget-friendly vegetarian soup is perfect packed in a flask for lunch. It's also easy to double the quantities and freeze half for later...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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