Black eyed bean mole on a plate with a fork

Easy healthy recipes

34 Recipes

Healthy cooking doesn't have to be difficult. Our easy healthy recipes are packed full of nutritional benefits and couldn't be simpler to make

Black-eyed bean mole with salsa

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Try this healthy Mexican dish as a quick and easy low-calorie lunch that counts as three of your 5-a-day. The beans are a great source of protein and fibre
  • 23 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chilli chicken & peanut pies

4

(9 ratings)

Add peanut butter to your pie filling for creaminess and top with a bean and potato mash for extra nutrients. A healthy yet hearty, gluten-free dinner
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Mexican penne with avocado

4.48

(25 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

Duck ragu with pappardelle & swede

5

(4 ratings)

Substituting half your pasta for swede ribbons and the breast of the duck rather than the leg makes this a leaner, but equally delicious, ragu
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken satay salad

4.671055

(19 ratings)

Marinate chicken breasts, then drizzle with a punchy peanut satay sauce for a no-fuss, midweek meal that's high in protein and big on flavour
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spicy peanut pies

3.59375

(8 ratings)

Bake our healthy, African-inspired peanut pies for a delicious veggie dinner. A portion provides all of your 5-a-day, plus iron, fibre, folate and vitamin C
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Lighter spaghetti & meatballs

4.464285

(7 ratings)

Lentils make a low-fat addition to these minced pork patties for a healthier family favourite - still full of herby, garlicky flavour
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Smoky aubergine tagine with lemon & apricots

4.15625

(16 ratings)

A fragrant tagine is perfect for summer entertaining, lighter than stew but just as satisfying with meaty aubergines and aromatic spices
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted chickpea wraps

3.77778

(9 ratings)

This super-healthy vegetarian supper packs in 4 of your 5 a day, with avocados, roasted red peppers and spiced chickpeas
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Turkey enchiladas

4.410715

(14 ratings)

Fill flour tortillas with lean turkey mince in a rich tomato sauce, then top with cheese and bake for a family friendly Mexican dinner
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Greek-style roast fish

4.212265

(53 ratings)

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

Wild garlic & nettle soup

5

(1 rating)

Forage for some fresh spring greens and simmer with finely diced vegetables to make this vibrant, healthy, low-fat green soup
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken & new potato traybake

4.285715

(7 ratings)

Pop chicken thighs and potatoes in one pot and roast with olives, lemon, garlic and bay leaves for a lazy weekend lunch or dinner
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lighter chicken cacciatore

4.10185

(27 ratings)

The classic Italian 'hunter's stew' gets a healthy makeover, with low-fat chicken breasts, prosciutto and a rich herby tomato sauce...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Giant butter bean stew

4.583335

(6 ratings)

This authentic vegetarian casserole makes a delicious first course, or serve alongside slow-cooked lamb as part of a Greek Easter feast
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Prawn, fennel & rocket risotto

4.033335

(15 ratings)

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

Cauliflower, paneer & pea curry

4.58721

(43 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

Indian sweet potato & dhal pies

3.92683

(41 ratings)

Spiced red lentil dhal is topped with creamy sweet potato mash in these individual vegetarian pies - a cheap weeknight dinner option
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Red lentil & carrot soup

3.989795

(49 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

Mediterranean fish gratins

4.791665

(6 ratings)

These individual portions of fish in tomato sauce, topped with herby breadcrumbs, freeze beautifully - perfect for no-fuss entertaining
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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