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Healthy autumn recipes

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Hearty, healthy and super satisfying – discover our nutritious, seasonal dishes for autumn. Tuck into flavourful soups, stews, risottos and curries.

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  • Butternut & bacon fusilli

    Butternut & bacon fusilli

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.51 ratings

    This easy pasta dish with pancetta, butternut squash and spinach makes a healthy weeknight dinner. Fresh rosemary adds extra flavour

  • Curried chicken & baked dhal served in a casserole dish

    Curried chicken & baked dhal

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.20 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

  • Creamy pumpkin & lentil soup

    Creamy pumpkin & lentil soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.68 ratings

    Whether you're carving a Halloween pumpkin or have picked up a cheap squash, use the plentiful flesh and seeds in this soup

  • Sausage & butternut squash shells served on a plate

    Sausage & butternut squash shells

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Cook up sausage, butternut squash, fennel, spring onions and pasta to make this healthy, low calorie pasta dish. It's full of flavour and low cost too

  • Roasted squash, pancetta & chestnut risotto

    Roasted squash, pancetta & chestnut risotto

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Upping the veg and swapping rice for pearl barley makes a hearty winter warmer that's full of flavour and healthy too. Scatter with Parmesan and enjoy!

  • Bengali mustard fish

    Bengali mustard fish

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.29 ratings

    A simple seafood curry of white fish, tomatoes and whole green chillies that is deliciously spicy, healthy and quick enough for every day

  • Moroccan chickpea, squash & cavolo nero stew

    Moroccan chickpea, squash & cavolo nero stew

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.101 ratings

    This healthy veggie stew has real depth of flavour. A North African-style dish that contains three of your five-a-day and is great for feeding the family

  • Roasted cauli-broc bowl with tahini hummus 2016

    Roasted cauli-broc bowl with tahini hummus

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.25 ratings

    A simple quinoa bowl you can put together in 10 minutes and enjoy al-desko. It's vegan, healthy and gluten-free

  • Rustic vegetable soup in a pan

    Rustic vegetable soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.32 ratings

    This vegetarian soup is packed with vegetables and lentils - it's healthy, low fat and full of flavour. To bulk it up, why not add borlotti beans or chicken?

  • Lighter beef stew & dumplings

    Lighter beef stew & dumplings

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.34 ratings

    We've cut the calories and fat and boosted the fibre in this comforting casserole by using a lean cut of beef and upping the vegetables

  • Creamy tomato soup

    Creamy tomato soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.77 ratings

    A low-fat, vegetarian soup that everyone will love - passata and whole milk give a silky smooth finish

  • John's vegan shepherd's pie 2016

    Vegan shepherd's pie

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.116 ratings

    A warming vegan supper with porcini mushrooms, leeks, carrots, and butternut squash, topped with crispy potatoes. It's low calorie, low fat, and perfect for when the nights draw in

  • Carrot & ginger soup

    Carrot & ginger soup

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.58 ratings

    Low-fat and warming, this bean and vegetable soup makes a healthy lunch or dinner - for even more nutrients, top with sliced almonds

  • Spelt & wild mushroom risotto

    Spelt & wild mushroom risotto

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.25 ratings

    This autumnal risotto has a wonderful nutty flavour and is low in fat too

  • Easy chicken & chickpea tagine

    Easy chicken & chickpea tagine

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.39 ratings

    Making a mouthwatering Moroccan-inspired meal doesn't have to be difficult - this no-fuss one-pot dinner is full of flavour

  • Herby lamb fillet with caponata

    Herby lamb fillet with caponata

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Tick off all 5 of your 5 a day with this super-healthy Sunday roast. To make it vegetarian, omit the lamb and add chickpeas to the caponata.

  • Cod with an orange & dill crumb and hasselback potato 2016

    Cod with an orange & dill crumb and hasselback potato

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.11 ratings

    This is a dish that's big on flavour as well as texture with a crunchy topping to succulent white fish and crisp potato to go with it, a healthy dinner for one

  • Squash, orange & barley salad

    Squash, orange & barley salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    This full-of-flavour autumnal salad has a zesty kick and is best eaten straight away

  • Mumsy's vegetable soup

    Healthy vegetable soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    This warming vegetable soup, from Great British Bake Off host Mel, is a traditional family recipe that packs in fresh veg and spices, making a healthy supper

  • Burnt leeks on toast with romesco 2016

    Burnt leeks on toast with romesco

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Sweet when blanched, slightly bitter when burned, these perfectly balanced leeks atop crusty ciabatta make an easy, healthy, vegan starter

  • Curried cod 2016

    Curried cod

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.344 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.

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