Red lentil and squash dahl

Healthy autumn recipes

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

46 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
13 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

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
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55 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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!

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
27 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

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

37 mins
Easy
Healthy
72 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A healthy one-pot with warming spices that's low fat, low calorie, 3 of your 5-a-day and also full of fibre!

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
70 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
22 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
18 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This healthy family supper has dumplings that soak up all the flavours of cider, mustard and a hint of apple, and it's 3 of your 5-a-day

2 hrs
Easy
Healthy
29 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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?

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
22 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs and 55 mins
Easy
Healthy
65 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
92 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
50 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Try this Asian-inspired salmon supper with a nutty sesame dressing, crisp veg and comforting sweet potato mash. It's healthy, low-calorie and rich in omega-3

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
47 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
32 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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.

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
276 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
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