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Healthy batch cooking recipes

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Cook a batch of our nutritious meals to tide you over for the week. From soups and ragus to chilli and curries, these meals are freezable and full of goodness too.

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  • Five-bean chilli served on two plates

    Five-bean chilli

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.23 ratings

    Batch-cook this vegan five-bean chilli, then freeze in portions for busy weeknights. With beans, tomatoes and peppers, it's full of nutritious, filling veg

  • Big-batch bolognese

    Big-batch bolognese

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.57 ratings

    Whip up a huge batch of bolognese that's fit to feed a hungry crowd, or freeze half for a speedy midweek meal

  • Spiced lentil & butternut squash soup served in bowls

    Spiced lentil & butternut squash soup

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.114 ratings

    Cook a big batch of this filling spiced lentil and squash soup and freeze the leftovers for a speedy supper another day. It's healthy and low in fat

  • Slow cooker ratatouille served in a casserole dish

    Slow cooker ratatouille

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.22 ratings

    Make up a batch of this slow-cooked ratatouille and freeze for easy midweek meals when you’re busy. Packed with nutrients, it also delivers four of your 5-a-day

  • Slow cooker spiced root and lentil casserole served in a casserole dish

    Slow cooker spiced root & lentil casserole

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.32 ratings

    Warm up on chilly days with this vegetarian slow-cooker stew. It's great for freezing and reheating for midweek meals

  • Tofu & spinach cannelloni

    Tofu & spinach cannelloni

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.38 ratings

    Tasty tofu is a vegetarian's best friend and this cannelloni dish, packed with protein and iron, is sure to be a freezable favourite

  • Creamy leek, pesto & squash pie in a serving dish

    Creamy leek, pesto & squash pie

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.35 ratings

    Take some time aside to batch-cook and fill your freezer with this moreish leek, cannellini beans and squash pie and you'll thank yourself on busy weeknights

  • Artichoke and aubergine rice in a bowl with a serving spoon

    Artichoke & aubergine rice

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.35 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

  • Chicken curry with red chillies in silver bowl on wooden board

    Chicken jalfrezi

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.388 ratings

    Instead of calling the Indian takeaway, make your own easy chicken jalfrezi. This curry is also healthy with two of your 5-a-day and a dose of vitamin C

  • Tomato, pepper & bean one pot with our sweet & spicy topping

    Tomato, pepper & bean one pot

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.25 ratings

    Make a batch of this stew at the weekend, then chill or freeze it in portions for easy midweek lunches. See our different toppings to keep it interesting

  • A plate serving slow cooker meatballs with spaghetti

    Slow cooker meatballs

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.39 ratings

    Try these slow cooker meatballs for a tasty family meal. Turkey mince makes lighter meatballs which kids love. They also freeze well so you can batch cook

  • Basic lentils served in a bowl

    Basic lentils

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.9 ratings

    Make our tasty lentil recipe and use it as a base to make three more fabulous dishes. By itself it's a tasty vegan, low-fat and gluten-free meal

  • Two plates serving chilli with tacos, avocado and cheese

    Slow cooker chilli

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.22 ratings

    Batch-cook this chilli and freeze for healthy dinners when you're pushed for time. It'll soon become a family favourite with hidden vegetables to nourish fussy eaters

  • Tomato and lentil ragu in saucepan

    Vegan ragu

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.14 ratings

    Make this healthy vegan ragu base and turn it into a variety of meals, like warming lasagne, mouth-watering moussaka or a hearty bolognese

  • Bowls of peanut butter rainbow rice

    Peanut butter rainbow rice

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Enjoy a colourful bowl of healthy goodness with chicken, rice and veg. A great family dish that's freezable, the peanut butter dressing will prove popular!

  • Courgette, potato & cheddar soup

    Courgette, potato & cheddar soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.283 ratings

    This freezable soup is a delicious way to use up a glut of courgettes

  • Urad dal served with rice

    Urad dhal

    A star rating of 1 out of 5.1 rating

    Cook this lightly spiced vegan dhal long and slow to a naturally rich, creamy consistency. It freezes well so you could make a double batch and freeze one

  • Italian vegetable soup

    Italian vegetable soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.117 ratings

    Warm up your week with this good-for-you vegetable soup that's easy to freeze ahead

  • For-the-freezer ratatouille

    For-the-freezer ratatouille

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.10 ratings

    Make a batch of our healthy veg mix, then serve three ways- with feta, as pictured, with jacket potatoes, or in stuffed peppers

  • Spiced parsnip & cauliflower soup

    Spiced parsnip & cauliflower soup

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.20 ratings

    Batch cook this healthy vegetable soup then pack into lunchboxes and freeze - it's spiced with coriander, fennel, turmeric and ginger

  • A saucepan with meatballs and sauce by a serving bowl with spaghetti

    Toddler recipe: Batch-cook mini pork & veg balls

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Try these toddler-friendly meatballs with tasty tomato sauce for your little one. Batch-cook and freeze them for easy, healthy dinners when you're busy

  • Vegetarian pies with spinach

    Little spicy veggie pies

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 ratings

    Each individual potato-topped pie provides four of your 5-a-day, and is healthy, vegan, low calorie and gluten-free too. Get ahead and freeze for another day

  • Vegan chilli served in bowls with white rice

    Vegan chilli

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.191 ratings

    This vegan chilli packs in plenty of vegetables and doesn’t fall short on the flavour front. Serve it with rice or in jacket potatoes for a filling supper

  • Vegan jambalaya in a pan

    Vegan jambalaya

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.38 ratings

    Enjoy a delicious plant-based dinner with this vegan rice and bean one-pot. It's packed with all five of your 5-a-day, as well as iron, vitamin C and fibre

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