Spiced chicken, spinach & sweet potato stew

Healthy casserole & stew recipes

30 Recipes

Slow-cooked casseroles and superhealthy stews make for a satisfying supper, packed with nutritious ingredients - the ultimate feel-good comfort food.

Lighter beef stew & dumplings

4.583335

(3 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
  • 2 hours and 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Smoky aubergine tagine with lemon & apricots

4.107145

(14 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

Simple fish stew

4.758065

(31 ratings)

This quick and healthy one-pot is packed with white fish fillets, king prawns, a rich tomato sauce and enough veg for 3 of your 5 a day
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lighter chicken cacciatore

4.083335

(24 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

Lighter Cassoulet

5

(2 ratings)

This traditionally rich, slow-cooked, French casserole is made healthier with lean gammon steak and pork shoulder for a hearty, warming meal
  • 5 hours
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Fish stew with roast garlic & saffron

4.583335

(3 ratings)

Try this simpler, lighter version of bouillabaisse, a classic fish soup - serve with toasted slices of baguette to mop up the tomato based sauce
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy

Pearl barley, bacon & leek casserole

3.721155

(26 ratings)

This storecupboard grain makes a great alternative to rice or couscous. Team with bacon and veggies in this risotto-like stew
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken & lentil stew with gremolata

4.35

(5 ratings)

Spruce up a light tomato-based casserole with a generous sprinkling of parsley, lemon and garlic, also known as 'gremolata'
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spicy chicken & bean stew

4.460785

(51 ratings)

This hearty, satisfying one-pot is low fat and easy on the washing up
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spicy root & lentil casserole

4.579565

(575 ratings)

The potatoes in this recipe take on the spicy flavours beautifully - our idea of the perfect veggie supper
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Moroccan-style chicken with lentils

4.62987

(77 ratings)

Lesley Waters’ rich chicken dish has vibrant North African flavours and goes fantastically with rice or couscous
  • 2 hours
  • Easy
  • Healthy

One-pot lentil chicken

4.42287

(94 ratings)

This all-in-one meal makes a brilliant guilt-free supper, and if you are really hungry - just add potatoes
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chipotle chicken

4.25

(24 ratings)

Keep a jar of smoky chipotle chilli paste in your cupboard, to add a kick to a healthy chicken stew
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Butter bean & tomato stew

4.634615

(13 ratings)

Packed full of iron, this stew makes a great side dish or a superhealthy supper when partnered with a jacket potato
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Chicken & white bean stew

4.38983

(118 ratings)

This flavoursome, low-fat casserole freezes really well, so why not make double and freeze half for next time
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Tomato & chickpea bake

4.272725

(33 ratings)

A satisfying veggie meal which contains 4 of your 5-a-day in one go
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

One-pot Moroccan chicken

4.10484

(31 ratings)

A North African chicken casserole that's low in fat, packed with veg and flavoured with harissa
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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