Vegetable tagine with apricot quinoa

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Vegetable tagine with apricot quinoa

4.666665

(21 ratings)

Niomi Smart's beautifully vibrant vegan recipe is a good source of iron and gives you all 5 of your 5-a-day! Make good use of seasonal vegetables and spices...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Turkey escalopes & giant couscous

3.857145

(7 ratings)

Tick the healthy and budget-friendly boxes with our turkey escalopes and giant couscous. It's tasty, filling and packed with good-for-you ingredients...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Veggie yaki udon

3.8

(25 ratings)

Pack in the veg with our flavour-packed Japanese-inspired yaki udon. It takes just 25 minutes to make and is healthy and low in fat and calories to boot
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Meatball & tomato soup

4.857145

(14 ratings)

Get three of your 5-a-day in one serving with this healthy, low-calorie tomato soup. The addition of meatballs and giant couscous means it's filling, too...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken with crushed harissa chickpeas

4.42857

(7 ratings)

Need something speedy for dinner? Try this chicken, coated in flavourful za'atar and served with spiced chickpeas. It's simple, but seriously delicious...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Sweetcorn fritters with chipotle cod

4.5

(2 ratings)

Rustle up some sweetcorn fritters to enjoy with cod in a spicy tomato sauce for a speedy midweek meal. It's ready in just 20 minutes...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Broccoli pesto & pancetta pasta

4.333335

(15 ratings)

Serve this healthy bowl of pasta topped with cherry tomatoes for a quick and easy midweek meal. It's tossed with broccoli pesto, and takes just 25 minutes to make...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken & sweetcorn tacos

5

(8 ratings)

Serve up these healthy chicken and sweetcorn tacos for an easy midweek meal that's full of flavour. You'll also have leftovers to make chicken and sweetcorn wraps for lunch tomorrow...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Pork souvlaki

4.733335

(15 ratings)

Serve our speedy pork souvlaki skewers when you’re in need of a quick and easy midweek meal. Serve with flatbreads and yogurt and chilli sauces on the side...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chipotle chicken & slaw

4.5

(8 ratings)

Enjoy our hot and spicy chicken drumsticks with homemade slaw on the side for a healthy and low calorie supper. Serve with steamed corn on the cob
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Ricotta, broccoli, & new potato frittata

5

(4 ratings)

Make this quick and healthy frittata with a bean salad in 30 minutes flat. Flavoured with broccoli and ricotta, you'll also have leftovers you can enjoy the next day...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pork & aubergine noodle stir-fry

4.5

(2 ratings)

Enjoy this quick and healthy pork and aubergine stir-fry on busy weeknights. This recipe for two also gives you leftovers to make pork & aubergine lettuce cups for lunch the next day
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spanish chicken stew

4.565215

(23 ratings)

A healthy, hearty stew to feed the family, that you can prepare in just 10 minutes. This rustic meal is best served with chunks of crusty bread or rice
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Charred cauliflower, lemon & caper orzo

3.666665

(3 ratings)

Make this easy orzo and cauliflower dish in just 25 minutes. It serves one for a main meal, plus there's leftovers to enjoy for lunch the next day...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Tandoori trout

4.666665

(24 ratings)

Oily fish such as trout is a great source of vitamin D, so why not serve up this spicy fillet with a cooling chutney? A healthy main meal the whole family can enjoy
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

South American-style quinoa with fried eggs

5

(2 ratings)

Super-charge your lunch with protein-rich quinoa and combine it with black beans, avocado and fried egg in this nutritious veggie dish for two
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted aloo gobi

4.271185

(59 ratings)

This extra special vegan curry uses roasted cauliflower and potatoes to bring out their flavour. You can also serve as a side to meat curries
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Sardine pasta with crunchy parsley crumbs

4.357145

(14 ratings)

An affordable way to include oily fish in your diet. Canned sardines are a great source of omega 3 and add oomph to this simple, family pasta dish
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Moroccan chicken stew

4.625

(24 ratings)

This hearty stew, full of vibrant veg and warming spices, is a Hemsley sister favourite. Serve with a side of cauliflower tabbouleh as a light accompaniment
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy

Chicken & chorizo jambalaya

4.77373

(1949 ratings)

A Cajun-inspired rice pot recipe with spicy Spanish sausage, sweet peppers and tomatoes
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Easy chicken korma

3.666665

(66 ratings)

A mild and healthy chicken korma curry that's still satisfying and full of flavour...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Summer vegetable curry

4.37037

(81 ratings)

Give your Friday night curry a healthy makeover with this low-fat, superhealthy, vegetarian dish
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

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