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Healthy dinner for kids recipes

40 Recipes

Keep your little ones happy and healthy with nutritious family dinners they can help to make. From hidden veg pasta to light curries, we’ve got plenty of feel-good ideas.

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  • Chicken, veg and rice bowl served with lemon wedges

    Chicken & veg bowl

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make this colourful chicken, brown rice and vegetable dish for the whole family. With avocado, edamame beans, sweetcorn and carrots, it's not only tasty, but healthy too

  • Pasta with tomato & hidden veg sauce

    Pasta with tomato & hidden veg sauce

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.99 ratings

    Get your family to eat more veg with this superhealthy pasta sauce recipe which counts as 5 of your 5-a-day. The sauce is freezable too

  • A casserole dish and plate serving butternut squash & chickpea tagine

    Butternut squash & chickpea tagine

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.70 ratings

    Make this tasty vegetarian tagine that kids will love as much as grown-ups. It's a great way to serve four of their five-a-day and it's freezeable

  • An air fryer baked potato with baked beans and cheese

    Air fryer baked potatoes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Try baking potatoes in an air fryer to achieve a crisp skin with a fluffy centre. The process is quicker and more energy-efficient than using the oven

  • Chicken schnitzel with coleslaw

    Chicken schnitzel with coleslaw

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.25 ratings

    Chicken breasts are tenderised, covered in breadcrumbs and fried until golden and crispy. A dinner that kids will love cooking and eating.

  • Orzo tomato soup with pesto in bowl

    Tomato & pasta soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.63 ratings

    Make our simple, budget-friendly tomato, pasta and chickpea soup in just 30 minutes. This easy, vegetarian family meal is healthy and even low fat

  • Beef & Sichuan pepper stir-fry in a wok

    Beef & Sichuan pepper stir-fry

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Serve up this healthy stir-fry in just 20 minutes. Low in fat and calories, it's a brilliant speedy midweek meal for four

  • Traffic light chicken shish kebabs served on skewers

    Chicken shish kebabs

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    These barbecued kebabs are big on flavour, but the spice is toned down, so they're great for kids. Offer some chilli sauce on the side for those who like heat, and serve with flatbread

  • Teriyaki salmon parcels

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.86 ratings

    These easy steamed fish parcels with Japanese seasoning are an ideal way to get kids in the kitchen

  • Fish pie with pea & dill mash served in a casserole dish with broccoli

    Fish pie with pea & dill mash

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.14 ratings

    Make this fish pie as a healthy midweek main. The peas, dill and lemon in the mash add plenty of flavour and contribute to your 5-a-day

  • Fish fingers & mushy peas

    Fish fingers & mushy peas

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.16 ratings

    There's no need to resort to shop-bought when making your own is so easy – use sustainable pollock and add mint and lemon to your peas

  • Cheesy fish grills

    Cheesy fish grills

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.13 ratings

    This super-quick fish dish is tempting, tasty and a great way to give the kids a nutrient-packed meal without them even realising it

  • Sausage & white bean casserole served in a roasting dish

    Sausage & white bean casserole

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.93 ratings

    Make this easy chipolata, bean and roasted veg one-pan dish for a healthy, flavour-packed meal that the whole family will love. It offers four of your five-a-day

  • A serving dish with salmon pesto traybake and baby roast potatoes

    Salmon pesto traybake with baby roast potatoes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.39 ratings

    Keep little kids happy at the family dinner table with this colourful salmon traybake that's delicious and healthy, with a good dose of omega-3 from the fish

  • Plate of chicken korma with basmati rice

    Chicken korma

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.288 ratings

    Want a curry without too many calories? Use fat-free Greek yogurt instead of cream for a healthy korma that will give your local takeaway a run for its money

  • Two plates serving chilli with tacos, avocado and cheese

    Slow cooker chilli

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.23 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

  • Lemon & yogurt chicken served on a flatbread

    Lemon & yogurt chicken flatbreads

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.22 ratings

    Make these family-friendly chicken wraps with lemon, garlic and cinnamon marinade on a barbecue if the sun is shining. Serve in flatbreads with yoghurt

  • Creamy veggie risotto

    Creamy veggie risotto

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.21 ratings

    Disguise vegetables and make this healthy veggie risotto for kids

  • Chicken, sweet potato & pea curry served in a bowl

    Chicken, sweet potato & pea curry

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.19 ratings

    Serve this family-friendly chicken curry with rice or roti. It's tasty and healthy, containing four of your 5-a-day. Add extra korma paste for added spice

  • Turkey burgers

    Easy turkey burgers

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.62 ratings

    These easy, healthy turkey burgers are perfect for feeding the whole family, kids included. Our tasty burgers are great for summer entertaining

  • Chicken curry wth rice and peas in bowls, with chopsticks alongside

    Chinese chicken curry

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.408 ratings

    Cook an easy, healthy curry with just 15 minutes preparation. Serve this replica of your favourite takeaway dish with fluffy rice for a wholesome family meal

  • Tortillas topped with chicken skewers and tzatziki on a blue table

    Chicken skewers with tzatziki

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 ratings

    Kids will love these chicken skewers hot off the griddle for a quick supper, or pack them in wraps with green salad and tzatziki to take on a picnic

  • Pineapple fried rice served in a large dish

    Pineapple fried rice

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.34 ratings

    Add chunks of fresh pineapple to fried rice to transform it into something special. Serve on its own for a family dinner or as part of a banquet

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