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Discover BBC Good Food's best ever healthy dinner ideas. Get inspired by our nutritious, triple-tested recipes including vegetarian, vegan and meat options.

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  • Tandoori trout

    Tandoori trout

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.36 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

  • Three open wraps serving chicken & lemon skewers

    Chicken & lemon skewers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.39 ratings

    These chicken skewers in flatbreads taste great as well as being healthy and an easy-to-make dinner for hectic weeknights

  • Speedy butternut squash barley ‘risotto’ in a frying pan and bowl

    Speedy butternut squash barley ‘risotto’

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Swap rice for barley to make this easy squash 'risotto' with spinach and sage. It's healthy and low in calories and fat – perfect for a quick supper

  • Veggie yaki udon in a wok

    Veggie yaki udon

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.84 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

  • Tuna, caper and chilli spaghetti served on a plate

    Tuna, caper & chilli spaghetti

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    Throw together tuna, capers and rocket with garlic, chilli and spaghetti to make this easy and healthy supper. It takes just 25 minutes to make

  • Meatball & tomato soup in a bowl

    Meatball & tomato soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.58 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

  • Chicken with crushed harissa chickpeas served on a plate

    Chicken with crushed harissa chickpeas

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.40 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

  • Broccoli pesto & pancetta pasta in a bowl

    Broccoli pesto & pancetta pasta

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.56 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

  • Carrot pilaf on a plate with coriander chutney alongside

    Carrot pilaf with coriander chutney

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.9 ratings

    Try this healthy pilaf filled for an easy midweek meal. With cashew nuts, veg and spices, it's not only tasty but budget-friendly too. Top with coriander chutney

  • Chicken & sweetcorn tacos served on a plate

    Chicken & sweetcorn tacos

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.26 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

  • Pork souvlaki served on a plate

    Pork souvlaki

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.49 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

  • Chipotle chicken & slaw served on a tray

    Chipotle chicken & slaw

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.21 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

  • Salsa verde salmon with smashed chickpea salad served on a plate

    Salsa verde salmon with smashed chickpea salad

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.17 ratings

    Make this versatile salmon dish served with a smashed chickpea salad as a quick midweek meal and enjoy the leftovers for lunch the next day

  • Ricotta, broccoli, & new potato frittata served in a pan

    Ricotta, broccoli, & new potato frittata

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.19 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

  • One healthy roast dinner

    Healthy roast dinner

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

    Cook a healthy, low-fat version of roast beef for two, made with lean, juicy steak and roasted veg, plus gravy on the side

  • Spanish chicken stew

    Spanish chicken stew

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.27 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

  • South American-style quinoa with fried eggs

    South American-style quinoa with fried eggs

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.10 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

  • Pomegranate chicken with almond couscous

    Pomegranate chicken with almond couscous

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.150 ratings

    Jazz up chicken breasts in this fruity, sweetly spiced sauce with pomegranate seeds, toasted almonds and tagine paste

  • Roasted aloo gobi

    Roasted aloo gobi

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.82 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

  • Sardine pasta with crunchy parsley crumbs

    Sardine pasta with crunchy parsley crumbs

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.22 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

  • Moroccan chicken stew

    Moroccan chicken stew

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.38 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

  • Chicken & chorizo jambalaya in a shallow cast iron dish with wooden spoon

    Chicken & chorizo jambalaya

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.2386 ratings

    A Cajun-inspired rice pot recipe with spicy Spanish sausage, sweet peppers and tomatoes

  • Summer vegetable curry

    Summer vegetable curry

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.85 ratings

    Give your Friday night curry a healthy makeover with this low-fat, superhealthy, vegetarian dish

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