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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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  • Dhal with fork on plate

    Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.706 ratings

    A comforting vegan one-pot recipe that counts for 3 of your 5-a-day! You can't go wrong with this iron-rich, low-fat, low-calorie supper.

  • Chicken and broccoli on rice in bowl with salsa

    Roast chicken thighs with brown rice & salsa verde

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    How about a healthy, low-calorie roast chicken dinner? Enjoy this tasty meal with benefits like vitamin C from the salsa verde which helps iron absorbtion

  • 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

  • Superhealthy salmon burgers

    Superhealthy salmon burgers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.356 ratings

    If you're after something a bit lighter than potato-packed fishcakes, try these simple oriental-style burgers

  • 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

  • Spiced carrot & lentil soup in a bowl

    Spiced carrot & lentil soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.1179 ratings

    A delicious, spicy blend packed full of iron and low in fat to boot. It's ready in under half an hour, or can be made in a slow cooker

  • Smoky cod, broccoli & orzo bake served in a large dish

    Smoky cod, broccoli & orzo bake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.22 ratings

    Enjoy this easy, speedy cod, broccoli and orzo traybake on busy weeknights. It's healthy and low in fat, and since it's a traybake, there's minimal washing-up!

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

    Speedy butternut squash barley ‘risotto’

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 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 5.87 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 5.18 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

  • Seafood spaghetti in bowls

    Healthy seafood spaghetti

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Be transported to a beachside restaurant with a bowl of quick and easy seafood pasta that’s bursting with nutrients

  • Meatball & tomato soup in a bowl

    Meatball & tomato soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.61 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

  • Fennel-roasted cauliflower with quinoa served on a plate

    Fennel-roasted cauliflower with quinoa

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.13 ratings

    Pile this colourful vegetable quinoa salad onto a plate, top with roasted cauliflower and drizzle over the garlic yogurt for a healthy, gluten-free dinner

  • Chicken with crushed harissa chickpeas served on a plate

    Chicken with crushed harissa chickpeas

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.41 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

  • One serving of roasted cod with zingy beetroot salad

    Roasted cod with zingy beetroot salad

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make the most of the colour and flavour of beetroot with our easy roasted cod served on a beetroot, new potato and carrot salad with a lovely zingy dressing

  • Broccoli pesto & pancetta pasta in a bowl

    Broccoli pesto & pancetta pasta

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.59 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

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

    Chinese chicken curry

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.366 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

  • 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 5.51 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 out of 5.20 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

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

    Chicken & chorizo jambalaya

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.2407 ratings

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

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