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One serving of balsamic beef stew with veggie mash

Healthy dinner recipes

67 Recipes

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 5.740 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.

  • Healthy lasagne in a large baking dish

    Healthy lasagne

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    Enjoy our lighter version of the family classic – lasagne. It has bags of flavour, but comes in at under 500 calories a portion, as well as packing in four of your five-a-day

  • 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

  • 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

  • Three open wraps serving chicken & lemon skewers

    Chicken & lemon skewers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.40 ratings

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

  • One serving of balsamic beef stew with veggie mash

    Balsamic beef stew with veggie mash

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    Get all five of your five-a-day in this tasty balsamic beef stew accompanied by the ideal comfort food – a veggie mash – perfect for chilly weather

  • Superhealthy salmon burgers

    Superhealthy salmon burgers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.359 ratings

    If you're after something a bit lighter than potato-packed fishcakes, try these simple salmon burgers with ginger, soy sauce and coriander

  • Healthy chicken pasta bake in a baking dish

    Healthy chicken pasta bake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Try this healthy chicken pasta bake with peppers, courgette and ricotta for a nutritious midweek dinner. It’s sure to be a hit with everyone

  • One healthy roast dinner

    Healthy roast dinner

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 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 5.1212 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 5.28 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 4.1 out of 5.103 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 4.7 out of 5.25 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 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • One spicy veggie pie with peanut butter mash

    Spicy veggie pies with peanut butter mash

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Enjoy these full-flavoured spicy veggie pies with peanut butter mash. Loaded with protein and carbs, they're an ideal post-exercise dinner choice

  • Meatball & tomato soup in a bowl

    Meatball & tomato soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.73 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 4.4 out of 5.15 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 white plate

    Chicken with crushed harissa chickpeas

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.46 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 5 out of 5.4 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 5.61 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 5.408 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

  • Vegan enchiladas in a baking dish

    Vegan enchiladas

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Top these plant-based enchiladas with guacamole instead of cheese or soured cream – choose ripe avocados for an extra-creamy texture

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