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Healthy dinner recipes to lose weight

63 Recipes

Looking for a lighter dinner? We have plenty of healthy, satisfying recipes between 200-500 calories. Enjoy cauliflower curry, chicken stew, risotto, burgers and more.

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  • Skinny chicken Caesar salad

    Low-fat chicken caesar salad

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Give typically heavy caesar dressing a lighter makeover by swapping mayonnaise for Greek yogurt – it's lower in fat and calories, but still deliciously creamy.

  • Ham, mushroom & spinach frittata

    Ham, mushroom & spinach frittata

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.30 ratings

    Try a filling frittata that's low in calories and guaranteed to keep you going until lunch. Save half in the fridge overnight if you're cooking for one

  • 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

  • Lighter chicken cacciatore

    Lighter chicken cacciatore

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.106 ratings

    The classic Italian 'hunter's stew' gets a healthy makeover, with low-fat chicken breasts, prosciutto and a rich herby tomato sauce

  • Creamy chicken & asparagus braise

    Creamy chicken & asparagus braise

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.61 ratings

    This delightfully summery, low-calorie, low-fat dish packs in plenty of greens and has a yogurt, tarragon and garlic sauce

  • Chicken casserole with mushrooms, peas and sauce

    Chicken and mushrooms

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.281 ratings

    A healthy and low calorie chicken casserole with bacon, button mushrooms, peas and a parsley sauce - use chicken thighs for extra flavour and juiciness

  • Carrot biryani served in a frying pan

    Carrot biryani

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.106 ratings

    Prepare and cook our low-calorie vegetarian biryani in just 25 minutes using carrot, cashew nuts and Indian spices. Serve with coriander and dollops of yogurt

  • Curried cod 2016

    Curried cod

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.361 ratings

    An easy-to-prepare midweek one-pot with cod fillet, chickpeas, ginger and spices - it's healthy, low calorie and packed with iron too.

  • Spicy root & lentil casserole

    Spicy root & lentil casserole

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.819 ratings

    The potatoes in this recipe take on the spicy flavours beautifully - our idea of the perfect veggie supper

  • 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

  • Prawn, fennel & rocket risotto

    Prawn, fennel & rocket risotto

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.42 ratings

    This prawn and fennel risotto gets a little extra kick from lemon zest and and rocket - perfect for a dinner party

  • Lentil & cauliflower curry

    Lentil & cauliflower curry

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.85 ratings

    An earthy spice pot that's low in fat and calories. Use your favourite curry paste along with mustard seeds, turmeric and coconut yogurt

  • Cauliflower, paneer & pea curry

    Cauliflower, paneer & pea curry

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.146 ratings

    Ready in less than an hour, this easy, vegetarian curry recipe made with pan-fried Indian cheese and vegetables is also cheap to prepare

  • Superhealthy salmon salad

    Superhealthy salmon salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.18 ratings

    Superhealthy by name, superhealthy by nature: this salad is high in omega-3, iron and calcium and counts as 2 of your 5-a-day

  • Vegan chilli served in bowls with white rice

    Vegan chilli

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.210 ratings

    This vegan chilli packs in plenty of vegetables and doesn’t fall short on the flavour front. Serve it with rice or in jacket potatoes for a filling supper

  • Courgette, pea & pesto soup

    Courgette, pea & pesto soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.88 ratings

    Enjoy this super healthy soup when you want a comforting but low-calorie lunch – rich in fibre, vitamin C and folic acid

  • Rich paprika seafood bowl

    Rich paprika seafood bowl

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.11 ratings

    Eating healthy isn't all about salad, this fish stew counts as 3 of your 5-a-day and it's low-fat

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