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Healthy dinner 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.

92 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A warming vegan supper with porcini mushrooms, leeks, carrots, and butternut squash, topped with crispy potatoes. It's low calorie, low fat, and perfect for when the nights draw in

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
23 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

If you're a true curry lover, the layers of spice in this fragrant and tender chicken thigh curry will really hit the spot

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
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276 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A light and healthy fish supper with homemade basil pesto, fresh tomatoes and a hint of chilli -  ready in under half an hour

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
73 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A healthy one-pan traybake with garam masala, turmeric, ginger and garlic – lightly spiced and ideal for a family supper

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
46 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
185 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A rescue recipe for when there's nothing in the fridge, or when you fancy something cheap, delicious and filling

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
20 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A healthy low-fat, low-calorie fish dish that's bursting with flavour as well as being rich in fibre, folate, iron and vitamin C

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
6 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Roasting cauliflower kicks the flavour up a notch, with sweet pomegranate seeds and earthy tahini, served in warmed pitta bread

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Tender chicken and wholesome pearl barley with a light herby dressing make this a great low-calorie, low-fat weeknight dinner

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
33 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A spicy twist on a simple frittata recipe, with Masala paste, coriander and plump cherry tomatoes. Pair it with our avocado salsa for a light and budget-friendly supper

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Simple and delicious, this low-fat curry is full of good-for-you ingredients, including lean lamb, prebiotic onions and fibre-rich lentils

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This one-tray, vibrant and veg-heavy roast chicken dish provides four of your five-a-day

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
32 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Making a mouthwatering Moroccan-inspired meal doesn't have to be difficult - this no-fuss one-pot dinner is full of flavour

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
17 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Marinate chicken in yogurt, lemon and allspice before char-grilling and wrapping in flatbread with salad for a light and delicious midweek meal

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
41 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Whip up this budget vegetarian dinner in minutes - pile slices of light feta onto cannellini bean mash and top with tangy beetroot salsa

17 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

These individual portions of fish in tomato sauce, topped with herby breadcrumbs, freeze beautifully - perfect for no-fuss entertaining

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
15 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This superfood supper is packed with ingredients to give your body a boost, such as red onion, nigella seeds, walnuts, rapeseed oil and lemon

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
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