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Healthy dinner recipes

43 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.

Vegan shepherd's pie

4.30588

(85 ratings)

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 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Cardamom chicken with lime leaves

4.875

(16 ratings)

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 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Curried cod

4.506385

(235 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!...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Pesto-crusted cod with Puy lentils

4.363635

(11 ratings)

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

Creamy chicken & asparagus braise

4.23077

(39 ratings)

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

Kidney bean curry

4.515725

(159 ratings)

A rescue recipe for when there's nothing in the fridge, or when you fancy something cheap, delicious and filling...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted spiced cauliflower

4

(5 ratings)

Roasting cauliflower kicks the flavour up a notch, with sweet pomegranate seeds and earthy tahini, served in warmed pitta bread
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken & pearl barley risotto

4.166665

(12 ratings)

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

Masala frittata with avocado salsa

4.88889

(27 ratings)

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

Lamb dopiaza with broccoli rice

4.733335

(15 ratings)

Simple and delicious, this low-fat curry is full of good-for-you ingredients, including lean lamb, prebiotic onions and fibre-rich lentils
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Roast chicken & roots

4.625

(8 ratings)

This one-tray, vibrant and veg-heavy roast chicken dish provides four of your five-a-day
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Easy chicken & chickpea tagine

4.88

(25 ratings)

Making a mouthwatering Moroccan-inspired meal doesn't have to be difficult - this no-fuss one-pot dinner is full of flavour
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lebanese chicken wraps

4.785715

(14 ratings)

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

Mediterranean fish gratins

4.8

(15 ratings)

These individual portions of fish in tomato sauce, topped with herby breadcrumbs, freeze beautifully - perfect for no-fuss entertaining
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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