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Healthy family recipes

30 Recipes

These filling family suppers are wholesome and tasty. We've got pasta dishes, curries, tagines and traybakes designed to feed many mouths

Chilli chicken & peanut pies

4

(9 ratings)

Add peanut butter to your pie filling for creaminess and top with a bean and potato mash for extra nutrients. A healthy yet hearty, gluten-free dinner
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Duck ragu with pappardelle & swede

5

(5 ratings)

Substituting half your pasta for swede ribbons and the breast of the duck rather than the leg makes this a leaner, but equally delicious, ragu
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken jalfrezi

4.4023

(87 ratings)

Instead of calling the Indian takeaway, make your own easy chicken jalfrezi. This curry is also healthy with two of your 5-a-day and a dose of vitamin C
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Mushroom brunch

5

(3 ratings)

You only need mushrooms, eggs, kale and garlic to cook this tasty one-pan brunch. It's comforting yet healthy, low-calorie and gluten-free too...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Sardine pasta with crunchy parsley crumbs

4.25

(8 ratings)

An affordable way to include oily fish in your diet. Canned sardines are a great source of omega 3 and add oomph to this simple, family pasta dish
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lamb & squash biryani with cucumber raita

3.57143

(7 ratings)

Cook our healthy lamb curry with butternut squash for a tasty, filling dinner. It's low-calorie, rich in iron and provides three of your 5-a-day...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Mexican spiced tomato rice

4.375

(2 ratings)

Try using this spicy, Mexican-style rice in our Brazil nut burritos for lunch or dinner. With a spike of chilli heat, it's proof that comfort food needn't be bland...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Miso burgers with mint & pomegranate slaw

3.766665

(15 ratings)

If you're after some healthy vegetarian burgers look no further than these, made with chickpeas plus a delicious mint and pomegranate slaw on the side...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Jamaican chicken with rice & peas

3.45

(10 ratings)

When hunger strikes this healthy chicken with rice and peas dish will not only fill you up but provide plenty of nutrients, too, containing three of your five-a-day
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken Madras

4.660715

(28 ratings)

Cook our healthy chicken Madras curry and ditch the takeaway menu. This simple family dinner is full of fragrant spices and tender pieces of chicken
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Healthy pasta primavera

4.346155

(13 ratings)

A healthy spaghetti dish full of broad beans, leeks and asparagus tips. Make the most of spring greens with this vibrant, filling pasta recipe
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pea & broad bean shakshuka

4.208335

(6 ratings)

We’ve turned a classic brunch shakshuka dish into more of a sharing main course by adding seasonal spring vegetables like peas, broad beans and asparagus...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegetable tagine with apricot quinoa

4.833335

(6 ratings)

Niomi Smart's beautifully vibrant vegan recipe is a good source of iron and gives you all 5 of your 5-a-day! Make good use of seasonal vegetables and spices...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy butter chicken

4.5

(26 ratings)

Fancy a healthy version of your favourite Friday night chicken curry? The chicken can be marinated the day before so you can get ahead on your prep
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Green pesto minestrone

4.041665

(6 ratings)

A generous grating of parmesan balances the citrus in this fresh, healthy pesto soup. A simple veggie supper you can serve with fluffy garlic flatbreads
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Mexican bean soup with guacamole

4.6

(20 ratings)

This warming, spiced vegetarian soup packs in goodness and is filling too. The quick-to-assemble guacamole topping tastes as good as it looks
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Roast chicken with lemon & rosemary roots

4.0625

(4 ratings)

You can eat this roast chicken as a healthy Sunday lunch. Swede, celeriac and carrots flavoured with rosemary, lemon and garlic ramp up the taste
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chipotle chicken wraps

4.875

(10 ratings)

These healthy smoky chicken wraps, packed with veg, are great for a night in. To make a veggie version, simply replace the chicken with roasted sweet potato
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Double bean & roasted pepper chilli

4.798075

(26 ratings)

This warming vegetarian chilli is a low-fat, healthy option that packs in the veggies and flavour. Serve with Tabasco sauce, soured cream or yogurt
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan shepherd's pie

4.634615

(26 ratings)

A warming vegan supper with porcini mushrooms, leeks, carrots, butternut squash and plenty of herbs, 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

Curried cod

4.485

(50 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

Summer chicken stew

4

(10 ratings)

One-pots aren't just for winter, try this fresh summer version with leeks, green beans, peas, new potatoes and tender chicken thighs...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Seafood fideuà

3.333335

(3 ratings)

Try this paella with a difference, using fideo or vermicelli pasta instead of rice, with prawns, mussels, squid, monkfish and a sprinkling of saffron
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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