Lighter spaghetti & meatballs

Healthy Italian recipes

37 Recipes

Discover our best ever nutritious Italian-inspired recipes, including pasta sauces, soups, stews, risottos and lasagne as well as meat and fish dishes.

Chunky minestrone soup


(135 ratings)

This veggie soup makes a warming bowl of goodness for lunch or a starter
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Italian vegetable soup


(85 ratings)

Warm up your week with this good-for-you vegetable soup that's easy to freeze ahead
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Big-batch bolognese


(44 ratings)

Whip up a huge batch of bolognese that's fit to feed a hungry crowd, or freeze half for a speedy midweek meal...
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken arrabbiata


(33 ratings)

The name means 'angry' - and like the pasta sauce this chicken casserole is intended to pack a punch of heat and spice
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy



(9 ratings)

A quintessentially Sicilian veggie dish of aubergines, tomatoes, raisins, capers and pine nuts - serve with toasted ciabatta
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy


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