Beef salad with hand pouring dressing

Healthy lunch recipes

From vibrant salads and hearty soups to veg-packed wraps, we've got plenty of healthy lunch ideas to keep your midday eating on the right track.

291 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Try something different for vegetarians with Moroccan chickpea soup

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 2.8 out of 5 star rating

This healthy salad has lots of textures - soft beans, crunchy breadcrumbs, creamy egg and crispy Little Gem lettuce

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A vibrant salad packed with yellow and red peppers, colourful onion, beef cooked to your liking and healthy grains

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
104 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Whip up a hearty bowl of soup in next to no time, perfect for a quick lunch or warming supper

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Treat yourself to a solo supper of grilled vegetables, served in bread pockets with tahini, hummus, broad beans and harissa

16 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Impress your friends with this fresh summery twist on hummus

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This simple soup makes the most of Spring veg and will become a favourite standby for a quick lunch or supper

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Use storecupboard pulses in this healthy, Mexican-inspired soup - freshen it up with sweet onions, coriander and soured cream

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Mexican meets Japanese in this healthy sushi burrito, using sushi ingredients - tuna, nori, rice, pickled ginger, and wasabi combined to resemble a wrap

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
91 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
8 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

This recipe makes four large muffin-shaped bakes which you can eat over two days. Serve with slaw, salad or cooked vegetables for a healthy lunch option

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This healthy baked potato filling provides four of your 5-a-day in each serving, plus iron, vitamin C and fibre, and plenty of flavour from storecupboard spices

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
4 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

Cook and serve this easy, healthy lunch in under 15 minutes. It gives you three of your 5-a-day, and the wholemeal noodles add fibre while colourful veg provides beta-carotene and vitamin C.

12 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Spice up your week with this satisfying, healthy, low-calorie veggie curry. It provides calcium, iron, vitamin C and fibre, along with three of your 5-a-day

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

If you like hummus, you'll love this low-calorie, gluten-free soup that provides an incredible four of your 5-a-day in each serving

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
11 ratings 3.1 out of 5 star rating

Easy to put together and full of flavour, this healthy lunch option proides iron, folate, vitamin C and fibre. Make it vegetarian by leaving out the chicken

28 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Pack four of your 5-a-day into each portion of this healthy lentil and sweet potato salad, which provides calcium, iron, folate, vitamin C and fibre.

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
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