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Make delicious, nutritious meals for two people. From healthy curries and pastas to stir-fries, soups and salads, our recipes have the feel-good factor.

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  • Penne pasta with avocado on plate

    Tomato penne with avocado

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.152 ratings

    Get all five of your 5-a-day in this mildly spiced, healthy pasta dish. It's rich in iron, fibre and vitamin C as well as being low-fat and low-calorie

  • Kidney bean curry

    Kidney bean curry

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.208 ratings

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

  • Vegetable soup in a bowl with crusty bread

    Versatile veg soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.91 ratings

    A basic soup recipe that can be adapted to whatever needs using up in the fridge

  • Two plates serving linguine with avocado, tomato & lime

    Linguine with avocado, tomato & lime

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.96 ratings

    Use guacamole ingredients to make this low-calorie vegan linguine which can also be served cold as a pasta salad. It delivers on flavour and it's healthy.

  • Chana masala with pomegranate raita served in a bowl

    Chana masala with pomegranate raita

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.7 ratings

    Warm up on chilly evenings (and pack in three of your 5-a-day) with this fragrant chana masala curry that’s healthy and low in fat. Serve with pomegranate raita

  • Indian chickpeas with poached eggs

    Indian chickpeas with poached eggs

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.87 ratings

    This quick, fibre-rich veggie supper is filling and good for you too. Chickpeas are a great source of manganese, which is essential for healthy bone structure

  • Chicken noodle soup in bowls with spoons

    Chicken noodle soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.682 ratings

    Mary Cadogan's aromatic broth will warm you up on a winter's evening - it contains ginger, which is particularly good for colds.

  • Chicken satay salad

    Chicken satay salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.161 ratings

    Marinate chicken breasts, then drizzle with a punchy peanut satay sauce for a no-fuss, midweek meal that's high in protein and big on flavour

  • Saucy bean baked eggs in a pan

    Saucy bean baked eggs

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.14 ratings

    Make these five-ingredient baked eggs with tomatoes and beans using storecupboard staples. It's a quick, easy, tasty and healthy dish

  • Chilli-stuffed peppers with feta topping

    Chilli-stuffed peppers with feta topping

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.45 ratings

    A satisfying vegetarian supper that packs in 4 of your 5-a-day. Stuff peppers with cream cheese, beans, aubergine and feta

  • Veggie yaki udon in a wok

    Veggie yaki udon

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.84 ratings

    Pack in the veg with our flavour-packed Japanese-inspired yaki udon. It takes just 25 minutes to make and is healthy and low in fat and calories to boot

  • South American-style quinoa with fried eggs

    South American-style quinoa with fried eggs

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.9 ratings

    Super-charge your lunch with protein-rich quinoa and combine it with black beans, avocado and fried egg in this nutritious veggie dish for two

  • A bowl of asparagus and lemon spaghetti with peas

    Asparagus & lemon spaghetti with peas

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.36 ratings

    This healthy, vegan pasta dish is ready in under 20 minutes. It's low calorie and provides 3 of your 5-a-day along with fibre, vitamin C and iron.

  • Indian sweet potato & dhal pies

    Indian sweet potato & dhal pies

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.95 ratings

    Spiced red lentil dhal is topped with creamy sweet potato mash in these individual vegetarian pies - a cheap weeknight dinner option

  • A bowl of spinach and barley risotto

    Spinach & barley risotto

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    This creamy dish uses a can of barley to cut the cooking time to just 25 minutes. It's a healthy, low calorie dinner option that provides three of your 5-a-day

  • Chicken katsu curry

    Healthy chicken katsu curry

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.82 ratings

    This healthier katsu is coated in finely chopped flaked almonds and baked in the oven (rather than fried) until crisp and golden. If you're following the Healthy Diet Plan then this a great dish to add to your repertoire

  • One serving of posh baked beans & eggs on toast

    Baked beans on toast with pancetta & poached eggs

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Spruce up beans on toast with this hearty version, topped with pancetta and eggs. It works for brunch or supper, and makes a quick and easy and meal for two

  • Prawn curry in a hurry

    Prawn curry in a hurry

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.124 ratings

    Minimum shopping, maximum taste. And if Indian cuisine is not your thing, make this Thai prawn curry with a simple switch

  • Baked salmon with fennel & tomatoes

    Baked salmon with fennel & tomatoes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.48 ratings

    Aniseedy fennel and juicy cherry tomatoes cut through the richness of salmon fillets

  • A bowl of tomato spaghetti topped with aubergine slices with cheese

    Cheesy aubergine & tomato spaghetti

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.13 ratings

    We've used wholemeal spaghetti in this quick and easy dinner to boost the fibre content. It provides four of your 5-a-day along with vitamin C and iron

  • One-pot lentil chicken

    One-pot lentil chicken

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.107 ratings

    This all-in-one, 40-minute meal makes a brilliant, fuss-free supper, and saves on the washing up too. Pair with potatoes or rice for a hearty dinner

  • Salmon fillet with leek and broad bean mash

    Lemon dressed salmon with leek & broad bean purée

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.14 ratings

    This easy yet impressive dinner can be on the table in 30 minutes and delivers your weekly dose of healthy omega-3 fatty acids along with three of your 5-a-day

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