Herby lamb fillet with caponata

Healthy Mediterranean recipes

33 Recipes

Delicious and nutritious dishes that are inspired by the Mediterranean.

Herby lamb fillet with caponata

4.375

(4 ratings)

Tick off all 5 of your 5 a day with this super-healthy Sunday roast. To make it vegetarian, omit the lamb and add chickpeas to the caponata.
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Smoky paprika seafood rice

0

(0 ratings)

Savoury smoked paprika gives a real lift to this healthy yet impressive paella-style dish with prawns, baby squid and mussels
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Shaved fennel, courgette & orange salad

5

(1 rating)

Fresh and crisp, this salad combines tangy fennel with zesty orange and crunchy courgette - dress at the very last minute before serving
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Simple fish stew

4.74138

(29 ratings)

This quick and healthy one-pot is packed with white fish fillets, king prawns, a rich tomato sauce and enough veg for 3 of your 5 a day
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lighter spaghetti & meatballs

4.464285

(7 ratings)

Lentils make a low-fat addition to these minced pork patties for a healthier family favourite - still full of herby, garlicky flavour
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lighter chicken cacciatore

4.05682

(22 ratings)

The classic Italian 'hunter's stew' gets a healthy makeover, with low-fat chicken breasts, prosciutto and a rich herby tomato sauce
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Seafood fideuà

3.125

(2 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

Acquacotta

4.25

(5 ratings)

This traditional Tuscan soup, which means 'cooked water', is served with a poached egg for extra richness - a perfect starter or light lunch
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Salmorejo

3.75

(1 rating)

This Andalucian chilled soup is a refreshing Spanish classic - ready in 15 minutes, no cooking required
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Courgette tortilla with toppings

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Transform everyday eggs into a flavour-packed dish with houmous, peppers and olives - a great healthy, vegetarian lunch
  • 11 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Roast pepper pesto with pasta

5

(3 ratings)

Use leftovers from our Roast pepper & chorizo salad to make this easy pasta dish - see the recipe, below right...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Whole stuffed roast fish with fennel

5

(1 rating)

This roast fish dish was inspired by Sicily, where the aromatic spices and dried fruit of Arabian cuisine meet with the fresh fish and veg of the Med
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Avocado panzanella

5

(9 ratings)

With just 20 minutes preparation and no cooking time you'll be able to whip up this colourful avocado and bread salad in no time...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Creamy tomato risotto

4.6875

(32 ratings)

A budget rice dish flavoured with rosemary, basil and sweet cherry tomatoes. An ideal midweek supper
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Roast sea bass & vegetable traybake

5

(10 ratings)

Apply a no-fuss touch to fish in this all-in-one Italian-inspired bake with crispy potatoes, roasted peppers and olives
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Mediterranean potato salad

4.136365

(11 ratings)

Swap a mayonnaise base for cherry tomatoes, olives, roasted red peppers and fresh Italian herbs in this low-fat salad
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spring chicken paella

3.92857

(7 ratings)

Throw a new spin on the classic Spanish rice one-pot by adding fresh, green broad beans, dill, mint and parsley
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chunky Mediterranean tomato soup

4.05

(5 ratings)

Use roasted vegetables in this speedy, low calorie soup - we used peppers, aubergines, onions and courgettes. Serve with herby ricotta-topped rye bread
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Low-fat turkey Bolognese

4.71154

(13 ratings)

Swap your usual beef mince with turkey to reduce the fat content of this classic Italian sauce and serve with wholemeal pasta
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Layered aubergine & lentil bake

4.55357

(28 ratings)

Puy lentils bulk out this low-calorie vegetarian bake with mozzarella cheese, tomato and basil sauce and roasted aubergines
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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