Herby lamb fillet with caponata

Healthy Mediterranean recipes

Delicious and nutritious dishes that are inspired by the Mediterranean.

6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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
85 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
19 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Lentils make a low-fat addition to these minced pork patties for a healthier family favourite - still full of herby, garlicky flavour

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
100 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

The classic Italian 'hunter's stew' gets a healthy makeover, with low-fat chicken breasts, prosciutto and a rich herby tomato sauce

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
Healthy
17 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Chilli, fennel seeds and smoked paprika add warmth and flavour to a rich tomato sauce, served with seafood in this quick pasta dish

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
12 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
12 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Transform everyday eggs into a flavour-packed dish with hummus, peppers and olives - a great healthy vegetarian lunch

11 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Use leftovers from our Roast pepper & chorizo salad to make this easy pasta dish - see the recipe, below right

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star 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 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
23 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
218 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A budget rice dish flavoured with rosemary, basil and sweet cherry tomatoes. An ideal midweek supper

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
48 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
19 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Serve lean fillet steak with a rich, Italian-style pepper, olive and caper sauce and wilted spinach

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
20 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
10 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This simple vegetarian side dish can be served with meat, fish and veggie mains alike

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Throw a new spin on the classic Spanish rice one-pot by adding fresh, green broad beans, dill, mint and parsley

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Romesco sauce is made from peppers, almonds, chilli and garlic. Team with white fish and a cauliflower and spring onion mix

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
12 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This good-for-you baked chicken dish is perfect for entertaining. Serve on a bed of potatoes with a crisp side salad

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
10 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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
42 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
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