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Healthy mince recipes

30 Recipes

Try our healthy mince recipes for a low-fat, lighter alternative to popular family meals from lean meatballs and burgers to veg-packed Bolognese.

Healthy Bolognese

0

(0 ratings)

This low-fat, low-calorie Bolognese combines lean pork mince with fennel and cherry tomatoes to give a burst of fresh flavours and two of your five-a-day
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Moroccan spiced mince with couscous

3.742065

(63 ratings)

Adding dried fruit, fresh mint and warm spices to savoury dishes is typical of North African cooking. Quorn replaces meat in this recipe
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Turkey tortilla pie

4.533335

(15 ratings)

Top a chilli con carne with snipped tortilla wraps for this healthy one-pot that fuses nachos with enchiladas
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Turkey enchiladas

4.375

(8 ratings)

Fill flour tortillas with lean turkey mince in a rich tomato sauce, then top with cheese and bake for a family friendly Mexican dinner
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Indian-spiced shepherd’s pie

4.420455

(44 ratings)

A low-fat, superhealthy shepherd's pie that can be popped in the freezer or enjoyed on the day...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Turkey burgers

4.71154

(13 ratings)

If you find it hard to get your kids to eat high-fibre food, these burgers contain hidden oats
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Thai green pork lettuce cups

4.53125

(8 ratings)

A healthy, quick and simple midweek meal with fragrant Thai flavours, pork and fresh herbs
  • 25 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

Low-fat moussaka

3.666665

(27 ratings)

A rich and comforting Greek classic without the calories, what's not to love?
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spicy meatballs with chilli black beans

4.72656

(32 ratings)

Give your favourite meatballs a healthy makeover with this low fat, low calorie, low GI recipe with turkey mince, black beans and avocado
  • 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy

Pastry-less pork pie

5

(5 ratings)

Thin slices of courgette encase a meaty minced pork filling to make this healthy, low-calorie pie - a lovely light option for a picnic
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy

Quick cottage pie

4.359375

(16 ratings)

A quick cottage pie that uses low-fat buttermilk in the mash
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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

Bombay lamb wraps

4.558825

(17 ratings)

Spice up cheap frozen lamb mince with Indian flavours and pile onto flour wraps or chapatis for a healthy and filling dinner
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Minced beef cobbler

3.82

(25 ratings)

A hearty yet healthy dish that's perfect for a rainy evening, and it's low-fat too
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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