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Healthy mince 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.

23 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Turn a barbecue favourite into a superhealthy treat without compromising on taste

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
17 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
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95 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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
Healthy
Vegetarian
71 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Lighter than pasta and packed with protein - these meatballs make for a satisfying and superhealthy supper

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
28 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

These healthy burgers are full of vitamin C and use low-fat turkey flavoured with herbs and topped with spicy avocado

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
33 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Top a chilli con carne with snipped tortilla wraps for this healthy one-pot that fuses nachos with enchiladas

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
57 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
75 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A low-fat, superhealthy shepherd's pie that can be popped in the freezer or enjoyed on the day

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
23 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Who knew meatballs could be 4 of your 5-a-day? This healthy tagine is full of flavour and low on fat, just make sure you choose a lean mince with 5% fat

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Hide peas and courgettes in this Italian favourite to up your vegetable intake - great for kids when served with pasta

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve these Mediterranean meaty bites on cocktail sticks next time you have guests

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

A healthy and satisfying family supper with lean turkey mince and protein-packed quinoa, with a sticky onion glaze

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
54 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These easy, healthy turkey burgers are perfect for feeding the whole family, kids included. Our tasty burgers are great for summer entertaining

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
23 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
18 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
43 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A rich and comforting Greek classic without the calories, what's not to love?

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
74 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
14 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Use lean mince and fresh chilli for a healthy and flavoursome patty and serve with paprika-spiced sweet potato chips

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
59 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Angela Nilsen works her magic on a classic and gives Shepherd's pie a superhealthy face-lift

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Healthy
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 10 mins
More effort
Healthy
22 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A quick cottage pie that uses low-fat buttermilk in the mash

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
90 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Whip up a healthy chilli and bean pasta meal that's full of fibre and vitamin B

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
38 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
56 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
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