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Healthy roast recipes

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Delicious and nutritious roast lunch ideas, including stunning centrepieces and side dishes. Try roast chicken, lamb, pork, beef and turkey.

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  • Healthy Easter lamb with vegetables on a serving plate

    Healthy Easter lamb

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Try a lighter take on roast lamb with this healthy Easter centrepiece. A trimmed leg of lamb is served with vibrant spring vegetables tossed in herbs and lemon

  • Healthy roast turkey crown served on a plate with roasted veg

    Healthy roast turkey crown

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Roast a turkey crown if you're catering to fewer people this Christmas. It's also a lighter option if you don't want to overindulge on the big day

  • Pot-roast beef with French onion gravy

    Pot-roast beef with French onion gravy

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.143 ratings

    Silverside and topside are cheaper and leaner cuts of meat, well-suited to slow-cooking. The stock and juices make a great sauce when combined with caramelised onions

  • Roast chicken with lemon & rosemary roots

    Roast chicken with lemon & rosemary roots

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.6 ratings

    You can eat this roast chicken as a healthy Sunday lunch. Swede, celeriac and carrots flavoured with rosemary, lemon and garlic ramp up the taste

  • Roast chicken & roots

    Roast chicken & roots

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.10 ratings

    This one-tray, vibrant and veg-heavy roast chicken dish provides four of your five-a-day

  • A bowl of crispy roast potatoes sprinkled with salt

    Crispy roast potatoes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.9 ratings

    We've created our ultimate recipe for crispy, crunchy roast potatoes – follow our cookery team's top tips to take this classic side dish from standard to sensational

  • Roasted cauliflower with garlic, bay & lemon

    Easy roasted cauliflower

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    This quick and healthy recipe for roasted cauliflower with garlic and bay seasoning is perfect for salads and side dishes.

  • Asparagus on plate with cutlery

    Roasted asparagus

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Need some vibrant spring greens to go with your main meal? Try our super simple roasted asparagus recipe to showcase seasonal veg at its finest

  • Honey-glazed roast carrots in a bowl

    Honey-glazed roast carrots

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.24 ratings

    Roasting carrots intensifies their flavour and the honey and vinegar make them deliciously sweet and sour

  • Roasted squash with crushed pistachios

    Roasted squash with crushed pistachios

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    For a delicious side dish, roast butternut squash until caramelised and scatter with pistachios and thyme to serve

  • Garlic & rosemary roast potatoes

    Garlic roast potatoes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Crispy roasties are essential to any Sunday dinner. Everyone's favourite side can only be improved by roasting in goose fat, with garlic and herbs

  • Roast Parmesan parsnips

    Roast Parmesan parsnips

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    For a twist on a favourite side dish, coat parsnips in corn and grated Italian cheese to ensure a tasty, crunchy finish

  • Honey-roasted swede with chilli & cumin

    Honey-roasted swede with chilli & cumin

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.8 ratings

    This versatile root vegetable can be roasted like a potato - with a drizzle of honey and sprinkling of spice you get a very special side dish

  • Warm spring vegetables

    Warm spring vegetables

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    This vibrant green side dish is a delicious way to serve vegetables alongside your Sunday roast

  • Smashed roasties

    Smashed roasties

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    Boiling the potatoes for longer, then smashing them, makes for more surface area, meaning golden brown beauties and extra crispy bits everyone will love!

  • Lemon & thyme baby carrots

    Lemon & thyme baby carrots

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make the most of sweet, seasonal carrots by dressing them with herbs, honey and citrus

  • Herby fondant potatoes

    Herby fondant potatoes

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Trim your spuds, fry whole, then simmer with stock, rosemary, thyme and lemon to create a perfectly tender side dish

  • Mini hasselbacks with dill

    Mini hasselbacks with dill

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Slash baby potatoes then bake with dill breadcrumbs for the perfect, crunchy accompaniment to a roast or stew

  • Chipotle hasselback sweet potatoes

    Chipotle hasselback sweet potatoes

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Cover sweet potatoes in smoky chipotle paste and bake with lime and coriander for super-healthy and super-tasty side dish

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