Roast vegetables and lamb

Healthy roast recipes

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

16 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Serve up this tasty Moroccan roast lamb dish for a low-calorie main that delivers stacks of flavour and three of your 5-a-day

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
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10 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A healthy, all-in-one roast lunch, that supplies two portions of veg and a vitamin C boost

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
Healthy
7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This lean roast dinner uses pork leg topped with prosciutto. Serve with roast potatoes, carrots and celeriac, plus lots of herbs and an apple gravy

2 hrs and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
139 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

Easy
Healthy
Vegan
Gluten-free
24 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

23 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Spruce up your roots by adding crunchy nuts and caramelise with sweet maple syrup

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A versatile side dish of quick cooked greens with earthy nut butter

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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