Roasted balsamic asparagus & cherry tomatoes

Healthy side dish recipes

Packed full of healthy ingredients, these wholesome side dishes are the perfect addition to a nutritious meal.

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Griddle corn on the cobs then toss with lime juice, avocado and red onion for a sweet and smoky side dish

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Try this easy side dish for Sunday lunch - toss in semolina flour and roast with garlic and thyme until perfectly crisp and golden

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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Pandan is a tropical leaf also called screwpine leaf, used to add a fragrant, slight sweetness - great for complimenting curries

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 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
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A British green salad with plenty of bite from crisp radishes, sugar snap peas, asparagus and Little Gem lettuce

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A healthy, vibrant salad of shaved courgette, citrus and basil. Serve as a gluten-free starter or side dish

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This zingy side salad is packed full of goodness and it adds a touch of colour to any dish

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
6 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

These homemade wedges flavoured with oregano, garlic, lemon and sesame are great served as a side dish or for dunking with dips

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make your mash healthier by adding half-fat crème fraîche instead of butter and milk. Boil garlic with the potatoes for added flavour.

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A healthier take on this classic side salad- replace mayonnaise with natural yogurt and bump up the flavour with mustard and citrus

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

A healthy American-inspired side dish of sweetcorn and broad beans flavoured with red chilli, basil, mint and garlic

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A simple healthy side of brown rice served with ginger, garlic, spring onions, soy sauce and soya beans

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A deep green side salad of parsley, dill and mint scattered with sweet fruit and crunchy cucumber

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve up a simple healthy side of slow-cooked vegetables with basil, garlic and Parmesan cheese

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

This iron-rich green is a healthy choice as a side dish- serve with fruity raisins and olive oil, and a little contrasting balsamic vinegar

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Simple flavour combinations make this salad both versatile and unique- it has lots of textures and a sweet honey dressing

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A light side salad packed with delicate flavours that complement each other a treat- aniseed, citrus, sweet mint and punchy olive oil

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
10 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A fast and healthy vegetable side dish with an Asian aroma

10 mins
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
53 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A Middle Eastern-style meze bowl with healthy grains, parsley, mint and coriander

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Jazz up your grains with fried onions, mint and coriander, a touch of fruit and spices

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
9 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A rustic and warm root vegetable salad with creamy dressing and lots of healthy watercress leaves - great for a buffet

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Whizz your roots into a smooth, creamy mash, then bake with breadcrumbs, cream, cinnamon and nutmeg

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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