Plate of egg, asparagus and lettuce salad with croutons

Healthy spring recipes

Celebrate the turn of the season with these nutritious spring recipes. Tuck into healthy and vibrant lunches, spring green salads, light soups and more.

4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Celebrate spring with this salad using the season’s most exciting food, including new potatoes, asparagus and peas. It's even better if you make your own mayo

50 mins
More effort
Healthy
Vegetarian
42 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A healthy spaghetti dish full of broad beans, leeks and asparagus tips. Make the most of spring greens with this vibrant, filling pasta recipe

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
Advertisement
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A new take on the classic salad Niçoise. This lean salad is bulked out by storecupboard cannellini beans and flavoured with dill and lemon

13 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
7 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Pack in the goodness with this vibrant green soup, packed with leeks, peas and watercress. It's tasty and healthy too, both low in calories and fat

32 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of fresh asparagus and broad beans and try this light, low-fat veggie lasagne with a twist. It delivers three of your 5-a-day

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Eating eggs for breakfast will not only help keep you fuller for longer, they are a great source of protein and vitamin A which helps improve skin quality

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Eat well at work with this easy-to-prepare Scandinavian-inspired beetroot and salmon fusilli salad. It'll keep you going through the afternoon

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

Enjoy this three bean minestrone soup as a healthy lunch or supper. Full of protein, it will keep you going through the day and contains 3 of your 5-a-day

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

Fill up at lunchtime with this healthy salmon and broccoli mixed grain bowl. Full of omega-3, fibre and vitamin C, it will nourish body and mind

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
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
21 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

We’ve turned a classic brunch shakshuka dish into more of a sharing main course by adding seasonal spring vegetables like peas, broad beans and asparagus

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Our easy beetroot soup is spiced with cumin and coriander and topped with crunchy hazelnut dukkah. Try this simple, healthy recipe for a filling lunch

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 5.0 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
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this warm grains salad, featuring carrots, cauliflower and green beans. It uses the whole vegetables - stalks and all - which are just as delicious

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
50 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Try this Asian-inspired salmon supper with a nutty sesame dressing, crisp veg and comforting sweet potato mash. It's healthy, low-calorie and rich in omega-3

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Create fun creatures with simple and healthy boiled eggs for little children this Easter. They’ll love helping you make an edible spring scene and enjoy one of their five a day at the same time

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make vegan tacos with a smoky-sweet salsa for a healthy weekend lunch and pack in all of your 5-a-day. Kiwi brings a moreish, fruity dimension to the salsa

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

Combine spinach, harissa, yogurt and almonds with our basic lentils recipe to make this fabulous spinach dhal. Packed with nutrients, it's wonderfully healthy

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

A healthy Asian-inspired dish ideal for an easy dinner. Use the leftovers to make our cold chicken noodle salad for the next day.

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

Make these easy falafels for lunch, served with cauliflower tabbouleh and an avocado, pea and feta smash. Super healthy, it delivers all five of your five-a-day

58 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A smooth blended vegetable soup with Indian spice to leave simmering for hours - perfect for feeding a crowd

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A low-fat breakfast of warm oats and fruit that starts the day in a nutritious and filling way

15 mins
Easy
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Layer up creamy avocado with protein-rich, low-fat turkey for a great energy-boosting healthy snack

15 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Delicate hot-smoked fish is perfectly complemented with crisp apple and aniseed flavours - a great light bite

15 mins
Easy
Advertisement