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Healthy summer recipes

80 Recipes

From salads and light soups to grilled meats and fish, make the most of summer produce with Good Food's healthy BBQ, picnic and al fresco recipes.

Summer egg salad with basil & peas

4.6

(5 ratings)

Drizzle seasonal greens, new potatoes and eggs with a tangy, herby dressing to make this healthy vegetarian lunch or dinner, packed with iron, folate and fibre
  • 22 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pepper & lemon spaghetti with basil & pine nuts

3.941175

(17 ratings)

Try this zesty pasta dish for a quick and healthy veggie lunch option. Low in calories, it provides fibre, vitamin C and iron and counts as two of your 5-a-day
  • 32 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken waldorf

3.666665

(3 ratings)

This healthy twist on the traditional waldorf salad with packed with protein, folate, fibre and 2 of your 5-a-day – it's ready in under 30 mins, too...
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Sweetcorn fritters with eggs & black bean salsa

4.333335

(9 ratings)

Get 4 of your 5-a-day in this healthy brunch dish. This recipe makes four servings – save half for another day if you're following our Healthy Diet Plan...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Mint & basil griddled peach salad

2.5

(2 ratings)

This vegan salad makes a healthy and filling meal, providing 4 of your 5-a-day. Enjoy hearty quinoa, creamy avocado and juicy griddled peaches
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Garden salmon salad

3

(3 ratings)

Choose a lighter lunch with this easy, no-cook salmon salad packed with courgettes, peas, pea shoots and radishes. It's healthy and takes just 15 minutes to prepare...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Swedish meatballs with beetroot & apple salad

4.333335

(9 ratings)

Grated courgette makes these lean pork meatballs extra juicy – serve with a creamy, herby sauce and a flavour-packed salad for a healthy, satisfying dinner...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Crab & lemon spaghetti with peas

3.25

(8 ratings)

Enjoy this fresh-tasting lunch option, on the table in 20 minutes. It's low in calories but provides folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron...
  • 19 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Caponata bake

4

(2 ratings)

This healthy, comforting veggie bake is topped with cheesy potato slices and packs in all 5 of your 5-a-day, along with calcium, vitamin C, iron and fibre
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Fennel, roast lemon & tomato salad

5

(3 ratings)

Combine roasted lemon with fronds of fennel, cherry tomatoes, pomegranate and herbs to make this colourful summer salad. It makes a perfect sharing dish
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Miso salmon with ginger noodles

3.875

(8 ratings)

Try this healthy dinner dish of wholemeal noodles, peppers, leeks and spinach and omega-3-rich salmon fillets. It's ready in under 25 minutes...
  • 22 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Seared beef salad with capers & mint

4.5

(8 ratings)

This quick and easy salad is drizzled with a tangy, herby dressing and topped with sliced fillet steak. Low in calories, it's a good source of iron and fibre...
  • 22 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Cumin-spiced halloumi with corn & tomato slaw

3.875

(8 ratings)

Tuck into a super-healthy veggie dinner that's packed with flavour and freshness. We've topped a creamy, zesty coleslaw with pan-fried golden halloumi slices...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chipotle gazpacho

4.5

(2 ratings)

Liven up your lunch with this easy, no-cook chipotle gazpacho soup. It's not only delicious but healthy too, delivering three of your 5-a-day and packed with vitamin C...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow-roasted courgettes with fennel & orzo

4

(3 ratings)

Roast whole courgettes over tomatoes, bay, fennel and chilli for a fabulous taste that pairs well with saffron-spiked orzo - a sumptuous summertime supper
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Lemon & yogurt chicken flatbreads

5

(4 ratings)

Make these family-friendly chicken wraps with lemon, garlic and cinnamon marinade on a barbecue if the sun is shining. Serve in flatbreads with yoghurt
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Steamed trout with mint & dill dressing

4.846155

(13 ratings)

Steam these trout fillets and green veg for a delicious dinner that's packed with nutrients, including omega-3 fats, calcium, folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Roasted asparagus & pea salad

4.8

(5 ratings)

Whip up this quick and healthy asparagus, pea and egg salad and you'll get plenty of nutrients including vitamin C and iron, plus three of your 5-a-day...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Bulgur & quinoa lunch bowls

4.272725

(11 ratings)

These meal prep grain bowls use one base and two deliciously different toppings. Choose from avocado, olives and rocket or chickpeas, beetroot and orange
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spaghetti puttanesca with red beans & spinach

4.25

(12 ratings)

Get four of your 5-a-day with this healthy vegan puttanesca. With spaghetti, kidney beans, tomatoes, olives and spinach, it's quick, easy and full of nutrients...
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Scandi beetroot & salmon pasta

0

(0 ratings)

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

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