Grilled aubergine tabbouleh in a white bowl, with dip

Healthy summer recipes

49 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.

Grilled aubergine tabbouleh

5

(1 rating)

A vegan tabbouleh with all the flavours of summer. The coconut and tahini dressing adds a creamy, nutty element to this winning couscous
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Healthy Turkish meatloaf

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(0 ratings)

Serve this lamb meatloaf and salad at a summer picnic or packed up for lunch. It's tasty and healthy too, delivering all five of your five-a-day...
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Parma pork with potato salad

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(0 ratings)

Try this pork and potato salad for lunch or as a healthy dinner. The pork is wrapped in Parma ham which packs in flavour yet is low fat and low calorie
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Burnt aubergine raita

5

(2 ratings)

Make this aubergine raita as a side dish for a summer barbecue. With yogurt, spring onions and mint, it's a refreshing accompaniment to meat dishes...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Herby potato salad

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Try this potato salad at a barbecue for a different take on a classic summer salad. This delicious recipe instead features basil, parsley and garlic
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Cod with cucumber, avocado & mango salsa salad

4.166665

(9 ratings)

If you're looking for a healthy lunch bursting with the colours and flavours of summer, this delicious cod, avocado and mango salad is low in fat and calories...
  • 13 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Summer porridge

5

(2 ratings)

A healthy, summery vegan porridge with jumbo oats and bright pink pomegranate seeds
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Summer chicken stew

3.75

(7 ratings)

One-pots aren't just for winter, try this fresh summer version with leeks, green beans, peas, new potatoes and tender chicken thighs...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Homemade muesli with oats, dates & berries

5

(7 ratings)

Packed with oats, pecans, seeds, dates, puffed wheat and berries, this deliciously healthy breakfast muesli will help you to start your day the right way
  • 7 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Crunchy bulghar salad

3.75

(1 rating)

A vibrant summer salad with radishes, edamame beans, peppers, almonds and herbs, drizzled with a citrus dressing
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Smoky aubergine tagine with lemon & apricots

4.107145

(14 ratings)

A fragrant tagine is perfect for summer entertaining, lighter than stew but just as satisfying with meaty aubergines and aromatic spices
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Orange, fennel & rocket salad

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(1 rating)

This fresh, fruity salad combines peppery rocket leaves, tangy citrus and a punchy mustard dressing for a full-flavoured side dish
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Zingy teriyaki beef skewers

3.75

(3 ratings)

If you're looking for a light and healthy dinner then these kebabs are just the ticket - rich in folate, fibre, iron and vitamin C, plus 3 of your 5-a-day...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chilli crab with shaved fennel & parsley salad

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(0 ratings)

This no-cook salad is light, fresh and full of flavour. Use fresh crabmeat - it tastes so much better than canned. This can be prepped ahead so you can plate up at the last minute
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lighter chicken tacos

5

(5 ratings)

The same tasty Mexican dish with half the fat of standard tacos. Pile on the chicken, salsa and guacamole, and build yourself a delicious dinner
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spice-crusted aubergines & peppers with pilaf

4.6875

(4 ratings)

This recipe is laden with tasty goodness, it's low fat, low calorie, rich in folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron, plus it's a delicious meat-free main course that's 3 of your 5-a-day - what's not to love?...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted cauliflower tabbouleh

4.166665

(6 ratings)

A simple, low-calorie, grain-free meal with roasted cauliflower, punchy feta and sweet pomegranate seeds that can be prepared in advance - ideal for supper and packed lunch the next day
  • 22 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Falafel Scotch eggs

4.285715

(7 ratings)

Combine two winning dishes in this picnic-friendly recipe of eggs coated in spiced, herbed chickpeas
  • 55 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Citrus-spiked sea bass

5

(1 rating)

Places oranges on your barbecue to stop your fish from sticking- serve with a lemony salad with capers, green olives and watercress
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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