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Healthy summer dinner recipes

42 Recipes
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Discover the best healthy summer meal ideas using seasonal ingredients. Try our nutritious recipes including meat, fish, vegetarian and vegan options.

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  • Steak & Vietnamese noodle salad served in a bowl with chopsticks

    Steak & Vietnamese noodle salad

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

    Serve up this healthy steak and noodle salad for supper and nourish your body with nutrients as well as energy from complex carbs.

  • Masala frittata with avocado salsa

    Masala frittata with avocado salsa

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.41 ratings

    A spicy twist on a simple frittata recipe, with Masala paste, coriander and plump cherry tomatoes. Pair it with our avocado salsa for a light and budget-friendly supper

  • Paprika chicken with tomatoes & lentils served on a plate

    Crispy paprika chicken with tomatoes & lentils

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

    If you're looking for a quick but nutritious main meal, look no further – this healthy paprika chicken with tomatoes and lentils delivers four of your 5-a-day

  • Tortillas with vegetables and salsa on board with spoon

    Easy vegan tacos

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.18 ratings

    Make these tasty vegan tacos with a smoky-sweet salsa and pack in all of your 5-a-day in one meal. Kiwi brings a moreish, fruity dimension to the salsa

  • Feta & kale loaded sweet potato

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.23 ratings

    Serve up this sweet potato packed with feta, chickpeas and kale for a healthy lunch. Topped with pumpkin seeds, it delivers three of your 5-a-day

  • Two prawn & salmon burgers with green salad

    Prawn & salmon burgers with spicy mayo

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.90 ratings

    These prawn and salmon burgers are not only fabulously tasty, they're healthy too, being rich in omega-3. Make them for the family in just 25 minutes

  • Aubergine goulash with spinach and sweet potato fries in bowl

    Roast aubergine with goulash sauce & sweet potato fries

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.32 ratings

    Try aubergine for a filling veggie meal worthy of Sunday lunch. Teamed with a goulash sauce and sweet potato chips, you can pack in all five of your 5-a-day

  • Three open wraps serving chicken & lemon skewers

    Chicken & lemon skewers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.39 ratings

    These chicken skewers in flatbreads taste great as well as being healthy and an easy-to-make dinner for hectic weeknights

  • A pan serving Spanish rice with squid, prawn & fennel

    Spanish rice with squid, prawn & fennel

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make this Spanish paella-style dish with squid ink for dramatic black rice – but if you can't find it, use saffron instead for the more familiar yellow look

  • Artichoke and aubergine rice in a bowl with a serving spoon

    Artichoke & aubergine rice

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.35 ratings

    As well as being tasty, this aubergine and artichoke is low fat, low calorie and cost effective. Make a large batch and eat it cold the next day

  • A plate with herb & garlic pork with summer ratatouille

    Herb & garlic pork with summer ratatouille

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.17 ratings

    Pack in the vegetables with a fragrant herb and garlic pork dish that is not only low-fat and low-calorie but also provides five of your five-a-day

  • A plate with miso burgers with mint & pomegranate slaw

    Miso burgers with mint & pomegranate slaw

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.22 ratings

    If you're after some healthy vegetarian burgers look no further than these, made with chickpeas plus a delicious mint and pomegranate slaw on the side

  • Summer chicken stew

    Summer chicken stew

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.35 ratings

    One-pots aren't just for winter, try this fresh summer version with leeks, green beans, peas, new potatoes and tender chicken thighs

  • Grilled aubergine tabbouleh

    Grilled aubergine tabbouleh

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Pesto-crusted cod with puy lentils recipe

    Pesto-crusted cod with puy lentils

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.19 ratings

    A light and healthy fish supper with homemade basil pesto, fresh tomatoes and a hint of chilli – ready in under half an hour

  • Smoked paprika paella with cod & peas

    Smoked paprika paella with cod & peas

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.53 ratings

    Cod is a great source of stress-busting B vitamins and magnesium, so why not enjoy this easy peasy paella that's also packed with three of your five-a-day, iron, folate and fibre

  • Creamy chicken & asparagus braise

    Creamy chicken & asparagus braise

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.58 ratings

    This delightfully summery, low-calorie, low-fat dish packs in plenty of greens and has a yogurt, tarragon and garlic sauce

  • Lentil ragu with courgetti

    Lentil ragu with courgetti

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.35 ratings

    A healthy tomato 'pasta' dish that makes full use of your spiralizer. This vegan-friendly supper is five of your five-a-day and will fill you to the brim

  • Lighter chicken tacos

    Lighter chicken tacos

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.14 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

  • Spice-crusted aubergines & peppers with pilaf

    Spice-crusted aubergines & peppers with pilaf

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.9 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?

  • Roasted spiced cauliflower

    Roasted spiced cauliflower

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    Roasting cauliflower kicks the flavour up a notch, with sweet pomegranate seeds and earthy tahini, served in warmed pitta bread

  • Satay tofu skewers with garlic & ginger pak choi served on a board

    Satay tofu skewers with garlic & ginger pak choi

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Stay full for longer with these protein-packed satay skewers served with pak choi and peanuts. They make a tasty vegan supper in just 25 minutes

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