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.

Summer fruit quinoa salad

3.75

(1 rating)

Jazz up this good-for-you grain with some stone fruits like apricots, peaches and nectarines- add a little mint and parsley for colour and flavour
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Moroccan pomegranate & roast veg salad

4.125

(4 ratings)

Packed with vegetable goodness, this low-fat rainbow salad with sweet potato, red onion, parsnip and carrots is a feast for the eyes
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Indian summer salad

4.8

(15 ratings)

Packed with antioxidants, this superhealthy, colourful salad counts as 1 of your 5-a-day
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Summer courgette risotto

4.1875

(28 ratings)

This fresh one-pot supper makes the most of the season's fresh produce - plus it's a great way to get kids to eat their veg
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Cucumber & fennel salad

4.333335

(3 ratings)

This refreshing side salad is low-fat, superhealthy and full of summer flavour
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Chickpea & roasted pepper salad

4.041665

(6 ratings)

This healthy salad is good with all sorts of dishes, particularly cold or barbecued meats and fish
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Superhealthy salmon burgers

4.66332

(274 ratings)

If you're after something a bit lighter than potato-packed fishcakes, try these simple oriental-style burgers...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Superhealthy pizza

4.365855

(41 ratings)

The quantities for this are generous, so if you have any leftovers, pop a wedge of cold pizza into your lunchbox the next day
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

The ultimate makeover: Chicken Caesar salad

4.680555

(36 ratings)

Angela Nilsen has been on a mission to make the not-so-innocent Caesar salad more honest. The result? A healthier and tastier version. So tuck in
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Super-veg pasta

4.5

(39 ratings)

Get two of your five-a-day with this deliciously versatile sauce
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Quinoa, lentil & feta salad

3.83594

(32 ratings)

Quinoa, a protein-rich seed, makes a great substitute for rice or couscous
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Asian prawn & pineapple salad

4.041665

(6 ratings)

This no-cook main course salad can just be tossed together and served on its own, or with steamed rice or boiled noodles
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Mushroom & chickpea burgers

3.66406

(32 ratings)

High in fibre and low in fat, these veggie burgers with spiced yogurt are the healthy way to enjoy fast food
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spanish seafood rice

4.30263

(19 ratings)

This quick version of paella is superhealthy, plus it's all cooked in one pan so there's minimal washing-up
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spiced vegetable pilaf

3.8125

(8 ratings)

Get four of your five-a-day in one colourful bowl. Vary the veg according to what's in season
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Quinoa tabbouleh

4

(7 ratings)

A superhealthy and substantial salad, quinoa makes a nutritious alternative to pasta and rice
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

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