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Healthy takeaway recipes

34 Recipes

Discover nutritious homemade versions of classic takeaway favourites, including healthy Chinese, Indian, Mexican, pizzas, burgers and even fish and chips.

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  • Easy butter chicken

    Easy butter chicken

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.204 ratings

    Fancy a healthy version of your favourite Friday night chicken curry? The chicken can be marinaded the day before so you can get ahead on your prep

  • Chicken curry with red chillies in silver bowl on wooden board

    Chicken jalfrezi

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.421 ratings

    Instead of calling the Indian takeaway, make your own easy chicken jalfrezi. This curry is also healthy with two of your 5-a-day and a dose of vitamin C

  • Superhealthy pizza

    Superhealthy pizza

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.58 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

  • Chicken tikka skewers

    Chicken tikka skewers

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.78 ratings

    This breezy dish is perfect for the grill or barbecue - and it's low-calorie too

  • The ultimate makeover: Burgers

    Healthy burgers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.25 ratings

    Turn a barbecue favourite into a nutritious meal without compromising on taste with our easy healthy burgers

  • Dhal with fork on plate

    Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.739 ratings

    A comforting vegan one-pot recipe that counts for 3 of your 5-a-day! You can't go wrong with this iron-rich, low-fat, low-calorie supper.

  • Chicken curry wth rice and peas in bowls, with chopsticks alongside

    Chinese chicken curry

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.408 ratings

    Cook an easy, healthy curry with just 15 minutes preparation. Serve this replica of your favourite takeaway dish with fluffy rice for a wholesome family meal

  • Chicken Madras curry in a balti dish with naan bread

    Chicken madras

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.227 ratings

    Ditch the takeaway menu and cook our healthy chicken madras curry instead. This simple family dinner is full of fragrant spices and tender pieces of chicken

  • Frying pan pizza

    Frying pan pizza

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.36 ratings

    Not good for you? Think again, this easy to make pizza is low fat and full of calcium

  • Thai prawn & ginger noodles

    Thai prawn & ginger noodles

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.61 ratings

    This seafood stir-fry, with fiery ginger and crunchy veg, is as healthy as it is delicious - a low-fat and low-calorie weeknight dinner

  • Jerk chicken burger

    Jerk chicken burger

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.30 ratings

    Flavour lean chicken with Jamaican-inspired spicy seasoning, griddle then and serve in a bread roll with mango, tomato, lettuce and sauce

  • Pizza with chicken and cheese in baking pan with slice cut

    BBQ chicken pizza

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.11 ratings

    Make a healthy, low-calorie pizza that adds up to three of your 5-a-day and give the takeaway a miss. The barbecue chicken lends a moreish smoky flavour

  • Lighter Chinese chilli beef

    Lighter Chinese chilli beef

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.22 ratings

    Don't reach for the takeaway menu, try this beef stir-fry recipe instead. It's just as tasty as your favourite Chinese and healthier too.

  • Roasted aloo gobi

    Roasted aloo gobi

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.86 ratings

    This extra special vegan curry uses roasted cauliflower and potatoes to bring out their flavour. You can also serve as a side to meat curries

  • Butternut squash and mushroom curry with raita on plate with fork

    Butternut biryani with cucumber raita

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.50 ratings

    Cook our healthy veggie curry using dried mushrooms, spices and butternut squash. It contains three of your 5-a-day along with calcium, iron and fibre

  • Lamb curry with cucumber raita on plate with spoon

    Lamb & squash biryani with cucumber raita

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.12 ratings

    Cook our healthy lamb curry with butternut squash for a tasty, filling dinner. It's low-calorie, rich in iron and provides three of your 5-a-day

  • Goat's cheese and onion pizza sliced in half on a stone platter

    Caramelised onion & goat's cheese pizza

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Make a veggie pizza that's healthy and low-fat instead of ordering a takeaway. This easy recipe uses goat's cheese for tang while the onions give it sweetness

  • Home-style pork curry with cauliflower rice

    Home-style pork curry with cauliflower rice

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.14 ratings

    Lighten up curry night with this healthy recipe - pulse cauliflower in a food processor for a rice-like texture that's much lower GI

  • Tofu & asparagus pad Thai

    Vegan pad Thai

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.10 ratings

    An easy, plant-based alternative to the classic pad Thai, this version combines tofu and asparagus with crispy beansprouts, onions, rice noodles and a zingy sauce. Serve with peanuts, coriander and lime wedges.

  • Skinny lamb biryani 2016

    Lighter lamb biryani

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Satisfy your curry cravings with this clever rice dish. The lamb is stir-fried and the 'rice' is a cauliflower pilau creation

  • Lighter massaman chicken curry

    Lighter massaman chicken curry

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.10 ratings

    Another takeaway favourite gets a healthy makeover - this creamy Thai curry now has half the fat with all the aromatic flavour

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