Chicken curry with rice, naan bread and dips on a table

Healthy takeaway recipes

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

178 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
359 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
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58 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
75 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
24 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Turn a barbecue favourite into a superhealthy treat without compromising on taste

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
654 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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.

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
311 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
209 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
44 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A perfectly healthy Friday night special meal for two, fish and chips

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
36 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
57 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
26 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
8 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
19 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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.

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
78 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
44 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
14 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Make this take-away classic in your kitchen, healthier than your local chippy and just as tasty

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
10 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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…

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
9 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
35 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Serve lemon sole goujons in Mexican-style soft corn tortillas with red onion, cabbage and coriander salad and chipotle mayo

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
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