A bowl of healthy vegetarian lentil curry

Healthy vegetarian recipes

50 Recipes

Need nutritious dinner ideas? Go meat-free with tasty recipes that are good for you, including pasta dishes, healthy salads, warming soups and stews.

Smoky aubergine tagine with lemon & apricots

4.125

(24 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

Orzo & tomato soup

4.833335

(6 ratings)

Make our simple, budget-friendly tomato, orzo and chickpea soup in just 30 minutes. This easy, vegetarian family meal is healthy and even low fat
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Lighter aubergine Parmigiana

4.52941

(17 ratings)

We've baked the aubergines and used creamy ricotta in this healthy version of Parmigiana di melanzane - far lower in fat and calories than the original
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spicy chilli bean soup

4.615385

(26 ratings)

There's minimal prep time to make this hearty vegetarian stew, which works just as well as an easy dinner or packed in a flask for lunch
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Indian sweet potato & dhal pies

4.245615

(57 ratings)

Spiced red lentil dhal is topped with creamy sweet potato mash in these individual vegetarian pies - a cheap weeknight dinner option
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pearl barley, parsnip & sage risotto

4.666665

(9 ratings)

Pearl barley makes a great alternative to rice in this vegetarian risotto recipe flavoured with sage, garlic and Parmesan
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spicy avocado wraps

4.666665

(15 ratings)

Pan-fry vegetarian, chicken-style pieces with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps - cool before assembling if packing for lunch
  • 13 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Cauliflower, paneer & pea curry

4.69231

(65 ratings)

Ready in less than an hour, this easy, vegetarian curry recipe made with pan-fried Indian cheese and vegetables is also cheap to prepare
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Red lentil & carrot soup

4.174605

(63 ratings)

This warming and budget-friendly vegetarian soup is perfect packed in a flask for lunch. It's also easy to double the quantities and freeze half for later...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Moroccan chickpea soup

4.61776

(259 ratings)

Try something different for vegetarians with Moroccan chickpea soup
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Minestrone in minutes

4.42222

(90 ratings)

Whip up a hearty bowl of soup in next to no time, perfect for a quick lunch or warming supper
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Courgette, pea & pesto soup

4.62

(50 ratings)

Enjoy this super healthy soup when you want a comforting but low-calorie lunch – rich in fibre, vitamin C and folic acid...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Quinoa, lentil & feta salad

3.864865

(37 ratings)

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

Butter bean & tomato salad

4.52

(25 ratings)

This quick and easy vegan French salad combines delicious flavours - perfect summer dish
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Spicy root & lentil casserole

4.60909

(660 ratings)

The potatoes in this recipe take on the spicy flavours beautifully - our idea of the perfect veggie supper
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chickpea & coriander burgers

4.53

(100 ratings)

High in fibre, low in fat and counting as 2 of your 5-a-day, this tasty veggie burger delivers on every level
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Lentil ragu

4.289155

(166 ratings)

Struggle to get your five-a-day? This superhealthy ragu will get you four steps closer and can be frozen for extra convenience
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Tofu & asparagus pad Thai

4.22222

(9 ratings)

A vegetarian, superhealthy alternative to the ever popular pad Thai
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Vegetable & bean chilli

4.35849

(53 ratings)

This healthy veggie chilli makes for a quick and satisfying supper, crammed with pulses and colourful fresh vegetables
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker vegetable lasagne

4.11111

(36 ratings)

Make this low-calorie veggie lasagne as a lighter alternative to the traditional bake. It's layered with pasta, ratatouille and sliced aubergine and packs in all of your five-a-day...
  • 3 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Indian butternut squash curry

4.64407

(118 ratings)

Up your veg count and get three of your five-a-day with this fragrant, low fat vegetarian curry
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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