Mexican bean soup with guacamole

High-fibre recipes

26 Recipes

Discover delicious fibre-boosting ideas for breakfast, lunch and dinner. These dishes supply either 6g of fibre per 100g or 3g per 100 kcals. If this is a significant change from your normal diet, start by adding one of these recipes each day for a week to get used to the increased fibre intake.

High-fibre muesli

5

(12 ratings)

Make your own muesli packed with fibre and great flavour using jumbo oats for slow-release energy, linseed and apricots. An easy, healthy breakfast
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Mexican bean soup with guacamole

4.731705

(41 ratings)

This warming, spiced vegetarian soup packs in goodness and is filling too. The quick-to-assemble guacamole topping tastes as good as it looks
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Seeded wholemeal soda bread

4.25

(8 ratings)

Shop-bought bread can be loaded with salt, sugar and preservatives, so try making your own for a healthier loaf. It takes only 10 minutes to prepare
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Summer porridge

3.666665

(3 ratings)

A healthy, summery vegan porridge with jumbo oats and bright pink pomegranate seeds
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Black bean & barley cakes with poached eggs

3.7

(10 ratings)

Take in two of your 5-a-day in these savoury pan-fried cakes, topped with a perfectly poached egg. This delicious brunch dish is quick to make and provides fibre, folate, vitamin C and iron
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vanilla-almond chia breakfast bowl

4.666665

(21 ratings)

This fibre-packed oat pot is similar to a bircher. The combination of porridge oats, blueberries, yogurt, seeds and nuts will keep you fuller for longer
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Blueberry Bircher pots

3.75

(4 ratings)

Avoid the lure of the muffin and latte. These snacks help beat off the mid-morning munchies
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Jacket potatoes with home-baked beans

3.666665

(9 ratings)

Cold nights require comfort food, and there's no better than jacket potatoes - give yours a health boost with home-baked beans...
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Pea & broad bean shakshuka

4.5

(8 ratings)

We’ve turned a classic brunch shakshuka dish into more of a sharing main course by adding seasonal spring vegetables like peas, broad beans and asparagus...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Fennel, pomegranate & broad bean salad

4

(2 ratings)

This bulgur wheat and chopped herb salad makes a scrumptious side to take to a picnic - drizzle the dressing over before serving
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Lentil fritters

3.5

(4 ratings)

Rustle up these lentil fritters in just 25 minutes with our basic lentils recipe, courgette and carrot. They're healthy, low-fat and packed with nutrients...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Summer pistou

5

(16 ratings)

A cross between a soup and a stew, this healthy French dish is packed with vegetables and beans - perfect as a light lunch. If making ahead it will keep in the fridge for a couple of days.
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Winter vegetable & lentil soup

3.954545

(22 ratings)

When it's cold outside, treat yourself to a healthy homemade vegetable soup, packed with immunity-supporting vitamin C and it's four of your 5-a-day...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Smoky beans on toast

4.608695

(23 ratings)

Forget shop-bought cans of baked beans, this homemade version is tastier and healthier, with an impressive 4 of your 5 a day
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Baked sweet potatoes & beans

4.09091

(22 ratings)

A superhealthy supper that's perfect for a busy weeknight, try making double the beans and freezing for next time
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chipotle bean chilli with baked eggs

4.55

(20 ratings)

Black beans make a great foundation for this storecupboard, Mexican one-pot with smoky hot sauce, coriander and tortillas
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • 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

Aubergine, lentil & walnut ragu

3.357145

(14 ratings)

Serve this rich and hearty veggie ragu with pasta or on mounds of buttery swede purée. It's full of flavour, with aubergine, lentil, tomatoes and walnuts...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Aubergine dhal with tomato & onion raita

4.117645

(17 ratings)

This comforting chickpea and lentil curry provides all five of your 5-a-day. It’s spiced with turmeric and ginger and topped with a calcium-rich raita...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Veggie tahini lentils

4.210525

(19 ratings)

Quick, easy and packed with healthy veg, this is a great midweek meal for vegans and veggies
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Giant butter bean stew

4.8

(10 ratings)

This authentic vegetarian casserole makes a delicious first course, or serve alongside slow-cooked lamb as part of a Greek Easter feast
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Prosciutto, kale & butter bean stew

4.57143

(7 ratings)

Whip up this healthy stew in just 25 minutes with prosciutto, kale and butter beans. It's a low-calorie, low-fat dinner with three of your 5-a-day...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Bean & pepper chilli

4.72

(50 ratings)

Use your choice of storecupboard pulses in this healthy vegetarian one-pot
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • 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

Roasted summer vegetable casserole

3.81818

(11 ratings)

This super healthy one-pot boasts an impressive 5 of your 5 a day, with courgettes, aubergines, new potatoes, peppers and juicy tomatoes
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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