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High-protein dinner recipes

31 Recipes

Discover our healthy, protein-packed dinner ideas, including chicken, beef, pork and fish dishes as well as vegetarian recipes using tofu and eggs.

Slow cooker meatballs

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Try these slow cooker meatballs for a tasty family meal. Turkey mince makes lighter meatballs which kids love. They also freeze well so you can batch cook
  • 6 hours
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Cod & smashed celeriac

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If you need a healthy, low-calorie midweek meal after a busy day, try this cod served with smashed celeriac and courgette. It's two of your five-a-day...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Healthy Turkish meatloaf

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Serve this lamb meatloaf and salad at a summer picnic or packed up for lunch. It's tasty and healthy too, delivering all five of your five-a-day...
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Fresh salmon with Thai noodle salad

3.75

(1 rating)

Ideal for a quick midweek meal, whip up this nutritious salmon and noodle salad in just 20 minutes. The balance of protein and carbs make it super satisfying
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken skewers with tzatziki

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Kids will love these chicken skewers hot off the griddle for a quick supper, or pack them in wraps with green salad and tzatziki to take on a picnic
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker lasagne

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Slow cook your next lasagne for extra tender mince – and this version is low-fat and low-calorie. A healthy family meal to give you comfort on cold nights...
  • 4 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Runner bean tortilla with tomato salad

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Swap potatoes for runner beans to make a fresh-tasting, healthy tortilla and serve with a tomato, red onion and basil salad to get three of your five-a-day
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Parma pork with potato salad

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Try this pork and potato salad for lunch or as a healthy dinner. The pork is wrapped in Parma ham which packs in flavour yet is low fat and low calorie
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Slow cooker chicken casserole

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(6 ratings)

Treat the family to this wholesome chicken casserole that delivers comfort while being low-fat. And you can let a slow cooker do most of the work
  • 7 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Balsamic beef with beetroot & rocket

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Combine the rich flavours of balsamic and beetroot in a healthy beef dish that feels indulgent yet is low fat, low calorie and contains three of your five-a-day
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Herb & garlic pork with summer ratatouille

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(8 ratings)

Pack in the vegetables with a fragrant herb and garlic pork dish that is not only low-fat and low-calorie but also provides five of your five-a-day
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Jamaican chicken with rice & peas

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When hunger strikes this healthy chicken with rice and peas dish will not only fill you up but provide plenty of nutrients, too, containing three of your five-a-day
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Cod with cucumber, avocado & mango salsa salad

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If you're looking for a healthy lunch bursting with the colours and flavours of summer, this delicious cod, avocado and mango salad is low in fat and calories...
  • 13 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spanish chicken stew

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(4 ratings)

A healthy, hearty stew to feed the family, that you can prepare in just 10 minutes. This rustic meal is best served with chunks of crusty bread or rice
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Tandoori trout

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(7 ratings)

Oily fish such as trout is a great source of vitamin D, so why not serve up this spicy fillet with a cooling chutney? A healthy main meal the whole family can enjoy
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Sesame tuna steaks with Asian slaw

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Try to get the best quality tuna you can for these sesame steaks with a crunchy Asian-style slaw. A quick healthy supper, on the table in 20 minutes
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Easy butter chicken

4.25

(8 ratings)

Fancy a healthy version of your favourite Friday night chicken curry? The chicken can be marinated the day before so you can get ahead on your prep
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Roast chicken with lemon & rosemary roots

3.75

(3 ratings)

You can eat this roast chicken as a healthy Sunday lunch. Swede, celeriac and carrots flavoured with rosemary, lemon and garlic ramp up the taste
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chipotle chicken wraps

4.75

(5 ratings)

These healthy smoky chicken wraps, packed with veg, are great for a night in. To make a veggie version, simply replace the chicken with roasted sweet potato
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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