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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.

26 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
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11 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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
Gluten-free
12 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
23 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
93 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
9 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
14 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
20 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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
31 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
2 ratings 1.6 out of 5 star rating

If you're looking for a healthy bowl of flavourful chicken and veg to re-energise after a workout, these meatballs with quinoa and curried cauliflower will do the job

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
24 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
24 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
7 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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
30 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

This healthy turkey burger recipe makes an easy meal for two. Try serving with vibrant green veg and sweet potato wedges for a filling dinner

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
49 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Try this Asian-inspired salmon supper with a nutty sesame dressing, crisp veg and comforting sweet potato mash. It's healthy, low-calorie and rich in omega-3

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
135 ratings 4.0 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
7 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

This easy healthy supper is an ideal meal for one. Baking the ingredients in parchment gently steams the fish and beans, keeping them tender

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
6 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
19 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

White fish is such a good source of lean protein and this herby baked cod with fresh greens makes a tasty, low-calorie, healthy supper option

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
27 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Use leftover chicken breast in this substantial healthy soup. Alternatively, make the recipe vegetarian by topping with chunky, fresh guacamole

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
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