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Lentil ragu

4.29762

(168 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

Spiced carrot & lentil soup

4.582125

(828 ratings)

A delicious, spicy blend, packed full of iron and low fat to boot. It's ready in under half an hour or can be made in a slow cooker...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Five-veg lasagne

3.963415

(82 ratings)

This vegetarian main is a great source of vitamins and iron and a simple way to get your 5-a-day
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Quinoa salad with grilled halloumi

4.547945

(73 ratings)

Try this easy veggie salad for a great source of iron and enjoy as a light lunch or supper. It uses gluten-free quinoa for an extra dose of protein
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Tofu & spinach cannelloni

4.407405

(27 ratings)

Tasty tofu is a vegetarian's best friend and this cannelloni dish, packed with protein and iron, is sure to be a freezable favourite...
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Warm roasted squash and Puy lentil salad

4.88

(25 ratings)

This fresh and vibrant salad makes use of tinned lentils, a store cupboard staple. The result is filling, low-fat and contains all of your five-a-day
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Butter bean & tomato stew

4.69231

(13 ratings)

Packed full of iron, this stew makes a great side dish or a superhealthy supper when partnered with a jacket potato
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Tamarind chickpeas

4.3125

(16 ratings)

Tamarind and fennel seeds complement each other in this vegetarian dish from Uttar Pradesh
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Spinach madeleine

5

(4 ratings)

The jalapeños in this American-inspired dish from Good Food reader Pippa Greve give the spinach a lovely warmth
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Moroccan chickpea soup

4.60687

(262 ratings)

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

Black bean chilli

4.509435

(106 ratings)

This chilli is great for casual entertaining - just lay everything out and let people add their own toppings
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gigantes plaki

4.734695

(49 ratings)

Satisfying and superhealthy, enjoy at room temperature as part of a meze, or on top of toasted sourdough
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Butter bean & tomato salad

4.53846

(26 ratings)

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

Chunky minestrone soup

4.49231

(130 ratings)

This veggie soup makes a warming bowl of goodness for lunch or a starter
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Summer vegetable curry

4.47059

(68 ratings)

Give your Friday night curry a healthy makeover with this low-fat, superhealthy, vegetarian dish
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Chickpea, tomato & spinach curry

4.43363

(113 ratings)

A superhealthy, vegan curry that accounts for 2 of your 5-a-day and is low in calories to boot!
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegetarian casserole

4.25974

(77 ratings)

A Mediterranean one-pot stew with peppers, courgettes, lentils, sweet smoked paprika and thyme
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Apricot blatjang

3.4

(5 ratings)

Blatjang, pronounced blud-young, is a condiment traditionally served with bobotie and other meat dishes. It is a cross between fruit chutney and jam
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Lemony rice & peas

4.27778

(18 ratings)

This salad is packed with pulses and should be enough of a carb hit that you don’t need to serve potatoes as well...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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