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Low-calorie dinner recipes

27 Recipes

Delicious dinners all under 400 calories.

Spicy meatballs with chilli black beans

4.786885

(61 ratings)

Give your favourite meatballs a healthy makeover with this low fat, low calorie, low GI recipe with turkey mince, black beans and avocado
  • 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy

Coconut & squash dhansak

4.728915

(166 ratings)

This quick and easy vegetarian curry is perfect for a healthy weeknight dinner - with butternut squash, coconut milk, lentils and spinach
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Poached salmon with tarragon

4.4

(5 ratings)

Lightly poach salmon fillets and serve with creamy green beans and baby new potatoes for a light meal
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Mediterranean fish gratins

4.785715

(14 ratings)

These individual portions of fish in tomato sauce, topped with herby breadcrumbs, freeze beautifully - perfect for no-fuss entertaining
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Prawn, fennel & rocket risotto

4.24

(25 ratings)

This prawn and fennel risotto gets a little extra kick from lemon zest and and rocket - perfect for a dinner party
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Cauliflower, paneer & pea curry

4.67442

(86 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

Tomato & thyme cod

4.51095

(274 ratings)

Ready in 20 minutes and low fat, this fish dish is great for a Monday night when you'd rather be on the sofa than in the kitchen...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Rich paprika seafood bowl

3.8

(10 ratings)

Eating healthy isn't all about salad, this fish stew counts as 3 of your 5-a-day and it's low-fat...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Thai beef stir-fry

4.336735

(98 ratings)

A no fuss shopping list and super-quick to prepare, the perfect after work meal
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Minestrone in minutes

4.4375

(96 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

Winter vegetable pie

3.94872

(39 ratings)

One portion of this delicious vegetarian shepherd's pie contains all 5 of your recommended 5-a-day intake...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Oven-baked fish & chips

4.5

(22 ratings)

Give this classic combination a healthy makeover by oven cooking the ingredients instead of frying
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

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