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Low-calorie dinner recipes

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Delicious dinners all under 400 calories.

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  • Spicy meatballs with chilli black beans

    Spicy meatballs with chilli black beans

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.93 ratings

    Give your favourite meatballs a healthy makeover with this low fat, low calorie, low GI recipe with turkey mince, black beans and avocado

  • Coconut & squash dhansak

    Coconut & squash dhansak

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.280 ratings

    This quick and easy vegetarian curry is perfect for a healthy weeknight dinner – with butternut squash, coconut milk, lentils and spinach

  • Miso-roasted aubergine steaks with sweet potato

    Miso-roasted aubergine steaks with sweet potato

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.21 ratings

    Roast thick slices of aubergine with miso, garlic and ginger, then serve with chunky sweet potato wedges for a filling, vegetarian dinner

  • Poached salmon with tarragon

    Poached salmon with tarragon

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Mediterranean fish gratins

    Mediterranean fish gratins

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.21 ratings

    These individual portions of fish in tomato sauce, topped with herby breadcrumbs, freeze beautifully - perfect for no-fuss entertaining

  • Prawn, fennel & rocket risotto

    Prawn, fennel & rocket risotto

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.42 ratings

    This prawn and fennel risotto gets a little extra kick from lemon zest and and rocket - perfect for a dinner party

  • Cauliflower, paneer & pea curry

    Cauliflower, paneer & pea curry

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.141 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

  • Pan-cooked feta with beetroot salsa & bean mash

    Pan-cooked feta with beetroot salsa & bean mash

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.47 ratings

    Whip up this budget vegetarian dinner in minutes - pile slices of light feta onto cannellini bean mash and top with tangy beetroot salsa

  • Spicy baby aubergine stew with coriander & mint

    Spicy baby aubergine stew with coriander & mint

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.27 ratings

    Superhealthy and high in fibre too, this miraculous Middle Eastern one-pot is under 150 calories per serve and counts as 5 of your 5-a-day

  • Mediterranean vegetables with lamb

    Mediterranean vegetables with lamb

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.78 ratings

    A one-pot packed with veg and tender lamb that will keep the whole family satisfied

  • Somerset stew with cheddar & parsley mash

    Somerset stew with cheddar & parsley mash

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.142 ratings

    This family winter warmer is full of flavour and goodness. Adapt for meat lovers by adding sausages

  • Pork & bulgur-stuffed peppers

    Pork & bulgur-stuffed peppers

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.26 ratings

    This colourful feel-good supper brings summer flavour at any time of year

  • Mexican bean burgers with lime yogurt & salsa

    Mexican bean burgers with lime yogurt & salsa

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.119 ratings

    These veggie burgers are a doddle to make and the toppings make them wonderfully moist - cook from frozen to save time

  • Chicken with harissa & tomatoes

    Chicken with harissa & tomatoes

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.71 ratings

    Quick and easy midweek chicken supper recipe, with just a little hint of spice

  • Two fillets of tomato & thyme cod in a bowl

    Tomato & thyme cod

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.324 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

  • Rich paprika seafood bowl

    Rich paprika seafood bowl

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.11 ratings

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

  • Thai beef stir-fry

    Thai beef stir-fry

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.112 ratings

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

  • Minestrone in minutes

    Minestrone in minutes

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.107 ratings

    Whip up a hearty bowl of soup in next to no time, perfect for a quick lunch or warming supper

  • Winter vegetable pie

    Winter vegetable pie

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.53 ratings

    One portion of this delicious vegetarian shepherd's pie contains all 5 of your recommended 5-a-day intake

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