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51 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Try a new take on pesto and blend red peppers, cashew nuts and parsley then serve spooned through hot pasta

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
50 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

The name means 'angry' - and like the pasta sauce this chicken casserole is intended to pack a punch of heat and spice

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
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44 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

17 mins
Easy
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Vegetarian
50 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Satisfy a curry craving the healthy way with this Indian prawn dish - blitz the onions and spices into an authentic, thick, yet low-fat sauce

32 mins
Easy
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Gluten-free
26 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This help-yourself veggie supper is full of fresh flavours and low-fat too

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
73 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

An earthy spice pot that's low in fat and calories. Use your favourite curry paste along with mustard seeds, turmeric and coconut yogurt

50 mins
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Healthy
Vegetarian
34 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Spice your chicken with cayenne, oregano, paprika and thyme then serve on a salsa-like storecupboard salad and avocado dip - this recipe makes enough for lunch the next day

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
48 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A fusion dish that merges Spanish paella with Asian egg fried rice - a great way to get kids to eat vegetables

28 mins
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Healthy
36 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Use seeded tortillas as pizza bases for a quick and healthy lunch - crack an egg in the centre and bake to boost protein intake

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
66 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Use korma paste, turmeric and black onion seeds as the base for this mild, Indian spice-pot, made creamy with coconut milk

1 hr and 10 mins
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Healthy
84 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A healthy one-pan traybake with garam masala, turmeric, ginger and garlic – lightly spiced and ideal for a family supper

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
79 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A healthy one-pot with warming spices that's low fat, low calorie, 3 of your 5-a-day and also full of fibre!

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
19 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Contrast juicy sweet fruit with salty Greek cheese and finish with a honey, chilli and sherry vinegar dressing

22 mins
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Healthy
26 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Grill healthy fish with chipotle spice then serve with cabbage salad, coriander and chilli in soft tortillas

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
30 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Adding greens to your mashed potato topping boosts the health benefits of this classic comfort food bake

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
Healthy
36 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Top a chilli con carne with snipped tortilla wraps for this healthy one-pot that fuses nachos with enchiladas

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
42 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A satisfying vegetarian supper that packs in 4 of your 5-a-day. Stuff peppers with cream cheese, beans, aubergine and feta

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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