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Tuck into a range of light and healthy meals that are under 500 calories. We've got satisfying stews, curries, pies, soups, tacos, pasta dishes and more.

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  • Creamy tomato risotto

    Creamy tomato risotto

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.220 ratings

    A budget rice dish flavoured with rosemary, basil and sweet cherry tomatoes. An ideal midweek supper

  • Greek-style roast fish

    Greek-style roast fish

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.141 ratings

    Oven-bake white fish fillets with potatoes, tomatoes and herbs for a healthy and gluten-free weeknight dinner

  • Aubergine goulash with spinach and sweet potato fries in bowl

    Roast aubergine with goulash sauce & sweet potato fries

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.32 ratings

    Try aubergine for a filling veggie meal worthy of Sunday lunch. Teamed with a goulash sauce and sweet potato chips, you can pack in all five of your 5-a-day

  • Black-eyed bean mole topped with tomato salsa in bowl with fork

    Black-eyed bean mole with salsa

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.20 ratings

    Try this healthy Mexican dish as a quick and easy low-calorie lunch that counts as three of your 5-a-day. The beans are a great source of protein and fibre

  • Steak with goulash on plate with sweet potato chips and spinach in bowl

    Steaks with goulash sauce & sweet potato fries

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.27 ratings

    Enjoy fillet steak with sauce for a healthy dinner that also boasts sweet potato fries, spinach and cherry tomatoes. You'll be getting all of your 5-a-day

  • Lamb curry with cucumber raita on plate with spoon

    Lamb & squash biryani with cucumber raita

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.12 ratings

    Cook our healthy lamb curry with butternut squash for a tasty, filling dinner. It's low-calorie, rich in iron and provides three of your 5-a-day

  • Mushroom and potato soup with carrots in bowl with spoon

    Mushroom & potato soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.25 ratings

    Porcini mushrooms give this healthy soup a real umami flavour boost. Pour into a flask for a warming, low-calorie lunch that you can take to work

  • Prosciutto, kale & butter bean stew served in bowls

    Prosciutto, kale & butter bean stew

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.24 ratings

    Whip up this healthy stew in just 25 minutes with prosciutto, kale and butter beans. It's a low-calorie, low-fat dinner with three of your 5-a-day

  • Tabbouleh salad in bowl topped with hard boiled egg

    Brown rice tabbouleh with eggs & parsley

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.12 ratings

    Pack up this tasty rice salad for a healthy vegetarian lunch. It's full of fibre, folate and vitamin C and is topped with protein-rich boiled eggs

  • Butternut squash & spinach filo pie

    Butternut squash & spinach filo pie

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.67 ratings

    This crispy pastry-topped pie is crammed full of vegetables so it contains all 5 of your recommended daily intake

  • Simple fish stew

    Simple fish stew

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.86 ratings

    This quick and healthy one-pot is packed with white fish fillets, king prawns, a rich tomato sauce and enough veg for 3 of your 5 a day

  • Chicken, edamame & ginger pilaf

    Chicken, edamame & ginger pilaf

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.49 ratings

    Make this healthy rice pot for a mid-week supper - crammed with fibre and vitamin C

  • Layered aubergine & lentil bake

    Layered aubergine & lentil bake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.61 ratings

    Puy lentils bulk out this low-calorie vegetarian bake with mozzarella cheese, tomato and basil sauce and roasted aubergines

  • One-pot Moroccan chicken

    One-pot harissa chicken

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.56 ratings

    This hearty chicken casserole is low in fat, packed with veg and flavoured with harissa for a satisfying supper.

  • Spiced bulgur pilaf with fish

    Spiced bulgur pilaf with fish

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.37 ratings

    Use sustainable white fish in this North African-inspired rice one-pot with harissa and apricot - full of iron, fibre and 2 of your 5 -a-day

  • Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

    Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.76 ratings

    Pan-fry lean chicken breast with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps. Cool before assembling if packing for lunch

  • Prawn & tomato stew with gremolata topping

    Prawn & tomato stew with gremolata topping

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.33 ratings

    A fish casserole with healthy prawns, topped with an Italian garnish of parsley and lemon zest - it's low in fat and calories too

  • 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

  • Butternut & bacon fusilli

    Butternut & bacon fusilli

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.51 ratings

    This easy pasta dish with pancetta, butternut squash and spinach makes a healthy weeknight dinner. Fresh rosemary adds extra flavour

  • Lighter chicken cacciatore

    Lighter chicken cacciatore

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.102 ratings

    The classic Italian 'hunter's stew' gets a healthy makeover, with low-fat chicken breasts, prosciutto and a rich herby tomato sauce

  • Curry coconut fish parcels

    Curry coconut fish parcels

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.27 ratings

    Steam sustainable fish like tilapia in foil parcels with curry paste, coconut and lime then serve with rice for a healthy supper

  • Masala chicken pie

    Masala chicken pie

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.39 ratings

    A Bombay potato-topped coconut curry bake that's healthy and low-fat. Snuggle up with some nutritious comfort food

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