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A casserole dish of jerk sweet potato & black bean curry

Low-calorie vegetarian recipes

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Check out these tasty veggie dishes – from hearty pastas and stews to tempting risottos and pizzas – and all at just 500 calories or less.

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  • Coconut & squash dhansak

    Coconut & squash dhansak

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.301 ratings

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

  • Jerk sweet potato & black bean curry

    Jerk sweet potato & black bean curry

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.157 ratings

    Serve your vegetable curry Caribbean style, flavoured with thyme, jerk seasoning and red peppers – great with rice and peas

  • Carrot biryani served in a frying pan

    Carrot biryani

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.106 ratings

    Prepare and cook our low-calorie vegetarian biryani in just 25 minutes using carrot, cashew nuts and Indian spices. Serve with coriander and dollops of yogurt

  • Miso aubergines

    Miso aubergines

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.40 ratings

    A really easy low-fat, low-calorie aubergine recipe with delicious umami flavours. This dish is so rich and meaty, it's hard to believe it's vegan!

  • Creamy tomato risotto

    Creamy tomato risotto

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.230 ratings

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

  • Satay sweet potato curry on top of rice in a deep dish

    Sweet potato & peanut curry

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.869 ratings

    Cook this tasty, budget-friendly vegan curry for an easy family dinner. With spinach and sweet potato, it boasts two of your five-a-day and it’s under 400 calories

  • Red lentil & carrot soup

    Red lentil & carrot soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.106 ratings

    This warming and budget-friendly vegetarian soup is perfect packed in a flask for lunch. It's also easy to double the quantities and freeze half for later

  • Asparagus & new potato frittata

    Asparagus & new potato frittata

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.91 ratings

    A simple, low-calorie spring main that uses the season's finest ingredients and is ready in just 20 minutes

  • Speedy butternut squash barley ‘risotto’ in a frying pan and bowl

    Speedy butternut squash barley ‘risotto’

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    Swap rice for barley to make this easy squash 'risotto' with spinach and sage. It's healthy and low in calories and fat – perfect for a quick supper

  • Dhal with fork on plate

    Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.741 ratings

    A comforting vegan one-pot recipe that counts for 3 of your 5-a-day! You can't go wrong with this iron-rich, low-fat, low-calorie supper.

  • Baked tomato & mozzarella orzo in a casserole dish

    Baked tomato & mozzarella orzo

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.93 ratings

    Combine red peppers, tomato, orzo and olives in a casserole dish to make this easy vegetarian one pot. The bubbling mozzarella topping is particularly special

  • Spicy root & lentil casserole

    Spicy root & lentil casserole

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.819 ratings

    The potatoes in this recipe take on the spicy flavours beautifully - our idea of the perfect veggie supper

  • Salsa verde baked eggs in a baking dish

    Salsa verde baked eggs

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Dunk flatbreads into these salsa verde baked eggs to soak up the lovely juices. Healthy and low in calories, it takes just 15 minutes to make

  • Mushroom & thyme risotto

    Mushroom & thyme risotto

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.59 ratings

    Using a mixture of quinoa and rice gives a light texture and lovely nutty flavour to this dish

  • Rainbow orzo salad

    Orzo salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.9 ratings

    This small, rice-like pasta is ideal for bulking out nutritious salads. This version is made with roasted vegetables, cheese and basil

  • Cauliflower with tomato sauce and naan in a bowl

    Roasted cauliflower with tomato & cashew sauce

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.31 ratings

    For an easy veggie dinner, try this roasted cauliflower in a creamy tomato and cashew sauce. You can use peanut butter instead of cashew, if you like

  • Veggie yaki udon in a wok

    Veggie yaki udon

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.104 ratings

    Pack in the veg with our flavour-packed Japanese-inspired yaki udon. It takes just 25 minutes to make and is healthy and low in fat and calories to boot

  • Halloumi, carrot & orange salad served on a plate

    Halloumi, carrot & orange salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.62 ratings

    Serve this halloumi, carrot, orange and watercress salad with a mustard and honey dressing for an easy lunch or starter. It takes just 20 minutes to make and delivers one of your 5-a-day

  • Puy lentils with smoked tofu

    Puy lentils with smoked tofu

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.12 ratings

    Benefit from the slow-release energy of lentils and wholegrains combined with the rich flavour of smoked tofu, paprika and sweet peppers

  • Chunky butternut mulligatawny

    Chunky butternut mulligatawny

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.77 ratings

    This spicy soup with basmati rice and apples is chunky, warming and wholesome - plus its low in fat and calories to boot.

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