Bowl of aubergine, chickpea and veg stew

Low-carb vegetarian recipes

Following a low-carb, veggie diet? We've got a selection of light yet satisfying meat-free meals, including vegetable curries, salads, soups and more.

20 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Dig out the slow cooker to make this stew. Topped with toasted pine nuts and served with flatbreads, it makes a healthy and nutritious vegan meal

10 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
238 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Slightly sweet with added richness from the coconut milk, this simple vegan curry is a winner. It's also freezable if you need a quick midweek fix

1 hr
Easy
Vegan
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58 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Transform ratatouille into a bake with a layer of cheese sauce and you won't look back. It makes a great late summer dish and delivers three of your 5-a-day

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
117 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Healthy veggie bites that are packed with flavour - a midweek must

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A simple, balanced bistro-style salad that's low in calories but high in flavour, texture and nutrition

13 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
263 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
101 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Cook a big batch of this filling spiced lentil and squash soup and freeze the leftovers for a speedy supper another day. It's healthy and low in fat

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

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

1 hr
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
25 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Make a perfect, protein-rich brunch or breakfast for two people. This healthy omelette can be on the table in just 10 minutes, served with juicy tomatoes

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
112 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Every Italian cook has their own version of this classic aubergine dish. It's even better made a day ahead

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
67 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of aubergines with this vegan curry. Low in fat yet packed with flavour, you can serve it with rice or roti

45 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
17 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Turn a one-egg omelette into a wrap and slather on some salsa for a low-carb alternative to a flatbread or sandwich. A quick and easy vegetarian snack

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1,142 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A delicious, spicy blend packed full of iron and low in fat to boot. It's ready in under half an hour, or can be made in a slow cooker

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
50 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Perfect for BBQs and buffets, this is an assembly job of gorgeous ingredients – no cooking required. Serve it with lamb kebabs for an impressive summer feast

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
24 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Crispy filo pastry makes a light base for a vegetarian tart filled with Mediterranean veg and feta

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Impress with this cavolo nero, mushroom, potato and fontina strudel encased in golden filo pastry. If you don't have fontina, comté or gruyère also work well

2 hrs
More effort
Vegetarian
581 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Come in from the cold to a warming bowl of autumnal soup

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
258 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This freezable soup is a delicious way to use up a glut of courgettes

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
358 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Create a tasty, spicy vegetarian dish with mushroom and curry in less than half an hour

30 mins
Easy
Vegan
83 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

22 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
145 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A veggie dinner party dish which stands alone as a vegan main course or as a complex side dish perfect served with spiced roast meat or fish.

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
95 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Use porcini and wild mushrooms to make this rich and creamy soup that makes a filling yet light supper for cold nights. Serve with croutons and chives

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
184 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Use a can of mixed beans to make this tomato-based veggie stew with halloumi. Make it in just 25 minutes for a quick and easy midweek supper

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
139 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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