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Low-GI dinner recipes

28 Recipes
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Serve a balanced meal that's easy on the tum. From sweet potato casseroles to steamed fish, these low-GI dinners will energise you without causing a spike in blood sugar levels.

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  • Jerk sweet potato & black bean curry

    Jerk sweet potato & black bean curry

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.155 ratings

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

  • 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

  • Sea bass with fennel, lemon & spices

    Sea bass with fennel, lemon & spices

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.5 ratings

    This Friday night fish dish is packed with iron and vitamin C, is low in calories and fat, and counts towards your five a day

  • Mexican chicken stew

    Mexican chicken stew

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.173 ratings

    Bring a touch of Mexican flavour to your midweek meal with this low-fat, one-pan supper

  • Barley, chicken & mushroom risotto

    Barley, chicken & mushroom risotto

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.26 ratings

    Love risotto? Try this low-fat version, which swaps traditional risotto rice for pearl barley

  • Moroccan chicken with sweet potato mash

    Moroccan chicken with sweet potato mash

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.239 ratings

    Fragrant, tender chicken and creamy sweet potato mash makes a comforting and low-fat midweek meal

  • Mexican bake

    Mexican bake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.26 ratings

    Raid your storecupboard and try out this fresh idea for canned beans with fajita spices - top with tortillas and cheese

  • Steamed fish with ginger & spring onion

    Steamed fish with ginger & spring onion

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.14 ratings

    Take an Asian approach to low-fat cooking - steam fish with pak choi, mirin, garlic and soy and serve topped with coriander

  • Chicken, butter bean & pepper stew

    Chicken, butter bean & pepper stew

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.14 ratings

    Use storecupboard pulses and tasty chicken thighs in this healthy paprika-flavoured casserole with peppers and tomato

  • Minced beef & sweet potato stew

    Minced beef & sweet potato stew

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.58 ratings

    Thrifty lean mince makes a great base for a hearty family casserole - serve this one-pot with seasonal greens

  • Greek beans with seared lamb

    Greek beans with seared lamb

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.16 ratings

    Braise butter beans or 'gigantes' with tomatoes, onion and garlic and serve with tender lamb fillet and crumbled feta cheese

  • Chicken casserole with mushrooms, peas and sauce

    Chicken and mushrooms

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.272 ratings

    A healthy and low calorie chicken casserole with bacon, button mushrooms, peas and a parsley sauce - use chicken thighs for extra flavour and juiciness

  • Salmon fillets & broccoli in a traybake

    Soy salmon & broccoli traybake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.45 ratings

    Five ingredients is all you need to create this zingy soy and citrus flavoured fish dish with healthy greens and fresh lemon

  • Garlic prawns with Asian puy lentils

    Garlic prawns with Asian puy lentils

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.48 ratings

    Don't dismiss lentils too quickly - they're filling, healthy and easy to combine with other flavours, as this dish proves.

  • Bean & pepper chilli

    Bean & pepper chilli

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.90 ratings

    Use your choice of storecupboard pulses in this healthy vegetarian one-pot

  • Chicken & white bean stew in bowl with spoon

    Easy chicken casserole

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.157 ratings

    This flavoursome, low-fat chicken casserole is easy to make and freezes really well, so why not make double and freeze for speedy midweek meals

  • Baked salmon with fennel & tomatoes

    Baked salmon with fennel & tomatoes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.47 ratings

    Aniseedy fennel and juicy cherry tomatoes cut through the richness of salmon fillets

  • 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

  • Wholewheat pasta with broccoli & almonds

    Wholewheat pasta with broccoli & almonds

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Brown spaghetti keeps you fuller for longer - team it with healthy greens flavoured with garlic, chilli and lemon

  • Sweet potato & chipotle mash

    Sweet potato & chipotle mash

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    As an alternative to a classic comforting mash, try roasting sweet potatoes and crushing with spicy smoked chilli paste

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