Steamed trout with mint and dill dressing

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Make a simple supper or an impressive pudding with out best ever steamed recipes. Create a fabulous fish dish for the whole family or a sweet dessert.

17 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Steam these trout fillets and green veg for a delicious dinner that's packed with nutrients, including omega-3 fats, calcium, folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
42 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Fill these steamed Chinese bread rolls with BBQ pork and pickled vegetables for a perfect Chinese New Year party nibble

1 hr and 4 mins
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11 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This speedy fish supper is the perfect low-calorie, low-hassle weeknight meal. For a vegetarian version, simply leave out the salmon and garnish with chopped spring onions or toasted pine nuts 

30 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Need a no-fuss, make-ahead dessert that’s comforting and great for serving after Sunday lunch? Look no further than our raspberry and coconut steamed sponge

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Pair chocolate and marmalade for a dessert made in heaven. The cream – which works with lots of other desserts, too – takes it up another notch

2 hrs and 40 mins
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Vegetarian
211 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Serve with Thai jasmine rice for a flavour-packed low-fat meal

30 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A dark and fruity stout brings out the flavour of dark chocolate in Diana Henry's simple steamed pudding. Pour on our decadent chocolate sauce and enjoy

2 hrs and 20 mins
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4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A classic chocolate-orange flavour in a rich and squidgy dessert that's low in sugar but no less tasty!

1 hr and 55 mins
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Vegetarian
15 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A steamed basin sponge hits the spot every time and uses up half-full jars of marmalade, syrup or jam - serve hot with custard!

3 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Pandan is a tropical leaf also called screwpine leaf, used to add a fragrant, slight sweetness - great for complimenting curries

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Honey, mustard and herbs add flavour to simple steamed vegetables - a healthy side dish that's low fat and easy to make in just 15 minutes

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Try this flavour-packed, low-fat fish dish, perfect as a mid-week meal. It's full of omega 3 and counts as 1 of your 5-a-day.

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
21 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A low fat and fragrantly flavoured fish dish, especially for two

15 mins
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5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Serve up an all-in-one side dish of broccoli, green beans, peas and leeks, glazed with sweet vinaigrette

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Venison works well in a steamed suet pastry pudding, filled with rich red wine gravy and added belly pork

4 hrs and 40 mins
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21 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Just add steamed rice for a flavour-packed, low-calorie meal

25 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Steaming fresh 'moules' make the perfect sharing bowl - flavour with sweet cider, herbs and garlic

30 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Want a sustainable, good-for-you choice for a midweek meal? This fresh idea will fit the bill

30 mins
Easy
9 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Ready in minutes, this healthy steamed fish makes a light and lovely meal for two

25 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Upgrade this simple starter to a dinner party main with a splash of dry sherry and a bed of spaghetti

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A bistro-style starter for two. Mop up the juices with crusty bread, or make it into a main with chunky chips

35 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Low fat but so impressive - you can find the wrappers in freezer cabinets of Asian food stores or speciality food halls

45 mins
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A classic treat, and impressive to boot, looks beautiful served at a dinner party. By Gary Rhodes

2 hrs and 5 mins
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