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Healthy dinner recipes

65 Recipes

Discover BBC Good Food's best ever healthy dinner ideas. Get inspired by our nutritious, triple-tested recipes including vegetarian, vegan and meat options.

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  • Pork souvlaki served on a plate

    Pork souvlaki

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.53 ratings

    Serve our speedy pork souvlaki skewers when you’re in need of a quick and easy midweek meal. Serve with flatbreads and yogurt and chilli sauces on the side

  • Chipotle chicken & slaw served on a tray

    Chipotle chicken & slaw

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.21 ratings

    Enjoy our hot and spicy chicken drumsticks with homemade slaw on the side for a healthy and low calorie supper. Serve with steamed corn on the cob

  • Ricotta, broccoli, & new potato frittata served in a pan

    Ricotta, broccoli, & new potato frittata

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.21 ratings

    Make this quick and healthy frittata with a bean salad in 30 minutes flat. Flavoured with broccoli and ricotta, you'll also have leftovers you can enjoy the next day

  • Chicken & chorizo jambalaya in a shallow cast iron dish with wooden spoon

    Chicken & chorizo jambalaya

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.2430 ratings

    A Cajun-inspired rice pot recipe with spicy Spanish sausage, sweet peppers and tomatoes

  • Spanish chicken stew

    Spanish chicken stew

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.28 ratings

    A healthy, hearty stew to feed the family, that you can prepare in just 10 minutes. This rustic meal is best served with chunks of crusty bread or rice

  • South American-style quinoa with fried eggs

    South American-style quinoa with fried eggs

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.11 ratings

    Super-charge your lunch with protein-rich quinoa and combine it with black beans, avocado and fried egg in this nutritious veggie dish for two

  • Roasted aloo gobi

    Roasted aloo gobi

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.85 ratings

    This extra special vegan curry uses roasted cauliflower and potatoes to bring out their flavour. You can also serve as a side to meat curries

  • Sardine pasta with crunchy parsley crumbs

    Sardine pasta with crunchy parsley crumbs

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.23 ratings

    An affordable way to include oily fish in your diet. Canned sardines are a great source of omega 3 and add oomph to this simple, family pasta dish

  • Moroccan chicken stew

    Moroccan chicken stew

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.40 ratings

    This hearty stew, full of vibrant veg and warming spices, is a Hemsley sister favourite. Serve with a side of cauliflower tabbouleh as a light accompaniment

  • Chicken curry with red chillies in silver bowl on wooden board

    Chicken jalfrezi

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.415 ratings

    Instead of calling the Indian takeaway, make your own easy chicken jalfrezi. This curry is also healthy with two of your 5-a-day and a dose of vitamin C

  • Summer vegetable curry

    Summer vegetable curry

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.85 ratings

    Give your Friday night curry a healthy makeover with this low-fat, superhealthy, vegetarian dish

  • John's vegan shepherd's pie 2016

    Vegan shepherd's pie

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.120 ratings

    A warming vegan supper with porcini mushrooms, leeks, carrots, and butternut squash, topped with crispy potatoes. It's low calorie, low fat, and perfect for when the nights draw in

  • Cardamom chicken with lime leaves 2016

    Cardamom chicken with lime leaves

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.32 ratings

    If you're a true curry lover, the layers of spice in this fragrant and tender chicken thigh curry will really hit the spot

  • Pork & squash goulash cobbler in a casserole dish

    Pork & squash goulash cobbler

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Combine pork with squash and mushrooms in this hearty low-calorie meal for two. If you add the cabbage to serve, it counts as five of your 5-a-day

  • Turmeric, ginger & coconut fish curry in a saucepan

    Turmeric, ginger & coconut fish curry

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.16 ratings

    Serve up this healthy fish curry, with vibrant turmeric, ginger and coconut flavours, for an easy midweek meal. It takes just 30 minutes from prep to plate

  • Curried cod 2016

    Curried cod

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.353 ratings

    An easy-to-prepare midweek one-pot with cod fillet, chickpeas, ginger and spices - it's healthy, low calorie and packed with iron too.

  • Pesto-crusted cod with puy lentils recipe

    Pesto-crusted cod with puy lentils

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.19 ratings

    A light and healthy fish supper with homemade basil pesto, fresh tomatoes and a hint of chilli – ready in under half an hour

  • Curried chicken & new potato traybake

    Curried chicken & new potato traybake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.89 ratings

    A healthy one-pan traybake with garam masala, turmeric, ginger and garlic – lightly spiced and ideal for a family supper

  • Tandoori trout

    Tandoori trout

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.38 ratings

    Oily fish such as trout is a great source of vitamin D, so why not serve up this spicy fillet with a cooling chutney? A healthy main meal the whole family can enjoy

  • Creamy chicken & asparagus braise

    Creamy chicken & asparagus braise

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.58 ratings

    This delightfully summery, low-calorie, low-fat dish packs in plenty of greens and has a yogurt, tarragon and garlic sauce

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