Low-calorie dinner recipes (2024)

Low-calorie dinner recipes (1)

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Delicious and filling meals all under 400 calories. We have a selection of vegetarian, vegan, meat and fish recipes to choose from, all healthy and low-calorie

Try these low-calorie dinner recipes, then check out our low-calorie breakfasts, low-calorie dinners and low-calorie snacks

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  • Chicken with crushed harissa chickpeas

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.50 ratings

    Need something speedy for dinner? Try this chicken, coated in flavourful za'atar and served with spiced chickpeas. It's simple, but seriously delicious

  • A star rating of 5 out of 5.12 ratings

    Get organised for the week ahead and make this soup on a Sunday – it keeps well in the fridge. We’ve packed in the veg, along with red lentils to add protein

  • Soy-baked potatoes with tuna sriracha mayo

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Serve jacket potatoes with a spicy mayo that’s fragrant with ginger for a fresh take on the usual cheesy beans number. They're perfect for a speedy supper

  • A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 ratings

    Stew chunks of cod with wild red shrimp to make a moreish, low-fat dinner. White fish is an important source of iodine, which is needed for a healthy metabolism

  • Healthy bolognese

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.34 ratings

    This low-fat, low-calorie bolognese combines lean pork mince with fennel and cherry tomatoes to give a burst of fresh flavours and two of your five-a-day

  • Egg-fried noodles with beansprouts

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.8 ratings

    When hunger strikes, a quick-cook noodle dish can be a saviour. This recipe uses beansprouts and wholemeal noodles, plus power-packed eggs

  • Slow-cooker chickpea stew

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Enjoy the depth of flavour that comes with slow-cooking our chickpea stew. Serve with couscous for a healthy, low-fat, high-fibre dinner

  • A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Use whatever small pasta shape is your favourite for this comforting bowl of minestrone soup – just amend the cooking time according to pack instructions

  • Sardine tomato pasta with gremolata

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 ratings

    Enjoy our crowd-pleasing pasta with sardines and gremolata. With added nutrients thanks to the sardines, it's a healthy dish that's low on calories and fat

  • A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.331 ratings

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

  • Harissa fish with bulgur salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Spice up cod fillets with harissa paste and serve with a grain salad for an easy meal – ideal when you need a quick dinner

  • Ginger chicken udon noodles

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.21 ratings

    Serve up these fragrant and light noodles with chicken, beansprouts and cabbage in 30 minutes. With fiery ginger and red chilli, it's full of flavour

  • Gingery broccoli-fry with cashews

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.22 ratings

    Try our gingery broccoli-fry for a healthy veggie dinner. It's a bit like fried rice but with antioxidant-rich broccoli instead

  • Poached salmon with tarragon

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.7 ratings

    Lightly poach salmon fillets and serve with creamy green beans and baby new potatoes for a light meal

  • Healthy tikka masala

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.58 ratings

    Enjoy the spicy, rich flavours of tikka masala with this family-friendly lighter version that's both healthy and gluten-free. It's a guaranteed crowd-pleaser

  • Fajita chicken one-pot

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Make the most of a classic combination of chicken and chorizo in this easy one-pot. Serve in large bowls with soured cream and a scattering of parsley.

  • Sweet potato wedges with mole sauce

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Courgettes and sweet potatoes are spiced with habanero chilli flakes in this vibrant, healthy dish, forming part of our vegan Healthy Diet Plan

  • Mediterranean fish gratins

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.24 ratings

    These individual portions of fish in tomato sauce, topped with herby breadcrumbs, freeze beautifully - perfect for no-fuss entertaining

  • A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.44 ratings

    This prawn and fennel risotto gets a little extra kick from lemon zest and and rocket - perfect for a dinner party

  • A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.160 ratings

    Ready in less than an hour, this easy, vegetarian curry recipe made with pan-fried Indian cheese and vegetables is also cheap to prepare

  • A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.50 ratings

    Whip up this budget vegetarian dinner in minutes - pile slices of light feta onto cannellini bean mash and top with tangy beetroot salsa

  • Kitchari

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make a batch of kitchari, a soothing, dhal-like dish linked to Ayurvedic cleanses (an ancient system of alternative medicine from India) for a healthy supper.

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