Seared tuna with ponzu dressing

Best ever healthy low fat recipes

Low fat dishes can be difficult to find, so we have pulled together 21 of our best low calorie recipes with less than 7g fat, ideal for midweek healthy eating and 5:2 diets

Miso-glazed sea bass with ginger greens

Eating healthily doesn’t have to mean compromising on good food. This miso-glazed sea bass with ginger greens is quick and easy to make and comes in at under 300 calories

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Lamb kleftiko tray bake

We’ve given classic lamb kleftiko a healthy makeover with this recipe for four. Use lighter feta cheese to keep the fat content low without compromising on flavour

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Sumac roast cauliflower and chicken salad with mint yogurt

Ready in under 30 minutes, this minty chicken and citrus roast cauliflower dish makes a speedy and super simple gluten free meal for two. Using fat-free yogurt keeps the fat and calorie content down

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Lentil ‘meatballs’ with fresh tomato sauce

Lentils are a great way to make a meal vegetarian. Swap these for your usual meatballs and your family will hardly notice the difference. Plus, they’re low in calories and fat and ready in just 40 minutes – perfect for during the week


Seared tuna with ponzu dressing and coriander rice noodles

Our recipe for seared tuna with ponzu dressing and coriander rice noodles is low calorie, low fat and ready in just 20 minutes

Seared tuna with ponzu dressing

Chicken dhansak

This is our healthy version of chicken dhansak. It’s easy to make, ready in under an hour, high in protein and under 500 calories. Put the takeaway menu down… this will taste better too!

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Kale waldorf salad with buttermilk dressing

This kale waldorf salad with buttermilk dressing is a clever update on a classic. With a good amount of crunch and tangy dressing, it makes a great side dish


Spicy prawn linguine

Healthy food doesn’t have to be boring. This spicy prawn linguine has a spicy chilli kick to keep it interesting. It’s so delicious you’ll forget that you’re being virtuous!


Tuscan pork steaks

Our recipe for Tuscan pork steaks ticks all the boxes. It’s low calorie, low fat, low sugar, low salt and high in satisfying protein

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Chicken saag

This chicken saag recipe proves that you can eat healthily without having to miss out on your favourite foods. Coming in at under 500 calories, this dish is on the table in under an hour


Tandoori lamb steaks with chilli-spiked slaw

This recipe for tandoori lamb steaks with chilli-spiked slaw is low fat, low sugar, low salt and high in protein to keep you feeling full but the calorie count low. Plus, it’s really easy to make and looks amazing on your plate!

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Ginger lemon sole with Chinese greens

Our ginger lemon sole with greens is a quick and easy Chinese recipe. In China, fish celebrates prosperity and greens symbolise longevity


Freekeh risotto with spring greens 

Freekeh is made from cracked, roasted green wheat. It works well for risotto as the grains keep their bite when cooked. The spring greens add goodness and keep this dish feeling fresh

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Thai burgers with salsa and sweet potato wedges

These healthy pork burgers are flavoured with Thai curry paste and coriander, then served up with a spicy chilli and mango salsa. Because there’s no bun, they’re lower in calories and fat. Why not serve homemade sweet potato wedges on the side?


Healthier lasagne

Our low calorie lasagne is a delicious dinner recipe for six people. Serve with a green salad for a healthy version of this classic Italian dish. Comfort without lots of unnecessary fat!


Fiery chickpea and harissa soup

A fast-to-make and easy spicy soup made with chickpeas. This vegetarian recipe gets its heat from harissa, the hot chilli pepper paste from Morocco. Ready quickly in just 20 minutes


Asian black rice salad

Black rice has a higher nutritional value than white rice, and the same amount of fibre as brown. Try it in our Asian prawn black rice salad


Whole sea bream cooked en papillote

Fish can be intimidating to cook but this recipe for whole sea bream cooked en papillote is really easy but looks impressive, and is low in fat to boot!


Moroccan veg and chickpea tagine

This recipe for Moroccan veg and chickpea tagine is vegan, low in fat and really easy to make. It makes enough for four, but the leftovers freeze well

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Szechuan prawn noodles

These hot and spicy Chinese-style noodles only take 15 minutes to whip up so they’d make a great quick and easy midweek meal if you’re stuck for time or craving some healthy fast food low in calories and fat

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Creamy lentils with spinach and thyme 

Perfectly suited to those who want a light but tasty 5:2 friendly meal, this healthy vegan lentil dish is high in protein but low in calories and fat

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