Make one of our healthy vegetarian recipes for a colourful, low-calorie midweek meal. Our low-calorie vegetarian dishes make healthy, meat-free eating really easy (you can make them for dinner if following the 5:2 diet). For more healthy inspiration, check out our low-calorie vegetarian recipes, low-carb vegetarian recipes and healthy vegan recipes.
Try vegetarian curry recipes, quick vegetarian pasta dishes and low-calorie one pots. We also have vegetarian salad recipes, including courgetti salad, noodle salad and falafel. Or why not go for an on-trend cauliflower steak?
Healthy vegetarian recipes
The perfect midweek vegan dinner, this bhaji comes packed with chestnut mushrooms, garlic, ginger and turmeric. Less than 100 calories per serving, it’s great served with warm, fluffy naans for mopping all those juices up.
Love gnocchi but looking for something healthy? Check out Nadine’s baked gnocchi dish, mixed with vibrant vegetables and a moreish hazelnut pesto.
In this healthier take on panzanella, bread is crisped up with juicy veg and drizzled in a piquant dressing to get the taste buds dancing.
This veg-packed frittata is served with a simple green leaf salad to make a nourishing, satisfying dinner.
Make the most of summer veg by tossing courgettes and green beans in a zingy chimichurri dressing, creating a healthy yet satisfying lunch.
This healthy twist on tacos comes bursting with vibrant veggies – they’re easy to assemble and are sure to go down well with vegan and meat-eaters alike.
This healthy twist on a family favourite is full of our favourite veggies: aubergine, onion, cherry tomatoes, mozzarella and pine nuts. Perfect for a meat-free weeknight dinner.
Nadine Brown’s speedy vegan dish makes the most of tofu and long-stemmed broccoli, offering fresh and zesty flavours which vegans and meat-eaters alike will enjoy.
Cook aubergine pieces with fragrant spices and red lentils for a hearty yet healthy vegan curry.
Try Hetty McKinnon’s healthier take on a classic stir fry for a dinner that’s easy to rustle up yet offers bold, punchy flavours due to cumin and chilli.
Ready in under an hour, this Greek one-pot is packed with plenty of fresh flavours as well as protein and fibre, making it a healthy vegetarian meal idea with less than 300 calories.
Serve golden tofu with cauliflower fried rice and plenty of sweet chilli sauce for a low-calorie, veg-heavy, meat-free midweek dinner.
Check out this easy dhansak recipe with mushrooms and punchy red chilli. Serve this simple low calorie curry recipe as a vegetarian dinner for four.
Lentils are a great way to make a meal vegetarian. Swap these for your usual meatballs for a low-cal dinner that’s ready in just 40 minutes.
We’ve given shakshuka a green twist by adding asparagus tips and broad beans for a vibrant veggie meal. Try more of our low-calorie breakfast ideas.
Make our vibrant turmeric-fired rice. This colourful recipe is packed with punchy flavour and super simple to make. Plus, it comes in under 300 calories per serving.
Searching for a risotto with added health benefits? Our meat-free risotto with chestnut mushrooms, baby leeks and pecorino swaps rice for quinoa to make a dinner that’s rich in protein.
Check out more nutritious quinoa recipes.
Check out our easy gluten free tomato pasta with aubergine topped with fresh basil. This simple recipe is veggie friendly and low in calories.
Try this roast pumpkin and chickpea vegetarian salad for a healthy dinner recipe. Our super easy gluten-free recipe makes an ideal midweek meal for the family. Plus, it’s low in calories, too.
You’ve heard of courgetti and cauliflower steaks, but what about beetroot rice? Try this beetroot rice recipe for a low calorie, healthy dinner.
Try our recipe for Turkish ratatouille with yogurt sauce. This dish is quick, easy and simple to make, a great low fat vegetarian midweek meal.
Hunker down with a big bowl of our warming chickpea and squash coconut curry. Our veggie curry makes for a healthy way to feed a family.
Use freekeh to make this spring greens risotto. This healthy dinner recipe is a hearty dish that’s also low calorie. Try our other favourite risotto recipes, too.
Our broccoli and roasted red pepper frittata makes for a quick, healthy and easy midweek meal. It’s on the table in just 20 minutes, plus it’s low-cal and 5:2 diet-friendly.
Our recipe for spring veg and lemon broth is a quick, easy and healthy meal to make midweek – plus it’s under 300 calories. Try making this vegetable broth for a warming winter dish.