Vietnamese Beef Stew Recipe With Lemongrass

Best healthy one-pot recipes

Try our nutritious some pots for a healthy meal, from paprika cod with chickpeas to fragrant beef stew and vegan quinoa chilli

Looking for healthy one-pot recipes? Try our one-pot meals for healthy eating. From one-pot chicken recipes to easy one-pot pasta ideas, we have lots of ideas for you to try. 


Healthy one-pot recipes

Healthy vegetarian pilaf

Turmeric has long been praised for its supposed health benefits. Here it gives our nourishing, low-calorie, green veg-packed pilaf a vibrant golden colour.

Golden onion and spring veg pilaf

One-pot chicken and quinoa tagine

Try our one-pot chicken and quinoa tagine – it’s low-calorie and high in protein. This one-pot recipe is a super easy comforting family meal, and just happens to be gluten-free, too.

Chicken Tagine Recipe With Quinoa

Sunblush tomato and olive vegan paella

Full of antipasti favourites, this low-calorie, plant-based paella is packed with punchy flavour and will impress the whole family. Requiring only one pot, it’ll save on the washing up, too.

Vegan Paella Recipe

One-pot paprika cod and chickpeas

Check out our punchy paprika cod one-pot with juicy tomatoes. This simple traybake is a low-calorie, high-protein midweek meal for when you’re short on time but still want something healthy.

Cod and Chickpea One-Pot Recipe

Healthy one-pot chicken

A simple and delicious midweek meal, this roast chicken with leeks and beans is just over 300 calories per portion. A great low-calorie alternative to a Sunday roast – and you’ll save on the washing up. More roast recipes over here.

One Pot Chicken Recipe with Leeks and Butterbeans

Chilli non-carne soup

Check out this punchy soup with red kidney beans. It’s full of veg and is low in calories, too. An easy one-pot recipe that packs a healthy punch.

Chilli Soup Recipe served with garlic bread in a white bowl topped with chopped spring onions

Trini goat curry

Check out this easy Trini goat curry, inspired by traditional Trinidadian food culture. It’s under 300 calories per portion, but is packed with protein thanks to that tender, slow-cooked goat meat.

Trinidad Curry Goat Recipe

Persian lamb stew

Save on washing up with this fragrant one-pot Persian lamb stew, packed with nutrient-rich chickpeas and warming spices. At under 500 calories, its a comforting and healthy family dish that’s great for midweek meals. If you’re in the mood for some indulgent comfort food, check out our best-ever lamb recipes here, too.

Persian Lamb Stew Recipe

Freekeh risotto with spring greens

This light and healthy twist on a classic risotto is made with freekeh, a low-fat, high-protein ‘super grain’. Ready in just 40 minutes, this easy, low-calorie dish is packed with vitamin-rich spring greens too. We have plenty more risotto recipes where this came from.

Freekeh Risotto Recipe With Spring Greens

Tuscan bean and barley stew

This one-pot Tuscan bean and barley stew is rich and hearty, and ready in just 30 minutes. Make it with any leafy greens you have to hand for a comforting and healthy meal for four that’s low-fat, under 200 calories per portion and full of the good stuff.

Tuscan Stew Recipe with Beans and Barley

Pork fillet with pepper stew

This stew is an easy-to-make meal for four that’s under 200 calories. Ready in under an hour, this one-pot stew is delicious with fibre-packed brown rice or white bean mash.

Pork Stew Recipe with Peppers

Healthy one-pot eggs

This baked eggs with spinach dish feels indulgent but is a light and healthy brunch option with iron-rich spinach, mushrooms and low-fat crème fraîche. Each portion comes in at under 200 calories per serving too.

Kale, pumpkin and bacon pot

This is real comfort food but without the high calorie count. Our hearty pumpkin, bacon and kale one-pot has fewer than 250 calories but is bursting with flavour. Delicious on its own, or serve with crunchy, buttered sourdough toast for a midweek treat.

Easy Kale Recipe with Pumpkin and Bacon

Tomato and basil stew

A quick and healthy vegetarian one-pan dish, this low-calorie tomato stew hits the spot when you want something fast, healthy and full of flavour. Ready in 30 minutes, serve it with a big bowl of basmati rice.

Tomato and Basil Recipe

Healthier lamb and spinach bulgar wheat pilaf

This light and healthy lamb and spinach bulgar wheat pilaf is great for when you want a satisfying meal in a hurry. Ready in 30 minutes, it’s under 500 calories a portion and packed full of flavour with warming cardamom and cumin.

Healthier lamb and spinach bulgar wheat pilaf

Vietnamese beef and lemongrass one pot

We love Vietnamese-inspired flavours, and this beef and lemongrass dish is a definite winner. It’s packed with flavour, can be made all in one-pot, and is under 300 calories per portion. Serve with jasmine rice and Asian greens for a crowd-pleasing supper.

Vietnamese Beef Stew Recipe With Lemongrass

Moroccan veg and chickpea tagine

This fragrant Moroccan vegetable and chickpea tagine is quick and easy to make, low-fat and suitable for vegans too. It’s under 200 calories a portion and makes enough for four, but freezes well for when you need a healthy meal in minutes, great for a quick midweek meal.

Moroccan Tagine Recipe With Veg and Chickpeas

Chickpea and squash coconut curry

Chickpeas are high in protein and fibre, making this one-pot curry a great healthy, vegetarian midweek meal that will be on the table in under an hour. To lower the saturated fat and calories in this dish, try using Alpro coconut milk alternative which is made with a rice milk base. Check out our other top healthy curry recipes.

Chickpea and squash coconut curry in a grey pan