Healthy comfort food

Last updated: 12-31-2019

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Healthy comfort food

Healthy comfort food recipes
32 Recipes
Comfort food has never been so healthy! Try our nutritious and delicious feel-good recipe ideas, from soups and stews to pasta dishes and pies.
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4.01163
(86 ratings)
Fancy a healthy version of your favourite Friday night chicken curry? The chicken can be marinated the day before so you can get ahead on your prep
50 mins
4
(15 ratings)
This healthy family supper has dumplings that soak up all the flavours of cider, mustard and a hint of apple, and it's 3 of your 5-a-day...
2 hours
4.833335
(6 ratings)
Warm up on chilly evenings with this hearty, healthy bean & pumpkin soup. Serve this low-calorie meal with a chunk of fresh bread for dunking
50 mins
4
(3 ratings)
Top these mushroom, bacon, kale and tarragon pies with butter bean smash to make a healthy main meal that's big on flavour but light on calories...
1 hour and 5 mins
Easy
4.333335
(72 ratings)
Treat the family to this wholesome chicken casserole that delivers comfort while being low-fat. And you can let a slow cooker do most of the work
7 hours and 25 mins
Easy
4.774195
(496 ratings)
Mary Cadogan's aromatic broth will warm you up on a winter's evening - it contains ginger, which is particularly good for colds, too...
40 mins
4.266665
(15 ratings)
Try these slow cooker meatballs for a tasty family meal. Turkey mince makes lighter meatballs which kids love. They also freeze well so you can batch cook
6 hours
4.333335
(9 ratings)
Tuck into this full-bodied, vegetarian Bolognese-based soup with red lentils, which brings you four of your 5-a-day and plenty of fibre
50 mins
4.92857
(14 ratings)
Full of omega-3 fats and providing four of your 5-a-day, this healthy dinner is packed with flavourful ingredients including garlic, chilli, salmon fillets and herbs
50 mins
4.65
(20 ratings)
This healthy, filling lunch provides a good balance of protein and carbs from lean steak mince and wholemeal pasta – ideal to aid muscle recovery after exercise...
45 mins
4.11111
(9 ratings)
This crowd-pleasing pasta is easy to make, healthy and satisfying with squash providing 1 of your 5-a-day and pecans stirred through, which add a nice crunch
45 mins
4.6
(10 ratings)
Serve up this tasty Moroccan roast lamb dish for a low-calorie main that delivers stacks of flavour and three of your 5-a-day
1 hour and 10 mins
Easy
4.66
(50 ratings)
A low-fat, vegetarian soup that everyone will love - passata and whole milk give a silky smooth finish
1 hour and 15 mins
Easy
4.916665
(12 ratings)
Substituting half your pasta for swede ribbons and the breast of the duck rather than the leg makes this a leaner, but equally delicious, ragu
1 hour and 50 mins
Easy
4.05
(20 ratings)
Slow cook your next lasagne for extra tender mince – and this version is low-fat and low-calorie. A healthy family meal to give you comfort on cold nights...
4 hours and 15 mins
Easy
4.215685
(51 ratings)
Make this low-calorie veggie lasagne as a lighter alternative to the traditional bake. It's layered with pasta, ratatouille and sliced aubergine and packs in all of your five-a-day...
3 hours and 30 mins
Easy
4.36937
(111 ratings)
Serve your pasta with a budget-busting tomato and paprika sauce. It's a healthy choice to boot...
25 mins
4.8125
(64 ratings)
This vegan chilli packs in plenty of vegetables and doesn’t fall short on the flavour front. Serve it with rice or in jacket potatoes for a filling supper...
1 hour
Angela Nilsen reinvents a classic recipe to make chicken pie a healthy choice for you
1 hour and 15 mins
Easy
4.48387
(62 ratings)
A warming vegan supper with porcini mushrooms, leeks, carrots, butternut squash and plenty of herbs, topped with crispy potatoes - it's low calorie, low fat and perfect for when the nights draw in...
1 hour and 50 mins
Easy
4.857145
(7 ratings)
Comfort food at its healthiest! This protein-rich dinner is perfect after a workout, and provides an impressive 4 of your 5-a-day along with vitamin C and iron
40 mins
4.578945
(19 ratings)
Enjoy all five of your 5-a-day in this healthy Sunday roast. It's a good source of energising vitamin C and iron, needed for healthy nails and hair...
50 mins
4.740415
(339 ratings)
A comforting vegan one-pot recipe that counts for 3 of your 5-a-day! You can't go wrong with this iron-rich, low-fat, low-calorie supper...
45 mins
4.629215
(178 ratings)
Want a curry without too many calories? Use fat-free Greek yogurt instead of cream for a healthy korma that will give your local takeaway a run for its money
35 mins
4.82143
(28 ratings)
Get some protein into a vegan diet with this tasty chickpea curry jacket. It's an easy midweek meal, or filling lunch that packs a lot of flavour...
1 hour
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