Try this quick idea for an easy, nutritious, bean-based meal that the whole family will love.
Nourishing lentils are great value and very good for you. The warm spices and rich coconut milk combine to create an intoxicatingly flavoured dish.
A variety of fresh vegetables, herbs and fish makes for a healthy dish that is bursting with flavour. I like to serve this dish with rice.
Leeks, sweetcorn and potatoes make this chunky seafood chowder a satisfying main meal soup. Serve garnished with a swirl of crème fraîche or fromage frais and some crusty wholegrain bread to accompany.
This cheering, main meal soup is sure to appeal to the heartiest of appetites. Lean pieces of beef are simmered slowly in a rich, spicy tomato and red pepper broth that's studded with golden sweetcorn and creamy butter beans. Serve with warm tortillas to complete the meal.
This lightly curried rice dish makes a simple yet satisfying vegetarian meal, with the chickpeas providing valuable protein. Serve with a yoghurt raita and mango chutney. A fresh, green, baby spinach leaf salad would also make a good accompaniment.
A spicy stir-fry with subtle curry flavours. It's quick to cook, includes a range of colourful vegetables and uses straight-to-wok noodles for ease of cooking.
This one-dish meal is an easy Greek-style roast bursting with the fresh flavours of lemon and herbs.
This Italian stew marries small pasta shapes and beans to make a filling supper dish.
Other winter vegetables can be used in this thick, warming soup. Try Jerusalem artichokes or swede in place of the parsnips or carrots. Garlic sippets are also very good with this.