Low fat dinner recipes

    From tandoori chicken to steamed fish recipes - find plenty of dinner ideas that are lower in fat. We have light and satisfying fish stews, warming veggie chilli, lean chicken dishes and lots more.

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    392 reviews
     
    1hr50min

    So yummy you won't know it's actually low fat! This is an easy lasagne recipe, and you can also substitute minced turkey or another veggie for the spinach.

    Recipe by: LSPACE

     
    161 reviews
     
    1hr

    Kidney beans simmered with onion, pepper, garlic, tomato purée and rice. A perfect one-pan meal. Leftovers are tasty wrapped in a tortilla, too.

    Recipe by: Chris Barila

     
    13 reviews
     
    1hr10min

    Fish pie is usually popular with children, who may not otherwise be keen on fish. In this version, leek and watercress are added to boost the vitamin value, and sliced potato and cheese make an appealing topping. Try it with roasted tomatoes on the vine, cooked for about 15 minutes alongside the pie, or steamed broccoli.

    Recipe by: Azmina Govindji

     
    857 reviews
     
    40min

    Chicken thighs are used in this recipe, but skinless breasts could be used instead. Be careful not to overcook, as the result could be rather dry chicken. Serve with warm flour tortillas, spicy salsa and soured cream.

    Recipe by: Teresa C. Rouzer

     
    11 reviews
     
    40min

    A light, colourful curry that is very quick and easy to make, this is packed with antioxidant-rich vegetables. Sweet potatoes, in particular, are an excellent source of beta-carotene and vitamin C, and have a higher vitamin E content than any other vegetable. Serve with naan bread.

    Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

     
    13 reviews
     
    25min

    A French recipe with a few simple ingredients and a sophisticated flavour. Lots of fresh parsley gives this soup a fresh taste. Extremely low in fat!

    Recipe by: AMANDA1432

     
    99 reviews
     
    40min

    An Indian-inspired paste made from an assortment of spices is the secret to this spicy barbecued chicken recipe. No long marinating time is required; the chicken can marinate in the time it takes to get the charcoals hot.

    Recipe by: DAKOTAGIRL

     
    142 reviews
     
    30min

    You can modify this recipe to include any veggies you choose. It's a great way to use up leftover rice.

    Recipe by: HERCATE

     
    101 reviews
     
    45min

    Masoor dhal are red lentils and this spicy red lentil dish can be enjoyed as a starter, or as a main with rice or naan.

    Recipe by: Rachel

     
    97 reviews
     
    35min

    Anyone can make this quick and easy baked cod recipe. Full of flavour, but extremely low in fat and calories. Serve with rice.

    Recipe by: sal

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