Low GI dinner recipes

    Find scrumptious dinners that have a low GI score, without any compromise on flavour. We have several tasty dinner options to choose from, all of which can help you in your efforts to control your blood glucose levels.

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    123 reviews
     
    55min

    This heavenly spiced soup is so easy to make and warms you through on cold rainy evenings. This large batch is great for feeding a crowd, and also freezes well.

    Recipe by: CAROL46

     
    247 reviews
     
    35min

    Black beans and sweet potatoes are spiced with chillies, cumin and garlic, then grilled in the oven for a great vegetarian main or starter. They taste fresh and delicious with a lime and soured cream dressing.

    Recipe by: CHRISTINA5362

     
    117 reviews
     
    35min

    These vegetarian burgers can be baked, barbecued or pan fried. Serve in a floury bap with avocado, lettuce, soured cream and cheese.

    Recipe by: ANDERVAL

     
    311 reviews
     
    35min

    Veggies, beans and cheese sandwiched in tortillas, then fried until golden on both sides. This is a great weeknight supper, ready in a flash - make one quesadilla per person. You can also cut them like a pizza and serve as a starter or party nibble.

    Recipe by: jjenkraynakorriss

     
    11 reviews
     
    50min

    Barley is a much under-rated and seldom used grain, which is a great shame since it has a pleasing flavour and texture as well as being a good source of fibre. Here is it cooked with a medley of vegetables in a lemon and thyme stock. The addition of cooked chicken turns the dish into a great main course.

    Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

     
    104 reviews
     
    55min

    Succulent chicken thighs roasted with figs and lemon slices makes for a satisfying and impressive Mediterranean-inspired meal. The slightly sweet and sour sauce is perfect to serve with rice, and helps to caramelise the figs and lemon. Easy, delicious and if you feel the sauce isn't enough it can easily be doubled.

    Recipe by: Kimber

     
    7 reviews
     
    8hr20min

    A lovely chicken and barley stew which was adapted from a lamb stew recipe as I cannot eat red meat and turned into a yummy slow cooker recipe.

    Recipe by: yarn

     
    390 reviews
     
    25min

    An easy, quick recipe that uses fresh ingredients to produce a very flavourful pasta supper.

    Recipe by: Joelene Craver

     
    5 reviews
     
    10hr35min

    Juniper berries give this beef stew dish a distinctive flavour. The beef is slowly simmered until meltingly tender, while nourishing pot barley soaks up some of the juices and thickens the rich gravy to make a hearty casserole. Serve with mashed potatoes and a green vegetable such as French beans or spring greens.

    Recipe by: Azmina Govindji

     
    5 reviews
     
    30min

    This typically Italian mixture of aubergines, tomatoes, peppers, mozzarella and Parmesan comes together in no time and has a rich and full flavour. Serve with focaccia and a green salad. Delicious!

    Recipe by: Jan Cutler

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