Best healthy veg recipes

Beef and broccoli fajitas

Discover some of our favourite ways to include nutritious vegetables into your everyday menu. Or, if you’d like to see our top fruit picks, check out our best healthy fruit recipes.

Our top healthy veg recipes

1. Kale

Golden baked gnocchi, hazelnut pesto and vibrant veg such as butternut squash and kale come together in this hearty vegetarian dinner recipe.

2. Spinach

Add spinach to your meals with our vibrant pea, spinach & crab risotto. Serve topped with a punchy chilli crab salsa.

Pea Risotto Recipe with Spinach and Crab

3. Broccoli

Fill your tortillas with our high-protein mix of long-stemmed broccoli, roasted red peppers and sirloin steak for a quick meal idea.

Sirloin Steak Fajitas Recipe with Broccoli

4. Sweet potato

A vibrant, low-calorie and vegan dinner idea, made with sweet potatoes, red split lentils, coconut milk and plenty of spices, this sweet potato and lentil curry is a winner with everyone

Sweet potato and lentil curry

5. Tinned and purée tomatoes

Infuse tinned chopped tomatoes with punchy spices to create this nutritious tomato, lemongrass and rice soup

Vegan Tomato Soup Recipe with Rice and Lemongrass

6. Cauliflower

Serve golden tofu with cauliflower fried rice and plenty of sweet chilli sauce for a low-calorie, veg-heavy, meat-free midweek dinner.

A cauliflower rice dish with a red sauce on the side

Tracey Raye is the health editor for olive and BBC Good Food. Tracey, MSc, is a registered nutritionist, holding a master’s degree in personalised nutrition. She is passionate about harnessing the power of all things health and well-being in a way that enhances, rather than limits, our lives. She covers our nourishing recipes and collections, oversees our health strategy and stays adrift of the latest health and lifestyle trends in order to bring you the tools and inspiration you need to find what health means for you.

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