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Healthy lunch recipes

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From vibrant salads and hearty soups, to veg-packed wraps, we've got plenty of healthy lunch ideas to keep your midday meal on the right track.

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  • BBQ rainbow beef salad served on a plate

    BBQ rainbow beef salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.7 ratings

    The steak in this light salad is cooked on the barbecue, giving it a true taste of summer. It works brilliantly with our Asian-inspired dressing

  • A bowl serving salmon and Thai noodle salad with chopsticks alongside

    Fresh salmon with Thai noodle salad

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.18 ratings

    Ideal for a quick midweek meal, whip up this nutritious salmon and noodle salad in just 20 minutes. The balance of protein and carbs make it super satisfying

  • Penne pasta with avocado on plate

    Tomato penne with avocado

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.152 ratings

    Get all five of your 5-a-day in this mildly spiced, healthy pasta dish. It's rich in iron, fibre and vitamin C as well as being low-fat and low-calorie

  • Lime prawn cocktail pitta salad served in tupperware

    Lime prawn cocktail pitta salad

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make this speedy lime prawn cocktail salad as a filling lunch that packs a flavour-punch. It's tasty, healthy and low in calories

  • Two slices of Bombay potato frittata

    Bombay potato frittata

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.21 ratings

    Pack in the flavour with this Indian-inspired frittata. Perfect for a healthy lunch, it's low in calories and fat and full of nutrients

  • Spiced lentil & butternut squash soup served in bowls

    Spiced lentil & butternut squash soup

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.114 ratings

    Cook a big batch of this filling spiced lentil and squash soup and freeze the leftovers for a speedy supper another day. It's healthy and low in fat

  • Two bowls of red pepper & tomato soup with ricotta

    Roasted red pepper & tomato soup with ricotta

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.25 ratings

    Liven up a tomato soup with a few easy and tasty additions, including a spoonful of ricotta. It's classic comfort food and also a low-calorie, healthy option

  • Lettuce leaves filled with tuna and avocado mayonnaise

    Healthy tuna lettuce wraps

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Make these nifty wraps with avocado mayo as a great low-carb, high-protein lunch. They're packed with omega-3-rich tuna and boast three of your five-a-day

  • 3 pasta lunches in containers

    Meal prep: pasta

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.19 ratings

    Make three lunchbox pasta meals in one go to save you time midweek. They're nutritious and healthy with variations using salmon, chicken and aubergine

  • Roasted cauli-broc bowl with tahini hummus 2016

    Roasted cauli-broc bowl with tahini hummus

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.25 ratings

    A simple quinoa bowl you can put together in 10 minutes and enjoy al-desko. It's vegan, healthy and gluten-free

  • Chickpea tagine soup served in a bowl

    Chickpea tagine soup

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Discover the rustic flavours of tagine in a soup. Packed with chickpeas, peppers and kale plus apricots for sweetness, this satisfying soup is super-healthy

  • Quinoa tabbouleh

    Quinoa tabbouleh

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    Enjoy this nutrient-packed salad, with juicy tomatoes and cucumber, as a delicious and healthy lunch

  • Salmon pasta salad with lemon & capers

    Salmon pasta salad with lemon & capers

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.19 ratings

    Use frozen, skinless wild salmon fillets for a cheap and filling lunch on the go. This low-calorie, healthy dish couldn't be easier to whip up

  • Burrito bowl with chipotle black beans

    Burrito bowl with chipotle black beans

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.48 ratings

    This healthy burrito bowl is chock full of veggies and greens, perfect for a filling lunch. This is one vegetarian meal that tastes just as good as it looks

  • Spicy Quorn & avocado wraps

    Spicy avocado wraps

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.21 ratings

    Pan-fry vegetarian, chicken-style pieces with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps - cool before assembling if packing for lunch

  • Herby broccoli & pea soup served in a bowl

    Herby broccoli & pea soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.25 ratings

    Our vibrant broccoli and pea soup delivers three of your 5-a-day, and is full of nutrients including iron, folate and vitamin C

  • Egg & rocket pizzas

    Egg & rocket pizzas

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.38 ratings

    Use seeded tortillas as pizza bases for a quick and healthy lunch - crack an egg in the centre and bake to boost protein intake

  • Red lentil & carrot soup

    Red lentil & carrot soup

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.99 ratings

    This warming and budget-friendly vegetarian soup is perfect packed in a flask for lunch. It's also easy to double the quantities and freeze half for later

  • Curried spinach & lentil soup served in a bowl

    Curried spinach & lentil soup

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    Pack in the nutrients and the flavour with our curried spinach and lentil soup. It's full of iron and vitamin C and is served with a cashew chutney topping

  • Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

    Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.76 ratings

    Pan-fry lean chicken breast with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps. Cool before assembling if packing for lunch

  • Spicy tuna & cottage cheese jacket

    Spicy tuna & cottage cheese jacket

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.19 ratings

    For a low-fat energy lunch try a carbohydrate-heavy baked potato with a light and nutritious filling

  • Chicken soba noodles

    Chicken soba noodles

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.10 ratings

    Quick and easy to prepare, whether you're packing them up for work or grabbing a bite at home

  • Green club sandwich

    Green club sandwich

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.18 ratings

    This healthy sandwich is packed full of goodness to keep you going until dinner

  • Lunchbox snacks

    Lunchbox snacks

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.17 ratings

    Keep hunger pangs at bay with these healthy, yummy lunchbox nibbles

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