5 Quick Healthy Recipes

Our quick healthy recipes mean you’ll never be short of ideas for healthy dinners. These nutritious recipes are simple & delicious. Check them out today.

There’s nothing more wonderful than finding a delicious, nutritious recipe that you can rustle up in a hurry – especially after a long day or when you’re not feeling in the mood for cooking.

Gingered tofu and green vegetable stir-fry recipe

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Ingredients

2tbsp olive oil
4cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled and finely diced
2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
1 onion, peeled and chopped
125g (4½oz) mushrooms, quartered
300g (10½oz) broccoli, cut into florets
125g (4½oz) chopped curly kale
200g (7oz) tofu, cubed
1-2tbsp soy sauce or stock if you prefer
2tbsp sesame seeds, toasted


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Heat the oil in a wok and stir-fry the ginger, garlic and onion for 2-3 minutes.
Add the mushrooms, broccoli, curly kale, tofu and soy sauce and toss everything together. Cover the wok and leave to cook for 6-7 minutes – this will steam rather than fry which is s healthier way to cook. Stir-fry again for the last 2 minutes, then serve, sprinkled with sesame seeds.

Salmon and asparagus fajitas recipe

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Ingredients

2tsp olive oil
1 medium onion, sliced
1 red pepper, sliced in strips
100g asparagus spears, cut into 3cm pieces
1tsp ground cumin
¼tsp cayenne pepper
4 large tortilla wraps
200g fresh salmon, skinned and cut into strips
50g wild rocket

Add the oil to a pan, then the onion, pepper and asparagus. Cook for 4 minutes, stirring regularly.
Add cumin and cayenne pepper to the onion and pepper and mix well.
Warm the wraps together in a dry, nonstick frying pan over a low heat for 2-3 mins. Alternate, so each gets time directly on the heat.
Add the salmon to the onion, pepper and asparagus and mix gently for 2 minutes so it cooks evenly.
Add a tablespoon of water, cover and turn off the heat. This will create steam and make a coating on the fish with all the pan juices.
Put ¼ of the mix and ¼ of the rocket into each tortilla. Roll up, cut in half and serve.

Tropical fruit sundaes recipe

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Ingredients

160g (5 1/2oz) crunchy oat cereal
3 x 90g (3 1/4oz) pouches Goodness apricot yogurts
120g (3 3/4oz) Goodness peach and pineapple or peach and pear pieces in fruit juice, drained
4 tsp runny honey or maple syrup

This tropical fruit sundae is a a perfect dessert for little ones. It’s easy to make and full of fruity goodness and crunchy oat cereal.
Spoon half the cereal into 4 bowls, or glasses.
Top with a dollop of Goodness apricot yogurt, a sprinkling of Goodness fruit pieces and then repeat with the rest of the cereal, yogurt and fruit. Drizzle each with honey or maple syrup and serve.

Broccoli and beef stir-fry recipe

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Ingredients

1 orange, zested and juiced
2tbsp soy sauce
2tbsp sesame oil
250g (8oz) tender stem broccoli
5cm (2in) piece root ginger
1tbsp sunflower oil
1 garlic clove, finely sliced
1 red pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced
150g Straight To Wok Noodles
400g (13oz) fillet or sirloin steak, cut into thin slices


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Mix together the orange zest and juice, soy sauce and sesame oil and set aside.
Blanch the broccoli in boiling water for 2 minutes, then drain well and set aside.
Finely shred the ginger. Then heat a large frying pan or wok, add the sunflower oil, heat it until sizzling, and fry the ginger till it’s crisp.

When it’s done, remove with a slotted spoon. Add the beef and garlic, and stir-fry until just browned. Remove the meat using a slotted spoon and set aside.

Add the red pepper and broccoli and stir-fry for around 2-3 minutes until it’s just tender. Add the soy sauce mixture, bring it to the boil then return the beef to the pan and heat through. Serve with noodles.

Fruity buttermilk pancakes recipe

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Ingredients

150g self-raising flour
2 medium eggs
2tbsp honey
150ml buttermilk
1tbsp rapeseed oil + extra for frying
100g fresh blueberries or raspberries

Place the flour in a large bowl. Whisk in the eggs and honey then gradually whisk in the buttermilk and 1 tbsp oil to form a thick batter. Stir in the fruit.

Heat a little extra oil in a frying pan and using a tablespoon, spoon some mixture into the pan to make 4 pancakes. Cook gently for 1-2 minutes each side until golden and cooked through. Repeat to make 12 pancakes.
Tip

For an extra healthy option, use self-raising wholemeal flour. Ideal drizzled with honey or maple syrup and scattered with fresh fruit.

Source: realfood.tesco.com

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