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With a bit of planning and a few simple, smart and speedy recipes you can get your 5-a-day in one warming meal. Here are a few of our favourite recipes to help you hit the mark week-in, week-out.

This is a comfort classic. Packed-full of gorgeous veg and served with cheesy jacket spuds and sweet gem lettuce, it’s the ultimate crowd-pleaser.

Spiced sweet potato makes this warming chilli a real treat. Featuring fibre-packed beans and veg, this is a great recipe to have in your repertoire. Pair it with a classic green salad to rack-up your 5-a-day in just one meal.

Slow-cooked veggie stew is the perfect way to sneak in a few more of your 5-a-day. This one is spiced with cinnamon and cumin for a burst of Moroccan flavour.


This old-school dish is a sure-fire way of keeping the whole family happy. Peppers, aubergines and courgettes make this nutritious ratatouille super-tasty.

This seven-veg tomato sauce will boost your veg count in one delicious hit. Stir it through pasta, spread it on your pizza base, or enjoy it simply with crispy croutons and a grating of Parmesan. To help add more to your 5-a-day, serve with a simple chopped salad.

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