Want meat-free and lower carb dinners? Well, it's never been easier
Hands up who fancies some lower carb vegetarian dishes? Us too. And in the spirit of eating well, we've found you some delicious dinners that tick both those foodie boxes.
These super-tasty dishes replace traditional rice, pasta and breads with new generation veggie alternatives like butternut squash lasagne sheets.
You can make your own if you have a spiraliser lurking in the kitchen cupboard, or make it super-easy on yourself and stock up on Sainsbury’s range of pre-prepared carb alternatives, including sweet potato lasagne sheets, courgetti (courgette spaghetti) and butternut squash noodles, or boodles. Now if that doesn't say easy-peasy, we're not sure what does. Eh?
Try these beauts for inspiration.
Spaghetti ‘n’ meatballs gets a tasty pasta-free, veggie makeover.
Clever cauli shows off its impressive rice impersonation in this takeaway favourite with a twist.
Courgette is a vegetable of many, many layers. Including the usual pasta layer in this lovely lasagne.
We could eat oodles of these beautiful boodles, which can be bought ready-made from Sainsbury’s. An extra element of veg and lower in carbs.
Yep, it’s that courgetti again. Make it your go-to base whenever you fancy your fave pasta dishes without piling on the carbs.
Use ready-prepared butternut squash noodles and courgetti for this speedy, satisfying supper.
Packed with sunny Mediterranean flavours, this classic Italian dish works wonderfully with bread or pasta, of course. But for a lower-carb version, spoon over quinoa or eat with rich greens like kale and spinach.
Vivid pink beetroot ‘rice’ that’s lower in carbs. Beet that.