Top Ten Evening Meals - Pinch Of Nom Slimming Recipes (2024)

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Whenever I want to get an amazing input from our readers, I always turn to the Facebook group. What better place to go to to get the best answers about our recipes?!

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You might just find the inspiration you need from our awesome members. If you’ve joined already why not invite any friends that may find it helpful?

I asked the very simple question; What is your favourite Pinch of Nom dinner recipe? The answer? Lots!

So many people got in touch, with hundreds of insightful comments.

There were, however, some standout recipes that were mentioned time and time again.

So, let’s take a look at what we, and you, consider to be our Top Ten Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly Evening Meals from the Pinch of Nom website (in no particular order!)

1. Crispy Chilli Beef – Top Ten Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly Evening Meals

Our Crispy Chilli Beef has been such a popular recipe ever since it appeared on the website. It’s one of our favourite Chinese fakeaway recipes, and has been enjoyed by SO many of you.

We’re not the only ones who think this is a fantastic recipe, Steph from our Facebook group has an amazing story about her fakeaway conversion;

We enjoy chicken and chinese fakeaways, makes you feel like you are eating a takeaway without the guilt. These recipes have helped our purse strings and saved us £400 a month eating out!

Crispy Chilli Beef features an awful lot on our Instagram page too, you love to cook it and share your images of it!

2. Campfire Stew – Top Ten Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly Evening Meals

This is another Pinch of Nom recipe that is very popular with our readers, Campfire Stew is especially popular in the colder months! There’s nothing much better to warm you up.

Plenty of you loved this recipe over on the Facebook group, including Daniella;

Campfire Stew, because it’s tasty, simple, easy to bulk cook, low calorie and reasonably cheap to make, bonus points for very little washing up.

Sandra is also a fan;

Campfire stew it’s easy to do and full of flavour.

Sarah likes to cook this recipe for the whole family;

Campire stew by a mile! Me and my partner absolutely love it.. its our new favourite meal!

We had a good few of you suggesting this recipe as your favourite Pinch of Nom evening meal recipe, and it’s very easy to see why!

3. Chilli Cheesy Nachos – Top Ten Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly Evening Meals

Our recipe for Chilli Cheesy Nachos is one of our most popular recipes, not just for those following a slimming plan, but for anyone!

We get lots of people telling us how they can cook this recipe for themselves, and other family members who are not following a slimming diet still love it.

Lauren from our Facebook group chose this as her favourite Pinch Of Nom evening meal recipe;

Chilli cheese nachos! So tasty and filling and doesn’t feel like your ‘dieting’. Top Ten Evening Meals - Pinch Of Nom Slimming Recipes (6)

Rachel is another fan of the recipe;

Nacho style feast. We have it every week in our house.

4. Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta – Top Ten Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly Evening Meals

Our Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta is a popular recipe for so many reasons, but it scores too many points on being SO tasty.

It’s also incredibly adaptable. It could be prepared for lunch or an evening meal, and can be changed to make it suitable for vegetarians.

Bev from our Facebook group was keen to let us know her thoughts;

I love the creamy Cajun chicken pasta as it’s quick, easy, very tasty and filling!

Carron is a fan of the ease of this recipe;

Creamy chicken Cajun pasta and nacho style feast to be honest whenever I’m stuck come on this site and most of the recipes are fab but these two are regulars Top Ten Evening Meals - Pinch Of Nom Slimming Recipes (8)

Jacqui simply says it as it is!;

Creamy cajun chicken pasta is delish Top Ten Evening Meals - Pinch Of Nom Slimming Recipes (9)

5. Cajun Dirty Rice – Top Ten Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly Evening Meals

Staying on the Cajun theme, our Cajun Dirty Rice has baffled some with its seemingly unattractive name, but amazed everyone who has tasted it.

Such an easy dish to create, and it delivers on flavour by the truck load. It’s proved to be one of our most successful recipes of all time.

We weren’t the only ones to agree that this belongs in our Top Ten, Kathy sums it up perfectly;

Absolutely love the dirty rice recipes. They are so quick to prepare and so tasty. I just love peoples faces when I say what we’ve had for tea !x

Mandy was quick to follow with her adoration for the rice that be dirty;

Cajun Dirty Rice, it’s my new comfort food. Although so far I’ve loved every recipe, this is the one I’ve cooked the most

Callan simply adores it!;

Dirty Fried Rice. It’s cheap. Gluten free. Tasty hot, cold, eaten next day. You can sub rice for cauliflower rice and it still tastes good. It’s so versatile. My husband who doesn’t like risotto/paella/much veg will happily have this, even when the rice goes a bit mushy. Pretty sure my 1 year old has had some and he loved it too.

6. Hunters Chicken – Top Ten Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly Evening Meals

This is a recipe that we’d had on the site for a while now. We’ve recently overhauled our Hunters Chicken and you’ve been going mad for it!

So many people have been trying this out and posting pictures of it on our Facebook group and our Instagram page.

Holly proves herself as the number one fan of our Hunters Chicken!;

Definitely the hunters chicken! It’s my go to favourite pub meal and with all the cheese, bacon and chips I never thought it could be done ‘healthly’. I only started my diet 5 weeks ago, but finding that recipe on this website has been brilliant! So way to make too, using the slow cooker, brilliant!

Elaine is a fan of the recipe too;

Hunters chicken. Recipe is amazing and so tasty. I just love it Top Ten Evening Meals - Pinch Of Nom Slimming Recipes (12)

7. Cuban Beef (Ropa Vieja) – Top Ten Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly Evening Meals

This is one of our newest recipes, and one of the most unique. However, our Cuban Beef (Ropa Vieja) has taken off by storm and have proved incredibly popular!

It’s also a cracking recipe to have cooing in the slow cooker, making it really easy to prepare too.

April from our Facebook group is most complimentary about the recipe;

Cuban beef- a really inventive way to cook stewing steak.

Jackie heartily agrees!;

Cuban Beef. Taste sensation.

This is a perfect dish to whip out to your mates and impress them with your now vast knowledge of Cuban cuisine…!

8. One Pot Mediterranean Chicken Orzo – Top Ten Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly Evening Meals

When we talk about what recipe picture looks the best, this always comes out on top.

We’re not the only ones that think the One Pot Mediterranean Chicken Orzo looks amazing, it’s one of our most pictured recipes over on our Instagram page, and it’s not hard to see why.

We’re not the only ones who love this recipe, Charlie over on our Facebook group agrees;

Mediterranean orzo chicken an absolute winner!
So easy to make and full of flavour, It’s also very cheap to make! Winner winner chicken dinner Top Ten Evening Meals - Pinch Of Nom Slimming Recipes (15)

Rachel also loves this recipe;

The orzo Mediterranean chicken…. soooo easy and tasty I make a big batch and it lasts me several dinners and lunches delicious Top Ten Evening Meals - Pinch Of Nom Slimming Recipes (16)

Ruth is using the recipe for a very special occasion indeed!;

Mediterranean Chicken Orzo – so good I’m making it on Xmas Eve when we always have our neighbours round for a meal Top Ten Evening Meals - Pinch Of Nom Slimming Recipes (17)????Top Ten Evening Meals - Pinch Of Nom Slimming Recipes (18)

Helen seems to like everything we do!;

For me it is the beef ragu Fettuccine It is so delicious, rich and filling. Also the Mediterranean Chicken Orzo, delicious, bursting with flavour, easy to prepare and cook.Both recipes make u feel full. My family say these two meals are better than dining out. Thank you for your hard work inventing these recipes xx

9. Farfalloni Con Funghi – Top Ten Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly Evening Meals

This is a recipe that our very own Emma created, one of those ‘cook and see what happens’ sort of dishes. Turns out it’s one of our most popular dishes!

Our Farfalloni Con Funghi is so successful because it’s so simple and adaptable, and appeals to so many people, including a lot of people on our Facebook group.

Claire loves the simplicity of the dish;

Farfalloni for me every time – who would have thought a handful of ingredients could make something so tasty!

Dan is also a fan of the dish, especially when time is precious

Farfalloni is my fave – often need to cook in a rush so this is my go to quick cook when I want something really tasty and filling!

10. Diet co*ke – Pepsi Max Chicken – Top Ten Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly Evening Meals

Last, but by no means least, is our Diet co*ke – Pepsi Max Chicken. There’s an awful lot of fans for this one on our Facebook group!

It’s a dish that sounds a bit strange, mixing low calorie fizzy drinks with cooking chicken, but it really works and it’s really popular!

We’re not the only ones who adore Diet co*ke Chicken, Claire had a bit of a tough choice!;

I love nearly all off them so hard to choose but I do enjoy the cola chicken x

Jacqui is certain with her decision on her favourite recipe;

Diet co*ke Chicken is the best with the whole family . Rich and tasty Top Ten Evening Meals - Pinch Of Nom Slimming Recipes (21)

Lisa is also very keen on the recipe, and it seems she isn’t the only one in her household;

Diet co*ke chicken – my favourite dish ever!!!! It’s full of flavour & my kind of food – even my partner likes this one so I make it loads Top Ten Evening Meals - Pinch Of Nom Slimming Recipes (22)????Top Ten Evening Meals - Pinch Of Nom Slimming Recipes (23)

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