You can treat yourself to a takeaway and keep your diet on track with these surprisingly healthy options.
On a diet and trying to resist the temptation of a takeout? Well, resist no more because we’ve rounded up 5 surprisingly healthy takeaways in Leeds. That’s right, at these eateries you can tuck into vitamin-packed stir fries, lip-smacking grilled meat and even a nutritious burger. Each of these dishes have all of the tastiness of your foodie favourites and none of the naughtiness, so you can pig out guilt-free.
If you love healthy Asian food, My Thai is one of the best takeaways in Leeds. Their authentic salads make for a low-calorie feed that’s packed full of flavour. Try the Nuer Numtok – it tosses succulent chargrilled steak with fresh leaves, onion and mint, all drizzled in a lemon and chilli dressing. They also do wok-fried dishes that are brimming with veggies for a vitamin hit. The Pad Himmaparn mixes pineapple, carrots, onions, mushrooms and cashews with your choice of chicken, prawn or tofu for protein.
My Thai, The Merrion Centre, 43 Wade Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 8NJ, 26 York Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2EY & 8 Swinegate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4AG. You can get yours delivered through Deliveroo and Uber Eats.
A tantalising fusion of British and Asian cuisines awaits at My Lahore. They serve a globally-inspired menu of nutritious curries, stir-fries and salads, which you can get to takeaway. Everything is made with fresh ingredients and they even have a section of the menu dedicated to healthy dishes. The oven-baked salmon is rich in omega-3 and nutrients, but doesn’t lack any flavour – it’s smothered in a sticky, spicy glaze, served with mashed potato and mixed veg.
My Lahore, Cavendish Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS3 1LY. You can get yours delivered through Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats.
My Spice and Grill
Spiced chicken tikka, succulent lamb chops and juicy beef fillets sizzling away on the grill… My Spice and Grill is one of the tastiest takeaways in Leeds and better yet, you can feast on their food guilt-free. That’s right, they chargrill their meats, cutting any extra fat out of the cooking process. Choose from protein-packed salmon, steak, king prawns and chicken, before it’s seasoned with a lip-smacking blend of spices and grilled to perfection. Why not pair yours with kale hummus and veggie chaat to load up with vitamins?
My Spice and Grill, 352-354 Kirkstall Rd, Burley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS4 2HQ. You can get yours delivered through Uber Eats and Just Eat.
Have you ever had an Ethiopian takeaway? Well, you can get one from Abyssinia Cafe and it’s surprisingly healthy. The menu is full of rich, hearty stews like Shiro Tegameno, a spiced chickpea soup, and Gomen Be Sega, a vitamin-packed dish that simmers heaps of spring greens with lamb in an aromatic broth. You can also tuck into grilled beef and peppers, marinated in a punchy blend of spices and served with a fresh salad. Rich in vitamin K and A as well as folate and protein, it’s both nutritious and delicious.
Abyssinia Cafe,12 Ashley Rd, Harehills, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS9 7AB. You can get yours delivered through Just Eat.
When it comes to healthy takeaways in Leeds, Leon is a no-brainer. They’re known for their diet-friendly fast food made with all natural ingredients, so you can grab an array of salads, burgers and rice boxes to go. The lentil masala is particularly delicious – it’s full of warming Indian spices while also being high in plant-based protein and fibre, so you’ll feel fuller for longer. You can also wrap your chops around low-calorie chargrilled chicken wraps, stuffed with vitamin-rich rocket and slathered in tasty aioli.
Leon, Leeds Train Station, New Station Street, Leeds. West Yorkshire, LS1 4DY. You can get yours delivered through Deliveroo.Cover image: © Copyright Leeds-List 2020 by Contakt Photography