Easy dinner ideas

Make satisfying meals with these quick and easy budget recipe ideas. We love them because they’re purse-friendly and so simple to make. And simple doesn’t need to mean boring: find a super spaghetti carbonara, beef meatballs and a leek risotto.

And discover our easy dinner party mains too, for something a bit more special.

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Taco traybake

Traybake recipes

Taco traybake

This taco traybake topped with melted cheese really cuts down on the washing up when...

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One-pot carbonara pasta bake

Carbonara recipes

One-pot carbonara pasta bake

This creamy carbonara pasta bake recipe is a no-fuss, one-pot dish that’s perfect for a...

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Lemongrass prawn laksa noodles

Healthy lunch recipes

Lemongrass prawn laksa noodles

This healthy, wholesome, low-fat lemongrass prawn laksa recipe really hits the spot on days when...

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Cock-a-leekie traybake with croutons

Midweek meal recipes

Cock-a-leekie traybake with croutons

Cock-a-leekie is a traditional Scottish soup, typically consisting of leek and chicken stock. This tasty...

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Mince and tatties casserole

Casserole recipes

Mince and tatties casserole

For a new way with mince, try this spin on the Scottish classic mince and...

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Lemon, parsley and caper fish balls

Sardine recipes

Lemon, parsley and caper fish balls

Trying to make your mealtime budget stretch a bit further? Feed four with this creamy,...

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Crispy pork chops with fennel

Dinner inspiration in 20 minutes

Crispy pork chops with fennel

These quick and easy pork chop with fennel created by Donal Skehan will fast become...

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Sausage, chorizo and sherry casserole

Best sausage casserole recipes

Sausage, chorizo and sherry casserole

This weeknight winner, sausage chorizo and sherry casserole, uses Spanish ingredients – chorizo, padrón peppers,...

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Chimichurri beef casserole

Slow cooked beef recipes

Chimichurri beef casserole

This simple, slow-cooked, Argentine-style casserole combines rich, smoky flavours with a vibrant, herby chimichurri garnish....

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Melt-in-the-middle fishcakes

Fishcake recipes

Melt-in-the-middle fishcakes

Take weeknight dinners up a notch with these comforting melt-in-the-middle fishcakes. The hidden rarebit centre...

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Fried halloumi salad with charred hispi cabbage

Halloumi recipes

Fried halloumi salad with charred hispi cabbage

This fried halloumi salad has it all: salty and tangy halloumi, caramelised charred cabbage and...

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Roasted cherry tomato spaghetti with tarragon

Spaghetti recipes

Roasted cherry tomato spaghetti with tarragon

A tomato pasta with a bit of a difference – this roasted cherry tomato spaghetti...

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Pan-fried fish with pea guacamole and new potatoes

Traybake recipes

Pan-fried fish with pea guacamole and new potatoes

This simple and fuss-free pan-fried fish dinner can be made with your favourite white fish...

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Sardine fishcakes with chilli corn salsa

Midweek meal recipes

Sardine fishcakes with chilli corn salsa

These sardine fishcakes make a flavour-packed dinner that’s full of Omega-3s and vitamin D. The...

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Sichuan beef noodles

Easy dinner ideas

Sichuan beef noodles

“Noodles are my perfect craving at the end of an evening, and these sichuan beef...

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Gnocchi with pancetta and purple sprouting broccoli

Gnocchi recipes

Gnocchi with pancetta and purple sprouting broccoli

Pick up a pack of gnocchi and make this six-ingredient dinner tonight, featuring seasonal purple...

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Beef burrito bowls

Beef mince recipes

Beef burrito bowls

These easy beef burrito bowls are fun to make and have a spicy chipotle kick!...

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Spicy salmon and new potato traybake

Speedy salmon recipes

Spicy salmon and new potato traybake

This simple combination of salmon, potatoes and veg never tasted so good – and all...

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Creamy vegan sausage and spinach pasta

Vegan dinner recipes

Creamy vegan sausage and spinach pasta

Comforting and creamy, this plant-based pasta dish marries vegan sausages with fennel seeds, red onion...

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Pasta with vodka sauce

Italian pasta recipes

Pasta with vodka sauce

This luscious pasta with tomato vodka sauce is the just-about-perfect simple supper, requiring just 20...

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