Easy dinner ideas

Make satisfying meals with these quick and easy budget recipe ideas. We love them because they’re purse-friendly and easy to make – there’s almost one recipe a night for a month, if you fancy a daily challenge!

There’s a spaghetti carbonara, beef meatballs and a leek risotto to discover.

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Melt-in-the-middle fishcakes

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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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One-pan Swiss steak

Steak recipes

One-pan Swiss steak

Our one-pan swiss steak recipe is much quicker than the classic version, packed with lots...

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Cheat’s McDonald’s McMuffin recipe

Brunch recipes

Cheat’s McDonald’s McMuffin recipe

You can’t beat a sausage and egg muffin to cure a hangover. Whip this brunch-worthy...

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Balsamic sausage, pepper and red onion bake

Pepper recipes

Balsamic sausage, pepper and red onion bake

This Italian-inspired bake combines sausages, pepper and red onion with a sticky balsamic and honey...

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Ravioli pasta bake

Quick Italian midweek meal recipes

Ravioli pasta bake

This quick and easy pasta bake recipe is made with fresh ravioli and classic Italian...

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Chicken schnitzels with quick fennel and apple sauerkraut

Easy dinner ideas

Chicken schnitzels with quick fennel and apple sauerkraut

These chicken schnitzels take just 30 minutes to make, making them perfect for a fuss-free...

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Red curry rice with prawns

Easy dinner ideas

Red curry rice with prawns

Don’t give dinner a second thought with this easy-to-throw-together midweek red curry rice recipe.

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Quick paneer and chickpea curry

Cauliflower recipes

Quick paneer and chickpea curry

Don’t wait for the weekends to enjoy a curry. This quick recipe combines crispy paneer...

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Easy jacket potatoes with smoky beans

Comfort food

Easy jacket potatoes with smoky beans

A golden-skinned, fluffy jacket potato topped with easy homemade beans and melted cheese is the...

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Roasted cauliflower and pesto pasta

Cauliflower recipes

Roasted cauliflower and pesto pasta

More than a simple bowl of pasta – this recipe is bursting with flavour from...

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Cheese and broccoli bake

Vegetarian bake recipes

Cheese and broccoli bake

This vegetarian pasta bake recipe is fast enough for midweek cooking. It’s the ultimate comfort...

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Bubble and squeak with gammon and fried eggs

Gammon recipes

Bubble and squeak with gammon and fried eggs

Use up Sunday lunch leftovers with this bubble and squeak recipe. Throw in anything else...

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Broccoli and anchovy pasta with lemon breadcrumbs

Low-fat recipes

Broccoli and anchovy pasta with lemon breadcrumbs

Crunchy lemon breadcrumbs take this quick dinner recipe from a simple budget meal to an...

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Griddled vegetable and halloumi burger with chilli yoghurt

Vegetarian burger recipes

Griddled vegetable and halloumi burger with chilli yoghurt

A fuss-free, £5 midweek recipe, packed with fresh, summer flavours.

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