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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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

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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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Roast chicken thighs with garlic butter potatoes and tomato salad

Lower-calorie mains

Roast chicken thighs with garlic butter potatoes and...

A quick one pot chicken recipe with a refreshing tomato salad- perfect for midweek meals,...

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Grilled mackerel with orange and basil-dressed pepper salad

Easy dinner ideas

Grilled mackerel with orange and basil-dressed pepper salad

Omega 3-rich fresh mackerel pairs perfectly with zingy orange and sweet peppers in this 20-minute...

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Edamame and chorizo salad with fried egg

Lower-calorie mains

Edamame and chorizo salad with fried egg

A quick and easy edamame and chorizo salad recipe that uses just seven ingredients and...

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Bistro salad with poached egg, croutons, lardons and walnuts

Easy dinner ideas

Bistro salad with poached egg, croutons, lardons and...

Packed with the wonderful smoky flavours of lardons and crunchy textures of croutons — this...

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Teriyaki chicken with sesame vegetables

Healthy chicken recipes

Teriyaki chicken with sesame vegetables

Try these healthy Japanese-style chicken skewers, served with a crunchy vegetables, for a quick midweek...

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Leek risotto with lemon crumbs

Risotto recipes

Leek risotto with lemon crumbs

This leek risotto with lemon crumbs is budget-friendly, yet impressive enough for a dinner party.

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