30-minute meal recipes

When you want something tasty but you don’t have hours to cook it, our 30-minute meals have your back. For the easiest dinners we’ve ever made, from gnocchi to Thai curry, look no further. You can make all of these recipes in around half an hour, perfect for a busy week night.

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Air fryer chicken thighs

Air fryer recipes

Air fryer chicken thighs

These simple air fryer chicken thighs are the best we’ve made, thanks to a little science and a light coating...

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Creamy bucatini with chorizo and mushrooms

Weekly pasta recipes

Creamy bucatini with chorizo and mushrooms

Spanish chorizo gate-crashes an otherwise distinctly Italian party in this indulgent dish, imbuing the cream with its punchy, paprika-coloured oils....

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Angela Hartnett’s rigatoni with fennel and sausage

Sausage pasta recipes

Angela Hartnett’s rigatoni with fennel and sausage

A simple, rustic, deeply flavourful pasta dish from the iconic Angela Hartnett is as good as you’d imagine. Fennel and...

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Anelli alla vodka (vodka spaghetti hoops)

Tomato pasta recipes

Anelli alla vodka (vodka spaghetti hoops)

This is spaghetti hoops – but for grown-ups! Anelli is the Italian word for pasta hoops, and this recipe is...

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Lamb chops with chermoula and giant couscous

Favourite lamb recipes

Lamb chops with chermoula and giant couscous

Treat yourself to a springtime lamb chop dinner. This giant couscous salad is packed with sun-dried tomatoes and olives, topped...

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Artichoke and crisp frittata

Frittata recipes

Artichoke and crisp frittata

Crisps in a frittata?! It really does work – and if you don’t believe us, believe legendary El Bulli chef...

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Walnut and four-herb pesto pasta

30-minute meal recipes

Walnut and four-herb pesto pasta

Use our fabulous, freeze-ahead easy green sauce to make this delicious walnut pesto pasta in a flash. A great speedy...

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Peppered steak and charred radish salad

Steak recipes

Peppered steak and charred radish salad

Steak and pepper is a match made in heaven – and this salad takes the combo to the next level...

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Indo-Chinese soya chilli

Chilli recipes

Indo-Chinese soya chilli

Chef Aktar Islam loves to make this flavour-packed vegan chilli at home. The Indo-Chinese chilli is made with soya chunks,...

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Chilli crab jacket potatoes

Baked potato recipes

Chilli crab jacket potatoes

Combine the spice and fragrance of Singapore chilli crab with the simple charm of a baked potato for a weeknight...

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Balsamic tofu gnocchi

Tofu recipes

Balsamic tofu gnocchi

Gnocchi isn’t just for Italian dishes. Balsamic vinegar, soy sauce and maple syrup give the potato dumplings, crispy tofu, and...

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Tagliatelle with lamb meatballs and artichokes

30-minute meal recipes

Tagliatelle with lamb meatballs and artichokes

This easy tagliatelle with lamb meatballs is made extra tender with an olive and garlic paste – the oils in...

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Spinach and ricotta pancakes with crispy ’nduja oil

Savoury pancake recipes

Spinach and ricotta pancakes with crispy ’nduja oil

Savoury pancakes are where it’s at. Make this Pancake Day the best yet with these vibrant green ricotta-stuffed crêpes topped...

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Pork chops with bean pureé, sprouts and apples

Pork chop recipes

Pork chops with bean pureé, sprouts and apples

This new take on the classic combo of pork, apple and sage is ready in just 30 minutes – but...

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Chipolata toad in the hole with creamed butternut squash

Toad in the hole recipes

Chipolata toad in the hole with creamed butternut squash

There are few things more comforting than a toad in the hole for dinner – this chipolata version means a...

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Creamy trout and caper linguine

Creamy pasta recipes

Creamy trout and caper linguine

This new pasta classic proves cooking fish is easier than you think. Trout fillets are baked with lemon and dill,...

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