Cheat's recipes

Our cheat’s recipes use just a few small shortcuts to put a tasty, filling dinner on the table in a matter of minutes. Try our cheat’s lasagne, paella or prawn balti.

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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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Pinsa romana bases (Roman-style pizza)

Pizza recipes

Pinsa romana bases (Roman-style pizza)

The dough for this easy pinsa romana recipe requires no kneading or proving – just...

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Charred chicken ramen bowls

Noodle soup recipes

Charred chicken ramen bowls

These quick chicken ramen bowls by Donal Skehan are by no means traditional but with...

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Tortellini with pumpkin, brown butter and sage

Budget pasta recipes

Tortellini with pumpkin, brown butter and sage

Give your shop-bought tortellini a gourmet twist via this classic combination of brown nutty butter,...

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Terry’s Chocolate Orange rocky road

Easy baking recipes to make with kids

Terry’s Chocolate Orange rocky road

This moreish rocky road uses Terry’s Chocolate Orange wedges as decoration for an extra chunky...

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Biscoff microwave mug cake

Easy cake recipes

Biscoff microwave mug cake

Looking for a quick pick me up? This Biscoff microwave mug cake takes about 5 minutes...

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Quick omelette Arnold Bennett

Omelette recipes

Quick omelette Arnold Bennett

Named after writer Arnold Bennett, this is a quicker version of the classic recipe made...

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Halloumi and pea falafel flatbreads with houmous and slaw

Halloumi recipes

Halloumi and pea falafel flatbreads with houmous and...

Try our easy DIY falafel recipe made with halloumi, peas and leeks. Then use to...

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Cheat’s bourride

Healthy fish recipes

Cheat’s bourride

We’ve put a twist on bourride – a French fish stew – to cut down...

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Pork chops with red pepper pesto baked beans

Midweek meal recipes

Pork chops with red pepper pesto baked beans

We’ve taken pork chops and baked beans to the next level with one simple, shortcut...

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Chicken and spring green flatbreads

Midweek meal recipes

Chicken and spring green flatbreads

We’ve cheated and used shop-bought garlic flatbreads to create a quick, nutritious and delicious meal...

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Speedy pea and prosciutto gnocchi

Gnocchi recipes

Speedy pea and prosciutto gnocchi

We’ve used a combination of cheat’s ingredients and luxury items to create a quick, easy...

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Cheat’s chicken goujons

Cheat's recipes

Cheat’s chicken goujons

You only need a few ingredients to make this easy-but-clever chicken recipe for two. Making...

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Mediterranean summer roasted vegetables

Cheat's recipes

Mediterranean summer roasted vegetables

Enjoy flavours of the Mediterranean with this one-pan vegetarian recipe – serve as a light...

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Cod, prawn, pea and rocket fishcakes

Fishcake recipes

Cod, prawn, pea and rocket fishcakes

Fish and potato doesn’t always have to equal fish and chips. These fishcakes require minimal...

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Sticky baked tomatoes, sausages and squash

Cheat's recipes

Sticky baked tomatoes, sausages and squash

Midweek meals should have minimal prep and even less washing up – this shortcut recipe...

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Quick smoked salmon and dill fishcakes with chicory

Cheat's recipes

Quick smoked salmon and dill fishcakes with chicory

For when you’re in need of comfort food fast – this shortcut fishcake recipe uses...

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Summery lamb pilaf salad

Cheat's recipes

Summery lamb pilaf salad

You don’t have to wait for the weekend to have lamb – this quick recipe...

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Creamy chicken, pea, leek and spinach pasta

Chicken breast recipes

Creamy chicken, pea, leek and spinach pasta

A bowl of creamy pasta with chicken, peas, leeks and spinach is exactly what you...

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