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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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Quick satay chicken skewers with rice

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Quick satay chicken skewers with rice

Using time-saving ingredients, this speedy satay recipe is ready in just 25 minutes. You can...

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Sticky duck with quick egg fried rice

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Sticky duck with quick egg fried rice

A quick Chinese-style duck and egg fried rice recipe that’s surprisingly low in calories.

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Teriyaki salmon with stir-fry vegetables

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Teriyaki salmon with stir-fry vegetables

This healthy Asian recipe is low in calories and saturated fat. A great dinner party...

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Cheat’s hot-smoked salmon tart

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Cheat’s hot-smoked salmon tart

Spread the pastry case with pesto before adding the filling. You can take the leftovers...

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Cheat’s chicken paella

Paella recipes

Cheat’s chicken paella

Fancy an easy paella? OK, so it might not be 100% authentic, but give this...

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Cheat’s vegetable and ricotta pasties

Cheat’s vegetable and ricotta pasties

A vegetarian pasty recipe that makes an ideal snack and is super speedy to make...

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Ciabatta pizzas

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Ciabatta pizzas

This ciabatta pizza recipe is a wonderfully inventive take on an Italian classic. Very quick,...

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Rum-soaked peaches with Jamaican ginger cake

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Rum-soaked peaches with Jamaican ginger cake

Need a pudding in a hurry? OF COURSE YOU DO! This is a quick and...

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Cherries with blue cheese

Cherries with blue cheese

Something new (and easy) for your summer cheeseboard. This quick fruit and cheese dessert is...

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Quick chocolate and coffee torte

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Quick chocolate and coffee torte

We’ve used ready-made brownies here, making this quick coffee torte recipe super easy to prepare....

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Warm chocolate croissants with ice cream

Warm chocolate croissants with ice cream

A quick, decadent dessert recipe that involves hardly any cooking is a winner, and this...

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Seafood salad

Seafood salad

This super-quick, no-cook seafood salad recipe requires no fiddly fish preparation.

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Waldorf slaw with ham

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Waldorf slaw with ham

Turn bought coleslaw into something more inspiring with this easy no-cook ham recipe. Try with...

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Chicken and feta couscous

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Chicken and feta couscous

All this easy no-cook chicken recipe requires you to do is put the kettle on....

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Warm pasta with pesto and crispy bacon

Warm pasta with pesto and crispy bacon

Give ready-cooked pasta a trattoria makeover. You can make this no-cook recipe veggie by leaving...

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Spiced mango chicken with tomato and spring onion salad

Spiced mango chicken with tomato and spring onion...

A quick and easy chicken recipe with an Indian mango chutney.

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Cheat’s antipasti tart

Cheat’s antipasti tart

Using just a few shortcuts, you can have this vegetarian Italian-style antipasti tart on the...

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Italian baked aubergines

Dinner inspiration in 20 minutes

Italian baked aubergines

A gorgeous, moreish Italian dish that carnivores won’t care is vegetarian.

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Carbonara-style penne pasta

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Carbonara-style penne pasta

This new variation on spaghetti carbonara, uses penne pasta, is delicious and fast comfort food...

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Poached chicken and rice broth

Poached chicken and rice broth

A hearty broth recipe that’s low in fat, full of flavour and ready in just...

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Naan bread pizzas

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Naan bread pizzas

This simple twist on an Italian classic makes this pizza recipe even easier.

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Chicken satay with Indonesian-style salad

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Chicken satay with Indonesian-style salad

Just five ingredients go into this cheat’s recipe for a chicken satay making this a...

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Cheat’s asparagus, ham and cheese tart

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Cheat’s asparagus, ham and cheese tart

Behold: our easy ham and cheese tart! Add asparagus, ham and a creamy, cheesy sauce...

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Quick Caribbean chicken with rice and beans

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Quick Caribbean chicken with rice and beans

This easy chicken recipe will take you to the West Indies whatever the weather. Kick...

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