Easy dinner party mains

Your dinner party will run smoothly with our easy main course recipes. Dishes like the herb-crusted rack of lamb and the fillet of beef are real showstoppers.

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Aubergine milanese with spaghetti

Vegetarian versions of classic recipes

Aubergine milanese with spaghetti

Slices of aubergine are coated in a cheesy panko crumb then fried until golden, and...

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Goat’s cheese, beetroot and hazelnut tarts

Savoury tarts

Goat’s cheese, beetroot and hazelnut tarts

Feeding vegetarians at your next dinner party? These individual beetroot and goat’s cheese tarts are...

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Whole roast turbot with clams, fennel and potatoes

Healthy fish recipes

Whole roast turbot with clams, fennel and potatoes

Serving a whole turbot may seem extravagant, but it’s simple to prepare and makes a...

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Confit salmon with mint and coriander chutney and pomegranate and pistachio chaat

Salmon fillet recipes

Confit salmon with mint and coriander chutney and...

”Confit is a classic French technique in which fish or meat is submerged in fat...

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Smoked haddock and jersey royal stew

Smoked haddock recipes

Smoked haddock and jersey royal stew

This stunning stew is all about championing the wonderful flavour of the oak-smoked haddock. Serve...

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Vic’s slow-cooked beef stew

Casserole recipes

Vic’s slow-cooked beef stew

Digital Editor Vic Grimshaw’s slow-cooked beef stew celebrates the Aga. Leave to cook low and...

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Hot-smoked trout, new potato & beetroot salad with dill and horseradish

Easy dinner party mains

Hot-smoked trout, new potato & beetroot salad with...

Gill Meller showcases hot-smoked trout by pairing it with new potatoes, beetroot and horseradish in...

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Lebanese kofte

Lebanese kofte

Serve these spicy, marinated lamb koftes with a cooling tahini yogurt dip, toasted pittas and...

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Pan-fried chicken supremes in mustard, cream and prune sauce

Creamy chicken recipes

Pan-fried chicken supremes in mustard, cream and prune...

If you can’t find chicken supremes, you can use skin-on chicken breasts instead – both...

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Pan-fried mackerel fillets with pear and pomegranate slaw

Mackerel recipes

Pan-fried mackerel fillets with pear and pomegranate slaw

Mackerel is a great oily fish, full of omega-3, to incorporate into your diet. Paired...

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Whole baked cauliflower with pearl barley, wild mushrooms and cheese

Cauliflower recipes

Whole baked cauliflower with pearl barley, wild mushrooms...

An impressive cauliflower cheese-inspired recipe made heartier with pearl barley and wild mushrooms. This is...

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Pan-fried fillets of sea bass with creamed fennel

Sea bass recipes

Pan-fried fillets of sea bass with creamed fennel

Serve this easy, restaurant-style dish of crispy-skinned sea bass with creamy fennel, created by Eckington...

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Chicken blanquette with heart-shaped croutons

Creamy chicken recipes

Chicken blanquette with heart-shaped croutons

James Martin’s creamy chicken recipe will transport you to France with every mouthful. A labour...

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Pomegranate and chicken stew

Chicken casserole recipes

Pomegranate and chicken stew

This sweet and savoury chicken stew recipe can be made a day in advance and...

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Beef fillet with sherry vinegar and shallot jus

Beef fillet recipes

Beef fillet with sherry vinegar and shallot jus

Simon Hulstone serves up an impressive yet simple dinner party dish featuring perfectly pink beef...

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Thai green beef and veg curry

Beef curry recipes

Thai green beef and veg curry

Ditch the takeaway and make your own Thai green curry. Quick, easy and full of...

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Linguine with saffron, roasted garlic, herb butter and hazelnuts

Easy dinner party mains

Linguine with saffron, roasted garlic, herb butter and...

Garlicky, nutty linguine – coated in a fresh herb butter – makes an impressive pasta...

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Indonesian pork satay

Friday night dinners

Indonesian pork satay

A sticky satay sauce makes these Indonesian pork kebabs impossible to resist. You can cook...

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John Whaite’s chorizo and chickpeas braised in cider

Dinner inspiration in 20 minutes

John Whaite’s chorizo and chickpeas braised in cider

John Whaite’s clever marriage of chorizo, cider and chickpeas makes an excellent dinner that’s ready...

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Stuffed pork fillet with creamed butter beans

Creamy pork recipes

Stuffed pork fillet with creamed butter beans

This elegant dinner party main sees parma ham-wrapped pork fillet served on a bed of...

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Malaysian slow-cooked beef curry

Beef curry recipes

Malaysian slow-cooked beef curry

A deeply aromatic sauce with beef that’s fall-apart tender – this Malaysian curry recipe proves...

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Easy pork tenderloin with roasted feta, rosemary, sage and olive oil potatoes

Quick and easy pork recipes

Easy pork tenderloin with roasted feta, rosemary, sage...

Pork tenderloin is cooked nestled among crispy potatoes, feta and herbs in this easy midweek...

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Soused sardines with red cabbage and seaweed salad cream

Red cabbage recipes

Soused sardines with red cabbage and seaweed salad...

Bread is essential in Nathan Outlaw’s pickled sardine recipe – you’ll need it to mop...

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Megrim sole with smoked bacon, fennel and cockles

Megrim sole with smoked bacon, fennel and cockles

Capers, smoked bacon and fennel enhance the subtle seafood flavours in this quick fish supper...

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