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Save time on busy weekdays with our simple, speedy meals. From easy one-pots and stir-fries to quick desserts, all these recipes can be whipped up in under 30 minutes.


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  • Easy caponata served in a bowl

    Easy caponata stew

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.18 ratings

    Make this easy Sicilian veggie stew on busy weekends when you're short on time. It takes just 25 minutes from prep to plate and delivers three of your 5-a-day

  • Kimchi sesame udon noodles

    Kimchi sesame udon noodles

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Enjoy udon noodles with kimchi, radish and spring onion for a speedy midweek meal that delivers three of your 5-a-day. Top with a fried egg and chilli flakes

  • Hob-to-table moussaka

    Hob-to-table moussaka

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.156 ratings

    Try this rich, hearty and quick variation on the classic family favourite

  • Super-quick fish curry

    Super-quick fish curry

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.157 ratings

    A low fat fish curry that's ready in a flash, make sure you buy your fish from a sustainable source.

  • Quick lamb biryani

    Quick lamb biryani

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.113 ratings

    Get your mates round and cook up this simple biryani, team it with a few of our Indian side dishes and you've got a party

  • Healthy beef chow mein served in two dishes

    Healthy beef chow mein

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    Swap your weekly takeaway for this healthy beef chow mein – it's quick to cook and low in fat and calories

  • Quick peach Melba crumbles

    Quick peach Melba crumbles

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Raspberries, peaches and a crunchy granola topping make for an easy 10-minute dessert that's perfect for summer

  • Quick bean & chorizo chilli

    Quick chilli

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.87 ratings

    This fast and filling chilli is great served with rice or piled high onto a baked potato and dolloped with soured cream

  • Quick tomato risotto

    Quick tomato risotto

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.54 ratings

    Making risotto doesn't have to involve hours of stirring over the stove, as this easy tomato recipe proves

  • Easy cheesecake

    Easy cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.17 ratings

    This quick, make-ahead dessert is perfect when having a night in just the two of you

  • A bowl filled with sushi

    Quick sushi bowl

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Serve this quick and easy sushi bowl when you're short on time midweek. It contains a tasty mix of salmon, sushi rice, carrot, radish and pickled red cabbage

  • Easy veggie biryani

    Easy veggie biryani

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.61 ratings

    This tasty Indian-inspired dish is faster than a takeaway

  • Easy sweet & sour chicken

    Easy sweet & sour chicken

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.280 ratings

    Ditch the takeaway and make our simple sweet and sour chicken recipe. This speedy Chinese-style rice dish is ready in under 30 minutes and packed with zingy flavours

  • Quick beef & broccoli noodles

    Quick beef & broccoli noodles

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.89 ratings

    Quick, tasty, low-fat and it uses your storecupboard basics. A perfect mid-week meal

  • Baked cod with creamy mushroom & leek orzo served on a plate

    Baked cod with creamy mushroom & leek orzo

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.38 ratings

    Rustle up our baked cod with orzo, creamy mushrooms and leeks in just 20 minutes. It's a super speedy supper – a great option for busy work days

  • Quick hummus

    Quick hummus

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.17 ratings

    John Torode's simple hummus can be blitzed and ready for dipping in 12 minutes. It's vegan, gluten-free and essential to any meze or veggie feast

  • Quick mango pudding

    Quick mango pudding

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    If you've taken time to make a special main course, why not take the pressure off and serve this simple but delicious pud

  • Quick sausage stew

    Quick sausage stew

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.29 ratings

    This one-pot supper needs nothing but crusty bread to mop up the rich tomato sauce

  • Quick roast lamb

    Quick roast lamb

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.22 ratings

    When you want the roast experience but haven't got hours to spare, this version really hits the spot

  • Quick & spicy nasi goreng

    Quick & spicy nasi goreng

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.42 ratings

    Save on the washing up with this speedy supper for one, with wholesome ingredients like Chinese cabbage and brown rice, finished with a fried egg


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