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Crab linguine with chilli & parsley

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(17 ratings)
Keep it simple with this restaurant-style dish that takes a few good-quality ingredients and lets them shine
30 minutes
Moderately easy
Healthy

Chicken with sweet wine & garlic

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(16 ratings)
Simple, delicious and very classically French, this creamy casserole makes an impressive dinner party dish
1 hour and 45 minutes
Moderately easy

Roast chicken with salsa & garlic mash

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(3 ratings)
There's nothing nicer than crispy roast chicken with mash, but the addition of fresh salsa lifts the dish to new levels
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

Dauphinoise potatoes

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(43 ratings)
Thin slices of potato slow-cooked in the oven with cream and garlic- the most decadent of side dishes
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Red onion, cherry tomato & rosemary fougasse

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(3 ratings)
This rustic French bread is surprisingly light, the onions give it a full flavour and the tomatoes add a juicy touch
2 hours and 10 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Zingy courgette & spinach salad

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(11 ratings)
This delicious side dish is simple but smart and will bring a touch of freshness to any main meal
10 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Layered roast summer vegetables

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(8 ratings)
This all-in-one side dish can double up as a veggie main course, perfect for summer
1 hour and 30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

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