Chilli for a crowd

Feed-a-crowd recipes

45 Recipes

Stews and bakes to feed a hungry horde.

Lamb souvlaki skewers


(18 ratings)

Make a big batch of these delicious Greek kebabs, then freeze some for a sunny day
  • 4 hours
  • Easy

Aubergine & chickpea curry


(33 ratings)

With golden aubergine, fresh tomatoes and a fragrant coconut sauce, this veggie curry's a surefire summertime winner
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Rocket, mushroom & bacon quiche


(8 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay's step-by step guide to a making a faultless tart case - right from making your own pastry
  • 2 hours and 40 mins
  • More effort

Golden veggie shepherd’s pie


(51 ratings)

Make this comforting pie in bulk and freeze in separate servings, so you can defrost only what you need
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Maple & mustard glazed ham


(61 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay’s succulent maple-glazed ham is perfect for a Boxing Day feast
  • 3 hours and 10 mins
  • More effort

Slow-roast shoulder of pork


(12 ratings)

Ideal for weekend entertaining, this no-fuss roast will satisfy friends and make lovely leftovers too
  • 6 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Sweet chilli bangers


(51 ratings)

An easy way to turn sausages into something special. Use the sweet, sticky sauce to marinate chicken drumsticks, too
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Big-batch Bolognese


(27 ratings)

Whip up a huge batch of bolognese that's fit to feed a hungry crowd, or freeze half for a speedy midweek meal
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Cottage pie


(223 ratings)

This great-value family favourite freezes beautifully and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Herb-roast chicken


(4 ratings)

Choose your favourite herb for this beautifully moist springtime chicken dish - fresh basil or mint would be ideal
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Cheeseburger & chips


(30 ratings)

Homemade burgers and chips beat shop-bought every time. Why not make double and freeze a batch?
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Smoky aubergine & coriander dip


(6 ratings)

The seductively smoky flavour of this Middle Eastern-style dip comes from cooking the aubergines charcoal black
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Double chocolate cheesecake


(35 ratings)

Cheesecake is always incredibly popular, but add chocolate and it elevates it to something with even more crowd appeal
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Cheesy broccoli pasta bake


(30 ratings)

A versatile pasta bake is a midweek staple and this recipe can even be made ahead and frozen for extra convenience
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Black bean chilli


(73 ratings)

This chilli is great for casual entertaining - just lay everything out and let people add their own toppings
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cottage chilli hotpot


(29 ratings)

The ultimate make-ahead comfort food dish - if you're spending a weekend in the country this dish will defrost as you travel
  • 3 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy


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