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Tender duck & pineapple red curry

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(10 ratings)
This slow-cooked curry improves if made up to two days ahead, perfect for relaxed entertaining
2 hours and 20 minutes
Easy

Better-than-baked beans with spicy wedges

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(54 ratings)
Students' cuisine may be the butt of many a joke, but with these nutrient-packed, low-fat and cheap beans, they get the last laugh
45 minutes
Easy

Roast chicken soup

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(74 ratings)
Use up leftover chicken in this rustic soup with garlic cream and cheesy scones on the side
50 minutes
Easy

Herby bean sausage stew

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(21 ratings)
A simple, filling storecupboard chipolata stew that can be whipped up in minutes or slow cooked for hours
20 minutes
Easy

Spiced carrot & lentil soup

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(519 ratings)
A delicious, spicy blend, packed full of iron and low fat to boot. It's ready in under half an hour or can be made in a slow cooker
25 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Sweetcorn & smoked haddock chowder

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(22 ratings)
Keep smoked haddock fillets and sweetcorn in the freezer, and add a few storecupboard staples for this tasty chowder
30 minutes
Moderately easy

Baked mushrooms with ricotta & pesto

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(19 ratings)
The rich basil sauce helps balance the tangy ricotta and earthy mushroom flavours of this easy vegetarian starter
45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Thai beef curry

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(18 ratings)
A spicy, authentic Thai green curry for your slow cooker that's ideal for taking the last-minute stress out of entertaining
8 hours and 20 minutes
Easy

Mexican chicken stew

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(83 ratings)
Bring a touch of Mexican flavour to your midweek meal with this low-fat, one-pan supper
45 minutes
Easy

Saucy chicken & vegetables

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(43 ratings)
Cook your chicken so it's moist with a crispy skin and serve with mixed greens and a creamy tarragon sauce
30 minutes
Easy

Italian vegetable bake

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(6 ratings)
A vibrant dish for slow cookers, layer summery courgettes, tomatoes and aubergine with bread and mozzarella - irresistible!
7 hours
Easy
Vegetarian

Duck with red cabbage & Madeira gravy

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(3 ratings)
A decadent duck dish slow-cooked French-style in goose fat to make it mouthwateringly tender
24 hours
Moderately easy

Sticky spiced lamb shanks

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(15 ratings)
This hearty, slow-cooked lamb dish is perfect for two to share as the nights start drawing in
3 hours and 15 minutes
Easy

Sara's chilli con carne

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(31 ratings)
Ideal for entertaining families with kids, this classic chilli dish is quick, hassle-free and great to have in the freezer
1 hour and 20 minutes
Easy

Big-batch Bolognese

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(19 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 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Braised pork with plums

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(67 ratings)
Meltingly tender meat in a spicy, fruity sauce, this meal is guaranteed to impress
2 hours and 25 minutes
Easy

Chicken, bacon & potato stew

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(14 ratings)
Chicken casserole is even better when slow-cooked for hours so you have a delicious dish to come home to
6 hours and 50 minutes
Easy

Turkish lamb pilau

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(15 ratings)
Serve up a basmati rice one pot flavoured with cinnamon, mint and apricot, studded with tender lamb
30 minutes
Easy

Cottage pie

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(170 ratings)
This great-value family favourite freezes beautifully and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser
2 hours and 25 minutes
Easy

Prawn, pea & tomato curry

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(41 ratings)
Simple, speedy and good for you, this seafood curry takes just 20 minutes to make, or use a slow cooker for extra flavour
20 minutes
Easy

Rich paprika seafood bowl

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(7 ratings)
Eating healthy isn't all about salad, this fish stew counts as 3 of your 5-a-day and it's low-fat
30 minutes
Easy

Five-a-day tagine

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(97 ratings)
Get your day's vegetable quota all in one go. Great for feeding a group, or freeze portions
45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Golden veggie shepherd’s pie

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(42 ratings)
Make this comforting pie in bulk and freeze in separate servings, so you can defrost only what you need
2 hours and 15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Spicy spaghetti with garlic mushrooms

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(74 ratings)
A low fat, fail-safe pasta dish that will proves that it's just as easy to whip up a meal as it is to turn on the microwave
25 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

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