Quick dinner ideas
Find delicious quick dinner ideas for busy weeknights – just pick your ingredient, then choose from the three easy recipes we’ve devised around it.
Cook simple yet satisfying dishes using ready-prepared butternut squash, plus only three other ingredients. Try a wholesome lentil salad, comforting linguine or quesadillas – these meals are perfect if you’re short on time.
We've come up with comforting meal ideas to make with a punnet of mushrooms and a few other everyday ingredients. Serve these tasty fungi with gnocchi, as a filling for baked potatoes, or with pan-fried kale and eggs.
Get inspiration for using spinach in speedy meals. Whether you’re tossing the leaves in a zingy orange & halloumi salad, blitzing them with soft cheese or simmering them in a creamy chickpea curry, this versatile ingredient can make your supper more tasty and nutritious.
Watercress can be used in far more than soups and sandwiches. Our three quick dinner recipes incorporate this peppery leaf into a fresh salad, a creamy linguine sauce and a gammon steak dish.
One of the nation’s favourites, chicken breasts are a versatile supper staple. Stuff them into pitta pockets with spicy piri-piri sauce and crunchy coleslaw, mix them into a nutty grain salad, or smother them in smoky BBQ sauce. 3 quick dinner ideas with chicken
Make the most of seasonal greens with our three easy ways to cook a bunch of asparagus. Mix them into an omelette with pesto, combine with sardines in a traybake, or stir into a creamy orzo dish with turkey meatballs.3 quick dinner ideas with asparagus
Leaner than most meats yet still high in protein, turkey is a healthy and affordable ingredient for midweek meals. Stir turkey slices into a fragrant paella, scatter them over a fresh couscous salad, or make a crispy filo twist pie stuffed with turkey, ricotta and chargrilled veg.
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Pack up some tasty tortillas for a quick lunch or dinner. We’ve taken inspiration from around the globe for fillings, from smoky Mexican-style chilli pots to aromatic chicken katsu curry wraps and a gooey Gruyère-topped pissaladière.
We've come up with three flavour-packed meal ideas which put a can of chopped tomatoes to great use. Whip up a simple aubergine Parmigiana, make a satisfying cod traybake, or take beans on toast to the next level.
Spiralized courgetti makes a light, low-carb base for a range of tasty meals. Serve this versatile veg in a fresh Greek salad, combine it with creamy tomato and mascarpone sauce, or cook it in a speedy yet flavoursome laksa soup.