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Get inspired with our best ever dinner recipes. From quick healthy meals to family suppers, we've got all the recipes you need.

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  • spaghetti bolognese on two plates, with sauce in a pan

    Bolognese

    Bring on the Bolognese! This delicious Italian sauce is highly versatile and can be served, not only on spaghetti, but in pasta bakes and even tacos.

  • jacket potato with whipped feta on plate

    Budget

    Thrifty recipes to save you money in the kitchen. Try our budget-friendly salads, jacket potatoes or wraps for lunch, and our curries, pasta and pizza for dinner.

  • Chicken, hummus and vegetables in a bowl

    Cheap and healthy

    Being healthy on a budget doesn't have to be hard. Try our easy recipes that are low in price but rich in nutritious ingredients and great flavour.

  • Chicken madras in a pan

    Chicken curry

    Make a warming chicken curry for the perfect Friday night fakeaway. From creamy chicken korma and katsu to spicy tomato-based jalfrezi and madras, we've got something for the whole family.

  • One-pot spiced roast chicken served in a casserole dish

    Chicken one-pot

    Feed the family with our wholesome chicken one-pot recipes. These hearty casseroles, stews, roasts and risottos save on washing-up and maximise flavour.

  • Spanish chicken traybake with chorizo & peppers

    Chicken traybake

    Fuss-free, one-pot poultry recipes to pop in the oven. Make these simple chicken traybake recipes for speedy midweek family dinners

  • Chilli con carne topped with feta and salad in a bowl

    Chilli con carne

    Make classic chilli con carne tonight for spicy comfort food, or try different options with beans, veggies or turkey mince. Serve with tortillas.

  • Crab and asparagus pappardelle on a plate

    Dinner for two

    Discover romantic recipes for two, including indulgent brunch dishes, starters, main courses and desserts.

  • smoked salmon & prawns with salad leaves

    Dinner party starter

    Kick off your meal in style with our selection of starters. From soups and salads to scallops and smoked salmon, these elegant dishes are sure to impress.

  • Rectangular dish with two chicken legs and potato gratin

    Dinner party main

    From easy crowd-pleasing recipes to more impressive dishes for special occasions, try our dinner party main course ideas for fuss-free entertaining.

  • Key lime pie topped with cream and grated lime

    Dinner party dessert

    Finish your evening in style with a decadent chocolate tart, fruity trifle, cheesecake or ice cream dessert. Our stunning yet simple puddings are sure to impress.

  • Sausage & mushroom ragu in a casserole dish

    Family meal

    Kids and grown-ups will love these family dinner ideas. Our simple suppers include comforting pasta bakes, warming one-pots and speedy stir-fries.

  • Fish pie with textured topping in rectangular dish

    Fish pie

    Inspiration for a mash-topped seafood bake, these warming fish pie recipes are ultra comforting family-friendly dishes.

  • tandoori trout on top of peas and potatoes

    Healthy dinner

    Discover BBC Good Food's best ever healthy dinner ideas. Get inspired by our nutritious, triple-tested recipes including vegetarian, vegan and meat options.

  • Beef Lasagne square on a plate

    Lasagne

    Cook a classic Italian pasta bake for the family. We have all sorts of lasagne recipes, including traditional mince, seafood and veggie versions.

  • Macaronic cheese with marmite in a round dish

    Macaroni cheese

    Discover our best ever mac 'n' cheese recipes. Enjoy a classic, creamy pasta bake or add a twist with bacon, beer, crab or cauliflower.

  • Chicken breast with avocado and tomato salad on a plate

    Healthy meal-for-one

    If dining solo, treat yourself to a healthy and satisfying meal. We've got you covered for breakfast, lunch and dinner with recipes using fresh ingredients.

  • Pot of spaghetti Puttanesca

    Pasta

    Delicious pasta dishes from classic spaghetti Bolognese to lasagne and linguine. Find the perfect pasta recipe for midweek meals as well as easy pasta dishes you can rustle up using your storecupboard.

  • Bolognese pasta bake with stuffed shells

    Pasta bake

    Serve up a hearty pasta bake topped with melted cheese. These comforting dishes include lasagne, mac 'n' cheese and sausage pasta bake.

  • A pan and dish of sausage, kale and gnocchi

    Quick family

    These speedy, simple suppers are guaranteed crowd-pleasers that will leave you time to enjoy with the family, or come in handy when you need to get dinner on the table, fast

  • Tomato and courgette risotto in a green bowl, with fork

    Risotto

    Master this Italian classic with our collection of easy risotto recipes. From summery courgette risotto to autumnal butternut squash, make the most of seasonal flavours.

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