Dinner ideas

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

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


    Bring on the Bolognese! This delicious Italian sauce is highly versatile and can be served, not only on...
  • jacket potato with whipped feta on plate


    Thrifty recipes to save you money in the kitchen. Try our budget-friendly salads, jacket potatoes or wraps...
  • 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...
  • Chicken madras in a pan

    Chicken curry

    Perk up your poultry by adding spicy Asian flavours. Our recipes range from creamy and mild to sweet and hot.
  • Chicken thighs, vegetables and potatoes in a metal pot with spoon

    Chicken one-pot

    Feed the family with our wholesome chicken one-pot recipes. These hearty casseroles, stews, roasts and...
  • 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...
  • 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 chic selection of starters. From soups and salads to scallops and smoked...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fusili pasta, salmon and peas in a pan and bowl

    Family meal

    Kids and grown-ups will love these family dinner ideas. Our simple suppers include comforting pasta bakes,...
  • Fish pie with textured topping in rectangular dish

    Fish pie

    Inspiration for a mash-topped seafood bake.
  • Vegetable tagine with apricot quinoa

    Healthy dinner

    Discover BBC Good Food's best ever healthy dinner ideas. Get inspired by our nutritious, triple-tested...
  • Beef Lasagne square on a plate


    Cook a classic Italian pasta bake for the family. We have all sorts of lasagne recipes, including traditional...
  • 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...
  • Sizzled masala lamb with chopped salad


    Solo suppers don't have to mean beans on toast- treat yourself with an extra-special recipe.
  • Pot of spaghetti Puttanesca


    Delicious pasta dishes from classic spaghetti Bolognese to lasagne and linguine. Find the perfect pasta...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • Chorizo risotto


    Master the art of this delicious Italian dish...easily.
  • Slow cooker beef stew with vegetables and mash on a plate

    Slow cooker

    Put your slow cooker to use with one of our easy recipes. Just assemble your dish, relax and allow all the...
  • Sichuan pork, broccoli & cashew stir-fry


    Use our speedy one-pan recipes to sizzle up an Asian-style spice pot in mere minutes.
  • Easy butter chicken


    Ditch the Friday night takeaway and whip up your own version. From pizza and curries to pad Thai and chicken...
  • Noodles in wok and bowl

    Vegan dinner

    Good Food's highest-rated vegan recipes are perfect for an evening or main meal, including nut roasts,...
  • Chilli with tortillas and toppings in bowls

    Vegetarian dinner

    Pack your dinner plate full of veg and enjoy one of these filling meat-free suppers.
  • Mushroom & broccoli noodles in a pan with chop sticks at the side

    Vegetarian stir-fry

    Whip up a meat-free feast in no time with delicious veggie stir-fries packed with wholesome ingredients and...