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No time to shop but in need of a quick meal? Whip up one our budget-friendly suppers, snacks or desserts using just four ingredients and a few storecupboard staples.

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  • Creamy tomato courgetti

    Creamy tomato courgetti

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 ratings

    Four ingredients are all you need to make a filling, low calorie supper in minutes

  • Flapjacks on greaseproof paper

    Yummy golden syrup flapjacks

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.438 ratings

    Bake these 4-ingredient flapjacks – they're easy to make and ready in half an hour. Add chocolate drops, desiccated coconut or sultanas, if you like

  • Puff pizza tart

    Puff pizza tart

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.12 ratings

    This tart requires just four main ingredients and can be assembled in minutes, without a knife or chopping board in sight

  • Smoked salmon & spinach gratin served in a casserole dish

    Smoked salmon & spinach gratin

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.16 ratings

    Make this easy Swedish-inspired smoked salmon and spinach gratin with just four ingredients. Serve with potatoes and roasted beets – perfect for entertaining

  • Butter bean & chorizo stew

    Butter bean & chorizo stew

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.134 ratings

    A hearty stew to feed a family with just four ingredients. Spicy chorizo and fresh pesto provide tons of flavour and it's on the table in just 20 minutes

  • Prawn & leek frittata 2016

    Prawn & leek frittata

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Omelettes step aside, this four-ingredient frittata is a speedy weeknight lifesaver that's packed with flavour and goes well with salad or crusty bread

  • Baked eggs with spinach & tomato

    Baked eggs with spinach & tomato

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.35 ratings

    A rustic dish with a delicious combination of flavours and just four ingredients, try whipping it up for brunch

  • A casserole dish serving squash quesadillas

    Squash quesadillas

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.11 ratings

    Use just four ingredients to make our vegetarian quesadillas: butternut squash, feta, salad leaves and tortillas. Great for lunch or a quick midweek meal

  • Asparagus & meatball orzo

    Asparagus & meatball orzo

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.12 ratings

    This springtime pasta dish requires just four ingredients. The perfect, fuss-free feast with a creamy sauce and pork meatballs that's bound to be a hit

  • A plate with feta & peach couscous and a fork alongside

    Feta & peach couscous

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.31 ratings

    Grab just four ingredients to make this easy, light lunch and enjoy a taste of summer. The combination of peaches, feta, couscous and mixed seeds is moreish

  • Mozzarella, ham & pesto pizzas

    Mozzarella, ham & pesto pizzas

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.13 ratings

    An easy snack or supper that everyone will love, and it's ready in only 10 minutes

  • Pea fusilli with ham & mustard sauce served on a plate

    Pea fusilli with ham & mustard sauce

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Cook this quick pasta dish with the flavours of pea, ham and mustard when you need dinner, fast. It's a filling, gluten-free meal that uses just four ingredients

  • Teriyaki pork meatballs

    Teriyaki pork meatballs

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.10 ratings

    Just four supermarket ingredients stand between you and this super quick, low-calorie supper. Meatballs in a teriyaki sauce with fresh and crunchy pak choi

  • Shortbread slices in a tin that is set on a garden chair

    Shortbread recipe

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.82 ratings

    Bake these classic shortbread biscuits to wow a crowd. You only need four ingredients, but you can mix it up with lemon or orange zest, or try adding chopped pistachios

  • Cheat's aubergine Parmigiana

    Cheat's aubergine Parmigiana

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.13 ratings

    A cheat's way to create that classic Italian dish, aubergine Parmigiana, with just four ingredients and no fuss. Assemble this family-friendly meal in minutes

  • A plate serving spinach & halloumi salad

    Spinach & halloumi salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.11 ratings

    Try this tasty spinach and halloumi salad as a light main or starter. It contains just four ingredients so is super simple to make, and it's super speedy too

  • Four beef burgers on a plate

    Beef burgers – learn to make

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.67 ratings

    Learn how to make succulent beef burgers with just four ingredients. An easy recipe for perfect homemade patties

  • Mango & passion fruit fool

    Mango & passion fruit fool

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    You'll need just four ingredients to make this exotic dessert, a no-fuss finish to your meal

  • Bowl of lemon chicken chunks with vegetables and noodles

    Lemon chicken stir-fry

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.114 ratings

    Who needs takeaways when you can make this low-fat Chinese-style stir-fry in half an hour?

  • Box of fudge on a board with fudge squares

    Fast truffle fudge

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make our truffle fudge in mere minutes and box it up with pretty tissue paper for the perfect homemade gift. It uses just four ingredients and very little effort

  • Rarebit pork chops

    Rarebit pork chops

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.78 ratings

    Just four ingredients in this quick and tasty midweek meal idea

  • Lime possets with raspberries

    Lime possets with raspberries

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.34 ratings

    You only need four ingredients for this refreshing summer dessert, plus it can be made a day ahead

  • Courgette, feta & mint salad

    Courgette, feta & mint salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    Four ingredients and ten minutes is all you need to make this stunningly simple Med-style green salad

  • Fruity pork meatballs

    Fruity pork meatballs

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.12 ratings

    With just four ingredients these fruity meatballs are on the table in 20 minutes. Serve with a side of mash for a speedy supper.

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