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Hungry but short on time? Whip up speedy snacks, meals, drinks and desserts in five minutes or less, either from scratch or using leftover ingredients.

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  • Quick turkey couscous

    Quick turkey couscous

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    A fresh, speedy couscous recipe for two, topped with pomegranate seeds and roast turkey slices. An ideal store cupboard supper you can plate up in minutes

  • Easy prawn soup in bowl

    Prawn & coconut soup

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.19 ratings

    A super quick version of this flavoursome Thai green curry with just 4 ingredients. Our simple prawn and coconut soup is ideal for a midweek meal

  • Melt-in-the-middle mug cake

    Melt-in-the-middle mug cake

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.38 ratings

    This chocolate cake is made entirely in a mug. It requires no weighing, takes 45 seconds to cook and has a melty chocolate centre, perfect for a quick treat

  • Easy homemade hummus

    Easy hummus recipe

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.81 ratings

    A smooth blended chickpea dip with tahini and garlic that's versatile and good for you, this easy hummus makes a great snack or lunch

  • Speedy Mediterranean gnocchi

    Speedy Mediterranean gnocchi

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.11 ratings

    A super fast, low fat and low calorie meal using chargrilled veg from the deli counter, red pesto, basil and cheese - ready in 5 minutes

  • 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

  • Storecupboard pasta salad

    Storecupboard pasta salad

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.62 ratings

    This pasta salad makes a quick and healthy lunch, or is perfect prepared ahead for a picnic or lunchbox

  • Pancake stack on plate with fruit

    Three-minute blender banana pancakes

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.31 ratings

    Kids love these fruity pancakes and they're so quick to make with minimal washing-up and no scales required. A cooked breakfast is rarely this easy

  • Lemon curd & yogurt fool

    Lemon curd & yogurt fool

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.50 ratings

    Treat yourself to a delightfully easy family dessert - ready in just five minutes

  • Thai satay stir-fry

    Thai satay stir-fry

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.65 ratings

    Long day at work? This is the perfect quick meal, one pan, and just a fork to eat!

  • Breakfast smoothie

    Breakfast smoothie

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.60 ratings

    Make the most of the berry season with a glass of fruity goodness

  • Lemon & raspberry baskets

    Lemon & raspberry baskets

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.33 ratings

    With just five ingredients, this is a great little pud to have up your sleeve when you’re in a hurry

  • Effortless raspberry iced mousse

    Effortless raspberry iced mousse

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.39 ratings

    Use raspberries straight from the freezer for a mousse that will unfreeze your tastebuds

  • Smoked salmon, dill & lemon paté

    Smoked salmon, dill & lemon paté

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.38 ratings

    Five minutes is all you need to whip up this creamy fish dish, great served as a dip or starter

  • Ultimate French omelette

    Ultimate French omelette

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.15 ratings

    The omelette is one of the most fundamental dishes in any cook's arsenal, and this recipe will teach you how to get it right every time

  • Hummus & avocado sandwich topper

    Hummus & avocado sandwich topper

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Spruce up hummus with coriander, red onion, tomatoes and lemon and stuff into pitta or serve piled on wholegrain or rye bread

  • Beetroot, feta & grain salad

    Beetroot, feta & grain salad

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

    Turn a pouch of cooked grains, plus three other ingredients, into an easy, vibrant vegetarian meal in just two minutes!

  • Bear's chocolate mousse

    Chocolate mousse

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.17 ratings

    Bear Grylls' chocolatey dessert is so quick to make. If you have unexpected guests, it's sure to be a winner!

  • Greek lamb baguette

    Greek lamb baguette

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Use up leftover meat from Sunday's roast in this colourful sandwich

  • Banana oat breakfast smoothie in a glass with a straw, set beside a plate of pancakes

    Two-minute breakfast smoothie

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.75 ratings

    Whizz up a low fat breakfast smoothie in no time. Use banana with other soft fruit, plus honey for a little sweetness and oats for slow-release fuel

  • Mozzarella & salami ciabatta

    Mozzarella & salami ciabatta

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    Create a simple Mediterranean-style supper in under five minutes, with no cooking

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