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Batch cooking recipes

40 Recipes

Pack your freezer full of homemade midweek meals.

Chicken, leek & parsley pie


(25 ratings)

This satisfying evening meal can be made in advance: simply make up the pie and freeze until you are ready to bake it
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort

Pork goulash with herby dumplings


(53 ratings)

Goulash makes a great freezer standby - just the job when you're pushed for time, but want the comfort of a stew...
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • Easy

Broccoli pasta bake


(35 ratings)

A versatile pasta bake is a midweek staple and this recipe can even be made ahead and frozen for extra convenience
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Melanzane lasagne


(30 ratings)

This vegetarian lasagne is freezer-friendly, the ideal standby supper
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

One-pot chicken & bacon stew


(84 ratings)

Cook a batch of this delicious family favourite and you'll always have a satisfying meal to hand
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Chicken biryani bake


(27 ratings)

Keep this biryani bake in the freezer for an easy midweek health kick
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Italian vegetable soup


(78 ratings)

Warm up your week with this good-for-you vegetable soup that's easy to freeze ahead
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Yummy scrummy carrot cake recipe


(940 ratings)

Delight friends with an afternoon tea that includes this easy carrot cake. You can bake the cake, freeze it and just drizzle over the icing on the day
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Spicy African chicken stew


(38 ratings)

Cayenne pepper and Scotch bonnet chillies give this boldly flavoured peanut casserole a fiery kick
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy


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