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88 Recipes

Keep it easy with these simple but delicious recipes. From make-ahead lunches and midweek meals to fuss-free sides and moreish cakes, we've got everything you need.

Easy chocolate fudge cake

4.65439

(353 ratings)

Need a guaranteed crowd-pleasing cake that's easy to make? This super squidgy chocolate fudge cake with smooth icing is an instant baking win...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy butter chicken

4.333335

(36 ratings)

Fancy a healthy version of your favourite Friday night chicken curry? The chicken can be marinated the day before so you can get ahead on your prep
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Easy classic lasagne

4.19355

(31 ratings)

Kids will love to help assemble this easiest ever pasta bake with streaky bacon, beef mince, a crème fraîche sauce and gooey mozzarella
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Thai fried prawn & pineapple rice

4.451615

(31 ratings)

This quick, low calorie supper is perfect for a busy weeknight. Cook your rice in advance to get ahead - run it under cold water to chill quickly, then freeze in a food bag for up to one month
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

One-pan spaghetti with nduja, fennel & olives

4.133335

(15 ratings)

A spicy sausage pasta dish with a difference. Using the cooking water helps the sauce cling to the pasta and gives the dish more body. A silky smooth sauce, perfect pasta and one pan to wash!
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Easy pancakes

4.268815

(93 ratings)

Learn a skill for life with our foolproof crêpe recipe that ensures perfect pancakes every time - elaborate flip optional
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Easy chicken fajitas

4.75

(20 ratings)

Need a simple, vibrant midweek meal the family will love? Put together these easy chicken fajitas and people can serve up their own DIY masterpieces
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Easy carrot cake

4.76923

(13 ratings)

Top this classic carrot cake with moreish cream cheese icing and chopped walnuts or pecans. Serve as a sweet treat with a cup of tea any time of the day
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Easy meatballs

3.88889

(9 ratings)

BBC Good Food magazine's food editor Barney & his daughter Maisie love making these sausage and beef meatballs to serve on spaghetti with hidden vegetable tomato sauce...
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Easy beef hotpot

4.344

(125 ratings)

Stretch a pack of mince to make this hearty dish. It's perfect eaten straight from the bowl with a spoon and some crusty bread on a cold winter's night...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Unbelievably easy mince pies

4.535795

(433 ratings)

No rolling required! Press the raw, crumbly pastry directly into your tin for a short, biscuity finish. Our easiest mince pie recipe and great fun to make with kids
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Easy millionaire’s shortbread

4.131145

(61 ratings)

Combine the crunch of a shortbread base with a gooey caramel middle and chocolate topping and you have millionaire's shortbread – the ultimate sweet treat...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy huevos rancheros

4.77778

(9 ratings)

An easy Mexican breakfast that'll keep you going all morning, it's got everything you need to pep up your plate...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegetarian chilli

4.333335

(9 ratings)

The easiest chilli you'll ever make, with ready-to-eat grains, kidney beans in chilli sauce and summer veggies - it's 4 of your 5-a-day too!...
  • 32 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy treacle sponge

4.5625

(32 ratings)

A simple baked version of this classic childhood pudding, with a zesty treacle sauce forming an irresistible puddle at the bottom
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Easy rocky road

4.541665

(48 ratings)

Great for a bake sale, a gift, or simply an afternoon treat to enjoy with a cuppa, this rocky road is quick to make and uses mainly storecupboard ingredients
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Easy chocolate molten cakes

5

(25 ratings)

Bake an impressive dinner party dessert with minimum fuss – these chocolate puddings, also known as chocolate fondant or lava cake, have a lovely gooey centre...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy chicken tagine

3.99225

(129 ratings)

Simple one-pots are perfect for the busy cook. This chicken tagine is great eaten with cous cous for something a bit more filling
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Easy chicken Kiev

4.4

(45 ratings)

Homemade chicken Kievs don't have to mean hours in the kitchen. Just add spuds and salad before serving...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Ultimate chorizo ciabatta

4.75

(8 ratings)

Crusty ciabatta, spicy chorizo, a generous dollop of pesto and sweet roasted peppers make a moreish combination. Serve warm for a quick supper you'll really enjoy...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Easy vegan burgers

3.81818

(11 ratings)

Make vegan burgers with polenta and spice with cumin, chilli and coriander. Cook in the oven or on the barbecue and serve with a plant-based salsa
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Easy chocolate biscuits

4.272725

(11 ratings)

Try this basic recipe for fail-safe biscuits every time. Make a batch of chocolate chip cookies, or adapt it to include nuts, fruit or your favourite sweets
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy chocolate cupcakes

4.19149

(47 ratings)

These light cakes are perfect for freezing – they just need a quick blast in the microwave to bring them back to life...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

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