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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.

13 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A quick and easy summery salad - ideal for serving with a barbecue spread

10 mins
Easy
18 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

This simple version of a Malaysian classic is microwaved in a single bowl - an easy supper for 4

20 mins
Easy
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461 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This French bistro classic is easy to make at home and fabulous with creamy mash or crusty bread

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
135 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Try this rich, hearty and quick variation on the classic family favourite

30 mins
Easy
2,297 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

It's difficult not to demolish this classic lemon drizzle in just one sitting, so why not make two at once?

45 mins
Easy
1,119 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 15 mins
Easy
499 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Get kids cooking at the weekend by baking this yummy brownie cake, much better than shop bought

45 mins
Easy
783 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

The potatoes in this recipe take on the spicy flavours beautifully - our idea of the perfect veggie supper

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
343 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Do something different with a pack of tortellini. This filling soup is full of fibre and veg, plus it's low in fat. The perfect lunch or supper

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
410 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Cook this simple storecupboard risotto in the oven while you get on with something else – the result is still wonderfully creamy

35 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A great dish for dinner parties and family meals in - quick, easy and very tasty

15 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Pair this simple vegan gravy with lentil-based dishes or nut roasts. It adds a salty, umami punch to roasted roots, steamed greens and Sunday roasts

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
15 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Stuff chicken breasts with a creamy garlic and Parmesan filling for a special, yet super-healthy, dinner that provides folate, iron and two of your 5-a-day

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Take the stress out of roast dinner prep with our easy five-ingredient gravy. Prep it on the day or make ahead and keep in the freezer until needed

30 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make this comforting Bombay potato omelette as an easy lunch or simple supper. To serve, top with a drizzle of yogurt or raita and some chilli sauce 

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Top naan breads with cream cheese, chutney, avocado and eggs for a tasty breakfast or brunch. They take just 10 minutes to make and deliver one of your 5-a-day

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This light, fruity dessert is a German summertime staple - a mixed berry compote with custard. The fruity mix is ideal as a topping for granola or stirred through ice cream

30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Try an exotic brunch of spiced Turkish-style eggs. Using canned tomatoes and shop-bought flatbreads means less prep time on a leisurely morning

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

This dish of pastry-wrapped rice and fish is easy but impressive so it works well as a midweek meal or dinner party centrepiece

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
65 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Whip up this filling pork noodle stir-fry for a quick and easy midweek meal. It takes just 30 minutes to make, so is great for busy evenings 

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Everyone will love these easy veggie nachos. They're full of calcium and fibre and contain 3 of your 5-a-day, so make a great better-for-you film night snack

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
22 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

This smoky cod dish makes a great midweek meal – it's quick, low calorie and made in just one pan, which saves on washing up 

30 mins
Easy
314 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Not one for risotto purists – this simple recipe has just a few ingredients and the stock is added all in one go.

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
272 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Try our easy Thai prawn curry on a busy weeknight. This quick dinner is ready in under 20 minutes and flavoured with warming red Thai curry paste

20 mins
Easy
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