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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

Chorizo & mozzarella gnocchi bake

486 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Upgrade cheesy tomato pasta with gnocchi, chorizo and mozzarella for a comforting bake that makes an excellent midweek meal

35 mins
Easy

Easy butter chicken

214 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Fancy a healthy version of your favourite Friday night curry? Try our easy butter chicken – the meat can be marinaded the day before so you can get ahead on your prep

50 mins
Easy
Healthy

Easy classic lasagne

101 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy

Easy teriyaki chicken

207 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Try this easy, sticky Asian-style teriyaki chicken for a speedy weeknight supper – it takes just 20 minutes to make! Serve it with sticky rice and steamed greens

20 mins
Easy

Microwave cauliflower cheese

1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Cook the British classic, cauliflower cheese, easily by making it in the microwave. It can work as a main or side dish for a Sunday roast

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian

Easy chocolate fudge cake

941 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

One-pan spaghetti with nduja, fennel & olives

42 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

544 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Learn a skill for life with our foolproof easy crêpe recipe that ensures perfect pancakes every time – elaborate flip optional

30 mins
Easy
Healthy

Spiced spinach & potato pasty pies

0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make a batch of these curried veggie pies to stash in the freezer for an easy lunch with salad, or warming starter. Eat like a pasty with mango chutney

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian

Easy chicken fajitas

133 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Need a simple, vibrant midweek meal the family will love? Put together these easy chicken fajitas and people can create their own masterpieces at the table

25 mins
Easy

Vegetarian lasagne

236 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make our easy vegetarian lasagne using just a handful of ingredients. You can use ready-made tomato sauce and white sauce, or batch cook the sauces and freeze them

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian

Easy carrot cake

388 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Top this classic carrot cake with moreish icing and chopped walnuts or pecans. Serve as a sweet treat with a cup of tea any time of the day.

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy

Easy chicken curry

182 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This easy staple chicken curry is a fantastic recipe for family dinners. It's made with just a handful of ingredients and is enriched with creamy yogurt

50 mins
Easy
Gluten-free

Easy beef hotpot

178 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

Piri-piri chicken with smashed sweet potatoes & broccoli

144 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve up an easy one-pan traybake of piri-piri chicken with sweet potatoes and broccoli. As well as being simple to make, it delivers three of your 5-a-day

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy

Easy millionaire’s shortbread

304 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
Vegetarian

Easy huevos rancheros

22 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

25 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan

Easy treacle sponge

76 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

193 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

143 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

166 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

65 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

15 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
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