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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.

One-pot chicken chasseur

4.788765

(445 ratings)

This French bistro classic is easy to make at home and fabulous with creamy mash or crusty bread
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Hob-to-table moussaka

4.71318

(129 ratings)

Try this rich, hearty and quick variation on the classic family favourite
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Lemon drizzle cake

4.68443

(2139 ratings)

It's difficult not to demolish this classic by Tana Ramsay in just one sitting, so why not make two at once?...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Carrot cake

4.701115

(1074 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

Chocolate brownie cake

4.525

(480 ratings)

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

Spicy root & lentil casserole

4.598965

(773 ratings)

The potatoes in this recipe take on the spicy flavours beautifully - our idea of the perfect veggie supper
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Hearty pasta soup

4.624625

(333 ratings)

Do something different with a pack of tortellini. This filling soup is full of fibre, low fat and full of veg. The perfect lunch or supper
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Oven-baked risotto

4.650755

(398 ratings)

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

Summer traybake chicken

4.18182

(22 ratings)

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

Easiest ever vegan gravy

3.333335

(3 ratings)

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
  • Vegetarian

Herb & ricotta chicken with mushroom rice

4.153845

(13 ratings)

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

Easy gravy

5

(2 ratings)

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

Bombay potato omelette

3.666665

(3 ratings)

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

Breakfast naans

4.88889

(9 ratings)

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

Red berry fruit compote (German rote grütze)

5

(1 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

Shakshuka flatbread bake

4.8

(5 ratings)

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 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy salmon coulibiac

3

(2 ratings)

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 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Pork noodle stir-fry

4.625

(48 ratings)

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

Sweet potato nachos

5

(1 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

Easy risotto with bacon & peas

4.734695

(294 ratings)

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

Easy Thai prawn curry

4.35606

(264 ratings)

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

Easy paella

4.141305

(92 ratings)

Whip up this easy version of the traditional Spanish seafood dish straight from the storecupboard. Add extras such as chorizo and peas if you like
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Easy brownies

4.52809

(89 ratings)

A gooey and delicious treat, these brownies are so easy to make. Try the rich chocolate topping for an even more decadent bake
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Easy moussaka

4.3125

(32 ratings)

Less work than traditional moussaka and gluten-free, our Greek-style bake of potatoes and aubergines layered with lamb mince is topped with crème fraîche
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

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