The BBC Good Food logo
Sausage & mushroom ragu in a casserole dish

Family meal recipes

94 Recipes
Magazine subscription – choose a brand-new cookbook from Jamie Oliver, Mary Berry and Nadiya Hussain

Kids and grown-ups will love these family dinner ideas. Our simple suppers include comforting pasta bakes, warming one-pots and speedy stir-fries.

Advertisement

Showing items 1 to 24 of 94

  • A saucepan and small bowl serving pasta with salmon and peas

    Pasta with salmon & peas

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.245 ratings

    Make this salmon pasta in under 20 minutes for a dinner the whole family can enjoy. Kids will love the fun-shaped pasta while packing in fibre and omega-3

  • A pan and serving dish both filled with 3-veg mac 'n' cheese

    3-veg mac 'n' cheese

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.66 ratings

    Sneak vegetables into macaroni cheese, a popular family meal that becomes even more nourishing for kids with the addition of butternut squash, leeks and peas

  • Sausage & mushroom ragu in a casserole dish

    Sausage & mushroom ragu

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 ratings

    Do something different with sausages and transform them into this veg-packed ragu. Great for a family dinner, serve with couscous, mash or pasta

  • Two plates of chicken casserole with cutlery & mustard on the side

    Slow-cooker chicken casserole

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.120 ratings

    Treat the family to this wholesome chicken casserole that delivers comfort while being low-fat. And you can let a slow cooker do most of the work

  • Fajita-style pasta in a large bowl

    Fajita-style pasta

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.29 ratings

    Take the aromatic flavours of a classic Mexican fajita and combine with pasta for this easy, vibrant meal. It's an ideal Friday night dinner

  • Lemon & greens pesto pasta served in 3 bowls

    Lemon & greens pesto pasta

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Prep, cook and serve this quick and easy lemon and green veg pasta in just 15 minutes. It's perfect for busy days, and will be loved by the whole family

  • Sausage & white bean casserole served in a roasting dish

    Sausage & white bean casserole

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.78 ratings

    Make this easy chipolata, bean and roasted veg one-pan dish for a healthy, flavour-packed meal that the whole family will love. It offers four of your five-a-day

  • Meatball & garlic bread traybake in a frying pan

    Meatball & garlic bread traybake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.84 ratings

    Make this comforting meatball and garlic bread traybake for a dinner the whole family will enjoy. You could buy a pack of meatballs if you’re short on time

  • Pepper steak with noodles in a bowl

    Pepper steak with noodles

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.9 ratings

    Try our pepper steak with noodles for a simple, balanced, midweek meal that's full of flavour. Top with sesame seeds and crushed peppercorns to serve

  • carving a roast chicken

    How to roast a chicken

    Learn how to cook an easy roast chicken with this step-by-step guide. Find out how to achieve crisp, golden skin and succulent meat, perfect for a special Sunday lunch.

  • Fish pie mac ’n’ cheese in a casserole dish

    Fish pie mac ’n’ cheese

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.63 ratings

    Combine fish pie with mac 'n' cheese to make this crowd-pleasing dinner. The dish freezes well, so you can make ahead if you like for busy weeknights

  • Cheesy ham hock, spinach & ricotta lasagne in a casserole dish

    Cheesy ham hock, spinach & ricotta lasagne

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.21 ratings

    Try a twist on lasagne and combine creamy ricotta, spinach and nutmeg with ham hock to make an easy dinner. It’s ideal for feeding a hungry crowd

  • Chicken pasta bake served in a casserole dish

    Chicken pasta bake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.414 ratings

    Enjoy this gooey cheese and chicken pasta bake for the ultimate weekday family dinner. Serve straight from the dish with a dressed green salad

  • The ingredients for pulled pork tacos with pineapple salsa

    Pulled pork tacos with pineapple salsa

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.17 ratings

    Put the pork for these pulled pork tacos in the slow cooker in the morning, and you’ll have a family feast for dinner. Serve with cabbage, avocado and salsa

  • Chorizo and mozzarella gnocchi bake in a casserole dish

    Chorizo & mozzarella gnocchi bake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.395 ratings

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

  • Sausage & leek mash pie served in a casserole dish

    Sausage & leek mash pie

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.94 ratings

    Enjoy sausages and kale with a cheesy mash topping made with leeks and mustard. You can freeze this pie for busy weeknights when you need to feed a crowd

  • A frying pan with one-pan egg & veg brunch

    One-pan egg & veg brunch

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.27 ratings

    With courgette, peppers and eggs, this vegetarian dish is a filling, healthy breakfast for all the family – kids will enjoy dipping toast into soft egg yolk

  • Burgers topped with apple slices and salad

    Pork & apple burgers

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.22 ratings

    Our budget-friendly pork and apple burgers are perfect for an easy and delicious family supper. This easy midweek meal takes just ten minutes to prepare

  • Teriyaki salmon & green beans traybake

    Teriyaki salmon & green beans

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.12 ratings

    Buy a whole piece of salmon for this traybake if you're feeding a family and cut into adult and children-sized portions. It's cooked in a delicious teriyaki sauce

  • Prawn tikka masala served with rice

    Prawn tikka masala

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.68 ratings

    Forget a takeaway and tuck into a midweek meal that will please the whole family with our easy, low calorie prawn tikka masala. Serve with naan breads

  • Spiced koftas with honey & chickpeas

    Spiced koftas with honey & chickpeas

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.16 ratings

    Spiced lamb koftas are a great budget option for a simple family meal. Serve with a drizzle of the creamy yogurt dressing, and baked chickpeas

  • Creamy chicken stew served in a casserole dish

    Creamy chicken stew

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.140 ratings

    Cook this creamy, comforting stew to serve with our smashed mini jacket potatoes. This warming one-pot with chicken, peas and leeks is perfect for a special family meal

  • Chicken & bean enchiladas topped with cheese in a baking dish

    Easy chicken & bean enchiladas

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.20 ratings

    Make the most of your roast dinner by using up leftover chicken in these filling wraps

  • Creamy courgette lasagne

    Creamy courgette lasagne

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.592 ratings

    Serve up this creamy quick dish for a last minute dinner party and impress veggie friends.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Sponsored content