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

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  • Chicken chow mein in a wok

    Chicken chow mein

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    This Taiwanese-style chow mein uses a combination of stir-frying and steaming, so there's less oil involved. Pork would also work well instead of chicken

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

    Pasta with salmon & peas

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.268 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

  • One-pan piri piri chicken dinner in a casserole dish

    One-pan piri piri chicken dinner

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.15 ratings

    Try this one-pan piri piri chicken for a family dinner and adjust the chilli levels to suit your family's tolerance. You can use a whole chicken instead, if you like

  • Pea & ham pasta in two bowls

    Pea & ham pasta

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Celebrate peas being in season with this classic combination. This quick and easy pasta dish takes less than 20 minutes to make

  • A selection of baked chicken drumsticks on a plate

    Baked chicken drumsticks

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Change the flavourings as you like for these chicken drumsticks – we’ve gone for Cajun spice but curry powder, ras el hanout or black pepper would also work

  • 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 5.68 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 4.5 out of 5.36 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

  • One serving of balsamic beef stew with veggie mash

    Balsamic beef stew with veggie mash

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.13 ratings

    Get all five of your five-a-day in this tasty balsamic beef stew accompanied by the ideal comfort food – a veggie mash – perfect for chilly weather

  • Diner sloppy joes

    Sloppy joes

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.37 ratings

    Sloppy joes are a simple, American staple the whole family can get stuck into. Add a dash of spicy chipotle or smoky barbecue sauce to the minced beef filling for some zing.

  • Salmon sushi rice in a bowl

    Easy salmon sushi rice bowl

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Encourage kids to learn how to cook with our easy salmon sushi rice bowl. The recipe features a full list of equipment and easy-to-follow instructions

  • Wild mushroom mac ’n’ cheese in a casserole dish

    Wild mushroom mac 'n' cheese

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Give mac ’n’ cheese a mushroom makeover for a freeze-ahead family meal. Using dried wild mushrooms means you don’t have to wait until they’re in season

  • Tempeh traybake in a baking dish

    Tempeh traybake

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Try our tasty tempeh-based traybake for dinner. Tempeh is a nutrient-rich plant protein made from fermented soya beans that's easier to digest

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

    Slow-cooker chicken casserole

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.132 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 5.72 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 4.4 out of 5.15 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 5.95 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 5.108 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

  • Spicy beef taco bowl in a shallow bowl

    Spicy beef taco bowl

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Get all five of your five-a-day in this Mexican-inspired spicy beef taco bowl. Full of textures and flavours, it can be partly prepped ahead

  • Pepper steak with noodles in a bowl

    Pepper steak with noodles

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.14 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.

  • Cod and green beans in tray

    Honeyed harissa cod with crispy chickpeas

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Bake cod fillets with a honey and harissa dressing for a delicious dinner for two. Serve with green beans or broccoli and an extra drizzle of the dressing

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

    Fish pie mac ’n’ cheese

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.83 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 4.3 out of 5.29 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

  • One spicy veggie pie with peanut butter mash

    Spicy veggie pies with peanut butter mash

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Enjoy these full-flavoured spicy veggie pies with peanut butter mash. Loaded with protein and carbs, they're an ideal post-exercise dinner choice

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