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Family meal recipes

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

9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A shop-bought bread mix is the trick to making a no-fuss crust for these veggie parcels - add leftover chicken or pork for a meatier meal

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
79 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

No need to choose between tangy tomato or creamy cheese sauce – this easy bake, with turkey mince and mascarpone, has the best of both

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
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34 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Cut the cost of a chicken dinner with thighs and be rewarded by juicy meat and crispy skin in this dish with asparagus, courgettes, peas and feta

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
18 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Lentils make a low-fat addition to these minced pork patties for a healthier family favourite - still full of herby, garlicky flavour

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
47 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This healthy Moroccan-style one-pot can be slow-cooked and dished up at different times - ideal for busy households

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
44 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Sneak more veg into kids' diets with this easy, tasty rice dish - mash the sweet butternut squash if your little one doesn't like bits

40 mins
Easy
85 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Get the kids in the kitchen to help use up leftover cooked chicken in this hearty pie topped with slices of potato

1 hr
Easy
19 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Caraway seeds add a sweetly aromatic note to the onion cream sauce in this German-inspired sausage and mash dinner

45 mins
Easy
29 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Perfect for using up stray bits and pieces from the fridge, this pork and bean stew is rich, warming and cheap to prepare

2 hrs and 45 mins
Easy
39 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Cauliflower and macaroni cheese in one pasta bake? This family-friendly gratin is comforting and filling

50 mins
Easy
61 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Roast onions, courgettes and red peppers, then serve in a tomato sauce alongside juicy pork sausages

50 mins
Easy
21 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Vegetarians needn't miss out on the joy of tortilla wraps- we use peppers, onions and sweet potato topped with feta and soured cream

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

These freezable and simple-to-make fish patties are ideal as a family meal or can be made and frozen individually as a quick last-minute kids supper, from toddlers to teens

45 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Turkey thigh mince is a lean but flavoursome meat- shape into patties with cheese and spring onions, and serve in healthier wholemeal buns

55 mins
Easy
65 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Perfect for the whole family, this freezable pie makes a great meal for toddlers and teens alike and has plenty of hidden veg

2 hrs and 45 mins
Easy
110 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This Indian spice pot flavoured with korma paste is mild enough for kids- the sweet potato stretches it a little further

55 mins
Easy
57 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Warm up after work with this ultimate comfort food dish, just add a buttery dollop of mash

45 mins
Easy
37 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Everyone needs a trusty tomato soup recipe - and this one costs less than a pound per serving

25 mins
Easy
148 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Creamy pasta needn't be off the menu when you're watching your weight - this one's low-fat

30 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

You can sneak a few vegetables that might normally be refused into this scrumptious low fat supper

1 hr
Easy
66 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A superhealthy twist on a family favourite that can be served with spaghetti or squashed flat and cooked as burgers

20 mins
Easy
66 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Pasta, sauce, and sausages, what could be a better combination? The sausage meat adds great flavour to a simple dish

20 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve these family-friendly crunchy chicken bites with carrot salad, tomato sauce and a baked potato. Use panko breadcrumbs if you can, as they're larger and crisper

30 mins
Easy
456 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Even a novice cook can master the art of pizza with our simple step-by-step guide. Bellissimo!

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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