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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.

71 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
72 ratings 4.7 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
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3 ratings 4.0 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
483 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
82 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Ideal for busy households, this hearty salad keeps well in the fridge for up to three days, ready to be spooned into a bowl whenever you're peckish

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
22 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These sticky burgers can easily be rustled up on a warm evening for a last-minute barbecue

25 mins
Easy
62 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
318 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Pop this classic side dish in the oven when you take your roast chicken out to rest, so there's no hot shelf juggling

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Add harissa to fish pie and top with sweet potato for a twist on a classic. Nutritionally balanced and filling, it's ideal for a family meal

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
103 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Keep a few portions of this vegetarian classic in the freezer and you'll never be stuck for a satisfying supper

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
25 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Kids will love this quick supper. Experiment with different toppings such as sweetcorn and ham

20 mins
Easy
163 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Fast and flavoursome, this creamy chicken curry is ready in under 20 minutes

18 mins
Easy
119 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This satisfying yet super-healthy recipe is all cooked in one pan for minimum washing up

30 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Prep these comforting Greek lamb meatballs with chargrilled veg and potatoes in just five minutes. A guaranteed family favourite, perfect for busy weeknights

40 mins
Easy
9 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Cook this low-calorie potato curry for a budget-friendly midweek family meal. Serve warm bowlfuls with rotis and yogurt on the side

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
68 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Looking for a quick and easy veggie family meal? Try these meat-free fajitas, loaded with black beans, avocado and peppers, which take just 15 minutes to make

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
398 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A comforting veggie main packed with rich Italian flavours

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
17 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This crowd-pleasing pasta is easy to make, healthy and satisfying with squash providing 1 of your 5-a-day and pecans stirred through, which add a nice crunch

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
11 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Use any sausages you like for this family-friendly sausage, sweet potato and sweetcorn bake. Or make it veggie with veggie sausages and vegetarian Italian-style hard cheese

55 mins
Easy
26 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy these sticky honey and soy chicken thighs as part of an easy midweek meal. This budget-friendly dinner is sure to be a family favourite

55 mins
Easy
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