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Family meal recipes

86 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.

Pizza with homemade sauce

4.5

(4 ratings)

Make pizza for the family with a homemade base and tomato sauce. The recipe is perfect to get kids involved in cooking. Top with mozzarella and fresh basil
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Puttanesca meatball bake

4.444445

(9 ratings)

This quick-to-prepare pasta bake with capers, chilli flakes, olives and courgettes is the ideal midweek meal. Tasty and filling, it'll satisfy the whole family...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Easy chicken fajitas

4.742855

(70 ratings)

Need a simple, vibrant midweek meal the family will love? Put together these easy chicken fajitas and people can serve up their own DIY masterpieces
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker chilli

4.31579

(19 ratings)

Batch-cook this chilli and freeze for healthy dinners when you're pushed for time. It'll soon become a family favourite with hidden vegetables to nourish fussy eaters...
  • 7 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lamb & quinoa burgers with beetroot tzatziki

4.4

(10 ratings)

Serve our lamb burgers with a vibrant beetroot slaw for an easy midweek family dinner that delivers two of your 5-a-day. They'll be on the table in just 30 minutes...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Cheesy sprout pasta bake

3.90909

(11 ratings)

Make this cheesy sprout pasta bake for a filling family supper. Our easy veggie recipe makes for a tasty twist on a standard macaroni cheese
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Orzo & tomato soup

4.67857

(28 ratings)

Make our simple, budget-friendly tomato, orzo and chickpea soup in just 30 minutes. This easy, vegetarian family meal is healthy and even low fat
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Crispy cod fingers with wedges & dill slaw

4.066665

(15 ratings)

A fantastic budget family meal with a crunchy slaw and sweet potato wedges. This easy, crowd pleasing recipe is low-fat and full of fresh flavours
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Classic meatloaf with tomato sauce

3.57143

(7 ratings)

Make an easy meatloaf when you need to feed the family midweek. Serve slices with homemade tomato sauce and use any leftovers as sandwich filling
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Carbonara with chicken

4.363635

(33 ratings)

Serve this pasta crowd-pleaser with a fresh green salad for a hearty dinner. Our indulgent chicken carbonara uses eggs and butter to create a rich sauce
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Baked sweet potatoes with steak fajita filling

4.40909

(44 ratings)

Food blogger Alessandra Peters created this gluten-free supper of baked sweet potato and spicy filling. It's super-easy and contains 4 of your 5-a-day...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Double bean & roasted pepper chilli

4.76259

(139 ratings)

This warming vegetarian chilli is a low-fat, healthy option that packs in the veggies and flavour. Serve with Tabasco sauce, soured cream or yogurt
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pull-apart pork with honey chipotle

4.65

(20 ratings)

Melt-in-the-mouth, tender shredded pork with a sweet and spicy glaze, what's not to like? Serve this simple make-ahead meal with all the trimmings...
  • 4 hours and 40 mins
  • Easy

Artichoke, aubergine & lamb moussaka

4.1

(10 ratings)

A lightly spiced lamb bake with artichoke hearts, a cherry tomato ragu and layers of fried aubergine and potato
  • 3 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort

Dude ranch tacos

4.714285

(7 ratings)

Sure to be a family favourite, serve up these simple beef steak wraps with avocado, soured cream and tomato sauces, and let everyone mix and match
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Family meals: Easy lamb tagine

4.1875

(48 ratings)

Sweet juicy apricots and tender butternut squash are a winner with kids and make for a delicious Middle Eastern family meal for toddlers through to teens and beyond
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Easy classic lasagne

4.19737

(76 ratings)

Kids will love to help assemble this easiest ever pasta bake with streaky bacon, beef mince, a crème fraîche sauce and gooey mozzarella
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Turkey meatloaf

4.675

(40 ratings)

Use ground turkey to lighten up this comforting American classic - a low fat, low calorie dinner that the whole family will love
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Pepper, pesto & sweetcorn calzones

4.333335

(9 ratings)

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

Turkey bolognese pasta bake

4.72222

(72 ratings)

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 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Spring roast chicken

4.625

(32 ratings)

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 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

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