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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

4.285715

(7 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

4.76923

(65 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

4.555555

(9 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

4.703705

(27 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

(14 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

4

(5 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

4.310345

(29 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

4.465115

(43 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

4.75188

(133 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

4.63158

(19 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

Dude ranch tacos

4.666665

(6 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

4.15278

(72 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

4.710525

(38 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

4.71642

(67 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

4.64516

(31 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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