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Freezable family recipes

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Get ahead in a busy week with family meals you can freeze. Just batch cook from our variety of tasty recipes then freeze the leftovers for another day.

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  • Sausage pasta bake in a baking dish

    Sausage pasta bake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.17 ratings

    An Italian-American classic, this freezable sausage pasta bake is an ideal make-ahead family dish for busy days

  • A casserole dish on a board filled with chicken and chorizo ragu

    Chicken & chorizo ragu

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.235 ratings

    Serve this delicious chicken and chorizo ragu over rice or pasta as an easy midweek dinner for the family. You can freeze any leftovers for another day

  • Peanut butter chicken

    Peanut butter chicken

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.294 ratings

    The whole family will love this new, budget chicken dish. Any leftovers freeze well and make a handy lunch

  • Curried fishcakes served on a plate

    Curried fishcakes

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.10 ratings

    Make a batch of these spiced cod fishcakes and freeze them for busy weeknights. Serve with salad and coleslaw for a tasty family meal

  • Thai fried prawn & pineapple rice

    Thai fried prawn & pineapple rice

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.85 ratings

    This quick, low calorie supper is perfect for a busy weeknight. Cook your rice in advance to get ahead - run it under cold water to chill quickly, then freeze in a food bag for up to one month

  • Green burgers

    Green burgers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.36 ratings

    This vegetarian burger recipe can be frozen, letting you get ahead on busy days. It's craftily packed with spinach - one of the trickier veg to get into kids!

  • Salmon & asparagus quiche

    Salmon & asparagus quiche

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.10 ratings

    You can make and freeze this pretty quiche ahead of time. It serves eight so perfect for an impromptu spot of lunchtime entertaining

  • Wholemeal flatbreads

    Wholemeal flatbreads

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.17 ratings

    These flatbreads are a doddle – simply make a large batch out of storecupboard ingredients and freeze them for later in the week

  • Cottage pie in a rectangular dish with portion taken out

    Cottage pie

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.810 ratings

    This great-value family favourite freezes beautifully and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser

  • Creamy chicken stew served in a casserole dish

    Creamy chicken stew

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.134 ratings

    Cook this creamy, comforting stew to serve with our smashed mini jacket potatoes. This warming one-pot with chicken, peas and leeks is perfect for a special family meal

  • Freeze-ahead roasties

    Freeze-ahead roasties

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.15 ratings

    Save precious time when planning a group meal by prepping and freezing your potatoes in advance.

  • Pulled chicken & black bean chilli in a large pan

    Pulled chicken & black bean chilli

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.22 ratings

    Make a batch of Mexican-inspired pulled chicken and black bean chilli, which can be easily doubled and kept in the freezer. Serve with rice or tortilla wraps

  • Cheese & bacon lasagne

    Cheese & bacon lasagne

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.103 ratings

    This freezable, family-friendly recipe is economical and has a wonderful comfort-food feel about it

  • Luxe fish pie

    Luxe fish pie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.20 ratings

    Salmon and smoked haddock are perfect partners in this creamy, cheesy fish dish - freeze ahead and thaw for a make-ahead dinner party main

  • 4 frozen banana lollies decorated with chocolate, hundreds and thousands and strawberries

    Frozen banana lollies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make for kids and big kids, too! These banana lollies with chocolate, hundreds and thousands and strawberries are great for a party or after-school treat

  • Pull-apart pork with honey chipotle

    Pull-apart pork with honey chipotle

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.24 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

  • Steak & mushroom bakes

    Steak & mushroom bakes

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

    Freeze these steak and mushroom bakes to enjoy on busier days. Once you’ve got the hang of these pasty-pie hybrids, you can adapt the filling as you like

  • Shepherd's pie with portion taken out and serving spoon

    No-fuss shepherd's pie

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.475 ratings

    We've got some lovely twists on shepherd's pie on the site, but we were missing a definitive version of this classic family recipe – here it is!

  • Chicken tikka masala with rice on a plate

    Chicken tikka masala

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.323 ratings

    This takeaway favourite is freezer-friendly and quick to reheat, giving you the chance to get ahead and save money.

  • 5-a-day tagine

    5-a-day tagine

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.211 ratings

    Get your day's vegetable quota all in one go. Great for feeding a group, or freeze portions

  • Curried lentil, parsnip & apple soup

    Curried lentil, parsnip & apple soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.28 ratings

    This spicy soup combines red lentils, apples and parsnip for a smooth, warming soup - a low fat meal that you can make ahead and freeze

  • Artichoke, aubergine & lamb moussaka

    Artichoke, aubergine & lamb moussaka

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.11 ratings

    A lightly spiced lamb bake with artichoke hearts, a cherry tomato ragu and layers of fried aubergine and potato

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