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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 4.4 out of 5.29 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 5.272 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 5.315 ratings

    You'll 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

  • Spiced harissa lamb pasties in a tin and on a plate

    Spiced harissa lamb pasties

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Give the humble lamb pasty a spicy makeover using harissa. The prep can all be done in advance – just pop them in the oven an hour before serving

  • Jamaican veggie patties with a sauce

    Jamaican veggie patties

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Get ahead on your party nibbles with these freezable Jamaican veggie patties. You can then simply pop them in the oven when the party is about to start

  • Thai fried prawn & pineapple rice

    Thai fried prawn & pineapple rice

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.89 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

  • Sausage ragu served in a casserole dish

    Sausage ragu

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.353 ratings

    Feed the family this comforting, budget-friendly sausage ragu with pasta. You can freeze the leftovers for another time and it tastes just as good

  • Sausage & winter greens cannelloni in a baking dish

    Sausage & winter greens cannelloni

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Stretch a pack of sausages and feed the whole family with this cannelloni. The meaty ragu sauce is bulked out with nutrient-dense winter greens

  • Chicken on board with vegetables and knife

    Slow-cooker roast chicken

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.32 ratings

    Cooking a chicken in a slow cooker makes it very succulent and packed full of flavour. This simple, freezable recipe is perfect for feeding a family

  • Wild mushroom mac ’n’ cheese in a casserole dish

    Wild mushroom mac 'n' cheese

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Give mac ’n’ cheese a mushroom makeover for a freeze-ahead family meal. Using dried wild mushrooms means you don’t have to wait until they’re in season

  • Green burgers

    Green burgers

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.38 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 4.8 out of 5.12 ratings

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

  • Filo chicken pie in dish

    Creamy curried chicken pie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Bake this pie for a family dinner, or simply batch cook the chicken curry base to freeze for later, then serve with rice or in jacket potatoes

  • 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 5.849 ratings

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

  • Smoked haddock dauphinoise in a casserole dish

    Smoked haddock dauphinoise

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Add smoked haddock to dauphinoise to make an easier, freeze-ahead fish pie. It's a great fuss-free dinner when you have family or friends over

  • Creamy chicken stew served in a casserole dish

    Creamy chicken stew

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.167 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

  • Broccoli and stilton soup in bowls with bread

    Soup maker broccoli and stilton soup

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.48 ratings

    Make a batch of classic broccoli and stilton soup with the help of a soup maker. It's freezable so you can make ahead for busy days, or a packed lunch

  • Chicken pasta bake served in a casserole dish

    Chicken pasta bake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.493 ratings

    Enjoy this gooey cheese and chicken pasta bake for the ultimate weekday family dinner. Serve straight from the dish with a dressed green salad

  • Freeze-ahead roasties

    Freeze-ahead roasties

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.16 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 4.9 out of 5.48 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 5.106 ratings

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

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