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Don't sweat it, make our easy no-cook recipes for a speedy supper or an impressive dessert in a flash. Assemble simple ingredients to make something special.

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  • No-cook veggie fajitas served on a plate

    No-cook veggie fajitas

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Load soft tortillas with chargrilled veg, beans, tomato salsa and smashed avocado for an easy supper. No cooking is required so they're ideal for summer

  • Salmon & smacked cucumber noodles in a bowl

    Salmon & smacked cucumber noodles

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make this tasty salmon & cucumber rice noodle salad for an easy midweek supper when you're short on time. It requires no cooking, so it's great for warmer days

  • A large chicken, mango & noodle salad

    Chicken, mango & noodle salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Enjoy this no-cook chicken noodle salad with mango for a quick and nutritious supper. It uses leftover chicken, so is perfect the day after a Sunday roast

  • Vietnamese prawn summer rolls

    Vietnamese prawn summer rolls

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.14 ratings

    Fresh-tasting rice paper rolls packed with shellfish, light vermicelli noodles, carrots, cucumber and herbs, with a sweet ginger chilli dipping sauce

  • Epic summer salad served in a large bowl

    Epic summer salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.103 ratings

    Perfect for BBQs and buffets, our epic salad is an assembly job of gorgeous ingredients – no cooking required. Serve it with lamb kebabs for an impressive summer feast

  • No-cook kebab shop chilli sauce served with doner kebab

    No-cook kebab shop chilli sauce

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.13 ratings

    Make a quick and easy chilli sauce to accompany our doner kebab recipe for a takeaway classic at home. It's packed with chillies, tomatoes, onion and garlic

  • The ingredients for mango chutney & chicken sliders laid out on a board

    Mango chutney & chicken sliders

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Top these chicken sliders with mango chutney, red onion, chilli and cucumber salad, and a mint & yogurt dressing. They make fabulous finger food for summer

  • Taramasalata with flatbreads on a serving plate

    Taramasalata

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Whip up homemade taramasalata instead of using shop-bought. It's easier than you might think and is a great addition to a grazing platter

  • No-cook spiced apple chutney

    No-cook spiced apple chutney

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    This storecupboard relish has all the flavours of a classic cooked chutney but with more bite. It makes a great last minute accompaniment to a cheese board or ham

  • Cookies & cream fridge cake with the first slices cut away

    Cookies & cream fridge cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Make this no-cook cookies and cream fridge cake with the help of your fridge – it’s ideal for summer evenings when it's too warm to put the oven on

  • Radish confetti with salsa verde

    Radish confetti with salsa verde

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    An easy starter of raw vegetables, cut with a mandolin for a delicate finish. Serve with an Italian green sauce of herbs, capers and anchovies

  • A prawn & grain poke bowl

    Prawn & grain poke bowls

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Quickly marinate prawns in a chilli & lime dressing, then serve with grains, mango, radish, avocado and spring onions. This poke bowl is the ultimate summer salad

  • Funfetti cheesecake served on a cake stand

    Funfetti cheesecake

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.9 ratings

    Get the family in the kitchen with this simple ‘funfetti’ cheesecake. It uses just seven ingredients and requires no cooking – perfect for making with children

  • Mexican-style corn salad

    Mexican-style corn salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.21 ratings

    Throw together this simple, no-cook salad in 15 minutes flat for a colourful, speedy side dish

  • A bowl of tzatziki sauce

    Tzatziki sauce

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.13 ratings

    Use natural yogurt to give the classic Greek dip a pouring consistency, great with slow-cooked lamb. The tang of yogurt and mint cuts through the richness

  • Peppered mackerel & pink pickled onion salad

    Peppered mackerel & pink pickled onion salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    This starter, with its quick pickled onion is impressive, but takes little time as it’s part of making the dressing. You can do it while the turkey is cooking

  • Avocado panzanella

    Avocado panzanella

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.25 ratings

    With just 20 minutes preparation and no cooking time you'll be able to whip up this colourful avocado and bread salad in no time

  • Date butter in dish

    Date butter

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Whip up this easy date butter with just a handful of ingredients. There's no cooking involved, it's delicious on toast or banana bread – and it's vegan if you make it with coconut oil

  • Courgette ribbon salad

    Courgette ribbon salad

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Use a spiralizer to create this fresh, zingy, raw salad - perfect with grilled chicken or fish and topped with crumbled feta or goat's cheese

  • Vegan cashew Parmesan cheese

    Easy vegan Parmesan cheese

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    This vegan Parmesan cheese is easy to prepare and just as tasty as the real deal. There's no cooking involved, simply blitz and sprinkle over your favourite pasta dish for a bit of extra zing

  • Parsley & caper salad in a salad bowl

    Parsley & caper salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Serve this easy salad as a side dish to summer barbecues. Parsley, shallot and capers make it more than an average salad and it pairs well with cooked meats

  • Crunchy red cabbage slaw on a plate

    Red cabbage slaw

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    This raw red cabbage and mixed seed side salad can be on the table in just 15 minutes - serve alongside Asian-inspired mains

  • Raw coconut truffles

    Raw coconut truffles

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    These raw, nutty bites make a lovely, dairy-free alternative to chocolate for an after-dinner nibble

  • Gravadlax with celeriac & fennel salad

    Gravadlax with celeriac & fennel salad

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    A light salmon starter with a crisp salad and honey and mustard dressing. No cooking required, just gravadlax or smoked salmon plus fresh seasonal produce

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