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No-oven Sunday lunch recipes

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These smart Sunday lunch recipes require no oven cooking. Utilise your hob, slow cooker, air fryer or microwave to make traditional mains and centrepieces, or try a new dish this weekend

For more Sunday lunch ideas, read columnist Melissa Thompson's article: A world of Sunday celebrations.

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  • Slow cooker pork loin served with veg

    Slow cooker pork loin

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.17 ratings

    Cook your Sunday lunch in the slow cooker this weekend. The pork stays succulent and moist and the vegetables are cooked alongside in the tasty gravy.

  • Curried goat in a large pot

    Curried goat

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Enjoy this Jamaican goat curry that's packed with flavour for a family feast. Bring the pot to the table and let everyone help themselves

  • Slow cooker beef topside with red wine gravy served with vegetables

    Slow cooker beef topside with red wine gravy

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.17 ratings

    Use a slow cooker to make this beef topside for Sunday lunch – the whole family will love it. Slow cooking makes the meat so tender and gives it a real depth of flavour

  • Dhal makhani served in a wok

    Dhal makhani

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.13 ratings

    Make no excuses for how rich this delicious black dhal is – it's a comforting celebration dish

  • 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

  • Chicken biryani in a big round serving dish

    Chicken biryani

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.720 ratings

    A great one-pot rice dish that still tastes great a few days later – perfect for leftovers

  • Slow cooker leg of lamb on a plate

    Slow cooker leg of lamb

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.30 ratings

    Cook a leg of lamb in the slow cooker and be rewarded with tender meat that melts in the mouth. Enjoy with mashed potatoes and steamed veg

  • Home-style chicken curry in a deep dish with fork

    Home-style chicken curry

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.692 ratings

    A rustic and authentic quick Indian one-pot packed with tonnes of hot Asian spices and fragrant coriander.

  • Lazy cheesy vegetable hotpot

    Lazy cheesy vegetable hotpot

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.22 ratings

    Vegetarian food at its easiest and most comforting – and a minimum of washing-up, as it's made in the microwave

  • Slow cooker beef pot roast with gravy and roast potatoes

    Slow-cooker beef pot roast

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.128 ratings

    Get this beef brisket in the slow cooker first thing in the morning, so that come evening-time your Sunday dinner is an absolute breeze. Perfect for busy family weekends

  • Air fried roast potatoes in a bowl

    Air fryer roast potatoes

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make roast potatoes in an air fryer to get crispy roasties with a fluffy centre with ease. They make the perfect side dish for a Sunday roast

  • Coq au vin in dish

    Coq au vin

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.70 ratings

    We've made this classic French chicken casserole a little lighter than the traditional version, but it still has a rich, deep flavour

  • Lincolnshire sausage & lentil simmer

    Lincolnshire sausage & lentil simmer

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.132 ratings

    A one-pot hearty stew to share with friends and family - you can make ahead and freeze it if you prefer

  • Paneer makhani in a wok

    Paneer makhani

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Hosting a dinner party? No Indian-themed meal or celebration is complete without paneer, and this cheesy delight is just the ticket

  • Beef bourguignon with mash in bowl

    Slow cooker beef bourguignon

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.99 ratings

    Feed a crowd or freeze a batch of our comforting beef bourguignon. This classic recipe uses slow-cooked beef and red wine for a deliciously rich stew

  • Carrot biryani served in a frying pan

    Carrot biryani

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.109 ratings

    Prepare and cook our low-calorie vegetarian biryani in just 25 minutes using carrot, cashew nuts and Indian spices. Serve with coriander and dollops of yogurt

  • Slow cooker gammon served on a plate

    Slow cooker gammon in cola

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.77 ratings

    Fill your kitchen with the smell of Christmas with this slow cooked gammon. The cola adds a sweet treacly flavour to balance the saltiness of the ham.

  • Slow cooker chicken tikka masala served with rice and naan bread

    Slow cooker chicken tikka masala

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.166 ratings

    Get this chicken tikka masala cooking in the morning and have dinner waiting for you when you get in – it's perfect for a cold winter evening.

  • A serving of mustard chicken and leek in a bowl

    Mustard chicken & leek one-pot

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.22 ratings

    Place chicken thighs, potatoes and leeks in a casserole pot with a mustard and crème fraîche sauce to make this easy, low-calorie dinner for four

  • One-pot prawn & lentil curry served in a casserole dish

    One-pot prawn & lentil curry

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.62 ratings

    Freeze the dhal base of this curry for busy weeknights. It's cheap, easy and really versatile – simply defrost and add prawns, veg or meat

  • Spring veg stew with cheddar dumplings in a casserole dish

    Slow cooker vegetable stew with cheddar dumplings

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.82 ratings

    Give classic stew a veggie twist with creamy sauce and cheesy dumplings. Make it in the slow cooker and be rewarded with a hearty meal at the end of the day

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