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Quick and easy family recipes

Busy week? Make our quick and easy family recipes with one-pots, curries, pasta bakes and other simple dishes that kids and adults will love. 

254 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Ditch the takeaway and make our simple sweet and sour chicken recipe. This speedy Chinese-style rice dish is ready in under 30 minutes and packed with zingy flavours

25 mins
Easy
215 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make a treat that the whole family will enjoy with these jammy biscuits

22 mins
Easy
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226 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A fast and easy meal filled with Mediterranean holiday flavours

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
141 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Try this rich, hearty and quick variation on the classic family favourite

30 mins
Easy
277 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A quick and creamy carbonara-style tagliatelle that showcases delicious courgettes contrasted with cream and pancetta

30 mins
Easy
159 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Fast and flavoursome, this creamy chicken curry is ready in under 20 minutes

18 mins
Easy
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Pack in the veg with this healthy chicken fried rice, which uses everyday foods you'll find in the fridge for a quick and easy family supper

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
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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

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
148 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Creamy pasta needn't be off the menu when you're watching your weight - this one's low-fat

30 mins
Easy
274 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Barney guides you through a step-by-step guide to making a mushroom risotto - you might even find it relaxing!

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
124 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Being short of time needn't stop you making your own pudding. This microwave-friendly sponge is ready in 10 minutes and can easily be a chocolate pud too

10 mins
Easy
116 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The classic combination of pork and pineapple lives on in this slightly retro and irresistible sweet and sour one-pan dish

17 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Be inspired by the flavours of Flammkuchen and top pancakes with smoked bacon, shallots and melted cheese to serve for Shrove Tuesday or as your next family supper.

30 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Lemon zest and crème fraîche make this seafood pasta dish with king prawns and green beans rich and zingy - enjoy it hot or cold

25 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Ready in 30 minutes, this stir-fried prawn, egg and noodle dish is perfect for a midweek meal

30 mins
Easy
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Try this gourmet take on a classic with homemade salmon fish fingers, finished with a good dollop of tangy tartar sauce

30 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This quick and easy pasta dish is sure to be a family favourite and it's ready in 30 minutes

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This firm Cypriot cheese makes a great vegetarian alternative to meat. Serve with a light salad flavoured with lime and paprika

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
36 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A saucy, warming casserole with Cumberland sausages, chilli gravy and kidney beans. It's budget-friendly and ready in less than 30 minutes too

25 mins
Easy
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A versatile side dish of quick cooked greens with earthy nut butter

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Have a pack of flour tortilla wraps knocking about in your storecupboard? Sandwich them with a bean filling and griddle

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Sneak some extra green veg into pesto-based pasta sauce

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
88 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Chicken recipes are always among the most searched-for on bbcgoodfood.com, so the cookery team came up with this quick and easy supper dish specially

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
107 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Get your mates round and cook up this simple biryani, team it with a few of our Indian side dishes and you've got a party

25 mins
Easy
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