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Whip up a simple, tasty dinner for two in 20 minutes or less. From speedy salads to stir-fries and noodles, these are perfect meals for busy nights.

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  • Crab & avocado tostadas

    Crab & avocado tostadas

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Use a corn tortilla as a base then top with storecupboard crabmeat, guacamole-style Mexican dip and salad

  • Salad bowl with chicken and hummus

    Quick chicken hummus bowl

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.18 ratings

    Make our healthy chicken and hummus salad bowl for a delicious budget lunch option. It can be thrown together in just 10 minutes and delivers three of your 5-a-day

  • Prawn & pak choi stir-fry

    Prawn & pak choi stir-fry

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.16 ratings

    This low-calorie prawn stir-fry can be thrown together and served up as a supper for 2 in just 11 minutes

  • A bowl of asparagus and lemon spaghetti with peas

    Asparagus & lemon spaghetti with peas

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.36 ratings

    This healthy, vegan pasta dish is ready in under 20 minutes. It's low calorie and provides 3 of your 5-a-day along with fibre, vitamin C and iron.

  • A plate of noodle salad with sesame dressing

    Noodle salad with sesame dressing

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.10 ratings

    Cook and serve this easy, healthy lunch in under 15 minutes. It gives you three of your 5-a-day, and the wholemeal noodles add fibre while colourful veg provides beta-carotene and vitamin C.

  • Halloumi with tomatoes & pomegranate molasses

    Halloumi with tomatoes & pomegranate molasses

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.14 ratings

    Salty halloumi cheese, sweet pomegranate molasses and fresh mint make a delicious combination in this quick Lebanese meze dish

  • Salmon & spinach pasta

    Salmon & spinach pasta

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.15 ratings

    A fresh, healthy pasta dish that's ready in a flash. A handful of punchy ingredients make for a colourful supper that's high in folate, fibre, iron and omega-3

  • A plate of cod with cucumber, avocado & mango salsa salad

    Cod with cucumber, avocado & mango salsa salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.42 ratings

    If you're looking for a healthy lunch bursting with the colours and flavours of summer, this delicious cod, avocado and mango salad is low in fat and calories

  • Veggie egg-fried rice

    Veggie egg-fried rice

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.17 ratings

    A quick and healthy recipe suitable for vegetarians

  • Lemon & parsley spaghetti

    Lemon & parsley spaghetti

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.28 ratings

    Fast food doesn't have to be at the end of a phone line. This 15-minute meal is the perfect pick me up after a long day

  • Quick chicken noodles

    Quick chicken noodles

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.13 ratings

    This one-pan dish is hassle free and extremely economical - great for students who hate doing the dishes

  • Prawn curry in a hurry

    Prawn curry in a hurry

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.124 ratings

    Minimum shopping, maximum taste. And if Indian cuisine is not your thing, make this Thai prawn curry with a simple switch

  • Speedy spicy turkey rice

    Speedy spicy turkey rice

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    Put your leftover Christmas turkey and ham to good use with this super fast egg-fried rice

  • Lentil & red pepper salad

    Lentil & red pepper salad

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    A filling salad that can be tailored to your taste, swap the lentils for beans and throw in some extra veg

  • Tuna & butterbean salad

    Tuna & butterbean salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.24 ratings

    A cheap and healthy way to get more fibre and vitamin C into your diet

  • Sweet & sour pork stir-fry

    Sweet & sour pork stir-fry

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.31 ratings

    Cut the fuss out of cooking with this speedy, light and healthy midweek supper for two

  • Fattoush

    Fattoush

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    This classic Middle Eastern salad makes a crunchy light side dish or lunchbox filler- it's sprinkled with sumac, mint and parsley

  • Greek chickpea salad with melting feta

    Greek chickpea salad with melting feta

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.8 ratings

    This easy Greek classic with red onion, cucumber and olives is made more filling with chickpeas and pan-fried feta

  • Yaki udon

    Yaki udon

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.45 ratings

    These thick wheat noodles with mushrooms and cabbage are made for slurping - a lovely low-fat, low-calorie vegetarian supper

  • Meatloaf burger with harissa mayo

    Meatloaf burger with harissa mayo

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Stretch your minced beef and bacon loaf a little further by using leftovers to create homemade hamburgers with spicy sauce

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