Squash curry with yogurt in bowl and naan bread

Quick winter recipes

36 Recipes

Warm up in winter with our simple, seasonal recipes. From noodles to pasta, we have something you can make in 20 minutes or less.

Simple sirloin steak

5

(3 ratings)

Master the art of cooking the perfect sirloin steak for truly tender meat and you'll never look back. Serve with chunky chips and salad for a weekend treat...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Coconut & squash dhansak

4.756945

(144 ratings)

This quick and easy vegetarian curry is perfect for a healthy weeknight dinner - with butternut squash, coconut milk, lentils and spinach
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Goat’s cheese, pear & walnut tartines

5

(3 ratings)

Top toasted sourdough with goat's cheese, honey-roasted pears and walnuts to make these tasty tartines. They take just two minutes to prep and deliver one of your 5-a-day...
  • 17 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Scampi po’ boys

5

(1 rating)

Take two baguettes, load with scampi, salad, gherkins, mayo and hot sauce and you have this filling sandwich. An ideal supper when you want something quick and easy
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Spicy sausage noodles

4.5

(6 ratings)

Add sausages and green beans to noodles for this speedy stir-fry supper. Flavoured with ginger, chilli and garlic, it takes just 15 minutes from prep to plate
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Brown butter linguine

5

(2 ratings)

Cook this simple brown butter linguine as a filling meal for one. It costs just 90p per serving and only takes 20 minutes to make – ideal for busy weeknights...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken tikka masala pizzas

4.75

(8 ratings)

Rustle up our spiced chicken pizzas using naan bread in just 20 minutes. To balance the heat, serve them with dollops of mango chutney and natural yogurt
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Chorizo & chilli pepper pasta

4.88889

(18 ratings)

Pickled chilli peppers, spicy chorizo and sweet cherry tomatoes make up this simple and quick pasta dish. Ideal for an easy midweek meal for two
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Mexican chicken burger

4.65

(40 ratings)

Ready in under 20 minutes, this burger with spiced chipotle chicken breast, in toasted brioche with guacamole, makes for a satisfying weeknight treat for one
  • 18 mins
  • Easy

Gnocchi with mushrooms & blue cheese

4.020835

(96 ratings)

Soft, creamy goat's cheese or a deliciously strong blue cheese both work well in this easy veggie supper that's on the table in just 20 minutes...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Prawn laksa curry bowl

4.333335

(24 ratings)

Real fast food: a delicious and warming seafood one-pot, that takes just 15 minutes to make
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Marmite & pancetta spaghetti

4.5

(20 ratings)

Trust us when we say it works! Even Marmite haters will love this umami pasta dish with crispy Italian bacon
  • 17 mins
  • Easy

Microwave chilli

4.636365

(11 ratings)

For a super speedy supper, try Jack Monroe's vegetarian kidney bean chilli - a great way to get 2 of your 5-a-day in this microwavable, midweek meal...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Kale & smoky bacon pasta

4.666665

(9 ratings)

Throw together bacon lardons, leafy greens and crunchy pine nuts for this easy, quick pasta recipe - use wholewheat pasta for extra fibre
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

20-minute Fiorentina pizzas

4.75

(4 ratings)

Try these cheat's pizzas for a midweek supper. Middle Eastern flatbreads make a great instant base - top with spinach, ham, eggs and cheese
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Minestrone in minutes

4.4375

(96 ratings)

Whip up a hearty bowl of soup in next to no time, perfect for a quick lunch or warming supper
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Buttered wild mushrooms on toast

0

(0 ratings)

Our favourite secret savoury ingredient, Marmite, adds extra umami flavour to these golden brown, winter warming mushrooms on hot buttered toast
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Membrillo, chorizo & cheddar toastie

4

(1 rating)

Make a cosy night in even more indulgent with this meltingly good quince paste, spicy sausage and cheese toasted sandwich - the perfect winter pick-me-up
  • 16 mins
  • Easy

10-minute winter fruit compote

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Two simple steps make a deliciously fruity pudding spiced with cinnamon and cloves. It's easy to make in the microwave and counts as one of your 5-a-day...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Hot toddy

4

(2 ratings)

Warm up with a hot toddy. The combination of whisky, honey, lemon, cinnamon and cloves really packs a punch and is great for entertaining in winter
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Winter Pimm's punch

4.75

(4 ratings)

Don't just save Pimm's for summer, add some brandy for a delicious winter treat...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Crunchy winter salad

4

(1 rating)

Here's a seasonal, vegetarian salad which will complement any festive menu perfectly
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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