Salmon with beetroot, feta and lima salsa on a plate

Under 20-minute recipes

39 Recipes

These speedy yet delicious recipes can be on the table in 20 minutes or less, so put your microwave meal away and get making these filling dinners.

17 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Rustle up this tasty salmon dish with just four ingredients. Ideal for a quick and easy midweek meal with a tasty feta and beetroot salsa on the side

8 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
22 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Master the omelette with our simple recipe then add the filling of your choice – grated cheese, ham, fresh herbs, mushrooms and smoked salmon are favourites.

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

If you're looking for a light and sophisticated after-dinner treat, why not whip up an affogato. Ice cream, espresso and amaretti biscuits are all you need

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Try a new twist on bruschetta, topped with burrata, broad beans, sugar snap peas, radish, mint and chilli. It makes a fab lunch or starter for a dinner party

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Get a dose of omega-3 in this gluten-free salad that takes just 15 minutes to prepare. It's ideal for a quick and easy midweek supper, or a filling lunch

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
98 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Whip up this tasty vegetarian gnocchi in just 15 minutes. Broccoli, peas and pine nuts combine with crème fraîche and mustard for a tasty midweek meal

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this noodle jar salad before you head to work for a nutritious lunch. It contains mango, carrot and peanuts plus a flavourful Asian-style dressing

18 mins
Easy
109 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Keep these nutty chicken satay strips in the fridge for a healthy choice when you're peckish. The chicken is served with cucumber and sweet chilli sauce

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
22 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Grab just four ingredients to make this easy, light lunch and enjoy a taste of summer. The combination of peaches, feta, couscous and mixed seeds is moreish

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Take the sandwich to a new level with this quick and simple prawn and beansprout omelette baguette, served with a zingy chilli and lime dressing

20 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Give salad a shake-up with an Egyptian-inspired recipe that combines fava beans with egg and the rich flavours of tahini, garlic, lemon and cumin

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Whip up these tasty fritters made with cottage cheese, spinach and cherry tomatoes in just 20 minutes. Perfect for brunch, or lunch served with a salad

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Sophisticated and intensely chocolatey with a hit of juicy raisins and crunchy biscuit pieces, serve this decadent chocolate fridge cake as a teatime treat

20 mins
Easy
64 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
106 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Sweet chilli, honey, sesame oil, mirin and soy combine to make a punchy sauce for fish. Elaine Paige’s dish is a simple and quick midweek meal

20 mins
Easy
4 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

This budget soba noodle recipe also works well with shredded cooked chicken or chunks of firm tofu if you want to go for the vegetarian option

15 mins
Easy
32 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

With just four ingredients and a matter of minutes you can cook up a filling coconut rice bowl with king prawns - simple, speedy, nice and spicy!

8 mins
Easy
5 ratings 2.6 out of 5 star rating

This quick, zesty supper is packed with Mediterranean flavours. Leftovers will keep well for lunch the next day

20 mins
Easy
142 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
18 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A super quick version of this flavoursome Thai green curry with just 4 ingredients. Our simple prawn and coconut soup is ideal for a midweek meal

2 mins
Easy
6 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Turn a pouch of cooked grains, plus three other ingredients, into an easy, vibrant vegetarian meal in just two minutes!

2 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
49 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

There's no need to resort to ready-chopped veg and bottled sauces - make your own in 20 mins

20 mins
Easy
16 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A superhealthy pasta dish that will bring you a taste of Italy in under 20 minutes

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
41 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Make comfort in a pot with this tasty and warming recipe, perfect for rainy evenings

20 mins
Easy
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