A spicy red lentil soup that is delicious, fast and easy and embellished
with fresh spinach and spices. –
A hearty quick-cooking soup that's easy to freeze. You could also use
this recipe as the base for a vegetarian shepherd's pie; simply add less
liquid to make it thicker, and add some more chopped veg - such as sweet
potato, butternut squash and mushrooms.
A quick and healthy Italian fish dinner that is ready in just 20 minutes.
Perfect for busy families during the workweek. –
This one-pan dish would be delicious served with nothing more than a salad
and grilled crusty bread. Once it's out from under the grill, rub your
toasted bread with a sliced garlic clove and drizzle with a bit of olive
A simple, yet delicious sweet and sour dish. Chicken is stir-fried with
onions and garlic, before being simmered in a delectable sweet and sour
Forget the midweek takeaway and whip up this easy Chinese chicken dish
in no time with easy-to-find ingredients. Plain white rice is all you need
as a side.
This is a deliciously different Cuban-inspired stew. If you can't find
smoked sausage, use a good quality regular pork sausage. –
Sausage, chickpeas and a blend of storecupboard spices come together in
a recipe that makes it easy to bring Latin flavours to your kitchen. You
could try using chorizo instead of smoked sausage for a tasty twist.
Pork steaks cooked in cider and served with boiled potatoes and veg, with
cider gravy. While the pork is cooking, start cooking some vegetables,
whatever you think would go well. I usually use peas or broccoli with salt
and butter. –
Pay tribute to the patron saint of Wales with this simple Welsh-inspired
dish. Enjoy this top-rated
Bara brith afterwards.
This is a fantastically easy alternative to making lasagne. Combine your
favourite shop-bought ingredients - fresh cheese ravioli, pasta sauce,
grated cheese - and layer with browned mince, then bake. –
This recipe transforms shop-bought ingredients into something greater
than the sum of its parts. Make it vegetarian by omitting the mince entirely,
or by substituting a mixture of your favourite sautéed veg.
1 hr 20 min
Bacon-wrapped chicken drumsticks and thighs with new potatoes, roasted
with onions and herbs - a very delicious and simple dinner. We love dark
chicken meat, but you can use chicken breasts if your prefer. –
Wrapping chicken pieces in bacon ensures they stay incredibly moist, and
the flavour permeates the potatoes. To save calories, you could remove
the skin without worrying about the chicken drying out.