Low on effort but big on taste, these easy, midweek recipes are the perfect answer to one of life’s big questions: what’s for dinner tonight? All of them need just a handful of ingredients and are so simple to put together.
Everyone can enjoy this vegan Italian dinner. By using a few shortcuts including frozen Mediterranean chargrilled vegetables, you can have a flavoursome, creamy risotto on the table in just 25 minutes.
Ready in just 10 minutes and made with only 5 ingredients, this speedy pasta recipe with a buttery sage sauce, fresh salad leaves and pecorino is ideal for those busy weeknights when you need a comforting bowl of pasta with minimum fuss. It really is one of the easiest recipes you could wish for.
For a quick veggie dinner, try this 5-ingredient baked falafel in spicy tomato sauce. With a colourful combo of veg, herby couscous and a punchy chilli sauce, this is the perfect shortcut dinner.
Whip up a homemade pie with no stress with this 5-ingredient piri piri chicken tortilla pie. Chicken, peppers and butternut squash are cooked under a clever pie topping made using crispy sliced tortillas.
You’ll need just 5 ingredients to make this tasty prawn and pea risotto for dinner tonight. Cooked in one pan for minimal washing up and – unlike traditional risotto – ready in a flash, this hearty dinner dish couldn’t be easier.
Make a Thai-inspired feast with just 5 ingredients for easy midweek cooking. Crisp and spicy mackerel fishcakes are served with speedy noodles and a fresh edamame and pea salad.
Sweet mandarin slices, crispy rice noodles and crunchy gem lettuce are tossed together with shredded duck for a refreshing salad in this fun spin on classic hoisin duck.
Using just 5 simple ingredients, you can rustle up a delightfully spicy chicken traybake for dinner tonight. Fresh veg, juicy chicken thighs and potato wedges are roasted in a smoky harissa paste in this super simple one-tray recipe.
This 5 ingredient prawn katsu curry is the ultimate easy comfort food. Drizzle crispy scampi with sweet, spicy katsu sauce and serve with fluffy rice and crisp veg for a super simple midweek meal.