The BBC Good Food logo
Tomato, mozzarella and chorizo gnocchi bake in a pan

Easy recipes

88 Recipes
Magazine subscription – Try your first 5 issues for only £5

Keep it easy with these simple but delicious recipes. From make-ahead lunches and midweek meals to fuss-free sides and moreish cakes, we've got everything you need.

Advertisement

Showing items 1 to 24 of 88

  • Chorizo and mozzarella gnocchi bake in a casserole dish

    Chorizo & mozzarella gnocchi bake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.393 ratings

    Upgrade cheesy tomato pasta with gnocchi, chorizo and mozzarella for a comforting bake that makes an excellent midweek meal

  • Easy butter chicken

    Easy butter chicken

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.186 ratings

    Fancy a healthy version of your favourite Friday night chicken curry? The chicken can be marinaded the day before so you can get ahead on your prep

  • Classic lasagne in an oven dish topped with basil leaves

    Easy classic lasagne

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.95 ratings

    Kids will love to help assemble this easiest ever pasta bake with streaky bacon, beef mince, a crème fraîche sauce and gooey mozzarella

  • Thai fried prawn & pineapple rice

    Thai fried prawn & pineapple rice

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.85 ratings

    This quick, low calorie supper is perfect for a busy weeknight. Cook your rice in advance to get ahead - run it under cold water to chill quickly, then freeze in a food bag for up to one month

  • One-pan spaghetti with nduja, fennel & olives

    One-pan spaghetti with nduja, fennel & olives

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.37 ratings

    A spicy sausage pasta dish with a difference. Using the cooking water helps the sauce cling to the pasta and gives the dish more body. A silky smooth sauce, perfect pasta and one pan to wash!

  • Pancakes on a plate with lemon wedges

    Easy pancakes

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.482 ratings

    Learn a skill for life with our foolproof crêpe recipe that ensures perfect pancakes every time – elaborate flip optional

  • Chicken tortillas with salad and limes on board

    Easy chicken fajitas

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.115 ratings

    Need a simple, vibrant midweek meal the family will love? Put together these easy chicken fajitas and people can create their own masterpieces at the table

  • Carrot cake served on a cake stand

    Easy carrot cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.318 ratings

    Top this classic carrot cake with moreish icing and chopped walnuts or pecans. Serve as a sweet treat with a cup of tea any time of the day.

  • Easy meatballs

    Easy meatballs

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.12 ratings

    BBC Good Food magazine's food editor Barney & his daughter Maisie love making these sausage and beef meatballs to serve on spaghetti with hidden vegetable tomato sauce

  • A casserole dish of beef hotpot

    Easy beef hotpot

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.174 ratings

    Stretch a pack of mince to make this hearty dish. It's perfect eaten straight from the bowl with a spoon and some crusty bread on a cold winter's night

  • Two mince pies on a plate, one with a bite out

    Unbelievably easy mince pies

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.528 ratings

    No rolling required! Press the raw, crumbly pastry directly into your tin for a short, biscuity finish. Our easiest mince pie recipe and great fun to make with kids

  • A pile of millionaire's shortbread

    Easy millionaire’s shortbread

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.282 ratings

    Combine the crunch of a shortbread base with a gooey caramel middle and chocolate topping, and you have millionaire's shortbread – the ultimate sweet treat

  • Easy huevos rancheros

    Easy huevos rancheros

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.22 ratings

    An easy Mexican breakfast that'll keep you going all morning, it's got everything you need to pep up your plate

  • Veggie chilli

    Vegetarian chilli

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.25 ratings

    The easiest chilli you'll ever make, with ready-to-eat grains, kidney beans in chilli sauce and summer veggies - it's 4 of your 5-a-day too!

  • Easy treacle sponge

    Easy treacle sponge

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.69 ratings

    A simple baked version of this classic childhood pudding, with a zesty treacle sauce forming an irresistible puddle at the bottom

  • Squares of rocky road on a chopping board

    Easy rocky road

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.173 ratings

    Great for a bake sale, a gift, or simply an afternoon treat to enjoy with a cuppa, this rocky road is quick to make and uses mainly storecupboard ingredients.

  • Chocolate fondant on a plate with molten centre oozing out

    Easy chocolate molten cakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.116 ratings

    Bake an impressive dinner party dessert with minimum fuss – these chocolate puddings, also known as chocolate fondant or lava cake, have a lovely gooey centre

  • Easy chicken tagine

    Easy chicken tagine

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.164 ratings

    Simple one-pots are perfect for the busy cook. This chicken tagine is great eaten with cous cous for something a bit more filling

  • Cheat's chicken kiev

    Easy chicken kiev

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.64 ratings

    Homemade chicken kievs don't have to mean hours in the kitchen. Just add spuds and salad before serving

  • Ultimate chorizo ciabatta

    Ultimate chorizo ciabatta

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.16 ratings

    Crusty ciabatta, spicy chorizo, a generous dollop of pesto and sweet roasted peppers make a moreish combination. Serve warm for a quick supper you'll really enjoy

  • Easy vegan burger on a plate with sauce dripping down the side

    Easy vegan burgers

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.16 ratings

    Make vegan burgers with polenta and spice with cumin, chilli and coriander. Cook in the oven or on the barbecue and serve with a plant-based salsa

  • Easy chocolate biscuits

    Easy chocolate biscuits

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.126 ratings

    Try this basic recipe for fail-safe biscuits every time. Make a batch of chocolate chip cookies, or adapt it to include nuts, fruit or your favourite sweets

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Sponsored content