As the end of the week approaches the last thing we feel like is spending hours in the kitchen so that’s why we’ve compiled this list of tasty, satisfying meals that are on the table with minimum effort.
Looking for more quick and easy dinners?
Vegetable laksa with fried tofu
Our speedy tofu laksa uses store-bought laksa paste but we’ve included the recipe to make your own vegetarian laksa paste and prep up to 2 days ahead.
Linguine with garlic prawns
Recreate this restaurant classic at home with our garlic prawn linguine recipe, complete with marinated prawns tossed through beautifully light pasta.
Quinoa, zucchini and haloumi burgers
These tasty quinoa, zucchini and haloumi burgers with beetroot, kasundi and tomato will give any burger a run for its money.
Pork and veal san choy bow
For a delicious taste of China, these pork mince lettuce cups are perfect starters for a family and friends gathering.
Basic sausage rolls
You can’t go wrong with this classic recipe. Whip up a batch of this tasty sausage rolls for lunch or dinner with the family. All you need is a generous dollop of tomato sauce …
Quick and easy bouillabaisse
Recreate this classic French seafood soup in no time at all with this quick and tasty weeknight recipe from The Australian Women’s Weekly’s ‘Winter Express’ cookbook.
Ham, egg and cheese toasties
Pork and tofu rice noodles
Stir-fry your taste buds to heaven with this staple Asian noodle dish of pork, tofu and beans with chunks of capsicum and oyster mushrooms. This recipe is suitable for diabetics.
Pasta with spinach, mushrooms and almonds
This delectable vegetarian pasta is packed with mushrooms, pecorino and crunchy almonds. Delish! It’s also good for diabetics.
Chicken fried rice
This Chinese inspired dinner is quick, simple and SO tasty! Full of delicious flavour and texture, this chicken fried rice is sure to become a family favourite in no time!
Honey soy chicken
Sweet honey chicken! This modern Asian dish goes heavenly with steamed jasmine rice or softened rice stick noodles and is great for the whole family.
How’s this for fusion? Delicious Greek spinach and feta pie meets the easy, breezy Mexican quesadilla for a low-GI snack you’ll make over and over.
Bibimbap is a colourful and delicious Korean rice dish that you can make quickly and easily at home in your rice cooker!
Fish tacos with slaw and avocado cream
Spiced fish in a soft flour tortilla with fresh slaw and a dollop of avocado cream for a lighter take on the classic taco. Adjust the spice to taste.
This delicious vegetarian nachos recipe is loaded with red beans, mushrooms, corn and capsicum for a fully-loaded and delicious feed.
Tuna mac ‘n’ cheese
A classic dish with a fishy twist! Serve with oak leaf and mixed herb salad with dijon vinaigrette.
Spanish spicy pork and veal meatballs
Quinoa salad with haloumi and pomegranate
Rigatoni with chorizo and arrabbiata
Deliciously flavoursome rigatoni with arrabbiata and chorizo sauce is a classic flavour combo for a dinner the whole family will love.
Vietnamese pork stir-fry
This quick stir-fry is all about the heat and the crunch. Accompanied with steamed rice, this recipe is an ideal mid-week dinner plan.
Zucchini, carrot and corn fritters
Spice up your summer holidays with zucchini, carrot and corn fritters with avocado and coriander salsa. Fresh, hot fritters just can’t be beaten.
Fresh pesto pasta
We’ve used penne in this fresh pesto pasta, but spaghetti, fettuccine and gnocchi work as well. Save a couple of basil leaves to finish the dish.
Quick chicken nuggets
Moist chicken breast chunks with a crunchy coating will be popular with adults and kids alike and you’ll know exactly what’s in them!
Green masala chicken curry
This green chicken masala recipe is an authentic and healthy curry recipe with a hearty kick of chilli.
Brown fried rice with carrot, cabbage and red onion
Fried rice has been given a healthy makeover with the use of brown rice and lots of fresh vegetables. A great way to use up leftover rice.
This Moroccan-inspired chickpea shakshuka dish has a spicy kick to it.
Grilled vegetable and ricotta stack
What better way to get your five-a-day than this colourful and healthy vegetable and ricotta stack.
Beet and black bean burger
These vegetarian burgers are a mouth-watering combination of black beans, beetroot and red onions. Served with sweet potato fries of course.
Comfort food at its best – this rich and creamy stroganoff will have you coming back for seconds.
Eggs in bread with wilted spinach and hollandaise sauce
We’ve made this classic egg in bread breakfast dish a little bit fancy with the addition of wilted spinach and a classic hollandaise sauce.
Free-form mushroom and cheese tart
Looking for a quick and easy mushroom and cheese tart that looks amazing and tastes even better? Here it is. Perfect for those new to pastries.
Vegetarian bean nachos
Topped with shredded iceberg lettuce, chopped avocado and tomato, this Mexican vegetarian dish is a winner with both the kids and adults.
Chilli con carne
This spicy Mexican beef & bean stew is a real crowd-pleaser that the whole family will love – serve with rice, corn chips or on top of baked potatoes.
A classic Italian dish, the brilliant combination of thinly spiced spicy pepperoni, capsicum and cheese makes every mouthful of this tasty pizza an absolute joy.