Anything is possible – even cooking a tasty meal for the family in a matter of minutes

These delicious 15-minute meals mean you get to spend less time in the kitchen and more time with the family. Mission accomplished.

1. Mild spiced lamb salad

This quick North African-inspired dish will have you dreaming of warmer climes if (or when!) the British summer doesn’t cooperate. 

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2. Thai beef noodle soup

You wouldn’t think a soup this elaborate-looking would be that easy to make, but this recipe really delivers on both speed and flavour.

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3. Herb coley with couscous

Plaice or pollock will work (and cook) just as well as coley in this harissa-spiced couscous dish. 

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4. Greek-style gnocchi salad

These Italian dumplings are incredibly filling and combined with Greek-style cheese and Mediterranean vegetables they are perfect for an easy supper in the summer. 

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5. Corn and haddock chowder

Readymade mash or pre-cooked potatoes is the secret to this quick and tasty corn and haddock chowder.

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6. Zesty trout with warm bean salad

This is the kind of dish you might think would take loads of prep time, but actually it can be whipped up in a flash. 

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7. Roast chicken Caesar salad

Whip up this classic American salad with roast chicken for a light main course this summer. 

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8. Vegetarian Moroccan tagine

There are a few handy shortcuts with this recipe that make this tagine ideal to serve to larger groups when you don’t have much time to spare. 

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9. Moroccan chicken couscous

The couscous is the only thing that needs cooking with this easy-to-make, spicy North African-inspired dish.

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10. Stuffed peppers

Stuffed with Abergavenny goats’ cheese, tomatoes, rice and a splash of citrus from an orange; these traffic-light coloured peppers taste just as good as they look.

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11. Zesty ricotta, bacon and tomato gnocchi

Bacon adds a lot of flavour to this creamy gnocchi pasta. Serve with a side green salad for a filling supper. See recipe for Zesty ricotta, bacon and tomato gnocchi.

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12. Seared tuna steak with pineapple salsa

The fresh taste of pineapple salsa makes this tuna steak recipe perfect to serve on a warm summer evening. See recipe for Tuna steak with pineapple salsa. 

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13. Mixed bean and antipasti salad

This handy tub of veg antipasti transforms this bean and rice salad into something special. It’s great for veggies, too.

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14. Crispy skin coley fillets and sesame stir-fry salad

The Asian-inspired stir-fry can be put together quickly while the flavours combine perfectly with the pan-fried coley fillets.

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15. Chicken and prawn paella

This delicious Spanish-inspired dish might taste like you've slaved over a hot stove for hours, but the principle here is not much different to a stir fry. Make this family pleaser from start to finish in 15 minutes.

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