Lazy cooks' summer meal plan

Four delicious dinners that all take just 10 minutes to prep, so you can make the most of the sunny evenings and let dinner take care of itself. Easy yet impressive, our Moroccan steamed fish and couscous parcels are a weeknight winner – or serve up a bowl of barley risotto with smoky bacon and green peas, which doesn't even need stirring!

4 recipes

Image: Sumac roasted veg with couscous


Sumac roasted veg with couscous

Liven up your veg with a sprinkling of fresh and zesty sumac see recipe

  • Ready in 50 minutes
  • Cooking time 40 minutes
  • Serves 4
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Baked barley risotto with peas and bacon

A risotto recipe that doesn't demand you to stay in the kitchen. Fry succulent leeks, smoked bacon, fragrant thyme and pearl barley on the… see recipe

  • Ready in 35 minutes
  • Cooking time 25 minutes
  • Serves 4
Egg foo yung (chinese omelette) image


Egg foo yung

This speedy Chinese omelette is filled with a moreish combo of chicken, crunchy veg and tasty bacon see recipe

  • Ready in 20 minutes
  • Cooking time 10 minutes
  • Serves 4
Moroccan fish & couscous parcel image


Moroccan fish and couscous parcels

Easy yet impressive – let everyone open their own Moroccan fish parcel at the table see recipe

  • Ready in 40 minutes
  • Cooking time 30 minutes
  • Serves 4
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