Easy Dan Dan Noodles Recipe

Easy 20-minute meals

Get dinner on the table in 20 minutes with our quick recipes, from lamb steaks with warm hummus to takeaway-style dan dan noodles

Looking for 20-minute meals? Try our quick recipes for every meal type here, or check out our 10-minute meal ideas.


Easy 20-minute meals

20-minute vegetarian meal: tomato, spinach and mascarpone gnocchi

A quick and comforting meat-free meal to feed four, using just five ingredients. Finish this warming gnocchi dish under the grill until the cheese is bubbling and golden.

Mascarpone Gnocchi Recipe with Spinach and Tomato

20-minute vegan meal: Thai-style peanut noodle salad with watermelon

This vibrant plant-based dish is packed with juicy watermelon, crunchy peanuts and fresh, aromatic herbs. A speedy and filling vegan meal.

Thai Peanut Noodle Salad Recipe with Watermelon and Herbs

20-minute fish supper: mackerel with pickled grape salad

Serve grilled mackerel on a bed of punchy pickled grapes and crushed coriander for an imaginative meal that requires just 20 minutes of hands-on time.

Easy Mackerel Recipe with Pickled Grape Salad

Seared salmon with pea purée

Check out our seared salmon dish for a vibrant and filling dinner that’s ready in just 20 minutes.

Lamb steaks with yeast butter and warm hummus

Shake up breakfast time with our simple rice dish using spicy red chillis, salty-sweet bacon jam and soft boiled eggs. This low-calorie recipe is quick, easy and full of fiery flavour.

Breakfast Fried Rice Recipe

20-minute one-pot: chorizo and butter bean stew

Check out our quick and easy chorizo and butter bean one-pot stew. This warming recipe makes a simple midweek dinner for two that also saves on the washing up.

Chorizo and Bean Stew Recipe

20-minute low-calorie meal: roasted courgette, chickpea and lemon salad 

Check out this quick and easy vegan salad recipe with roasted courgettes and crunchy chickpeas tossed in punchy harissa – it’s less than 400 calories per serving.

20-minute high-protein meal: drunken clams with chorizo

This recipe for drunken clams with chorizo is packed with protein as well as flavour. Serve with crusty bread, more beer, and eat straight from the pan, if you like.

Clams Recipe With Chorizo And Beer

20-minute gluten-free recipe: courgetti, pea and artichoke with pistachio pesto

This no-cook courgetti, pea and artichoke dish with homemade pistachio pesto is entirely gluten-free as well as vegan. A vibrant meal, full of goodness.

Courgetti Pesto Recipe With Pea and Artichoke Salad