51 traybake recipes
Traybake dinners equal midweek lifesavers. Keep the family happy with hasselback chicken, paprika cod, Italian sausage roast and meatballs with feta
Looking for chicken traybake recipes? Try our easy traybakes here. We have plenty of ideas, from chicken traybakes to fish traybake recipes and sausage traybakes. If you want an easy vegetarian dinner party idea, try one of our vegetable traybake ideas.
Our ideas are an absolute joy for busy cooks. Just throw everything into a tray and leave it to bake for a super easy and low effort meal (not forgetting the reduction on wash up). Whether it's a quick midweek meal to feed your family, or a weekend roast alternative like our such as our roast chicken traybake with artichokes, we have a whole range of traybake ideas to suit every occasion.
Easy traybake recipes
Chicken traybake recipes
Try our moreish traybake packed with crisp chicken thighs, creamy lemon sauce and fragrant rosemary.
Turn this family favourite into a chicken traybake with a garlicky, herby dressing for an all-in-one midweek meal.
Flavour chicken thighs with sweet smoked paprika and honey, then roast until sweet and sticky. This simple, family-friendly meal is packed full of flavour.
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This sumac-roasted chicken traybake is packed with flavour, plus it's low in calories and gluten free. Serve with zesty yogurt dressing, and you have yourself a quick and easy summer dish.
Check out our chicken thigh traybake with romesco. This all-in-one bake with smoky paprika and sweet honey is a great summer evening meal. Discover more of our best chicken thigh recipes including our epic fried chicken burger.
This chicken traybake with lemon, olives and orzo is a great midweek meal for all the family. It's super simple, and low in calories. Check out our most exciting chicken recipes here.
Our one-pot chicken with leeks and beans recipe is really easy and under 500 calories – perfect for a healthy midweek meal. We also have a great guide to one-pot dishes here.
This is one of the most popular recipes we've had for years. Serve with a short pasta such as fusilli, or a big bowl of potatoes roasted with rosemary. This little olive oil roasties recipe makes the perfect serving accompaniment.
So good we put it on our cover in August 2020, this simple chicken traybake recipe comes sprinkled with olives, feta, oregano and baby plum tomatoes for real Mediterranean feels.
Skip your favourite takeaway with this easy chicken thigh traybake. The best bit? There’s only one pan to wash up!
Fish traybake recipes
Our smoked haddock and ham gratin turns everyday ingredients into a really comforting dish, perfect for Christmas leftovers for the whole family to enjoy. Check out more Christmas leftover recipes here.
In need of a comforting dinner? Cook this easy fish and cheese gratin recipe for a low-calorie midweek meal to feed the whole family.
Check out our fish traybake, a nourishing miso fish recipe with broccoli and beans. The umami flavour from the Japanese miso paste gives this baked cod a rich and warming flavour. Discover more of our best miso recipes here...
This vibrant salmon dish is packed with punchy flavours and will make for an easy midweek meal.Check out more of our best salmon recipes here.
A Thai-style flavour combination of lemongrass, chilli and lime gives this simple salmon dinner a fresh, aromatic edge.
Make the most of seasonal sea trout in this vibrant fish traybake packed with soft baby new potatoes, fresh spring asparagus and covered in a creamy dill mustard sauce.
Check out our punchy paprika cod one-pot with juicy tomatoes. This simple traybake is an easy, low-calorie midweek meal for when you're short on time but still want something healthy.
Our easy recipe for cod, cherry tomato and green olive tray roast is quick and easy to prepare but looks impressive when you pull it out of the oven. Serve with a big bowl of buttered orzo.Here are our favourite orzo recipes.
Spicy, smoky lamb merguez gives the sauce in the traybake a rich, deep flavour and combines really well with the cod. You could also use cooking chorizo for a similar result.
This southern cracked-crab bake recipe is gluten-free, ready in under an hour and under 500 calories – perfect for a midweek meal. Try one of our other best crab recipes here.
This recipe for baked crab and lemon gnocchi feels indulgent but is really quick and easy to put together, making it a great option midweek. Check out more of our best gnocchi recipes here.
Sausage traybake recipes, plus other meats
Turn your sausages into meatballs and roast with bitesize pieces of squash and crisp sage for an all-in-one midweek meal.
This simple, family-friendly sausage traybake, flavoured with warm spices and maple syrup, highlights the natural sweetness of dates.
Not cooking for a crowd this Christmas? Our all-in-one dinner includes every festive favourite (and there’s much less washing-up!) from brussels sprouts and baby parsnips to classic pigs in blankets. This recipe will serve at least two (if not three).
Check out our easy slow-cooked lamb with crunchy autumnal veg. This hearty one-pot is lovely served with cooked grains such as pearl barley or spelt.
Try our baked pecorino and white pepper pork meatballs. This recipe comes served with chunky sweet potatoes, a quick and flavoursome midweek meal. White pepper gives a lovely fiery heat to these juicy meatballs, easy midweek meal for the family. Here are our favourite meatballs recipes to try.
This healthy sausage traybake brought to you by Nadine Brown packs in succulent, smoky and nutty flavours, perfect for a filling midweek dinner without any of the fuss.
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Make meatballs a healthy midweek dinner by pairing them with chickpeas, beetroot and toasted pittas to serve. This recipe is low in calories and salt, but high in protein.
A delicious medley of juicy sausages, cherry tomatoes, smoked paprika, green pepper and kidney beans. Mop-up all those lovely juices with crusty bread.
Add some punchy flavour to your pork meatballs with chorizo and paprika. Serve as an all-in-one traybake with new potatoes, crumbly feta and baby plum tomatoes for a family midweek meal.
This easy recipe is ideal when you're short on time. Just bung it all in the oven and you have yourself a hearty and healthy springtime meal. There are plenty of other sausage recipes in our best ever guide.
Check out this indulgent lamb meatball dish, a simple traybake for the whole family. Perfect comfort food. Plenty more Greek recipes here.
Our Scandi meatball bake is perfect for sharing with family and friends. Drizzle with soured cream and serve with a homemade cucumber salad and some crusty bread. If you love Scandinavian food, check out our best Scandi recipes here.
We've given classic lamb kleftiko a healthy makeover with this easy recipe for four. Discover more lamb recipes here.
Vegetable traybake recipes
This vegetarian lasagne includes layers of celeriac béchamel swirled with a delicious cavolo nero pesto, plus a hint of very good truffle oil to add a note of luxury.
Check out our easy baked cauliflower with manchego cheese and crunchy almonds. Make this veggie traybake for an indulgent weekend, family recipe. We've got plenty more family friendly recipe ideas here.
Check out our simple roasted beetroots with sherry vinegar and freekeh. This easy vegetarian recipe makes for an ideal midweek meal, plus it's low in calories too. More vibrant beetroot recipes here.
Check out this punchy chilaquiles dish with easy baked eggs. Roasting the tortilla chips in this recipe makes them super crisp and crunchy, so grab a spoon and tuck in. More of our epic Mexican recipes here.
Try our super easy layered Persian aubergine bake with crumbled feta. This vegetarian recipe is a simple and comforting one-pot to make over the winter months. Plus, it's gluten free too.
Our recipe for baked hasselback tomatoes is ready in under an hour, super easy, and makes a great side dish. This dish combines classic flavours that everyone will love. Want more inspiring ways to use your tomatoes? Look at our 20 best recipes here.
Try this recipe for baked gnocchi with broccoli, blue cheese and walnuts. It's really easy and ready in under an hour, perfect for a midweek meal. Blue cheese is lovely in this, but you can adapt it to suit cheeseboard leftovers if you like.
Check out this recipe for baked feta with pomegranate and tomatoes is vegetarian, ready in under an hour and under 500 calories, but is packed with flavour. The tangy feta works really well with the sweetness of the pomegranate and tomatoes.
This swede, kale and sweet potato gratin recipe is the perfect side dish or veggie main for the colder months. It takes a little time but is really easy.
Butternut squash is a delicious vegetable to stuff with tomatoes, peppers, breadcrumbs and then top with cheese. The best part is getting it out of the oven, golden and bubbling.
Waxy potatoes, mushrooms and chestnuts – these are three ingredients that sit very well together on a plate. Add a slosh of sherry, and you have a midweek meal that is as impressive as it is easy.
Our veggie gnocchi bake is a clever way to transform shop-bought gnocchi. A simple, homemade tomato sauce is the base for this cheesy, kale-packed midweek dinner.
Fill cabbage leaves with nutmeg-spiced pork mince then bake in tomato sauce for a healthy, high-protein midweek meal.
Our vegetarian traybake packs in plenty of seasonal veg and salty halloumi for a vibrant Mediterranean dinner ready in 30 minutes. Discover our best halloumi recipes here.