5 back-to-school recipes for busy families

By Aug 18, 2023 Recipes

Get ready for the back-to-school rush with easy-to-prepare dinner recipes that the whole family will love. Whether you’re looking for a quick prep dinner that can be thrown together in a matter of minutes, or you need a dish that reheats well and suits your family’s varying dinner times – we’ve got you covered!

Creamy Pesto Chicken with Cherry Tomatoes and Green Beans

This dish has been a firm favourite on our menu for some time – and with good reason. It’s so easy to throw together in a hurry and offers a great balance between comfort and conscious eating. At just 615 calories per serving, it’s perfect for those seeking both low-carb and low-calorie options. Got little ones? Bulk it out with some pasta or rice!

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Quick Asparagus Pesto Pasta

Pesto and pasta are a match made in heaven, and this 20-minute meal is a winner for busy weeknights. Opt for either the veggie version, packed with asparagus and peas or try our Quick Chicken Pesto Pasta instead – simply switch between the two using our recipe swap feature on the menu.

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Pulled Beef Ragu with Fettuccine

Ragù (a slow-cooked beef-based sauce) doesn’t typically lend itself well to speedy weeknight dinners… until now! To speed things up, we’re using ready-pulled beef that’s tender, flavourful and perfect for dinner on a busy evening. Plus, this dish only requires one pan!

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Cottage Pie: Beef & Mashed Potato Casserole

A true British classic, and a great dish that can be prepped in advance, cooked, served, reheated, and served again! If you’re a family that needs flexibility in your mealtimes, this is the recipe for you!

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Classic Spaghetti Bolognese with Parmesan

Nothing says, “family meal” quite like a spaghetti Bolognese. Though relatively simple and quick to prepare, this recipe does not compromise on the depth of flavour. Let it simmer for as long or as little as you like – we guarantee it’ll be delicious either way!

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