Main courses

Recipes and cooking tips for inspirational main dishes.

7 Easter main course recipe ideas

Make a feast to remember this Easter Sunday with our top 7 Easter recipe ideas for main courses. From traditional Slow roast spring lamb and Windsor Crown Roast of Lamb with Jewelled Rice Stuffing to Spiced...

Roasted lamb rump with potatoes, asparagus and mint dressing

Serves: 2 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes Ingredients  1 lean lamb rump portion (weighing 225-375g/8-12oz) Salt and freshly milled black pepper 5ml/1 tsp dried oregano 400g/10oz...

Slow roast spring lamb with olives

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 2½ hours Ingredients  900g/2lb lean half leg lamb Salt and freshly milled black pepper 30ml/2 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil 6 garlic cloves,...

Quick Massaman curry

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Ingredients  450g/1lb lean beef or lamb strips 15ml/1 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil 1 onion, peeled and sliced 30ml/2 tbsp Massaman curry...

Piquant mini burgers with apple and chilli slaw

Makes: 10-12 mini burgers Preparation time: 25 minutes plus 20 minutes chilling time Cooking time: under 10 minutes Ingredients  450g/1lb beef mince Salt and freshly milled black pepper Grated zest...

Open steak sandwiches

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: (Based on a 2cm/¾inch thick steak) Rare: 2½ minutes on each side Medium: 4 minutes on each side Well done: 6 minutes on each side Ingredients  2...

Marinated lamb chops with crushed broad beans

Serves: 2 Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus marinating time Cooking time: under 15 minutes Ingredients 4 lean lamb cutlets or chops 5ml/1 tsp freshly chopped rosemary leaves 1 large garlic clove,...

Flat iron sirloin steaks with flaming mayonnaise

Serves: 2 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: Rare: 2 minutes on each side Medium Rare: 3-4 minutes on each side Medium: 5-7 minutes on each side Ingredients   2 lean Flat iron steaks Salt...

Spiced lamb skewers with blackberry quinoa salad

Look out for packs of mixed red and white quinoa with bulgur wheat, which cooks in just 10 minutes and makes a great change from rice. Any leftovers can be packed into a plastic box and taken to work for...

Trout kale and fennel risotto

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes  Cooking time: 25 minutes  Ingredients 2 tbsp vegetable oil by Sainsbury's 2 bulbs fennel, trimmed and sliced 250g Arborio risotto rice by Sainsbury's 1.2...

Roasted lemon sole with butter bean mash

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 10-15 minutes  Ingredients 4 whole lemon sole 2 lemons, 1 sliced, 1 zested and juiced 335g pack cherry tomatoes by Sainsbury's, halved 185g...

Crisp-skinned coley fillets with sesame stir-fry salad

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes  Ingredients 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil 2 tbsp light soy sauce by Sainsbury's 1 tsp caster sugar 1 tsp grated fresh ginger 1 red...

Peppered Norwegian Salmon with pasta and mushrooms

A fiery and flavoursome dish that is wholesome and rich in protein. An excellent choice for a hearty fish supper. Serves: 4  Ingredients For the salmon: 600g Norwegian salmon fillet (without...

One pan roast of Norwegian Cod loin, green beans, new potatoes with lemon & olive oil

Ideal for Sunday lunch, this delicious, easy roast creates the minimum of mess in the kitchen. Packed full of citrus punch, you’ll have this dish on the table in no time. Serves: 4 Ingredients 1kg...

Harissa sea bass with griddled vegetables and couscous

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes  Ingredients 1 courgette, trimmed and cut into ribbons using a vegetable peeler 2 red pepper, deseeded and cut into thick slices 2...

Casarrece pasta with broccoli, anchovies and pine nuts

Serves: 4 Ingredients 40g breadcrumbs 3 salted anchovies or 6 anchovies in oil Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 450g broccoli, broken into florets 1 tablespoon garlic oil 4 tablespoons olive...

Gluten-free goat cheese and red pepper pizza

Serves: 2-3  Ingredients 2 Newburn Bakehouse Square Seeded Wraps 2tsp olive oil 1 clove garlic, crushed 400g passata Pinch of salt and black pepper Handful of fresh basil leaves 1 red pepper, de-seeded...



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