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Delicious dinner recipes for the week

Supper is taken care of for the week, plus we’ve thrown in a dessert and a Sunday bake. Enjoy!

Monday: Butternut risotto

risotto

This butternut risotto is almost too good to be true! The creaminess of the rice marries perfectly with the sweetness of the butternut, making this the perfect way to start the week! Find this risotto recipe here.

Tuesday: Delicious macaroni cheese

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Simplicity gets no tastier than this, with a classic take on macaroni cheese. This dish makes wonderful leftovers for the following day. This pasta recipe is here.

Wednesday: Smoky peanut & chicken tacos

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#HumpDay couldn’t get any more delicious! This recipe for smoky peanut & chicken tacos is ideal for when family come over for a weekly dinner date. The combination of flavours will delight your guests and there are bound to be requests for a repeat at next week’s dinner. This chicken recipe is here.

Thursday: Speedy spicy hake

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The last thing you want to do after a day at work is spend ages in the kitchen. With this recipe for spicy hake you won’t need to, which is half its appeal. The other half is the burst of flavours and delicious texture. This fish recipe is here.

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Friday: Lamb keema

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Best served with rice or naan bread, this lamb-keema recipe is the best way to end off the week. This Indian-inspired dish is easy to make and is great for small or large parties, which makes this dish so versatile. This lamb recipe is here.

Saturday: Buffalo-chicken Cobb salad

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The weekend is here and it’s time to keep things light and carefree with this buffalo-chicken Cobb salad. The buttermilk ranch dressing perfectly coats the chicken and the crunchiness of the celery finishes off the dish. This salad recipe is here.

Sunday: Forked roast potatoes, roasted clementine roots, jewelled sprouts and butternut & kale gratin

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Complement the perfect Sunday roast with a selection of side dishes. Fill the table with an array of colours, flavours and textures to tantalise the taste buds. Each side dish is full of flavour and will be great for leftovers in the week to come. These side-dish recipes are here.

Delicious dessert: Millionaire’s shortbread parfait

millionare-Parfait

No weekend is complete without the perfect dessert. This millionaire’s shortbread parfait hits all the sweet spots and is the ideal dessert for those with a sweet tooth. While the gold-leaf decoration is not a necessity, it certainly lifts this dish to the next level. This dessert recipe is here.

Sunday bake: Sugar-free carrot cake

carrot cake

This carrot cake is ideal for anyone who cannot or does not eat sugar, as it’s sugar-free! This classic cake will be a firm favourite at any family gathering. This cake recipe is here.

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