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5 simple suppers which are light on the washing up

Say no to stacks of dirty dishes

5 simple suppers which are light on the washing up

What’s the worst bit about cooking? Definitely the washing up.

Nobody wants to spend hours slaving away over the hob or sink - cue the incredible one pot dinner

The marvellous meal you cooked tasted great, it went down a treat with all the family but everyone knows what's coming - the dishes.

But now that spring has finally sprung, with the lighter mornings and warmer evenings, nobody wants to spend hours slaving away making a midweek meal - cue the incredible one-pot dinner. 

Thanks to our recipes, which will be ready to eat in under an hour, you can create marvellous masterpieces all the family will love without having mountains of dirty dishes to show for it.

So, this spring, enjoy the weather while it lasts by whipping up meals from our range of quick and easy, minimal washing-up recipes. 

Spring onion and asparagus frittata

Want a meal that's ready in 25 minutes and only uses one dish? Enter, this fuss-free, spring frittata which is cooked in the oven. 

Pork and potato hash with eggs and spinach

Packed with rich flavours, this one-pot wonder makes for the perfect hearty dinner or brunch. Simply place the pork, potatoes and paprika on a baking tray, add some seasoning and spinach and then top the dish with eggs. 


If you thought you knew ratatouille, think again. This is a one pot wonder recipe. You simply pop all the ingredients in one pan and, hey presto, you have a family-friendly meal on the table in 30 minutes. You can adjust this family-favourite to suit your tastebuds by adding in different vegetables if you fancy. And why not try making a bit extra so you and the kids will have lunch sorted for the following day? 

Fillet of fish tray bake with peppers and broccoli

Traybakes are ideal when it comes to quick and easy but tasty meals. This versatile white fish gets a colourful Mediterranean makeover with lemon, olives and peppers. Plus it's ready in 20 minutes and you'll be able to tick off one of your five a day - bonus!

One-pan biryani

We don't know about you, but whenever we see a recipe with the words 'one-pan' we can't help but do a little celebratory fist pump. This colourful dish brings a smile to our faces and to our bellies. If you like things spicy, add extra chilli to this traditional dish of veg, rice and dried fruit.

Feeling inspired to create some of these recipes? Make sure you stock up on all your ingredients at Asda or pop into your local store