From simple curries to quick pasta dishes, these easy midweek dinner recipes don't take a lot of time or effort. Midweek dinners should be as uncomplicated as possible and we're keen to help you streamline that weeknight dinner process with this collection of recipes. It doesn't matter if you need midweek dinner ideas for your family or for yourself, we've got your back. What's good to cook for dinner on a Wednesday for an easy weeknight dinner? Literally all of these recipes. They're healthy and accessible recipes which are suitable regardless of your cooking skills.
Mob's Midweek Dinner Ideas
Butter Halloumi Curry
Enriching the curry with Anchor butter is a brilliant way of adding creaminess and richness. The salty nuggets of halloumi in the sauce make it a winning meal.
Garlicky Potato Skins
We’ve packed garlicky potato skins with a healthy dose of green veg and draped them with a tangy cornichon-spiked salsa verde.
Harissa Cod & Chickpeas
You only need six ingredients to make this easy recipe for harissa cod and chickpeas. It's spicy and incredibly satisfying.
One-Pot Tomato Orzo
Here's an incredibly simple vegan orzo dish that's loaded with rich, beautiful tomatoes. It's an absolute winner.
Roasted Aubergine & Pesto Tart
Pizza, meet pastry. A match made in heaven, this is perfect for a summery lunch or quick dinner. It's even better the next day.
Prawn and Chorizo Linguine
We're back with an OG Mob banger. The naughtiest surf 'n' turf combo about - salt, crispy chorizo with plump, fresh prawns.
One Pan Chorizo Gnocchi
Chorizo & peppers really are a match made in heaven. This whole dish is also in one pan, so minimal washing up. Ideal.
Fried Chilli Pork and Green Beans
This delicious stir fry is packed with flavour and is so easy to make. I've served it with noodles but it would be just as delicious with rice. Enjoy!
Tahini Noodles with Smacked Cucumbers
So fresh, so clean. We love a noodle salad on a hot summery day. This one is paired with marinated smacked cucumbers and tossed in a tasty tahini sauce.
Juicy and tender lamb kebabs that you can make in just a few minutes with only 5 ingredients and minimal effort.
A chickpea twist on a classic dish - the mighty puttanesca. Salty capers and anchovies, big juicy kalamata olives, rich tomato sauce. You won’t miss pasta.
My Dad’s Puttanesca. I grew up on this dish. So so easy to make. Mostly storecupboard ingredients. The key is lots of anchovies and garlic. Give it a go. Ben x
Garlicky Spaghetti with Anchovies & Breadcrumbs
Yes, anchovies can be aggressive but they can also be the subtle, mellow, salty little kick that takes your pasta to a new level.
Toby's Breakfast Fried Rice
Toby, our magical video editor, treated the studio to his breakfast fried rice and mornings haven't been the same since. This recipe is a scorcher.
A classic and ridiculously simple pasta dish. Smoky bacon combined with delicious Napolina tomatoes and pasta makes the perfect midweek meal.
Chickpea & Paneer Curry
Paneer was made for curries. And this simple yet incredibly fragrant chickpea curry with soft chunks of paneer is proof. Serve with fluffy Tilda Basmati Rice.
Chicken Satay Noodles
A great peanutty noodle dish. Done in about 15 minutes. Really easy - a great midweek dinner option.
Cheesy 'Nduja & Celeriac Steaks
These spicy celeriac steaks make an excellent midweek dinner. The sharp salsa on top really makes it pop.
Sizzle Butter Salmon With Raita Rice
We've topped perfectly cooked salmon with sizzling curry butter here for a guaranteed good time. A quick, affordable midweek dinner.
Aubergine and Mascarpone Gnocchi Traybake
A one tray dinner of dreams. This creamy number is a perfect midweek dinner, and could even be meal prepped for the week.
Green Olive & Mint Pasta
Everything you love about pesto pasta, but just a little different. You need one blender and one pan to pull this off, a perfect midweek meal.
Green Tahini Chicken Salad
A super fresh and simple midweek dinner. This nutty sauce acts as both a dressing AND a marinade for the chicken. Delightful.
Lemongrass Pork Meatball Bowl
These fragrant, spicy lemongrass meatballs use lean pork mince and punchy aromatics. A zingy, nutritious midweek recipe to add to your locker.
Cauliflower Cheese Gnocchi Traybake
Cauliflower, cheese, gnocchi, and traybake are four of our favourite words. This creamy midweek dinner will have everyone very fed and happy.
Charred Broccoli & Peanut Salad
Charred broccoli drizzled in a nutty, satay-inspired dressing and served over a zesty rice salad, perfect for a midweek meal. Oh, and it’s vegan!
Broccoli and Tikka Salmon Traybake
Spiced salmon served with all the charred veggies. So much flavour packed into a tray using lovely Ocado ingredients. Your new midweek staple. Enjoy. Sophie x
Chickpea Pancakes with Tamarind Salad
Loaded up with the freshest, zingiest salad, these chickpea pancakes are an ideal healthy midweek dinner. They are inspired by Gujarati pancakes called pudla.
Forget the takeaway. This chicken bhuna recipe is all you need for a filling, fiery weeknight dinner.
Jammy Tomatoes & Creamy Butter Beans On Toast
This is the most perfect weeknight meal with burst toms and a creamy, dreamy butter bean smoosh.
Baked Pesto Penne
This easy baked pesto pasta uses Ocado Gluten Free Penne for a perfect weeknight dinner. On the table in under half an hour.