10 great 30-minute dinner solutions

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10 great 30-minute dinner solutions

Trying to balance working from home with a hungry family is more than a full-time job. These 10 time saviours will get you from desk to dinner table in 30 minutes or less!

Crumbed chicken and pea pesto gyros

These two freezer favourites will get you as close to a take-away as possible. Use pita breads instead of flatbreads, and chicken schnitzels cut into slices if that’s what’s available.
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Abigail Donnelly’s quick carbonara will satisfy any pasta craving in minutes.
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Puttanesca baked fish

This winner dinner is a TASTE team favourite, as the fish is cooked straight from frozen.

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Easy peanut butter garage noodles

A quick spin around the fridge and pantry cupboard and some leftover chicken will deliver dinner in minutes. Use any dried noodles you have to hand.
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Breakfast egg noodle bowls

There’s nothing more comforting than a broth-based bowl – this egg and noodle bowl bring all the comfort of breakfast flavours to dinner.
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Cannellini bean and bacon pasta

Cannellini beans form the basis for this creamy dairy-free spaghetti sauce.
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Fish finger butty

Who says fish fingers are just for the kids?! Posh them up in a burger with homemade tartare sauce and serve with oven chips.
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Mexican chicken tortilla soup with lime and avocado

If you’ve been using your spare time to make your own chicken stock, here’s an inspired new way to serve it.
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Tenderstem broccoli and steak salad with satay dressing

Make double of this addictive satay-style dressing to put on leftover roasted veg or protein and turn everything into an exciting salad. Feel free to sub out the steak for what you have at home – chicken or pork will both work well here.

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Beef ravioli with chilli, kale and anchovy

If you have ravioli in the freezer (or tried your hand at making your own), great! If not, use this sauce over any pasta you like. It’s a great way of using up greens that might not last too much longer.
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