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10 one-tin recipes from The Roasting Tin series that will definitely make your life easier

by Jessica Lockyer-Palmer

published on 29 November 2019

Rukmini Iyer’s The Roasting Tin cookbooks are the answer to every busy cook’s prayers. Promising one-tin meals that leave the hard work to the oven, these ingenious books have sold over one million copies worldwide. Here are ten of our favourites from across the series, each guaranteed to transform midweek cooking from a chore to an absolute breeze.

From the book

All-in-One Steam-roasted Salmon and Broccoli with Lime, Ginger, Garlic and Chilli

A punchy combination of lime, ginger, garlic, and chilli infuses this quick, fresh-tasting salmon dish. If you feel in need of a nourishing, midweek pick-me-up, this is the recipe for you.

Bulgur Wheat with Roasted Red Peppers, Tomatoes, Feta & Pine Nuts

Bulgur Wheat with Roasted Red Peppers, Tomatoes, Feta and Pine Nuts

Easy, wholesome, and bursting with Mediterranean flavours, this will soon become your one of your go-to midweek meals.

One-tin Spelt with Chorizo, Sweet Potato, Red Onion & Spinach

One-tin Spelt with Chorizo, Sweet Potato, Red Onion and Spinach

Nutty spelt, salty chorizo, and sweet potato combine to create a flavoursome autumnal dish. Any leftovers will make for an excellent packed lunch.

Chipotle Roasted Sweetcorn with Squash, Black Beans, Feta and Lime

Chipotle Roasted Sweetcorn with Squash, Black Beans, Feta and Lime

The bright colours and flavours of this Mexican-inspired traybake are just the thing to brighten up your midweek evening.

Crispy Gnocchi with Roasted Peppers, Chilli, Rosemary and Ricotta

Crispy Gnocchi with Roasted Peppers, Chilli, Rosemary and Ricotta

If you’ve never tried Rukmini’s famous crispy gnocchi, now’s your chance. There have been several iterations of this recipe throughout the Roasting Tin series, but we especially love this version with roast peppers, rosemary, and ricotta.

One-tin Korean-style Aubergines with Spring Onions and Sesame Rice

One-tin Korean-style Aubergines with Spring Onions and Sesame Rice

This elegant, vegan dish is tossed with a thoroughly addictive Korean-style dressing.

Roasted Aubergine, Courgette and Macaroni Bake

Roasted Aubergine, Courgette and Macaroni Bake

If you’re in search of a quick weeknight meal that positively oozes comfort, try this macaroni bake. Ready in under an hour, it’s packed with courgette, aubergine, and, of course, cheese.

One-pot Kerala Prawn Curry

One-pot Kerala Prawn Curry

The rich, complex flavour of this aromatic prawn curry belies a super-simple cooking process. Serve with flatbreads, naan, or fluffy rice for a midweek feast.

Quick Chicken, Leek and Chorizo Pie

Quick Chicken, Leek and Chorizo Pie

This is comfort food at its quickest. Made with crisp, ready-rolled puff pastry, it’s guaranteed to be a hit.

Tandoori-style Salmon with Spiced, Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Tomatoes and Red Onion

Another winner of a salmon recipe, this tandoori-style version is packed with flavour and will be on the table in just forty minutes.

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