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Supper Club: 8 delicious dinners with minimal ingredients


By Shayna Sappington
18th Oct 2022
Supper Club: 8 delicious dinners with minimal ingredients

Change things up with these tasty dinners made with just a few ingredients from the press.

The cost of living crisis means that people are trying to pinch pennies wherever possible… which has forced many of us cooking-challenged folk to start making dinner at home on a more regular basis. 

And while it’s easy to fall back on frozen pizzas and pre-made lasagnas, our meals can get boring quite quickly.

But not all gourmet meals have to be complicated. Here are eight delicious meals made with just a few ingredients, most of which you probably already have in the press: 

Smoked salmon and spinach gratin, BBC Good Food

simple dinners

Ingredients are spinach, butter, double cream and 6 salmon fillets.

Fig caprese salad, Bon Appetit

simple dinners

Ingredients are mozzarella, figs, salt and pepper, olive oil and some basil leaves to serve.

Risotto with bacon and peas, BBC Good Food

simple dinners

Ingredients are an onion, butter, streaky bacon, risotto rice, vegetable stock, frozen peas and grated parmesan to serve.

Brown butter-basted steak, Bon Appetit

simple dinners

Ingredients are one bone-in rib eye steak, salt and pepper, butter, vegetable oil, garlic, and rosemary.

Miso mushroom and tofu noodle soup, BBC Good Foodsimple dinners

Ingredients are rapeseed oil, mixed mushrooms, smoked tofu, brown rice miso paste, buckwheat or egg noodles, and spring onions.

Piri-piri chicken pittas, BBC Good Food

simple dinners

Ingredients are chicken breasts, piri-piri sauce, coleslaw and pitta breads.

Baked eggs in portobello mushroom caps, Paleo Spirit

simple dinners

Ingredients are eggs, portobello mushroom caps, slices of prosciutto, pepper, parsley and olive oil.

Garlic-rubbed buttery roast chicken, Bon Appetit

simple dinners

Ingredients are one whole chicken, salt and pepper, green garlic stalks, unsalted butter, lemon zest and extra-virgin olive oil.