Top 10 Family Favourite Recipes

Have you ever struggled to find a meal that pleases the whole family? We’ve pulled together our Top 10 Family Favourite Recipes, so that you have a quick guide for those nights when you need inspiration.

Top 10 Family Favourites | Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

Whether it’s the time needed to prepare, lack of nutritious alternatives or even the sheer amount of washing up that puts you off, we’ve got you covered!

Many of these meals are healthy twists on typical family dinners so you’ll find that they’re lower in calories and Points, without compromising on the flavours and smells you love.

Chilli Con Carne - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

Chilli Con Carne

First, a dish that needs no introduction in our Top 10 Family Favourite Recipes.

One of our most popular dishes is our classic Chilli Con Carne as you can vary the spice if you need to, and it’s delicious when served with lots of fluffy rice.

Any leftovers can also be popped in the freezer or, if you’re looking for a vegan alternative, try our Vegan Chilli.

Bacon, Onion & Potato Bake - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

Bacon, Onion and Potato Bake

Next up in our Top 10 Family Favourite Recipes, we have the Bacon, Onion and Potato Bake.

Using only a handful of ingredients, we have sooo many members of our Facebook Group tell us that this has become a weekly staple for them.

Simply layer it up, pop it in the oven and enjoy the scent filling the kitchen while it cooks!

Serve this with plenty of vegetables on the side for a really tasty dinner.

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Spicy Tomato Soup

For those meal times when you fancy something lighter, our Spicy Tomato Soup is soup-er (get it…) quick to prepare and cook, and a great way of sneaking some more veg in!

Serve with our Cheesy Garlic Bread or Fougasse Bread to soak up all of the tomatoey goodness.

Spaghetti Bolognese - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

Spaghetti Bolognese

A family favourite for generations, our Spaghetti Bolognese is a simple, hearty dish that everyone can enjoy.

If you fancy a different take on this classic then we also have a Bolognese Pasta Bake and a Baked Bean Bolognese to try!

Ham and Mushroom Pizza Calzone - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

Ham and Mushroom Calzone

The kids will love getting stuck into helping make our Ham and Mushroom Calzones and we think they’re even better than the takeaway! 

You can even play around with the fillings and let everyone pick their own and fill your calzones together – it’s great fun!

Don’t forget, we also have a Chicken and Sweetcorn version too.

Chicken Korma Curry - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

Chicken Korma Curry

Speaking of Fakeaways, our creamy, warming Chicken Korma is another family favourite.

Delicious served with rice or a variety of starters such as Onion Bhajis, Samosas and Saag Aloo, this dish is guaranteed to impress!

Chicken Souvlaki and Tzatziki - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

Chicken Souvlaki and Tzatziki

If you’re looking for something that really feels like a “treat”, try recreating this Chicken Souvlaki and Tzatziki

We love this because you can serve it with wraps, rice, wedges or even a lovely Greek Salad.

This is great to pop on the dining table and let everyone pick their favourite accompaniments!

Homemade Oven Chips - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

Cheese Stuffed Burgers and Oven Chips

No list of family favourites would be complete without a delicious burger.

We’ve included our Cheese Stuffed Burgers for a twist on a classic. 

You can encourage the whole family to get involved in making these burgers, and they go wonderfully with Homemade Oven Chips or Potato Twisters and plenty of fresh salad.

Garlic Mushroom Risotto - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

Garlic Mushroom Risotto

For a super simple dinner that feels like it’s straight out of a restaurant kitchen, this comforting Garlic Mushroom Risotto is just the ticket!

You can also add meat and different vegetable leftovers too, if you like.

KFC Fakeaway - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

KFC Fakeaway

Finally, families love our KFC Fakeaway!

Crispy, golden coating and juicy chicken combine to create a dinner that the whole family will love; this dish is definitely one to enjoy again and again. 

This was one of our first ever slimming recipes, and still remains one of our most popular. Serve with Coleslaw, Rustic Potato Wedges and salad on the side.

Have you made any of these recipes and loved them, or do your family have a favourite that you think should have made the list? 

We also have tons of ideas on our Facebook Group, where you’ll find everything from meal ideas to inspiration and support. Why not try some of these favourites and let us know what you think?



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