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  • Serves 4

  • 25 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free

A tongue-tango of Smoky Spanish Style Grains, chorizo, peppers, paprika & prawns. Awe and some.

  • Serves 2

  • 45 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free

The Merchant Gourmet pouches are intended to make meals easier so this casserole is in keeping with that, requires only a few ingredients and is quick to prepare and delicious to eat.

by @ThoroughlyModernMilly

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 5 pans

  • Proficient

Serve the different elements in separate bowls so guests can build their own tacos. If you like the look of this […]

  • Serves 4

  • 25 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

This recipe gives a new twist to traditional pancakes and, if you have a blender, it couldn’t be quicker or easier to make. The Beluga® lentils give the pancakes a warm peppery flavour, while the salsa adds freshness and colour. As well as the salsa, the pancakes would also be delicious served topped with poached eggs or natural yoghurt.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Whether you can pronounce the name or not, you’re going to be making this dish over and over. Full of protein and all-important flavour, these bowls are the Friday fake away of dreams.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This is the quickest route I know to the satisfaction of comfort food. The saucy lentils and Parmesan or chestnut puree create the type of texture associated with risotto and the taste associated with Bolognaise sauce, but they do it in 6 minutes rather than 20

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 4 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free

A quick and delicious mid week meal!

  • Serves 2

  • 15 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free

Serve this dish on a large platter bowl to share around the table. make sure you get a little of everything to really enjoy the salty pesto and hot salmon combination. Perfect for a dinner party with friends, it takes no time at all to make.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

The sweet, sharp and salty combination of the roasted feta and tomatoes with the balsamic vinegar dressing, goes perfectly with the warming earthiness of the puy lentils.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

The lime is key for this recipe, it gives the porridge a vigorous burst of freshness and you a great burst of zest for whatever is next…”

  • Serves 4

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Perfect for a picnic or as a protein packed addition to a salad! The minty yoghurt goes perfectly with these lovely little lentil cakes!

  • Serves 20

  • 5 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

Chestnut butter is totally vegan and totally delicious whether you are vegan or not. It is delicious spread on toasted baguette or baked sweet potatoes, great to stir into soups, pasta sauces, risottos and glorious in combination with chutney and cheese on crackers

  • Serves 2

  • 15 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

Braised rainbow tomatoes tumbling over cool burrata, on a bed of our Pesto-ey Italian-Infused Grains, drizzled with basil oil and served with toasted ciabatta.

  • Serves 2

  • 5 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

These lentils are a riff on the great British staple of baked beans and in common with the beans, my lentils aren’t baked at all. The tomatoey lentils are rich, comforting and delicious, at their most simple they are divine on hot toast, caught just after it leaps from the toaster, spread thickly with butter that melts and mingles with the saucy lentils. But as you can see in the photo, the lentils can become the chameleon of your breakfast fare as they are happy to provide the ballast for everything from smoked salmon to sun-dried tomatoes

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

This speedy dish of beef tomatoes stuffed with our Pesto-ey Italian-Infused Grains and pine nuts are simply baked in the oven before drizzling with everyone’s favourite balsamic glaze.

  • Serves 6

  • 10 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

A chestnut custard for Christmas, one that will happily serve everyone at your festive table including those on plant-based and dairy free diets

  • Serves 4

  • 25 minutes

  • 4 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

Shape the lentil mixture into four spicy burgers, or eight mini sliders if you’d prefer. Top with avocado, rocket, red onion and Sriracha mayonnaise for homemade fast food as its best.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

Protein Quinoa Pancaked by Ella May Eats.

  • Serves 4

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Delicious, rich in protein and fibre, this is a heart warming meal perfect for #veganuary with a decadent truffle twist.

  • Serves 4

  • 10

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free and vegetarians

Panzanella is a classic salad from Tuscany that’s made with the freshest, ripest
tomatoes, aromatic basil leaves, lightly pickled onions and crunchy croutons.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

These quick roast carrots are a game changer and perfect for a speedy work lunch. Make it vegan with a plantbased yoghurt, or add an additional portion of protein for a more substantial dinner.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Lentils are an excellent source of protein and together with the pasta, make a satisfying main meal. The combination of fresh herbs and seasonal vegetables, make this a real winter warmer

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

These punchy little fritters are great to make in bulk and put in your lunch box throughout the week, they’re plant based, delicious and rather filling so tick many boxes!

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

These Mexican Style Veggie Balls are packed full of flavours and takes no time at all to make thanks to Merchant Gourmet precooked Mexican style Rice Grain and pulses.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This recipe is an amazing, nutritious alternative to the classic baked beans on toast, a delicious plant-based recipe that can be eaten any time of the day!

  • Serves 1

  • 10 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This porridge is only sweetened by the smoothie, but you could add a tablespoon of honey or maple syrup, granulated sugar mixed with citrus zest is also nice and extremely pretty. The fruit and nut toppings are optional, more suggestions than instructions, you can change them according what you prefer, what’s in season and what you have handy

  • Serves 4

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free

This creation can easily be a delicious vegetarian main meal by itself, with a few slices of crusty white bread to dip in the dressing. Otherwise, add to BBQ’d meats and cheeses of your choice.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free

This is a glorious bowl of breakfast, the smoked paprika in the grains echo that in the chorizo, the salsa gives it a fresh burst and the egg yolk binds it all brilliantly. This emphasis in this recipe is in the grains and the salsa, so it can stay delicious but become vegetarian by replacing the chorizo with whole sun-dried tomatoes seasoned with smoked paprika and you can even take it one step further for vegans by replacing the egg with whipped chestnut or chickpea puree

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free and vegetarians

The key to this dish is the slicing of your vegetables, the finer the better! Eat with BBQ prawns, pork or beef.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free and gluten-free

Lentils are a great source of protein and add a different dimension to any plant-based dish. They are also packed full of iron, are high in fibre and promote good gut bacteria

  • Serves 4

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

A plant-based paella with all the flavours and textures of the traditional seafood dish, except with this recipe the grains have been cooked for you so there’s no hassle with aborio rice sticking to the bottom of the pan! Perfect for stress free, mid-week family meals.

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 5 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This combination of spices is best served warm, with your choice of grilled kebab meats or cheeses.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

These lentil kofte’s are a fun vegetarian treat for all the family. The garlicky yogurt dip adds a fresh flavour to the pita’s, you’ll wish you made extra!

  • Serves 2

  • 15 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free and gluten-free

This dish is light and fresh, requires minimal ingredients and even less effort – perfect for a lazy spring evening.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free and gluten-free

This comforting bowl of chunky lentil soup will have all of your friends and family asking for the recipe, and the good news is it’s so simple to make. Leave out the chorizo and use veggie stock for a vegetarian version of the dish.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

Here we have a vibrant, middle eastern salad with a few extra special touches to liven up the plate. The pita chips are a delicious addition, you’ll be wondering why you hadn’t thought of them yourself!

  • Serves 4

  • 15 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

This fresh yet filling side dish is the perfect accompaniment to chicken or white fish, and will keep perfectly well in the fridge for a few days after prepping.

  • Serves 2

  • 25

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free

These BBQ lentils are undeniably moreish – you’ll want to put them with everything!

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

A deliciously wholesome, summery salad – just the thing for a quick lunch.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This vegan curry has a medley of delicious elements to keep your taste buds guessing.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free

This zingy chicken dish takes just 30 minutes from prep to plate, perfect for a midweek meal with a citrus kick.

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

This wonderful winter warmer is the perfect dish to eat on cold winter nights.

  • Serves 2

  • 35 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

Fresh flavours and beautiful colours – just what you need from a quick and easy salad!

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

“Parathas are something I grew up eating, but normally they are stuffed with vegetables. I mixed it up and created a Puy lentil filling, which gives them a nutty, hearty flavour.”

  • Serves 2

  • 45 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

A wonderfully fresh, lightly spiced speedy supper. Looks great and couldn’t be easier. If you’re entertaining, you can prep the marinade in advance and pop the prawns in it (in the fridge) for longer than 30 mins. Then all you need to do is throw them in a pan and you’re away!

  • Serves 4

  • 15 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

Add a bit of substance to your salads with our Beluga lentils, this salad with burrata, Sunblush tomato and Salsa Verde hits the spot every time!

  • Serves 2

  • 15 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free and gluten-free

A delicious combination of smoky wild Alaskan salmon with the Mediterranean flavours of tomato and basil lentils with olives & capers.

  • Serves 2

  • 10 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

This is unbelievably simple. Just prep all the ingredients and mix together, toss with some dressing and serve!

  • Serves 2

  • 10 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

Just add tortillas or sliced carrots, celery and cucumber for a healthy snack!

  • Serves 2

  • 10 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

This is a great salad for kids, full of colour, crunch and bite

  • Serves 2

  • 10 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

A quick salad with lots of fresh flavours by our Wellbeing Chef.

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for gluten-free

Slow-simmered Puy Lentils, carrots and tasty chipolatas in a decadently rich sauce sprinkled with thyme. OMGenius!

  • Serves 4

  • 25

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free

A super quick and tasty lunch or supper – minimal effort for maximum taste.