Quick Recipes

Being a carenivor means trying to find quick and convenient ways to eat meat in a sustainable way.  To help you out with that, we’ve created a directory of some great recipes from around the web.

All these tasty choices take 30 minutes or less to cook. Remember that it’s up to you to find a sustainable meat option that suits your budget*.

Pasta Primavera with Pork Mince

Pasta Primavera with Pork Mince

Carenivor

Carenivor

Another Carenivor original recipe! This one's got lots of vegetables, and an unusual ingredient: sausage meat (or any other mince meat).

25 mins

Mustard chicken spaghetti

Mustard chicken spaghetti

Tesco

Tesco

When you're looking for maximum flavour but minimum fuss, this speedy spaghetti is a delicious solution. It's creamy, zesty and flavoured with a kick of wholegrain mustard – the perfect chicken recipe for a midweek pick-me-up. What's more, it's ready in under 30 minutes and wallet-friendly.

25 mins

Chicken Chow Mein

Chicken Chow Mein

Sainsbury's

By: Sainsbury's

Enjoy this quick to make chicken chow mein fakeaway! Full of flavour and so much cheaper than takeout.

25 mins

Garlic Butter Steak with Potatoes

Garlic Butter Steak with Potatoes

Carenivor

By: Carenivor

Carenivor's very first recipe! Always on a winner with steak and potatoes, especially with the addition of lovely herbs and spices. And it works however you like your steak - although it might go over 30 mins if you like it really well-done!

30 mins

Cheesy chicken pancakes recipe

Cheesy chicken pancakes recipe

Tesco

By: Tesco

This fast, budget-friendly recipe for cheesy chicken pancakes should keep the kids happy.

20 mins

Chicken naan wraps

Chicken naan wraps

Tesco

By: Tesco

This 5-ingredient dinner is a great timesaver, use a ready-made naan to wrap your chicken pakoras and enjoy. The spice can be toned down with some raita dip, or add extra chilli sauce, if you prefer.

20 mins

Chicken and veggie nuggets

Chicken and veggie nuggets

Taste

By: Alison Roberts

Incorporate some veggies into the kid's diet without the fight with the help of these tasty nuggets.

25 mins

Chicken, broccoli & beetroot salad with avocado pesto

Chicken, broccoli & beetroot salad with avocado pesto

BBC Good Food

By: Emily Kydd

This superfood supper is packed with ingredients to give your body a boost, such as red onion, nigella seeds, walnuts, rapeseed oil and lemon.

30 mins

Chicken schnitzel with sweet potato wedges

Chicken schnitzel with sweet potato wedges

Sainsbury's

By: Sainsbury's

A delectable new take on classic chicken and chips

25 mins

Hong Kong-style chow mein with pork and green vegetables

Hong Kong-style chow mein with pork and green vegetables

Allrecipes.co.uk

By: Norma MacMillan

A mixture of green vegetables adds colour, crispness and food value to this simple noodle stir-fry with pork and dried mushrooms.

26 min

Flaky Pastry Pesto Chicken

Flaky Pastry Pesto Chicken

Jamie Oliver

By: Jamie Oliver

Pesto chicken breast wrapped in puff pastry, served by roasted tomatoes

30 mins

Easy Tarragon Chicken

Easy Tarragon Chicken

Delicious Magazine

By: Debora Robertson

Looking for an easy but impressive chicken recipe? Debora Robertson’s easy tarragon chicken with golden chicken thighs and peas could be the one.

30 mins

* Please note these recipes may use affiliate marketing to recommend where you can source sustainable produce.