Best savoury tray bake recipes

Easy Lamb Hotpot Recipe with Autumn Vegetables

Looking for chicken tray bake recipes? Try our easy tray bakes here. We have plenty of ideas, from chicken tray bakes to fish tray bake recipes and sausage tray bakes. If you want an easy vegetarian dinner party idea, try one of our vegetable tray bake ideas. 

Savoury tray bakes are an absolute joy for busy cooks.  Just throw everything into a tray and leave it to bake for a super easy and low effort meal (not forgetting the reduction on wash up). Whether it’s a quick midweek meal to feed your family, or a weekend roast alternative like our such as our roast chicken tray bake with artichokes, we have a whole range of tray bake ideas to suit every occasion. 

Chicken tray bake recipes

Hasselback chicken tray bake

Our hasselback chicken tray bake with mozzarella, sun-dried tomatoes and pesto makes a quick and easy tray-bake that’s easily doubled or halved. We have plenty more exciting chicken recipes here.

Hasselback Chicken Recipe

Sumac-roasted chicken tray bake

This sumac-roasted chicken traybake is packed with flavour, plus it’s low in calories and gluten free. Serve with zesty yogurt dressing, and you have yourself a quick and easy summer dish.

Sumac Chicken

Tray-baked chicken thighs with romesco

Check out our chicken thigh tray bake with romesco. This all-in-one bake with smoky paprika and sweet honey is a great summer evening meal. Discover more of our best chicken thigh recipes including our epic fried chicken burger.

Tray-baked chicken thighs with romesco

Chicken tray bake with lemon, olives and orzo

This chicken tray bake with lemon, olives and orzo is a great midweek meal for all the family. It’s super simple, and low in calories. Check out our most exciting chicken recipes here…

Chicken Tray Bake Recipe With Lemon, Olives and Orzo

Quick-roast chicken with tomatoes, chickpeas and tarragon

This chicken tray bake is the perfect midweek meal – just tip the chicken breasts, cherry tomatoes and chickpeas into a tray and roast with tarragon. Dinner just doesn’t get easier than that!

Roast Chicken Tomatoes Recipe with Chickpeas

One-pot chicken, leek and beans

Our one-pot chicken with leeks and beans recipe is really easy and under 500 calories – perfect for a healthy midweek meal. We also have a great guide to one-pot dishes here. 

One Pot Chicken Recipe with Leeks and Butterbeans

Roast chicken and Jerusalem artichokes with lemon and sage butter 

This recipe for roast chicken and Jerusalem artichokes with lemon and sage butter is really easy to make and ready in under an hour. It’s a prefect alternative to your usual Sunday roast.

Roast Chicken Recipe with Artichokes and Sage Butter

Chicken cacciatore

Probably one of the most popular recipes we’ve had for years, making it the best chicken recipe EVER! Serve with a short pasta such as fusilli, or a big bowl of potatoes roasted with rosemary. This little olive oil roasties recipe makes the perfect serving accompaniment.

Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

Fish tray bake recipes

One-pot paprika cod and chickpeas

Check out our punchy paprika cod one-pot with juicy tomatoes. This simple tray bake is an easy, low calorie midweek meal for when you’re short on time but still want something healthy.

Cod and Chickpea One-Pot Recipe

Check out our fish tray bake, a nourishing miso fish recipe with broccoli and beans. The umami flavour from the Japanese miso paste gives this baked cod a rich and warming flavour. Discover more of our best miso recipes here…

Miso Fish Tray Bake Recipe with Broccoli and Beans

Smoked haddock and cheddar gratin

In need of a comforting dinner? Cook this easy fish and cheese gratin recipe for a low calorie midweek meal to feed the whole family.

Baked Smoked Haddock and Cheese Gratin Recipe

Cod, cherry tomato and green olive tray roast

Our easy recipe for cod, cherry tomato and green olive tray roast is quick and easy to prepare but looks impressive when you pull it out of the oven. Serve with a big bowl of buttered orzo, here are our favourite orzo recipes.

Baked Cod Loin Recipe with Olives

Spicy merguez and cod tray bake

Spicy, smoky lamb merguez gives the sauce in the tray bake a rich, deep flavour and combines really well with the cod. You could also use cooking chorizo for a similar result.

Merguez Sausage Recipe with Cod and Harissa Sauce

Smoked haddock and ham gratin

Our smoked haddock and ham gratin turns everyday ingredients into a really comforting dish, perfect for Christmas leftovers for the whole family to enjoy. Check out more christmas leftover recipes here.

Southern cracked-crab bake

This southern cracked-crab bake recipe is gluten-free, ready in under an hour and under 500 calories – perfect for a midweek meal. Try one of our other best crab recipes here…

Crab Bake Recipe

Baked crab and lemon gnocchi

This recipe for baked crab and lemon gnocchi feels indulgent but is really quick and easy to make, making it a great option midweek. Check out more of our best gnocchi recipes here..

Baked Gnocchi Recipe with Lemon and Crab

Sausage tray bake recipes, plus other meats

Slow-cooked lamb and autumn veg one pot

Check out our easy slow-cooked lamb with crunchy autumnal veg. This hearty one-pot is lovely served with cooked grains such as pearl barley or spelt.

Easy Lamb Hotpot Recipe with Autumn Vegetables

Italian sausage and veg tray roast

This easy recipe is ideal when you’re short on time. Just bang it all in the oven and you have yourself a hearty and healthy springtime meal! There’s plenty of other sausage recipes in our best ever guide.

Sausage and Veggie Bake Recipe

Greek lamb meatball, feta and tomato tray bake

Check out our indulgent lamb meatball bake. This simple tray bake is a super easy, all in one family recipe. Perfect comfort food. Plenty more Greek recipes here…

Greek Lamb Meatballs Recipe with Feta and Tomato

Baked pecorino meatballs with sweet potato wedges

Try our baked pecorino and white pepper pork meatballs. This recipe comes served with chunky sweet potatoes, a quick and flavoursome midweek meal. White pepper gives a lovely fiery heat to these juicy meatballs, easy midweek meal for the family.  Here are our favourite meatballs recipes to try.

Tray Bake Recipe for Easy Meatballs With Sweet Potato Wedges

Scandi meatball bake with cucumber salad

Our Scandi meatball bake is perfect for sharing with family and friends. Drizzle with soured cream and serve with a homemade cucumber salad and some crusty bread. If you love Scandinavian food, check out our best Scandi recipes here…

One Pot Swedish Meatballs Recipe With Cucumber Salad

Lamb kleftiko traybake

We’ve given classic lamb kleftiko a healthy makeover with this easy recipe for four. This recipe was taken from our healthy choices feature. Discover more lamb recipes here.

Kleftiko Recipe with Lamb

Vegetable tray bake recipes

Cauliflower, manchego and almond gratin

Check out our easy baked cauliflower with manchego cheese and crunchy almonds. Make this veggie traybake for an indulgent weekend, family recipe. We’ve got plenty more family friendly recipe ideas here.

Baked Cauliflower Gratin Recipe With Cheese

Roasted beets with sherry vinegar and freekeh

Check out our simple roasted beetroots with sherry vinegar and freekeh. This easy vegetarian recipe makes for an ideal midweek meal, plus it’s low in calories too. More vibrant beetroot recipes here…

Roasted beetroot recipe with sherry vinegar and freekeh

Oven-baked chilaquiles with eggs and feta

Check out this punchy chilaquiles dish with easy baked eggs. Roasting the tortilla chips in this recipe makes them super crisp and crunchy, so grab a spoon and tuck in. More of our epic Mexican recipes here…

Chilaquiles Recipe with Eggs and Feta

Persian aubergine bake

Try our super easy layered Persian aubergine bake with crumbled feta. This vegetarian recipe is a simple and comforting one-pot to make over the winter months. Plus, it’s gluten free too.

Baked Eggplant Recipe

Baked hasselback tomatoes

Our recipe for baked hasselback tomatoes is ready in under an hour, super easy, and makes a great side dish. This dish combines classic flavours that everyone will love. Want more inspiring ways to use your tomatoes? Look at our 20 best recipes here.

Roasted Tomatoes Recipe with Mozzarella

Baked gnocchi with broccoli, blue cheese and walnuts

Try our pasta bake recipe for baked gnocchi with broccoli, blue cheese and walnuts, it’s really easy and ready in under an hour, perfect for a midweek meal. Blue cheese is lovely in this, but you can adapt it to suit cheeseboard leftovers if you like.

Gnocchi Bake with Broccoli and Cheese

Baked feta with pomegranate and tomatoes

Check out this recipe for baked feta with pomegranate and tomatoes is vegetarian, ready in under an hour and under 500 calories, but is packed with flavour. The tangy feta works really well with the sweetness of the pomegranate and tomatoes.

Baked Feta Cheese Recipe with Tomatoes

Swede, kale and sweet potato gratin

This swede, kale and sweet potato gratin recipe is the perfect side dish or veggie main for the colder months. It takes a little time but is really easy.

Swede, Kale And Sweet Potato Gratin Recipe

Roasted butternut squash with goat’s cheese

Butternut squash is a delicious vegetable to stuff with tomatoes, peppers, breadcrumbs and then top with cheese. The best part is getting it out of the oven, golden and bubbling.

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