10 Jamie Oliver recipes which will transform your everyday dishes

Try making these classic family favourites to give your mealtimes a boost

Jamie Oliver recipes

by Catherine Ball |

Jamie Oliver is one of Britain’s most famous and much-loved chefs.

Ever since he burst onto our TV screens as the Naked Chef in 1999, Jamie has become a household name for his simple classic recipes. Instead of including a long list of ingredients you’ve never heard of, Jamie Oliver recipes will teach you how to make the kind of everyday dishes you’ll want to cook time and again.

Here is our pick of 10 simple but delicious Jamie Oliver recipes:

Easy homemade bread

Jamie Oliver homemade bread recipe
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This simple Jamie Oliver bread recipe will have you whipping up your own loaves in no time.

Kneading dough can be very therapeutic and the finished result will fill your home with the delicious smell of fresh bread.

Spaghetti Bolognese

Jamie Oliver spaghetti bolognese
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Everyone needs a really great spaghetti Bolognese recipe up their sleeve and this one from Jamie Oliver is one of the best we’ve found. Red wine, streaky bacon and rosemary add a bit of extra flavour to this gorgeous Italian dish.

Amazing Yorkies

Jamie Oliver Yorkshire puddings
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This Jamie Oliver Yorkshire pudding recipe will make sure you always have the perfect accompaniment to your Sunday roast. These crisp and fluffy Yorkshire puddings can be made with just four ingredients and are quick and easy to make.

Easy pancakes

Jamie Oliver easy pancakes
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Pancakes are not just for Shrove Tuesday and once you realise how easy it is to make these traditional French crêpes, you’ll be eating them all year round. This basic pancake recipe from Jamie Oliver is a great starting point and you can jazz them up with sweet or savoury toppings of your choice.

Fish, chips and mushy peas

Jamie Oliver fish and chips
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You don’t need to head to the chippie for a delicious helping of fish and chips with mushy peas. This homemade version of the nation’s favourite takeaway is so good, you’ll wonder why you never tried making your own before.

Beef Wellington

Jamie Oliver beef wellington
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This luxury British dish is perfect for a special occasion, combining a tender fillet of beef with delicious pâté and puff pastry. Once you’ve mastered beef wellington, you’ll have a great classic to turn to when you’re hosting a dinner party or important meal.

Chicken Tikka Masala

Jamie Oliver chicken curry
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This tasty curry dish has become a firm favourite in Britain and making your own is much easier than you think. You do need to allow a bit of time for marinating the chicken in yogurt and spices but once that’s done, it is super quick and easy to cook.

Bubble and squeak

Jamie Oliver bubble and squeak
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If you’ve got some left over vegetables to use up from your Sunday dinner, why not use them to make bubble and squeak? This classic dish is extremely versatile and can use up pretty much anything you might have to hand, including meat and herbs.

Comforting sausage bake

Jamie Oliver sausage bake
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Jamie Oliver is the master of comfort food recipes and this sausage bake is a delicious, warming dish which will lift everyone’s mood. It may not be the most attractive meal you’ll ever make but your tastebuds will thank you for it.

Bread and butter pudding with marmalade

Jamie Oliver bread and butter pudding with marmalade
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This bread and butter pudding recipe from Jamie Oliver includes marmalade to give this traditional classic a zingy twist. This delicious dessert takes a while to make but it is extremely easy and will be enough to feed eight people.

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