When you’re feeling the chaotic rush of nine-to-five living and all you want is to return home to whiffs of delectable aromas coming from the kitchen, tray bakes are there for you.
Toss sweet carrots, crunchy cashews and golden, crisp and sticky chicken together. Just like that, you’ve got a hearty, tasty meal that packs a punch.
The fragrant, pesto and garlic topped base slathered with melted cheese and herbs is best served hot and eaten immediately.
Consider little nuggets of al dente gnocchi with hints of smoky bacon and lashings of cream then topped with handfuls of Parmesan. Yum!
For this delectable dinner, simply mix lemon juice, zest, garlic, maple syrup and mustard, pour the sauce over chicken and pop it into the oven for a golden and indulgently sticky lip-smacking meal.
Layer parsnips, potatoes, garlicky fried leeks, Cheddar, Gruyère and hot cream for golden and bubbly baked bliss.
This easy-to-prepare traybake is filled with nourishing antioxidant-rich sweet potato and omega-3 infused tuna. It’s cooked in garlic, oregano and rosemary then topped with breadcrumbs and Parmesan.
And something for dessert?
Tray bakes are not exclusively reserved to savoury dishes – sweet treats deserve hacks, too! The coconut base, white chocolate and Mascarpone cream and sprinkles of crushed nuts make for a delightful fruity dessert.