Easy Thermomix Weeknight Dinners

Find crowd-pleasing family favorites for busy weeknights. These recipes are easy to scale up or down depending on how many people you have to feed, and don’t forget to make a little extra for those next-day leftovers.

White vermicelli noodles topped with green beans, a spicy red sauce, chunks of salmon and lots of fresh herbs

Thermomix Ginger Lime Stir Fry Salmon

This Ginger Lime Stir Fry boasts nutrients, exciting flavor and quick assembly. It's light, veggie-forward and anything but dull; making it a wonderful weeknight dinner contender. The homemade dressing is comprised of garlicky, gingery and umami flavors, contrasted with the handful of fresh herbs as garnish at the end resulting in a kaleidoscope of flavors. Vermicelli noodles soak up the sauce and salmon offers protein and omega-3 fatty acids, giving this dish a perfect balance between health and taste.

Breaded salmon cakes are toasted to gold and served on a clean white plate with a tangy pickle relish on the side

Thermomix Lemon and Dill Salmon Patties

These Salmon Patties are a dainty version of a crunchy, salty classic that are just as lovely to look at as they are to eat. Serve them as a main or as nibbles on a platter, they're sure to impress regardless of context. Primarily using ingredients that you'd have close to hand, these breaded and baked fish cakes come to mind when a pantry dinner is in order. Dill and lemon with any fish is a match made in heaven, and with the two-ingredient pickle relish you might find yourself going back for seconds...or thirds!

Earthy brown mushrooms are laid on a creamy bed of blonde risotto topped with a sprig of thyme

Thermomix Mushroom Risotto

Risotto can be a contentious topic, and an arduous task for those not professionally trained in the art of cooking. However, this Thermomix recipe removes all obstacles and leaves you with creamy, luxurious risotto that's restaurant quality. It could not be more simple! The base is can be used for any toppings, but here we sautée mushrooms in browned butter for a nutty and earthy flavor. Stirring parmesan in at the end of cooking is the final touch for a deep and savory crowd-pleaser.

Parcel filled with grilled prawns in a red speckled sauce garnished with a lime and coriander

Thermomix Grilled Prawns with Lemongrass

This recipe is inspired by Vietnamese cuisine, but is very receptive to personalising as per ingredients or palettes dictate. In fact, the use of Thai green curry paste was not called for in the original recipe, but worked so well as an experiment it became a permanent feature! You can use either your oven's grill, or char grill the prawns on a BBQ for additional smoky, earthiness that compliments lemongrass so well. This simple recipe is so much more than the sum of its parts, give it a whirl and see.

Toasted almonds and moist chorizo cover a paper parcel of steamed fish garnished with fresh parsley a lemon

Thermomix Steamed Fish Fillets with Chorizo Almond Crumble

Steamed fish is a wonderful base for a broad spectrum of flavors. This recipe sees snapper paired with an almond and chorizo crumble, resulting in a texturally expressive, nutty and salty dish. Lemon counterbalances the spicy, umami chorizo and keeps the dish from being overwhelmed with toasted flavors. It's a wonderful standalone dinner that can come together in under an hour and really feels like a treat. It's a great change of pace from tired weeknight dinners, giving you so much bang for your buck when it comes to the investment of time.

Two-toned pesto and tomato quinoa is covered in cherry tomatoes and grated parmesan

Thermomix Roasted Tomato Quinoa with Basil Pesto

This two-toned quinoa dish inspired by risotto is reworked into a healthy and filling grain-free meal. As quinoa is much less temperamental than risotto, even beginners will love this recipe, and find ways to make it their own. We serve ours with pesto for earthy and salty tones, as well as roasted cherry tomatoes for sweetness and tang. Quinoa is super nutrient dense, offering a guilt-free and healthful dinner that can be reimagined for all palettes. Get comfortable with this recipe as you might find it coming to the rescue quite often!

Golden scones and chuky red chilli, with mixed cherry tomatoes and microgreens

Thermomix Chunky Chilli With Cheesey Scones

This chilli recipe is a weeknight workhorse. It will feed 6 people and has plenty of serving styles, be it rice, mashed potatoes or even pasta. We like to go all in and make our own cheesy scones, which are much simpler than you might imagine. The scones tame the heat from the smoked paprika, chipotle peppers chilli flakes. Make chilli can overnight in the slow cooker, so all that's left to prepare are the scones; which won't take longer than 25 minutes to make. Bask in the glory of an entirely made-from-scratch meal.

Green red and yellow mango salsa tops pink steamed salmon on fluffy white rice

Thermomix Steamed Salmon With Mango Pineapple Salsa

This lively steamed salmon recipe boasts flavor and nutrition - a feel-good winner for weeknights. Another bonus is that it can be whipped up in a hurry – the most time consuming effort is probably the salsa, which can be made in advance and kept in the fridge. The mango and pineapple salsa is truly the star of this dish – the not-so-secret sauce – adding sweetness and acidity, playing off the heat of fresh chilli to brighten the whole dish. Serve with rice and garnish with coriander, et voilá!

Deep red bolognase sauce over spaghetti with grated parmesan and fresh basil

Thermomix Chunky Bolognese Sauce

Look no further for the ultimate bolognese recipe. This dish is classic, adored by many – and for a good reason. Bolognese is accessible, tasty and comforting without being stodgy. It may be overlooked at times – but try our Thermomix recipe for a unique and fresh way to serve this quintessential Italian dish. Once you throw together the veg, herbs and meat, its nostalgic smell will remind you why it's a family staple across the globe, and has been for years. Guaranteed clean plates.

Cross section of orange brown and cream layers of lasagne stacked high garnished with fresh basil

Thermomix Family Lasagne

Lasagne is always worth the effort - the sense of achievement and the taste are second to none. The symphony of browned meat, tangy tomato and creamy cheese has made this, perhaps, Italy's most famous culinary export. Whether you like a crunchy edges, or the next-day leftovers, everyone has a place in their heart for lasagne. The Thermomix cuts out some of the more challenging work for this recipe, and the result is a generous, family style lasagne that has all the hallmarks we know and love. We have added in some extra vegetables for additional nutrients as well, so it's a win-win!

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