Trending This Week: Recipes For One-Pan Pasta, Fruit Salad

Looking for some exciting recipes to add variety to your weekly meal plan? We've got you covered with our collection of trending recipes of the week! These recipes are quick, easy to make, and perfect for busy people who want to enjoy delicious meals without spending hours in the kitchen.

Air Fryer Chicken Wings:

Get ready to indulge in crispy and juicy chicken wings with this air fryer recipe. The secret to perfect wings lies in the air frying technique that requires minimal oil, resulting in a healthier alternative to traditional deep-fried wings. The wings come out golden and full of flavour, making them an ideal choice for a weeknight meal or a party appetizer.


- 500 grams chicken wings

- 2 tablespoons olive oil

- 1 teaspoon paprika

- 1 teaspoon garlic powder

- 1 teaspoon onion powder

- 1 teaspoon salt

- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

- Fresh coriander leaves (for garnish)


Preheat the air fryer to 200°C.

In a bowl, combine olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper.

Add the chicken wings to the bowl and toss until they are evenly coated.

Place the wings in the air fryer basket, making sure they are not overcrowded.

Cook for 15-18 minutes, flipping halfway through, until the wings are golden brown and crispy.

Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.

If you're craving a comforting pasta dish but want to minimise the clean-up, this one-pan pasta recipe is the answer. With this method, the pasta, sauce, and ingredients are all cooked together in a single pan, saving you time and effort. It's a quick and easy option for a delicious weeknight meal.


- 250 grams penne pasta

- 2 cups vegetable broth

- 1 onion, thinly sliced

- 2 cloves garlic, minced

- 1 red bell pepper, sliced

- 200 grams cherry tomatoes, halved

- 1 teaspoon dried oregano

- 1/2 teaspoon red chilli flakes (optional)

- Salt and pepper to taste

- Fresh basil leaves (for garnish)


In a large pan, combine the penne pasta, vegetable broth, onion, garlic, red bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, dried oregano, red chilli flakes (if using), salt, and pepper.

Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.

Reduce the heat to low and let the pasta simmer uncovered for about 10-12 minutes, or until the pasta is cooked and the liquid has reduced to a creamy sauce.

Remove from heat and let it rest for a few minutes.

Garnish with fresh basil leaves and serve hot.

Whip up a flavourful and healthy stir-fried chicken with this easy recipe. Packed with vibrant vegetables and succulent chicken, this dish is a perfect choice for a quick weeknight meal. The combination of aromatic spices and crunchy vegetables will surely delight your taste buds.


- 500 grams boneless chicken, thinly sliced

- 2 tablespoons soy sauce

- 1 tablespoon cornflour

- 1 teaspoon ginger paste

- 1 teaspoon garlic paste

- 1 onion, thinly sliced

- 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced

- 1 carrot, thinly sliced

- 100 grams green beans, chopped

- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

- Salt and pepper to taste

- Fresh coriander leaves (for garnish)


In a bowl, combine soy sauce, cornflour, ginger paste, and garlic paste to form a marinade.

Add the chicken slices to the marinade and let them sit for 20 minutes.

Heat vegetable oil in a pan or wok over high heat.

Add the marinated chicken to the pan and stir-fry for 5-6 minutes, until cooked and browned.

Add the onion, bell pepper, carrot, and green beans to the pan and stir-fry for another 3-4 minutes, until the vegetables are tender-crisp.

Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice or noodles.

Pasta Salad:

Beat the heat with a refreshing pasta salad, a classic summer dish that's perfect for picnics or potlucks. This recipe combines cooked pasta with fresh vegetables, herbs, and a tangy dressing, creating a delightful blend of flavours and textures.


- 250 grams fusilli pasta

- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

- 1 cucumber, diced

- 1 bell pepper, diced

- 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

- 1/4 cup black olives, sliced

- 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled

- 2 tablespoons olive oil

- 2 tablespoons lemon juice

- 1 teaspoon dried oregano

- Salt and pepper to taste

- Fresh basil leaves (for garnish)


Cook the fusilli pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside to cool.

In a large bowl, combine the cooled pasta, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, red onion, black olives, and feta cheese.

In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, dried oregano, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.

Pour the dressing over the pasta mixture and toss gently to coat everything evenly.

Garnish with fresh basil leaves and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Fruit Salad:

Indulge in a healthy and refreshing treat with this simple fruit salad recipe. Bursting with the natural sweetness of various fruits, this salad is a perfect summer snack or dessert. It's incredibly easy to make and customisable according to your preferences.


- 2 bananas, sliced

- 1 apple, diced

- 1 orange, segmented

- 1 cup pineapple chunks

- 1 cup watermelon, cubed

- 1 cup grapes, halved

- 1 tablespoon honey (optional)

- Fresh mint leaves (for garnish)


In a large bowl, combine all the sliced and diced fruits.

Drizzle honey over the fruit salad if desired, for a touch of sweetness.

Gently toss the fruits to combine.

Refrigerate the salad for 30 minutes to allow the flavours to meld.

Garnish with fresh mint leaves before serving.

Grab your apron, gather the ingredients, and give these recipes a try. Happy cooking and happy eating!