If you’re just starting out with cooking sous vide, you’re probably wondering what exactly you can make. Once you become more experienced, you’ll discover that actually most things can be cooked sous vide! But if you’re just starting out, here are 15 of the easiest and most straight-forward sous vide recipes to dip your toes into!
One of the most fantastically simple things to cook sous vide is a perfect poached egg! There isn’t much a poached egg doesn’t complement, and this method ensures that you can make them just the way you like them every time!
A great breakfast to prepare overnight, this simple oatmeal is super easy to throw together and will be ready for you to enjoy in the morning with minimal effort.
Asparagus is a great side dish to serve with everything from eggs to meat dishes, and this simple sous vide method of cooking it is super easy and takes hardly any time at all!
It can be tricky to get the cooking of leeks just right by traditional methods, as the outer layers tend to cook quicker than the inside. Cooking them sous vide solves this problem, and this recipe couldn’t be any easier with only three ingredients!
These delicious potatoes cooked sous vide with goose fat are an indulgent accompaniment to many different dishes. Very easy to put together and with minimal ingredients, it’s a great one to try if you’re a beginner.
This dish might sound very fancy, but it’s actually very simple to make, and even a sous vide newbie can easily rustle this one up! Makes a delicious side dish.
Polenta is a great staple dish to serve up, and if you’ve never tried it before you’ll love it with dishes you’d usually serve with potatoes. Cooking polenta sous vide is super easy and foolproof.
A very filling, nutritious, and comforting dish, this parmesan and vegetable minestrone is very easy to put together, and perfect for those times you want a filling one pot dish.
Meatballs can definitely be made sous-vide, and this simple recipe is a great one to try for a staple dish that you can easily pair with your favourite sauce.
Steaks are a wonderful thing to cook sous vide because you can cook them exactly to your preference without overcooking or drying out the meat. Sous vide steaks have a well-defined grain, and an edge to edge done-ness that you just can’t achieve via other methods.
One of the great benefits of cooking meat sous vide is that cheaper cuts of meat can be made just as flavoursome and tender as more expensive cuts. One great example is this lamb leg steak recipe, which you should definitely try if you like tender, juicy meat without breaking the bank.
This basic sous vide chicken breast recipe is so simple and so versatile, that it will become a staple dish in your repertoire in no time. With so many options for how to serve this, it makes a great go-to meal!
Once you’ve mastered the basic sous vide chicken breast recipe above, why not try your hand at this sous vide chicken soup? Having a hearty chicken soup recipe up your sleeve is great for those times when you just want something super comforting to whip up!
This is a very easy recipe involving minimal ingredients, but with plenty of variations you can try. A great finger food to cook for a party!
Last but not least, this may be one of the quickest and easiest recipes in this roundup! This delicious halibut recipe takes only a few minutes to prepare, and only 20 minutes to cook! The citrus flavours make this perfect for a light lunch or summertime evening meal!
We hope this has given you some inspiration for some super easy recipes you can get started on if you’ve only just got into sous vide! For more inspiration check out our post on the best and worst foods to cook sous vide, which will give you a great insight into what you may wish to try next.