Roasted cauli-broc bowl with tahini houmous

Lunchbox recipes

44 Recipes

Pack yourself a lunch box to look forward to - use up leftovers from the night before, simmer up some soup, or whip up a quick salad before work

Hoisin wraps

4.63889

(36 ratings)

Make this delicious, healthy take on a Peking duck wrap for a speedy snack or tasty lunch.
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Pressed picnic sandwich

5

(4 ratings)

A great recipe for kids to assemble - fully load a ciabatta loaf with favourites like prosciutto, artichokes, peppers, spinach and mozzarella
  • 28 mins
  • Easy

Mexican bean salad

4.75

(24 ratings)

Not one to leave your tummy rumbling, this filling salad really hits the spot and has a spicy kick
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

10-minute couscous salad

4.75

(81 ratings)

This makes a great lunchbox filler for a day out and is equally good at home from the fridge
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Deli pasta salad

4.57787

(61 ratings)

Simple storecupboard pasta salad with sunny Mediterranean flavours
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Porkie pie ploughman’s

5

(3 ratings)

It's ambitious to make your own pie with hot water crust pastry, but it makes the perfect addition to a lunch platter with cheese, pickle, salad and bread
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • A challenge

Fruit & spice soda bread

5

(9 ratings)

A traditional Irish loaf that uses bicarbonate of soda instead of yeast - this version is sweetly spiced with fruit and oats
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Versatile veg soup

4.784315

(51 ratings)

A basic soup recipe that can be adapted to whatever needs using up from the fridge
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Superhealthy pizza

4.333335

(39 ratings)

The quantities for this are generous, so if you have any leftovers, pop a wedge of cold pizza into your lunchbox the next day
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Cornbread muffins

3.921875

(16 ratings)

These savoury snacks are brilliant for picnics and lunchboxes - plus they can be frozen ahead
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Greek lamb baguette

5

(1 rating)

Use up leftover meat from Sunday's roast in this colourful sandwich
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Asian chicken salad

4.367645

(17 ratings)

This easy-to-prepare salad is filled with zingy flavours - the simplified version is great for kids' lunchboxes too
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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