Corn cakes with avocado salsa

Storecupboard recipes

29 Recipes

Raid the fridge, freezer and cupboards.

Cheese, bacon & onion puff


(9 ratings)

Bake a basic batter mixture with a few added ingredients for a simple family supper
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Storecupboard pasta salad


(38 ratings)

This pasta salad makes a quick and healthy lunch, or is perfect prepared ahead for a picnic or lunchbox
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Raid-the-storecupboard side


(3 ratings)

This healthy side dish, packed with artichokes and beans, works well with salmon or grilled pork
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spicy falafels


(92 ratings)

Cheap and dead easy to make - stuff them into pittas with salad, or serve with couscous and houmous
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Real tomato soup


(99 ratings)

Creamy tomato soup is the stuff of childhood, and it's easy to make yourself. Emma Lewis shows you how
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Storecupboard corn pancakes


(14 ratings)

These easy-to-make pancakes are great for a late or weekend breakfast, or even an after school snack
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Lemon drizzle cake


(1430 ratings)

It's difficult not to demolish this classic by Tana Ramsay in just one sitting, so why not make two at once?
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Chocolate marble cake


(262 ratings)

Marble cake is a classic childhood cooking memory. Whether using lurid colours for a psychedelic finish, or just chocolate and vanilla, it's a teatime treat
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Tuna pasta bake


(107 ratings)

Whip up this cheap treat using storecupboard ingredients, tinned tuna and sweetcorn
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Cheat's chilli prawn noodles


(14 ratings)

Versatile, low in fat, and made from storecupboard stables, customise these spicy noodly according to taste - or convenience
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Storecupboard rarebit


(5 ratings)

A quick, easy and filling treat for after school or work - easily doubled or even quadrupled for a crowd
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Prawn & chorizo frittata


(14 ratings)

Never tried seafood with spicy chorizo? Give it a go in this simple supper for two
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Easy paella


(25 ratings)

Whip up this traditional Spanish dish straight from the storecupboard - it's low-fat too
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Super-fast Pad Thai


(22 ratings)

This classic Thai dish from Good Food reader Emily Cramer is made using mainly storecupboard ingredients, and it's on the table in under 15 minutes
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Quiche Lorraine frittata


(18 ratings)

Grab the opportunity to have a picnic when the sun comes out with this simple storecupboard idea
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Spiced rice & beans


(6 ratings)

Mary's version of the Indian dish, Kichari, is a great storecupboard supper, delicious as a main or a side
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Inside-out Alaska


(1 rating)

This delicious pudding can be thrown together at a moment's notice, and it's bound to be a hit with kids
  • 5 mins
  • Easy


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