Grains & pulses recipe ideas
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Filling, fast, cheap and healthy, what's not to love about couscous? Make the most of this speedy after-work staple in Moroccan-style tagines, tabbouleh and more.
Meaty and vegetarian dishes with protein-packed storecupboard pulses.
A fine, corn-based, storecupboard grain that can be served creamy, set into pieces and fried, or baked in cakes.
Try this superfood in our super recipes.
Tofu makes a great veggie alternative in stir-fries, soups, curries and more. This soy-based staple is high in protein, adds a texture to meals and works well with spices
Pop these delicious bright beans from their pods and serve whole or crushed.
Green beans are a delicious vegetable with a crunchy texture and fine flavour. Serve steamed or fried as a side dish or stirred into main courses like curry, soup or stew.
This versatile storecupboard ingredient stars in top recipes including crowd-pleasing chilli, speedy tacos, sensational soups and much more...
Use up a summer glut or a bag of frozen runner beans in a wide range of pasta recipes, salads and side dishes, as well as aromatic curries.
Make these hearty bean stews for a warming, high-protein supper, with classics like sausage casseroles, spicy Mexican-style dishes and vegetarian options.
Cook a quick supper with butter beans. This storecupboard staple can be enjoyed either whole in salads and casseroles, mashed, or blitzed in soups and more.
Get inspired with our best-rated recipes for kidney beans. From chillies and curries to stews and salads, make the most of this storecupboard favourite.
These bean burgers are loaded with bold flavours and make a hearty option for vegetarians. Pack in a portion of your 5-a-day with our easy, freezable, recipes.
Try this versatile Italian bean in soups, dips and salads or as a dinner side. Our top picks include vegetarian recipes and easy, one-pot mains.
Mash your own refried beans or put a can to good use in Mexican-style recipes such as quesadillas, burritos and enchiladas.
Ditch the shop-bought cans of baked beans and make your own healthier version. Try our delicious homemade baked beans on toast, with jacket potatoes or in traybakes.
Perfect just picked or cooked from frozen, in everything from soup to sides.
Delicious ways to serve this nutritious storecupboard staple...
Rustle up our satisfying chickpea salads for a nutritious lunch or supper. Add halloumi, crunchy vegetables, grains, or herbs and spices for a filling, tasty meal
Try one of our best chickpea curries for a filling, vegetarian main. We've also included chicken, pork and fish with plenty of healthy and easy options.
Whip up a simple storecupboard meal with our best ever chickpea burger recipes. These easy, summery recipes are perfect for a family midweek meal.
Frozen pea recipes
Put a bag of frozen peas to use in these easy recipes. They are a great way to boost the veg content in soups, risottos, pasta dishes, salads and more.
Red lentils are easy to cook and packed with protein, iron, fibre and B vitamins. Use these pulses to thicken hearty soups, dhals and spicy curries.
Puy lentils have a peppery flavour and hold their texture better than other lentils. Serve them with sausages or in a salad with roasted vegetables.