Meatball black bean chilli

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31 Recipes

Use up tinned ingredients like tomatoes, beans and tuna with these easy dinners. Or try our simple bakes for a great way to use canned fruit.

Meatball black bean chilli

4.641025

(39 ratings)

Double the amounts for this one-pot black bean chilli, then freeze the leftovers for busy days. It tastes just as great reheated as it does freshly cooked
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Tomato & chickpea curry

4.318965

(116 ratings)

Want to use up the cans cluttering up your cupboards? This satisfying veggie chickpea curry is made in 4 easy steps and counts as 3 of your 5-a-day
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Tuna pasta bake

4.22747

(233 ratings)

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

Coconut & mango sponge

4.72222

(36 ratings)

This thrifty traybake sponge used canned fruit and coconut yogurt. Cut into squares and serve up at a party or cake sale
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Double bean & roasted pepper chilli

4.76087

(138 ratings)

This warming vegetarian chilli is a low-fat, healthy option that packs in the veggies and flavour. Serve with Tabasco sauce, soured cream or yogurt
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Rich tomato soup with pesto

4.761195

(134 ratings)

When you’ve got rich tinned tomatoes and intense, fruity SunBlush tomatoes, there’s no reason not to enjoy homemade tomato soup in the depths of winter...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Tuna sweetcorn burgers

4.37838

(74 ratings)

A low fat alternative to beef burgers and every bit as tasty. Try a salsa with chilli in for an added kick
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Sausage & butter bean casserole

4.47222

(36 ratings)

Dish up a hearty bowl of comfort on a cold, wintry evening with this simple sausage stew that uses a tin of baked beans to make it even easier
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Chickpea, tomato & spinach curry

4.43312

(157 ratings)

A superhealthy, vegan curry that accounts for 2 of your 5-a-day and is low in calories to boot!
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Feelgood fish cakes

4.216215

(37 ratings)

These budget-friendly fish cakes made with canned sardines are packed full of good stuff
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Tuna & lemon pasta

4.52

(50 ratings)

Whip up a delicious tuna and lemon pasta in less than 25 minutes
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Cherry Bakewell sponge pudding

4.866665

(15 ratings)

Cherry and almond is a heavenly combination. This fruity dessert has a sponge top and crunchy finish. Serve with plenty of custard
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Falafel burgers

4.313725

(663 ratings)

A healthy burger that's filling too. These are great for anyone who craves a big bite but doesn't want the calories...
  • 16 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sweet & fruity Yorkshire pudding

3.5

(4 ratings)

Not just an accompaniment to your Sunday dinner, you can also use Yorkshire pudding as a base for a delicious dessert. We love this fruity version
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Sardine storecupboard spaghetti

4.25

(8 ratings)

This pasta supper, packed with canned fish, olives, tomatoes, capers and parsley, is a quick and colourful dish for one
  • 17 mins
  • Easy

Gluten-free storecupboard fishcakes

4.5

(4 ratings)

This family favourite is a great way to get seafood into a gluten-free diet - and by using canned tuna it fits into even the strictest of student budgets
  • 27 mins
  • Easy

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