Meatball black bean chilli

Canned food 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.

83 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
134 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Want to use up the cans cluttering up your cupboards? This satisfying veggie chickpea curry is made in four easy steps and counts as three of your five-a-day

55 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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253 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Whip up this cheap treat using storecupboard ingredients, tinned tuna and sweetcorn

50 mins
Easy
41 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
209 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
140 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Combine fruity sundried tomatoes with tinned tomatoes to make this rich tomato soup with a homemade basil pesto – perfect for the depths of winter.

25 mins
80 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
39 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 5 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This crumble cake is great for a picnic, pudding, or for afternoon tea with friends

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
173 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A superhealthy, vegan curry that accounts for 2 of your 5-a-day and is low in calories to boot!

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
771 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Come home to a warming bowlful of this filling, low-fat soup

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
35 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
52 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Cherry and almond is a heavenly combination. This fruity dessert has a sponge top and crunchy finish. Serve with plenty of custard

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
691 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A healthy burger that's filling too. These are great for anyone after a satisfying bite low in calories.

16 mins
Easy
Vegan
221 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A spicy, filling one pot that has a bit of added zing. Make it a mid-week must

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
65 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A great twist on meatballs for a quick and tasty supper

20 mins
Easy
28 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

An easy one-pot that's packed with flavour and good for you, too

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Fennel adds an aniseed punch to this quick pasta dish with chilli-infused sardines, zesty lemon and parsley

25 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Use up storecupboard fish, capers and olives in this super-simple puff pastry tart with cream cheese topping

35 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This filling soup is healthy and packed with the flavours of North Africa: harissa, ginger, lemon and coriander

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
5 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

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
9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

17 mins
Easy
53 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

An easy storecupboard supper, that can be out of the oven and on the dinner table in 25 minutes

25 mins
Easy
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