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Lunchbox recipes

52 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

Super-salad wraps

5

(1 rating)

Make an exciting vegetarian salad wrap with crunchy veg for texture and a good hit of cheddar cheese. Perfect for packing into a lunchbox
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sesame chicken noodles

5

(1 rating)

Forget soggy lunchbox sandwiches and whip up a tasty and healthy chicken and noodle salad for lunch using our pre-made roast chicken recipe
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lunchbox pasta salad

0

(0 ratings)

Rustle up this pasta salad for kids' lunchboxes. Customise with egg, ham, prawns or eggs for a dose of protein – or cheese if catering for vegetarian diets...
  • 26 mins
  • Easy

Coronation chicken salad

5

(1 rating)

Rustle up this healthy and filling coronation chicken salad for a packed lunch in just five minutes using our roast chicken cooked beforehand to save time
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Omelette in a bun

0

(0 ratings)

Make this tasty vegetarian omelette roll for lunchboxes, or a quick and easy dinner for kids. It's guaranteed to satisfy fussy eaters...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken with Spanish-style butter beans

5

(1 rating)

Stuck for lunchbox inspiration? Try this healthy chicken and butterbean salad, which will fill you up for the afternoon and deliver four of your 5-a-day
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Creamy lentil & veggie curry

3.666665

(3 ratings)

Swap in different veg to this family-friendly curry, or add a can of chickpeas to make it chunkier. Kids can take it to school in a wide-necked thermos
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Super-versatile meatballs

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(0 ratings)

Serve these meatballs Swedish-style with potatoes and lingonberry jam. You can also pack them in a wide-necked thermos with pasta for kids to take to school
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

BLT pasta salad

4.6

(5 ratings)

An easy pasta salad that makes a tasty addition to any lunchbox. Ideal for kids aged 9 - 12, it also makes up 2 of their 5-a-day
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Banana muffins

5

(8 ratings)

Make these moreish banana muffins for an easy breakfast or a snack on the go. They're also great for lunchboxes and will prove popular with the whole family...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Noodle jar salad

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(0 ratings)

Make this noodle jar salad before you head to work for a nutritious lunch. It contains mango, carrot and peanuts plus a flavourful Asian-style dressing
  • 18 mins
  • Easy

Courgette frittatas

5

(2 ratings)

If you're looking for lunchbox inspiration, try making these vegetarian courgette frittatas. Serve with salad for an easy, filling and tasty lunch...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted cauliflower tabbouleh

4.272725

(11 ratings)

A simple, low-calorie, grain-free meal with roasted cauliflower, punchy feta and sweet pomegranate seeds that can be prepared in advance - ideal for supper and packed lunch the next day
  • 22 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Layered rainbow salad pots

5

(1 rating)

Give kids two of their five-a-day and a dose of vitamin C with these colourful rainbow pots of tuna salad, ideal for a lunchbox, or summer picnic
  • 37 mins
  • Easy

Mini butternut squash frittatas

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(0 ratings)

These mini frittatas are great for lunchboxes and tasty snacks. Make a batch at the weekend and enjoy these cheesy treats throughout the week
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken taco salad

5

(3 ratings)

A crunchy chicken salad that's zesty, healthy and 4 of your 5-a-day. Try this for variety in your teenager's lunchbox or take it to work...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Burrito bowl with chipotle black beans

4.88889

(9 ratings)

This healthy burrito bowl is chock full of veggies and greens, perfect for a filling lunch. This is one vegetarian meal that tastes just as good as it looks
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Feta toast with minty beans

5

(1 rating)

This simple veggie toast with minty soybeans, feta and beetroot on rye bread makes an easy desk lunch and can be plated up in just 8 minutes
  • 8 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Fruity sundae

0

(0 ratings)

A sweet and fruity treat for kids needing a boost at lunchtime - yogurt swirled with mashed strawberries, topped with berries - ideal for 4 - 8-year-olds
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Herby chicken gyros

4.8

(5 ratings)

Pack your pitta with peppers, chicken and tzatziki for a low-calorie lunch option. Plate up your chicken sandwich in 15 minutes and enjoy 3 of your 5-a-day
  • 14 mins
  • Easy

Easy hummus recipe

4.55769

(52 ratings)

A smooth blended chickpea dip with tahini and garlic that's versatile and good for you, this easy hummus makes a great snack or lunch...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Quick turkey couscous

0

(0 ratings)

A fresh, speedy couscous recipe for two, topped with pomegranate seeds and roast turkey slices. An ideal store cupboard supper you can plate up in minutes
  • 4 mins
  • Easy

Veggie olive wraps with mustard vinaigrette

4.6

(5 ratings)

Eat the rainbow with our simple, healthy, veggie wrap. This olive and veg sandwich makes an easy vegan, low-calorie lunch option to eat al-desko
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Lemony salmon & lettuce wraps

0

(0 ratings)

Using canned salmon, lettuce and some seasoning you can create this simple, healthy lunch. Low-fat, low-calorie and no fuss, this is the easiest lunch ever
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Lighter BLT

3.5

(2 ratings)

Swap butter for smooth avocado and bacon for crispy prosciutto in our skinny, low-calorie BLT. This is the ideal easy yet indulgent lunchtime treat
  • 9 mins
  • Easy

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