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Quick lunch recipes

35 Recipes

Make a quick lunch with our simple and filling recipes. Try a fresh salad, a time-saving sandwich or a speedy stir-fry you can whip up in no time.

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  • Smoked salmon, quinoa & dill lunch pot

    Smoked salmon, quinoa & dill lunch pot

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.9 ratings

    This easy packed lunch is as delicious as it is nutritious, with crunchy cucumber and radishes and a herby, creamy dressing

  • Air fryer-cooked chicken breasts in a salad

    Air fryer chicken breasts

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Use an air fryer to create this tempting dish of tender chicken breasts coated in garlic, sweet paprika and herbs. Mix up the spices for interest or keep it plain if you prefer

  • One panuozzo sandwich

    Panuozzo sandwich

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make your own baguettes and pesto to make these pizza-inspired sandwiches for the whole family. They're surprisingly quick and easy to make and are great for lunch or a light dinner

  • Four bowls with a grain mix of bulgur and quinoa with various toppings

    Bulgur & quinoa lunch bowls

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.18 ratings

    These meal prep grain bowls use one base and two deliciously different toppings. Choose from avocado, olives and rocket or chickpeas, beetroot and orange

  • Falafel burgers in a pitta bread with salsa

    Falafel burgers

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.703 ratings

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

  • Egg & avocado open sandwich

    Egg & avocado open sandwich

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Give your lunch box a moreish makeover - take the ingredients separately and assemble for a fresh and healthy midday meal

  • Turkey, bacon & avocado mini bagels

    Turkey, bacon & avocado mini bagels

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Pack up a hearty lunch to look forward to - fill bagels with leftover turkey or chicken, crispy bacon and creamy mashed avocado

  • Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

    Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.78 ratings

    Pan-fry lean chicken breast with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps. Cool before assembling if packing for lunch

  • Prawn & mango salad

    Prawn & mango salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    Kids will love this colourful salad with avocado and mint - add cold cooked pasta for a more filling packed lunch

  • Egg & rocket pizzas

    Egg & rocket pizzas

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.38 ratings

    Use seeded tortillas as pizza bases for a quick and healthy lunch - crack an egg in the centre and bake to boost protein intake

  • Chicken pesto wrap

    Chicken pesto wrap

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    Swap soggy sandwiches for tortilla wraps filled with chicken, cheese and veggies in this tasty packed lunch recipe that kids will love

  • Healthy beef chow mein served in two dishes

    Healthy beef chow mein

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Swap your weekly takeaway for this healthy beef chow mein – it's quick to cook and low in fat and calories

  • Storecupboard pasta salad

    Storecupboard pasta salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.64 ratings

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

  • Ultimate chorizo ciabatta

    Ultimate chorizo ciabatta

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.17 ratings

    Crusty ciabatta, spicy chorizo, a generous dollop of pesto and sweet roasted peppers make a moreish combination. Serve warm for a quick supper you'll really enjoy

  • Veggie noodle pot

    Veggie noodle pot

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    This noodle salad with sugar snap peas and baby corn makes a great packed lunch for kids - an easy way to get 2 of their 5 a day

  • Chicken kiev quesadilla

    Chicken kiev quesadilla

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    A seriously gourmet quesadilla. This easy, chicken-filled snack will curb your cheese cravings – serve warm and golden brown with your favourite dipping sauce

  • Italian sub 2016

    Italian sub

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Torn mozzarella, salami, sundried tomatoes, balsamic and basil in ciabatta are the ultimate lunch combo

  • Caesar pitta served on a board

    Caesar pitta

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Pack a pitta with chicken, salad and homemade Caesar dressing for an easy lunch. It takes just 10 minutes from prep to plate and it's healthy too

  • Fish finger wraps with pea purée

    Fish finger wraps with pea purée

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Fish fingers make a quick and easy filling for tortilla wraps. Spruce them up with pea purée for colour and tangy cornichons for crunch

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