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Storecupboard lunch recipes

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Whip up a quick and filling lunch using a few storecupboard ingredients. From falafel wraps and pasta salads to bean soup, we've got lots of budget-friendly ideas.

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  • 5-ingredient falafel served in wrap

    5-ingredient falafel

    A star rating of 2.6 out of 5.17 ratings

    Make falafel with just a handful of storecupboard ingredients. To give the falafels a better texture, be sure to use dried chickpeas rather than canned

  • Storecupboard pasta salad

    Storecupboard pasta salad

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.62 ratings

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

  • Storecupboard rarebit

    Storecupboard rarebit

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    A quick, easy and filling treat for after school or work - easily doubled or even quadrupled for a crowd

  • Storecupboard tuna bean salad

    Storecupboard tuna bean salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.12 ratings

    Use up some of those storecupboard leftovers in this delicious salad

  • Two baked sweet potatoes topped with pesto, cannellini bean and tuna

    Pesto, cannellini bean & tuna jackets

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.19 ratings

    Top baked sweet potatoes with pesto, cannellini beans and tuna for a simple supper. They take just two minutes to prep and deliver two of your 5-a-day

  • Cheesy bean & chipotle quesadillas on plate

    Vegetarian quesadillas

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.23 ratings

    Have a pack of flour tortilla wraps knocking about in your storecupboard? Sandwich them with a bean filling and griddle

  • Mixed bean & wild rice salad

    Mixed bean & wild rice salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    Reach into your storecupboard for pulses and sweetcorn to form the base for this simple side with hot, sweet dressing

  • Storecupboard corn pancakes

    Sweetcorn pancakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.21 ratings

    These easy, storecupboard sweetcorn pancakes are great for a late or weekend breakfast, or even an after school snack

  • A bowl serving tuna & caper orzo with parsley

    Tuna & caper orzo with parsley

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.17 ratings

    Use capers, orzo, chilli and cherry tomatoes to make tuna pasta more exciting – and you may already have tuna and capers in the storecupboard

  • Creamy pesto & kale pasta served in a bowl

    Creamy pesto & kale pasta

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.40 ratings

    Enjoy our creamy pesto and kale pasta as a tasty and nutritious supper. Make it with just a handful of ingredients and storecupboard staples

  • Muffin tin chilli pots

    Muffin tin chilli pots

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    This speedy tortilla supper counts as 3 of your 5 a day and needs just four ingredients. It doesn't get much easier than this veggie storecupboard meal

  • From-the-fridge omelette

    From-the-fridge omelette

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.15 ratings

    Use whatever veg you have on hand, along with eggs and milk, to easily whip up a tasty omelette

  • Gluten-free storecupboard fishcakes

    Gluten-free storecupboard fishcakes

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 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

  • Storecupboard tuna bean salad

    Storecupboard tuna bean salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.12 ratings

    Use up some of those storecupboard leftovers in this delicious salad

  • Lentil & bacon soup

    Lentil & bacon soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.108 ratings

    Blend your storecupboard pulses with cumin, turmeric and garlic to create this robust soup with crispy pancetta topping

  • Saucy bean baked eggs in a pan

    Saucy bean baked eggs

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.14 ratings

    Make these five-ingredient baked eggs with tomatoes and beans using storecupboard staples. It's a quick, easy, tasty and healthy dish

  • A black bean tortilla in a frying pan

    Black bean tortilla with salsa

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.16 ratings

    Make this frittata for a quick, easy and healthy lunch option, making the most of storecupboard ingredients and packing in three of your 5-a-day

  • Tomato, pepper & bean one pot with our sweet & spicy topping

    Tomato, pepper & bean one pot

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.25 ratings

    Make a batch of this stew at the weekend, then chill or freeze it in portions for easy midweek lunches. See our different toppings to keep it interesting

  • Beans & feta on sourdough toast

    Beans & feta on sourdough toast

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Upgrade beans on toast and turn it into something special with a sprinkling of feta, a thick slice of sourdough and a tin of chopped tomatoes

  • Mexican bean soup with guacamole

    Mexican bean soup with guacamole

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.114 ratings

    This warming, spiced vegetarian soup packs in goodness and is filling too. The quick-to-assemble guacamole topping tastes as good as it looks

  • One pan spicy rice

    One pan spicy rice

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.118 ratings

    This simple rice dish is a useful backup – it needs practically no preparation and uses storecupboard ingredients

  • Pea & ham soup in a rustic bowl with spoon & napkin

    Pea & ham soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.88 ratings

    A meaty and vibrant soup that's great for using up festive ham leftovers or as a comforting storecupboard soup

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