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Storecupboard salad recipes

25 Recipes

Make a simple yet satisfying salad with basic storecupboard staples. These budget-friendly recipes use cans of lentils, beans and tuna plus dried pasta, rice, couscous and quinoa. 

33 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Lentils are a substantial and healthy base to this fresh salad with onion, mango chutney, coriander, greens and tomatoes

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
39 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A great storecupboard salad, topped with golden brown halloumi and quick, homemade pickled red onion

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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11 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Use up some of those storecupboard leftovers in this delicious salad

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
89 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Simple storecupboard pasta salad with sunny Mediterranean flavours

30 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This simple lunchbox-friendly salad of storecupboard pulses is dressed with chimichurri- a South American parsley, coriander and chilli sauce

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This simple salad is perfect for a post-Christmas lunch - it makes the most of storecupboard ingredients too.

20 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Mix up a pancake-style batter to make little griddle cakes with storecupboard ingredients, then serve with a contrasting green salad

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
61 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

5 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A new take on the classic salad Niçoise. This lean salad is bulked out by storecupboard cannellini beans and flavoured with dill and lemon

13 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this vegetarian salad with protein-packed quinoa and protective carotenoids, a healthy choice for lunch or dinner

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Keep cans of fish in your storecupboard and you’ll never be short of a healthy meal or snack

30 mins
Easy
28 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This fresh and vibrant salad makes use of tinned lentils, a store cupboard staple. The result is filling, low-fat and contains all of your five-a-day

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

Supper from the storecupboard is easy when you have these key ingredients in stock

45 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A rustic salad of spicy Spanish sausage, storecupboard pulses and sweet beetroot

15 mins
Easy
26 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This stunning salad is quick, vegetarian and packed with flavour

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Great if you're following a low-cholesterol diet, this fresh plate of greens contains nutty, toasted supergrains and flavoursome lemon and herbs

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
19 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This colourful salad makes the most of storecupboard ingredients - vary it for a special occasion by using fresh tuna

30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Use up a few storecupboard staples in this bulgur wheat salad packed with dried fruit, nuts and herbs

40 mins
Easy
77 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Ideal for busy households, this hearty salad keeps well in the fridge for up to three days, ready to be spooned into a bowl whenever you're peckish

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Get a healthy dose of folate and fibre in this good for you dish, which uses time saving ready-cooked rice

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Give your salad great texture by adding pumpkin seeds, sultanas and hazelnuts to wheat cooked in stock

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
27 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Four easy steps to a perfect summer salad

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
44 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Quinoa, a protein-rich seed, makes a great substitute for rice or couscous

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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