Halloumi salad

Summer storecupboard recipes

Use up storecupboard staples like chickpeas and lentils with our summer recipes. These salads, burgers and pasta are full of fresh flavours.

41 ratings 4.9 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
148 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

High in fibre, low in fat and counting as 2 of your 5-a-day, this tasty veggie burger delivers on every level

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A light, easy-to-prepare snack-supper with Mexican flavours

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This storecupboard fish stew is bulked out with bread and is full of fresh, summer flavours

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
39 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
683 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
30 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Top high-fibre porridge oats with creamy Greek yogurt and healthy blueberries – buy frozen to help cut the cost of this filling breakfast

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Give homemade biscuits a fruity spin by sandwiching a layer of apricots in between two layers of buttery tray-baked shortbread

45 mins
Easy
106 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Stir parsley pesto through brown rice and top with onions, peppers, courgettes and chunks of halloumi cheese for a filling vegetarian dinner

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
18 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This vegetarian meal in a bowl shows how something delicious can be made from mostly storecupboard ingredients

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
36 ratings 4.9 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
41 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These storecupboard chipotle patties are not only thrifty, they count as four of your 5-a-day allowance of fruit and vegetables.

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
32 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Add some veg to pasta and pesto for a cheap, healthy springtime supper dish

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 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
57 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Start the day in a superhealthy way with energy-boosting oats and fresh fruit

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

A super simple pasta supper that uses budget offcuts of fish with just a little heat, flavoured with fresh citrus and herbs

20 mins
Easy
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
29 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Pittas bursting with homemade falafels and salad make a low-fat lunch or light supper for less than a pound per serving

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
22 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Never tried seafood with spicy chorizo? Give it a go in this simple supper for two

35 mins
Easy
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
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