Category: Affordable Family Favourites

Mexican Corned Beef Cottage Pie

This recipe uses all your favourite cottage pie ingredients, with an added Mexican twist.

Plus, thanks to the canned corned beef and red kidney beans - this recipe can be made without any fuss as most of the ingredients are prepped and ready to go.

Rhubarb and Custard Blondies

We love something sweet here at Love Canned Food and these Rhubarb and Custard Blondies are the ultimate decadent dessert.

They are made using delicious canned rhubarb and are topped with rich canned custard. 

Samosa Pie with Paneer

Indian ‘fakeaway’ of dreams.

Our Samosa Pie is made using paneer, canned chickpeas, canned potatoes and flaky, golden, melt in your mouth filo pastry.

It’s an explosion of delicious ingredients and spices.

Salted Caramel, Peach & Raspberry Cookie Cobbler

This recipe is the ultimate comfort food sweet treat and the key to anyone's heart. It'll be 'cobbled' up in seconds thanks to our canned raspberries and peaches!

Plus, did you know that using canned fruit in juice can count towards one of your five a day?

Rustic Sausage Casserole

Who’s craving something warm and delicious?

Our Rustic Sausage Casserole uses 8 pork sausages, canned tomatoes, canned baked beans and canned kidney beans.

The recipe is the ultimate winter warmer.

Pasta Cake

Pasta Cake is the ultimate ‘viral’ recipe.

This recipe is quirky, creative and absolutely delicious. Plus, it’s so easy to make because it only uses a few ingredients such as canned ham and mushroom.

Whip it up and impress your TikTok savvy friends, without any fuss. 

Donut Bread and Butter Pudding

Introducing our Donut Bread & Butter Pudding.

Bread and butter pudding is a British staple - and this recipe takes it to the next level. All you need are donuts, canned caramel and canned raspberries, topped off with some delicious canned custard.

Crab and Sweetcorn Risotto

Is there anything more luxurious than Risotto?

It’s number one in any foodie’s recipe book and this Crab and Sweetcorn Risotto is no different. Made using canned crab, canned sweetcorn and canned red peppers – canned food is the hero of this dish.

Puff Pastry Pizza Twists

Perfect for school lunches or as a snack on days out, these Puff Pastry Pizza Twists are filled with layers of tomato, cheese, ham, canned mushrooms and canned sweetcorn for a child-friendly favourite.

Chicken and Mushroom Lasagne

Creamy yet light, this Chicken and Mushroom Lasagne is a simple and delicious twist on the Italian classic. Made using canned chicken in white sauce, canned mushrooms, and canned sweetcorn - this recipe will help you cut down on your prep time.

Plus, sneaking in those extra veggies (like canned sweetcorn) can help the kids towards their five a day.

Fruity ‘No Churn’ Easy Ice Cream

This No Churn, Easy Ice Cream is your family’s new go-to dessert. A can of condensed milk and canned fruit in juice are the magic ingredients -meaning you can make your own homemade ice cream in just four steps, with no ice cream machine in sight.

Plus, using canned fruit in juice can count towards one of your five a day. Fruity, creamy and delicious!

Peach Melba Cheesecake

A no-cook dessert favourite with a thick, cream cheese topping, buttery biscuit base and a classic topping of canned raspberries and canned peaches. Simple to make, this Peach Melba Cheesecake will go down a treat!

Using canned fruit can help you cut down on your prep time, as the fruit is already prepped and ready to go. A fuss-free dessert recipe that the whole family will love.

Easy Tortilla Pizza

Ready in a flash, these Tortilla Pizzas are a simple and tasty dinner idea. Get everyone involved in topping the pizzas – family pizza night never looked so good!

Tuna & Avocado Fruity Poke Bowl

You can replace the raw fish found in a traditional poke bowl with canned tuna in our Tuna & Avocado Fruity Poke Bowl, leaving you with a simple and delicious twist on this on-trend dish.

Made with tuna, sriracha mayo, sticky jasmine rice, roasted red pepper and edamame beans – this recipe is the ultimate light lunch or dinner. Plus canned tuna in spring water is high in protein and low in saturated fat.

Spiced, Turkey Brunch Beans

Our Spiced, Turkey Brunch Beans are a healthy (and a delicious) start to the day!

This recipe includes haricot beans, which are high in protein and fibre and low in fat. To make these vegan, simply replace the turkey with tofu and leave out the honey. 

Tropical Fruit Breakfast Bowl with Quinoa, Nuts & Seeds

Start your day in the best possible way with this Tropical Fruit Breakfast Bowl. Packed with health-boosting foods, delicious flavours, and colourful fruits, nourish your body and begin the day feeling amazing!

Adding canned fruit to your breakfast time can help you boost your five a day intake first thing in the morning. Plus, it contains quinoa, which is a good source of protein and perfect when eaten as part of a balanced and varied diet.

Fruity Cluster Pots

These Fruity Cluster Pots are quick, low-fat and delicious. They are made with layers of crunchy granola, lemon cream cheese and are topped with canned fruit for a fresh and light dessert.

This recipe is ideal for those busy weekends, as the canned fruit is already prepped and ready-to-go.

 

Spiced Tomato & Meat Filo Pan Pie

A family favourite pie with a twist. Our Love Canned Food ambassador, Phil Vickery, makes this delicious pie using canned foods to help cut preparation time without sacrificing flavour. It only uses two pans too, meaning there’s barely any washing up to do – winner!

Vegetarian Parmigiana Pasta Bake

 

Mid-week meals are sorted! This Parmigiana Pasta Bake is a perfect family dish that can be enjoyed for dinner or as a leftover lunch. It’s a simple pasta bake that’s packed full of flavour thanks to the addition of canned peas and tomatoes. If your family likes a bit of spice, just add more chilli flakes when cooking.

Spicy Bean Mexican Wedges

If you’re looking to spice up your midweek meals, then look no further than these delicious Spicy Mexican Wedges! Made using three store cupboard staples, makes them the perfect, easy recipe to rustle up. If the chilli is too spicy, try cooling down with soured cream.

Smoky Huevos Rancheros with Chorizo and Beans

Huevos Rancheros is an easy Mexican breakfast that'll keep you going all morning! If you’re looking to spice things up, why not try topping yours with hot sauce.

Chilli and Cheese Macaroni Bake

This recipe is taking mac ’n’ cheese to the next level with the use of canned chilli. A midweek treat that all the family can enjoy.

Mediterranean Tuna and Vegetable Tart

This is a great recipe that uses lots of canned ingredients and is great for any time of the year. Brilliant for a family meal or even lunch the following day.

All-In-One Breakfast Baked Eggs

Great breakfast that is quick and easy to put together ready for lazy mornings. 

Meat-free Lasagne - Love Canned Food

Meat Free Lasagne

This hearty one-pot is packed full of our favourite canned vegetables. It's an excellent dish for when you're feeding the whole family. Plus, there's always leftovers.

This delicious recipe was created by Phil Vickery for Love Canned Food.

Easy Fish Tacos

These fish tacos are super delicious, and rest assured that the recipe is much easier than you might think!

This recipe was created by our 2019 Love Canned Food ambassador, Phil Vickery. 

Macaroni Cheese with Tuna, Sweetcorn and Peas

Mac and cheese is a family favourite. But have you ever tried it with tuna? This recipe transforms the humble dish (and also sneaks a few extra veggies in there for the kids).

Peach Crumble

Are you looking for an easy dessert to whip up with the kids? This dessert is simple and stress-free - the use of canned peaches means that they're ready to go when you are, there's no need to peel and chop.

Spinach Hummus

This quick and easy recipe is a real cupboard staple, using the wonders of canned chickpeas you can have really easy hummus in no time. 

Salmon Fishcakes

This super easy recipe uses cupboard staples and three different canned foods. Perfect for those Fish Fridays!

Lamb Chops & Butter Bean Mash

This tasty high fibre side is tasty enough to eat on its own or with your Sunday lunch. With the amazing flavours of the mustard, garlic and parmesan, this mash packs a punch!

This delicious recipe was made by Azmina Govindji for Love Canned Food.

Pasta Puttanesca

This dish mixes the ideas of the traditional Italian dish, with our favourite canned fish. Besides the taste, our favourite thing about this recipe is that it only uses one pan… result!

This delicious recipe was made by Azmina Govindji for Love Canned Food.

Italian Tuna Balls with Spaghetti

For a twist on classic Italian meatballs, these simple yet tasty little treats are made with canned tuna which is incredibly convenient and easy to use – just open and prepare. Enjoy them with pasta for dinner or in pitta bread for a tasty lunch.

Baked Meatballs

An Italian classic made easy with canned ingredients, these mouth-watering meatballs are made with a tasty canned tomato sauce and are guaranteed to be a family favourite. They’re perfect for freezing and saving for a mid-week dinner or when you need a hearty lunch in a hurry.

Cream of Mushroom Soup Carbonara

For a quick and easy way to create a classic Italian dish, this recipe uses creamy mushroom canned soup as a ‘canny’ way to make a fuss-free and delicious pasta sauce. Add to whole wheat pasta, grab a fork and tuck in!

Peach Pancakes

For a fruity breakfast or as a quick and easy dessert using fruit, this peach pancakes recipe is ideal. Made with semi-skimmed milk and tasty canned peaches, this dish is a great way to cook with the kids! Easy to follow and ready in minutes…

Chorizo, Halloumi and Tomato Pasta

This pasta dish mixes Mediterranean flavours with nutritious canned vegetables and pulses to create a smoky, delicious family meal. Ideal for lunch or dinner, add as many vegetables as you like in the mix and enjoy served with a side salad. Check out this quick and easy-to-follow recipe below...

Creamy Garlic Chicken with Penne and Peas

This Italian-inspired pasta recipe is easy to follow, and the perfect way to enjoy a mid-week meal when you’re strapped for time. Made with tasty canned peas and chicken and packed with flavour, it’s delicious with a sprinkling of grated cheese. It’s a simple dish that will be sure to go down well with the whole family!

Chicken and Mushroom Pie

If you’re a home-made pie lover but can’t be bothered with the fuss, this recipe is for you. It uses speedy life-savers like canned chicken in white sauce, mushrooms and sweetcorn so you don’t have to create the filling from scratch.

This delicious recipe was created by Azmina Govindji for Love Canned Food.

Salmon and Pea Quiche

This is a lovely summer’s day treat or a great midweek family dinner. It contains a magic

ingredient in terms of canned salmon, helping you keep an eye on your budget and your

time.

This delicious recipe was created by Azmina Govindji for Love Canned Food.

Chili Con Carne with Roasted Butternut Squash

A family favourite all year round, this Mexican dish is given a healthier twist than traditional chilli and rice because it uses extra lean minced beef and the squash counts towards your 5-a-day fruit and vegetables.

This delicious recipe was created by Azmina Govindji for Love Canned Food.