Category: Easy Lunch Recipes

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.

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.

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. 

Tuna & Sweetcorn Noodle Cakes

TV chef, Phil Vickery’s noodle cakes recipe uses two food cupboard staples, in sweetcorn and tuna, to make these incredibly easy noddle cakes. Ready in 30 minutes, they’re a great option for a quick dinner or satisfying WFH lunch.

Salmon and Bean Salad

This vibrant, refreshing salad is a speedy lunchtime treat. Made with canned salmon and beans, this recipe can be ready in under 10 minutes. Lunch will never be the same again.

Spinach, Chickpea and Potato Hash

This cupboard recipe is so delicious and so easy to make you’ll be enjoying it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Sardine and Tomato Tagliatelle

This is a fantastic cupboard go to during the week that’ll give you the taste of Italy. Apart from the taste, our favourite thing about this recipe is that it’s ready in under 20 mins.

All-In-One Breakfast Baked Eggs

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

Simple Tomato Salsa

Unexpected guests? Then this is the recipe that you need in your cookbook. It's that simple; the recipe can be made in five minutes.

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

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. 

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!

Mixed Bean Salad

This vibrant, refreshing salad is a speedy vegan treat. Made with a variety of canned beans, this recipe can be ready in under 10 minutes. Lunch will never be the same again.

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

Build-Your-Own Protein Bowl

This dish is simple, colourful and can be ready to eat in 10 minutes – the perfect quick and easy lunch option.

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

Spicy Falafel Wrap

We all need our lunch recipes to be simple, quick to make and not forgetting the most important factor… tasty! This recipe is all three and more. Spice is optional, but if you dare to add more, please be our guest.

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

High Protein Salad Jar

This recipe combines layers of our favourite salad ingredients in an easy and reusable salad jar. Prepare your work colleagues for envy, as they’ll be jealous there not tucking into this creation when they see it in the work fridge tomorrow!

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

Creamy Chicken Crepes

By mixing vibrant, crunchy vegetables together with tender chicken in a creamy sauce straight from the can, creating the perfect savoury pancake filling is quick and simple. Serve with a crisp green salad or your favourite green vegetables.

Mixed Bean Picadillo - Love Canned Food

Mixed Bean Picadillo Recipe

To make this delicious Mixed Bean Picadillo, mix together a medley of nutrient-rich canned beans with a selection of spices to create a traditional Mexican picadillo and then serve with boiled brown or white rice.

This is the perfect winter dinner to share with friends or family on a cold winter’s night. If you like the Mixed Bean Picadillo we recommend trying the Three Bean Tacos or Minced Beef Burritos.

Make sure to tag any of your canned food creations on Instagram with either @lovecannedfood or #lovecannedfood.

Minced Beef Burritos

This recipe mixes traditional Mexican flavours with crunchy vegetables and high fibre canned pulses to create burritos the whole family can enjoy after a busy day. Serve with wholemeal wraps and a sprinkle of cheese for even more flavour and calcium to help support growing bones.

Three Bean Tacos

For a delicious, protein-rich family meal, try these tasty three bean tacos using canned beans. Fun to make and full of fibre, serve them with fresh coriander and sliced jalapenos for an optional extra kick! Why not get the kids involved to make their own?

Tuna, Haricot and Red Onion Salad

Make this colourful and delicious salad in just minutes by using flavoursome canned ingredients. A mix of nutrient-packed tomatoes and crunchy onion complements the tuna perfectly – great for quick and easy lunches on the go! Find the full recipe below...

Greek Chicken Salad

This is a great recipe to use up any leftover chicken! Classic Mediterranean ingredients like

olives and feta are combined with convenient canned beans, fresh herbs and tomatoes

to bring colourful Greek cuisine to your table in minutes.

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