Category: Simple Summer Dining

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!

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

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.

Sautéed Peaches with Lemon & Yoghurt

Warming canned peaches in a little syrup and nutmeg are such a simple way of creating a delicious dessert. All you need is a bit of thick yoghurt and voila!

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

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. 

Pineapple Relish Recipe

Pineapple can be used in many ways for either sweet or savoury dishes, canned is great for either. I serve this side with grilled or BBQ’d turkey, or grilled fish. I also remove the onions and garlic and serve it with vanilla ice cream! 

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!

Chicken, Mushroom & Sweetcorn Ramen

This colourful Asian dish uses convenient ingredients like canned mushrooms and sweetcorn, and cooked leftover chicken to create a tasty and nutritious meal. It also works well with prawns.

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

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.

Vegan Bean & Carrot Burger

Vegan burgers that aren't just for veggies. Trust us, they're a crowd pleaser.

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

Mango Ice Lollies

Get the taste of summer in three simple and easy steps. This refreshing ice-lolly is the ideal snack on a hot summer's day. Just reach for a can of mangos and mix with Greek yoghurt and voila, the perfect summer treat!
Pro Tip: You could use 8 small lolly moulds and these smaller treats will have only 75 calories each!

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

Raspberry & Apricot Smoothie Bowl

A filling and delicious way to make a smoothie more thick and wholesome by using canned fruits, Greek yoghurt and oats. You can decorate the smoothie bowl with any combination of fruit, nuts and seeds – it will look different every time!

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

Cherry Piña Colada Mocktail

For a unique take on a famous cocktail, this simple yet yummy summery drink is made with canned pineapple chunks and a mixture of different delicious  berries. Enjoy this refreshing mocktail either at a house party or a summer BBQ.

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

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.

Steamed Salmon en Papillote

Packed full of taste and texture, try this colourful salmon recipe for a simple yet delicious and nutritious dinner served with crunchy green vegetables. It’s perfect to enjoy as a weekend meal and great when dining al fresco.

Crab and Prawn Laksa

Forget expensive takeaways, this Asian-inspired stir fry recipe uses canned products and combines juicy prawns with fragrant coconut to create an easy yet delicious dinner that’s perfect for a family get-together without the price tag.

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!

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.