Top 5 Easy Lunch Recipes With Only 4 Ingredients

I’ve put together easy lunch recipes and they only use four ingredients. This is good for keeping costs down, reducing food waste and saving you time in the kitchen. These dishes serve two. Happy lunching.

1. Tuscan Bean Soup


1 Tin
Chopped Tomatoes
1 TinMixed Beans (incl. liquid)
250gKale or Cabbage (finely shredded)
PortionCrusty Bread

1. Place everything in a saucepan, bring to boil and simmer for 10 minutes or until cabbage is cooked.

2. Taste and season. Blend until smooth (optional) and serve with crusty bread.

2. Chicken Tikka with Tomato Wedges


1 Small PotNatural Yoghurt
1 tblspTikka Curry Paste
2Chicken Fillets (trimmed and cut into cubes)
4Tomatoes (cut into wedges)

1. Mix the yoghurt with the tikka. Spread all over the chicken. Place in a fridge for 10 minutes or more. Place the chicken on skewers and into a hot oven for 20 minutes.

2. Season and place tomatoes into the oven for 10 minutes or until hot. Serve on warm plates

3. Leek Bake


300mlNatural Yoghurt
1Egg (beaten)
1Leek (large, sliced)
100gPasta (cooked)

1. Mix the yogurt & egg.

2. Put slices of leek in an ovenproof dish. Add pasta and mix. Season.

3. Pour on yogurt mix . Place in a preheated oven (180c, 350F, Gas Mark 4) for 20 minutes or until cooked. Serve hot.

4. Pitta Margherita Pizza


1 TinChopped Tomatoes
4 SlicesParma Ham
50gCheese (such as cheddar, mozzarella, parmesan)

1. Boil the tomatoes until they become saucelike. Season.

2. Place opened pittas on a baking tray. Top with sauce, cheese and ham. Place in oven for 15 minutes.

5. Baked Potato Tuna & Corn Mayonnaise


2 LargeBaking Potatoes
1 TinTuna (drained)
1 PortionMayonaise
1 TinCorn (drained)

1. Mark crosses on potatoes and bake in hot oven at 190c for 50 minutes or until cooked.

1. Pinch each potato under the crosses to push out the cooked potato.

3. Place the scooped potato into a bowl with tuna, mayonnaise and corn. Mix.

4. Scoop the mixture back into the skins of the potato. Serve hot.

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About the Author


Sian Breslin is a qualified home economist, Mum of 3 boys and teacher for over 25 years. She is founder of Sian's Plan and believes that healthy eating can be made convenient with a little organisation.
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