Chickpea and Cauliflower Curry Recipe

Healthy vegetarian storecupboard recipes

Make good use of those tins, jars and dried ingredients in your kitchen cupboards by turning them into nutritious veggie and vegan meals, from quinoa and black bean chilli to veggie bolognese and chickpea curries

Looking for vegetarian storecupboard recipes? Want to make meat-free meals from storecupboard staples? Try our ideas below, then check out our other storecupboard recipes.


Vegetarian storecupboard recipes

Vegan quinoa and black bean chilli

This quinoa and black bean chilli recipe is high in protein and fibre, low in calories and vegan – but it still tastes impossibly creamy.

Easy Vegan Chilli Recipe with Quinoa

Smoky homemade beans with baked sweet potato

Using tins of beans and tomatoes, this dish makes for an easy veggie meal. It has a generous dose of fibre too, and will boost your five-a-day count.

Baked sweet potatoes with smoky beans

Black bean slow-cooker chilli

Check out our easy slow-cooker chilli using tinned tomatoes and black beans, which are rich in fibre, potassium and protein. This is a nutritious, low-calorie veggie recipe that the whole family will love.

Chipotle Black Bean Chilli Recipe

Grains, greens and beans salad with pesto dressing

This nutritious salad jumbles healthy storecupboard staples like protein-rich freekah and beans with green veg, and finishes it all off with a tub of fresh pesto. Ready in 15 minutes.

Easy Grain Salad Recipe with Pesto Dressing

Use tinned puy lentils and tomatoes as well as dried herbs in this great veggie bolognese. It’s packed with veggies and is rich in protein and fibre.

Lentil Bolognese Recipe

Check out our vibrant salad recipe with giant couscous. The cauliflower brings fibre to the table, as well as lots of vitamins and minerals. The garlic and herb dressing adds more goodness as well as punchy flavour.

Cauliflower Couscous Salad Recipe with Zhoug

This Greek one-pot is packed with protein and fibre as well as plenty of fresh flavours. Using tins, jars and other storecupboard staples, it’s an easy vegetarian meal idea with less than 300 calories.

Gigantes Plaki Recipe

This super salad is made from storecupboard heroes like tinned chickpeas, frozen peas and beans and grains. It’s ready in just 15 minutes so make for a speedy but nourishing salad. It serves four, but you can always have leftovers for lunch.

Super storecupboard salad

Vegan coconut dahl

Try our super simple, nutritious vegan dahl recipe, made from dry lentils and tinned coconut milk. The fried onions, curry leaves and mustard seeds make a colourful, crunchy topping. Serve with flatbreads, or as a side to a curry.

Coconut Dhal Recipe