This is a selection of recipes appropriate for lunch. They can also be used for light supper ideas. Some of these are age-old classics.
There are two easy parts to this recipe: a cheese pie, and some caramelized onions that go on top as a garnish.
If you love sardines and the rich, tangy preserves known as Branston Pickle, your ship has come in. This is an easy mixture of sardines and pickle to spread on hot buttered toast.
They’ll think you fussed forever with savoury pastry squares. Good as a light lunch with a quick, leafy salad on the side.
You can make the pie up to a day ahead; just don’t glaze it with the egg until it actually goes into the oven.
Serve as breakfast wraps. Good for on the go, or if served on a plate, serve with something tomato-y such as a salsa, sliced tomatoes, ketchup or a chili sauce.
Depending on the invalid’s tastes, you could add additional seasoning such as a pinch of ground cumin, herbs, etc.
Shit on a Shingle made with creamed, chipped beef is a classic American military dish. This recipe makes enough for one person for lunch or a light supper; you can easily multiply this recipe as needed.
Assemble this all in your slow cooker, and let your it transform the ingredients into a more-ish dish with deep, satisfying smokey flavours. This is a very healthy, non-fattening take on Sloppy Joes, so you can have a big feed, guilt free.
Fine for a quick lunch on your own, or serve with a salad and you have a quick winter’s lunch you can serve to guests. Probably each person will want two pieces of toast at least.
Pasties are ideal for picnics, packed lunches, or outdoor buffets during the summer. The thick edging on pasties was originally for farm and mine workers in Cornwall, England.