Nine Best Hot Lunch Ideas

Rustic Vegetable Soup

This healthy, low-fat soup is packed full of veg and lentils for a filling and nutritious lunch. Make a batch and keep in the fridge to eat over a few days.

Meatball & Tomato Soup

This meaty soup gives you three of your five-a-day, is absolutely delicious and will leave you feeling full thanks to the giant couscous.

Satay Chicken Rice Bowl

Using packet rice is a great shortcut as well, so you can focus on making the other components, most of which will usually be in your fridge and cupboards anyway.

Pork Noodle Stir Fry

This 30-minute stir-fry is cheap and quick. Make a huge batch on the weekend and portion it out for hot work lunches.

Coconut Curry Noodle Bowl

For a veggie-filled noodle bowl with an added nutty crunch, try this vegan coconut curry noodle bowl for a simple yet delicious hot lunch.

CreamyPesto & Kale Pasta

This healthy lunch doesn't require a large shopping list. Five pantry staples make this pesto and kale spaghetti lunch delicious and wholesome.

Lemon & Walnut Pasta

This 20-minute vegan pasta meal with broccoli, lemon, and walnuts uses only a few ingredients. Chilli flakes add a little heat.

Mango Chutney & Campfire Cheese Toasties

Load up on the cheese and mango chutney and fry until warm and golden on both sides.

Vegan Chickpea Curry

To help with hitting your protein goals if you're on a vegan diet, try this chickpea curry jacket potato recipe for a hot and flavour-packed lunch.

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