Spicy Thai Leftover Roast Beef Salad

Inevitably, after having Sunday Roast, there is always a little left overs.

With the beef, beautifully medium rare, what better way to serve up a tasty and mouth watering lunch?

Making this took no longer than ten minutes and tasted fantastic.

It is cheap, healthy and incredibly addictive with the chilli kick.

I had it for lunch Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday!

It travels really well, with the flavours developing in the fridge overnight.

A great excuse to make Roast Beef and Yorkshire puddings!

Spicy Thai Beef Salad

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Spicy Mango and Hot Nut Rice Salad

This was a quick and experimental packed lunch idea.

I mixed a little toasted sesame oil through some steamed rice, with half a red Chinese lettuce and mixed in the leftover
Lightly Pickled Mango Salad with Hot Nuts. All Asian inspired ingredients, and as you would expect, all the flavours work together. I added a little more mint, basil and coriander to keep the dish light and fresh.

The result was delicious, Asian flavours, but with a crunch from the scattered peanuts, bean sprouts and crisp leaves.

A cheap, healthy and delicious packed lunch! I have already been asked to make this again!

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Tuna Sweetcorn Pasta Salad

I love tuna and sweetcorn pasta. There is something so wholesome and tasty about the combination. I like to funk the recipe up with spring onion and hot red chilli.

It takes such little effort to make, tastes fresh, zingy and delicious, and one can will serve 2 people for two lunches. What is not too like?

If you are looking for variety on this recipe, then may I suggest apple and celery as alternative additions.

Make sure to keep the pasta al dente - otherwise it will not survive in the fridge very well after a day.

Season well - nothing worse than bland pasta salad!

I add the mayonnaise to the serving plate and mix through - when I am ready to eat the pasta salad - otherwise I find it can go a little gloopy and less appetising! After all this is meant to be a quick and easy lunch solution!

The pasta salad is really good without the mayo anyways

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Spicy Smokey Potato Wedges

Potato wedges are quick and easy to make.

With the smokey paprika and spicy cayenne, the potato wedges are delicious.

The wedges can be served along side most dishes or can be made as a delicious snack. They are great to dip into mayonnaise or topped with diced red onion and satay sauce *Yum*.

Why buy frozen or ready made chips? These are the real deal !

The potato wedges were originally served with
Succulent Sticky Pork Ribs.

Spicy Smokey Potato Wedges

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Tomato and Chorizo Fusilli Pasta

Preparing for a weekend away skydiving.

The one thing that is disappointing about our home dropzone is the outrageous cost of sandwiches, tea and coffee. As such, I decided I would make lunch for the two days.
(I also made a large greek salad - and the two dishes together were very satisfying).

A quick trip along the High Road and I had all I needed. (Chorizo and a can of tomatoes!).

This is an easy recipe, wholesome, warming and tasty - all in all - ideal for standing around a windy airport.

The pasta survived admirably in the tupperware for the two days. In all honesty, it tasted better the second day.

Tomato and Chorizo Pasta : Lunch Ready!

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Greek Salad

An amazingly tasty and easy lunch to cook.

With the Greek Kalamata Olives and Feta Cheese, this salad knocks your socks off.
(Sorry to sound Jamie’esque)!!

This salad is a wholesome and healthy lunch or a perfect side for Lamb Koftas etc!

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Asian Inspired Prawn and Rice Noodle Salad

Quick, easy and tasty lunches have become a regular feature from the kitchen.

With no desire to eat additive filled, mayonnaise dripping shop bought sandwiches, it has become an evening ritual to make the next day’s lunch.

This Asian Inspired salad can be prepared in under ten minutes, and is extremely versatile, using whatever is in the fridge.

The dressing can be tweaked to your balance. It is the old classic of sweet, sour, spicy and salty. Play with the ratios of each for your preferred balance.

This will work equally well with left-over roast chicken for instance.

Asian Inspired Salad

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