25 Recipes You Can Make With a Tin of Tomatoes

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Whole, chopped, crushed, plum…whatever type of tinned tomatoes you have on hand you can make so many different recipes with this pantry staple! These recipes are all simple, healthy and delicious. 

The key to pantry recipes is being flexible and using what you have. All of the recipes below can easily be altered to fit what you’ve got on hand, if you’ve got any questions about substitutions then do comment below or send me a message on social media!

I normally keep plenty of tins of chopped tomatoes in the cupboard so that’s what’s used in most of the recipes below but if you can only get whole then you can use a wooden spoon (or your hands!) to break them down. 

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Tinned Tomato Recipes

Orzo Risotto with Tomato & Mascarpone

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Orzo Risotto with Tomato & Mascarpone
This creamy one pot orzo risotto is made with tomatoes and mascarpone which makes it such an indulgent and tasty main meal. Serve topped with a sprinkling of parmesan for an easy weeknight dinner.
30 minutes
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Potato Curry with Creamy Tomato Sauce

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Potato Curry with Creamy Tomato Sauce
Potato curry is an easy, vegan friendly recipe. This is a quick and healthy Indian inspired curry which is perfect drizzled with a speedy yoghurt sauce.
50 minutes
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Pesto Pasta Bake with Giant Shells

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Pesto Pasta Bake with Giant Shells
This simple pesto pasta bake is a vegetarian main dish which is perfect for feeding a crowd. Giant pasta shells are stuffed with a creamy ricotta and pesto filling then baked with homemade tomato sauce and mozzarella.
1 hour
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Hearty Quinoa Chilli with Beans

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Hearty Quinoa Chilli with Beans
This vegan quinoa chilli recipe is such a hearty and warming Mexican inspired dinner! Vegetarian chilli makes for a delicious weeknight recipe and it's so easy too.
45 minutes
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Spicy Lentil Soup with Coconut

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Spicy Lentil Soup with Coconut
This spicy lentil soup is my favourite vegan comfort food! It's such a healthy and hearty winter dish made with red lentils, curry powder and coconut milk.
40 minutes
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Vodka Pasta Sauce with Sun Dried Tomato

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Vodka Pasta Sauce with Sun Dried Tomato
This pasta dish with a rich and creamy vodka pasta sauce is an easy and indulgent vegetarian dinner. This tomato vodka sauce is great for a weeknight dinner or for serving to friends!
30 minutes
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Jackfruit Tacos

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Jackfruit Tacos
Jackfruit tacos are an easy Mexican inspired dinner made using canned jackfruit and a spicy chipotle sauce. Serve these vegan pulled pork style tacos for a simple weeknight meal. 
1 hour
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Aubergine Pasta Bake with Balsamic Tomato Sauce

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Aubergine Pasta Bake with Balsamic Tomato Sauce
Aubergine pasta bake with a balsamic tomato sauce and topped with plenty of melted cheese is a comforting and filling vegetarian dinner perfect for colder weather.
40 minutes
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Smoky Bean Stew with Kale

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Smoky Bean Stew with Kale
This vegan butter bean stew recipe is a healthy cold weather recipe. It's hearty enough to be served on its own or with some crusty bread.
45 minutes
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15 Minute Chickpea and Spinach Curry

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15 Minute Chickpea and Spinach Curry
This healthy chickpea and spinach curry is an easy vegan recipe which takes just 15 minutes to prepare! Serve with rice and naan for a filling dinner.
15 minutes
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Prawn Pasta with Spicy Tomato Sauce

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Prawn Pasta with Spicy Tomato Sauce
This healthy prawn pasta has a spicy sauce made with tomatoes, chilli and plenty of garlic. It's such an easy recipe to make and is perfect for a busy weeknight. 
20 minutes
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Pulled Jackfruit Sandwiches with BBQ Sauce

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Pulled Jackfruit Sandwiches with BBQ Sauce
These BBQ pulled jackfruit sandwiches are an amazing vegan alternative to meat! They're so easy to make and the filling can be used for tacos, in wraps, on nachos or even pizza.
1 hour
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Breakfast Skillet with Spicy Beans

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Breakfast Skillet with Spicy Beans
This healthy breakfast skillet is loaded with spicy beans and runny eggs. It's such an easy and delicious brunch perfect served with crusty bread.
20 minutes
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Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese with Mushrooms

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Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese with Mushrooms
This vegetarian spaghetti bolognese is an easy meat free recipe made with mushrooms and a rich tomato sauce for a super comforting and filling bowl of pasta.
40 minutes
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Sausage Pasta with Peppers & Tomato Sauce

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Sausage Pasta with Peppers & Tomato Sauce
Sausage pasta is an easy Italian dinner recipe with a rich tomato sauce and sweet red peppers perfect made with pork or veggie sausages and served with a side salad.
40 minutes
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Easy Mixed Bean Chilli with Roasted Red Peppers

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Easy Mixed Bean Chilli with Roasted Red Peppers
This healthy vegan bean chilli is made from a mixture of kidney and black beans for an easy and filling Mexican style dinner. Serve with rice, in wraps or on nachos!
40 minutes
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Creamy Cauliflower and Chickpea Curry

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Creamy Cauliflower and Chickpea Curry
This creamy cauliflower and chickpea curry recipe is a great gluten free dinner. Serve with rice and naan for a comforting vegetarian meal.
20 minutes
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Mediterranean Fish and Vegetable Bake

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Mediterranean Fish and Vegetable Bake
This healthy one pan fish and vegetable bake is bursting with Mediterranean flavour from the tomatoes, olives and plenty of herbs. Serve with plenty of crusty bread.
55 minutes
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15 Minute Spicy Salmon Linguine

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15 Minute Spicy Salmon Linguine
This spicy salmon linguine takes just 15 minutes to make and has a rich tomato sauce with a salty kick from the capers and plenty of garlic. Finish with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
15 minutes
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Spicy Veggie Stew with Quinoa

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Spicy Veggie Stew with Quinoa
This spicy veggie stew has a rich curry sauce and plenty of healthy vegetables, spices and quinoa. It's so easy to make and takes just 30 minutes!
30 minutes
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Vegetarian Sausage Pasta Bake

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Vegetarian Sausage Pasta Bake
This easy vegetarian sausage pasta bake is so cheesy and comforting. With a rich tomato sauce, your favourite brand of vegetarian sausages and plenty of mozzarella.
30 minutes
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Chipotle Eggs and Potatoes with Kale

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Chipotle Eggs and Potatoes with Kale
This skillet chipotle eggs and potatoes makes the best easy breakfast or dinner. The whole thing is made on the stove top and is full of Mexican flavour!
40 minutes
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Halloumi, Kale & White Bean Bake

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Halloumi, Kale & White Bean Bake
This halloumi, kale & white bean bake is what vegetarian dinner dreams are made of! Serve with a loaf of crusty bread or a big green salad to keep it gluten free.
40 minutes
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Spicy Halloumi Curry with Potato

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Spicy Halloumi Curry with Potato
This halloumi curry with potato is extra spicy and filling. Serve with rice and naan for a vegetarian meal that's great for a busy weeknight.
30 minutes
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One Pot Gnocchi Bake with Tomato & Mozzarella

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One Pot Gnocchi Bake with Tomato & Mozzarella
This one pot gnocchi bake with rich tomato sauce and topped with melty mozzarella cheese is a comforting vegetarian dinner. It's perfect for a weeknight family dinner!
40 minutes
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