Greek flatbread recipe

Best ever lunch ideas for grown-ups

These recipes make a great packed lunch or enjoyed in the comfort of your own home!

Best ever lunch ideas for grown-ups

Feeling uninspired by your regular sandwich or salad? We've got your back with our top 5 lunch picks! Don't get us wrong, we love a BLT, but sometimes you want to impress - even if that's impressing yourself. 

These vibrant dishes can all be made in under an hour and are easily transportable. So whether you're filling up your lunch box, packing a picnic or simply having your mid-day meal at home, keep scrolling for our fave recipes...

watercress and feta flatbreads With za-atar

Taking just 10 minutes to assemble, these tasty Greek-inspired flatbreads are ideal for using up any spring produce. Scatter fresh watercress over the top – that peppery flavour works perfectly with salty, creamy feta.

Asian fusion rice noodle salad

Sweet and sour chicken on another level! With crunchy veg and rice noodles, this colourful salad feels oh-so-fresh. For a veggie alternative, add ready-made tofu or a boiled egg in place of the chicken. Pack it up in a sealable jar if you're in need of lunch on-the-go.


Falafel & cous cous mezze bowls

Counting as 2 of your five-a-day, these falafel and cous cous mezze bowls sure look impressive – despite requiring no cooking skills whatsoever! Simply combine cous cous with fresh herbs, dried apricots, crunchy veg and ready-made sweet potato falafels, then serve with chunky lemon wedges. We couldn't have made it easier...

Garden pea and pesto soup

If you thought soup was just for the cold months, we're here to prove your wrong! Serve a twist to classic pea soup with fragrant green pesto - adding a little taste of fresh green basil brings us back to Spring / Summer vibes. Top it with crispy croutons and a sprinkle of black pepper for the ultimate restaurant-finish. 

Broccoli and goat’s cheese frittata

If you're not in on the frittata secret - we know you'll be obsessed! Not only is this one-pan wonder simple and tasty, but you can use any leftover veg you have in the fridge to bulk it out! This recipe combines florets of broccoli with creamy goats cheese, salty chorizo and tangy sundried tomatoes.

Feeling inspired to whip up an impressive lunch? Check out our fave lunch time recipes under 400 calories! Make sure you head to Asda to stock up on all your ingredients or pop into your local store