Think the only thing you can make with that tin of tomatoes is a pasta sauce? Think again. The world is your oyster when it comes to canned tomatoes, and they can add a delicious depth of flavour to many dishes. Try a hearty shakshuka for an indulgent weekend breakfast, or a fragrant Moroccan chickpea stew for a quick and easy midweek meal. And take the opportunity to brush up on your saucing skills; this classic tomato pizza sauce will become a firm favourite.
Looking for more fresh tomato recipes?
Slow cooker Greek ‘sausages’ with olives and risoni
A tasty slow-cooked homemade sausages cooked in a garlicky tomato sauce.
Our best spaghetti bolognese
This dinner winner never fails to delight both young and old in the family.
lentil-stuffed eggplant in your air fryer
Tender roasted eggplant filled with a tasty lentil and tomato-based filling and sprinkled with fetta and parmesan for a delicious vegetarian dinner
Cauliflower and lentil parmigiana
This healthy vegetarian meal uses crumbed cauliflower ‘schnitzels’ with a hearty lentil bolognese sauce and topped with melted cheese.
Tomato-braised lamb shanks with creamy polenta
Heavely succulent braised lamb shanks with creamy polenta – dinner is sorted! Warm up the family with this deliciously satisfying and comforting dish!
Smoked sausages with lentils slow cooker
This slow-cooker creation is the ideal budget-friendly comfort meal. With sausages and lentils and plenty of vegies the family will love it
Chorizo and chickpea stew
Inspired by New Orleans gumbo this nourishing stew of full of spicy chorizo and soft chickpeas. Perfect with fresh baby spinach leaves
Turkish bread with lamb and eggs
Delicately-spiced lamb mince mix is slow cooked for full flavour then eggs lightly poached until slightly runny and served on toasted Turkish bread
A vegetarian Harira – a hearty tomato-based Moroccon soup made with legums like lentils and chickpeas, fresh herbs and warm spices.
A touch of chilli adds a spicy punch to this rustic French ratatouille recipe. Fabulous by itself, with pasta or as a side to a roast leg of lamb.
Get cozy on the couch with a warm bowl of this hearty minestrone.
This easy butter chicken dish is sure to become a family favourite in no time.
Mediterranean vegetable soup
Delicious homemade vegetable soup recipe prepared Mediterranean-style with loads of vegetables and fresh herbs!
Mediterranean fish pie
The pangrattato, toasted bread crumbs in Italian, adds a delightful crunch and paired tender fish and Mediterranean spices creates the perfect fish pie.
A spicy ratatouille recipe, a touch of chilli adds a spicy punch to this rustic French classic. Fabulous served as a side to a roast leg of lamb.
Baked bolognese pasta
A creamy layer of ricotta and parmesan is just the tip of this delicious recipe. Hearty veal and pork mince pasta satisfy your winter comfort food cravings.
Named for the small dish that its traditionally cooked in. It’s super easy, quick and makes a scrumptious summer meal.
Seafood in coconut & lemongrass broth
Looking for a new way to enjoy seafood? Whip up this fragrant coconut and lemongrass broth and add fresh mussels, crab and prawns – you won’t be disappointed.
Spinach and ricotta cannelloni
This vegetarian dish is bursting with flavour and perfect for a cool autumn night. It is lovely served with garlic bread and salad, or steamed green vegetables.
Black bean chilli with guacamole and corn “chips”
This simple dish is easy to make and substitutes baked mountain bread ‘chips’ for corn chips for a diabetic friendly meal.
A vegan twist on the classic shepherd’s pie made with lentils, mushrooms and a polenta topping. It’s just as hearty as the original and oh-so tasty!
A classic, easy seafood pasta made using a mix of fresh seafood tossed through a simple, tasty tomato sauce.
Classic tomato pizza sauce
Chilli con carne
This spicy Mexican stew is a real crowd-pleaser that everyone will love. Serve with rice, corn chips or on top of baked potatoes – just don’t forget the sour cream.
Heart-healthy seafood with tomato rice
A marriage made in heaven, blending hearty prawns and salmon with tomatoes and a brown rice mixture coated in garlic and onion flavour. Great for a dinner party with friends or a wholesome family meal
Lamb kefta tagine
Sure to become a firm family favourite, this dish combines the comfort of meatballs with the adventurous flavours of North Africa.
Moroccan chickpea stew
Chock full of veggies and tender chickpeas, this rich Moroccan-inspired stew is packed with nutrients and the best cold-busting remedy for winter nights.