Beginner recipes 30 - 45 mins

  • Passed down through generations, it’s the simplicity and fresh ingredients that make this sauce so delicious.

  • This versatile sauce can use up a host of ingredients and can be paired with pasta or egg- two meals in one!

  • Here is a twist on a lasagne recipe using smoked fish and a creamed sweetcorn sauce. A delicious meal for two that is perfect for a night in.

  • Making homemade stuffing is a fantastic way to use up leftover bread and the breadcrumbs can be stored in the freezer to use later.

  • This traditional Geordie recipe has been updated to make a one-pot meal that uses up leftover bacon and cheese. All the family will enjoy this hearty and economical meal.

  • This healthier version of nachos is a great way of using up root vegetables with Mexican dips and can be served as a snack or sharing starter when entertaining.

  • A superb side dish and a great way to use up stray greens.

  • Crunchy, flavoursome roasted pumpkin seeds for pennies! Perfect for snacking, sprinkling and spicing up your dishes. Reduce your waste with this super simple recipe!

  • A great way to use up extra bread, and easier than you might think!

  • An easy, deliciously chocolatey way to save that leftover Christmas pudding from the bin by Scotland's National Chef, Gary Maclean.

  • This ultimate leftover-friendly soup recipe was put together by our partner, Chefs @ School, to get pupils thinking about food and how to save it from the bin.

  • This classic soup recipe was put together by our partner, Chefs @ School, to get pupils thinking about food and how to save it from the bin. Would you try it with your wee ones?