7 Super Easy Packed Lunches You Can Make For Work This Week

All 20 minutes or less!

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You know the truth – making your own lunch will ultimately be tastier, cheaper and less time-consuming that any limp salad you queue for near work. 

It requires a few minutes work, but boy, the rewards are plentiful. 

Bonus points if you make these before work!

1. Spinach & sundried tomato pasta

All flavour, all filling, all whopper.

Tastes good either hot or cold, and can be made before bed or even while you're having your morning tea. That simple. 

Full recipe here

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2. Chicken pittas

Chicken fillets, whatever vegetables are on special offer and a packet of pittas.

Healthy, cheap and actually super tasty. Variations of this will do you for the week. We recommend tucking into the spice cupboard to change up the recipes day in, day out. 

Full recipe here.

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3. Caprese ciabatta

A fancy name for a fancy sambo. All this involves is slices of mozzarella and tomato between slices of bread. Add leaves if you have them, and more cheese if you've been good this week...

Full recipe here.

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4. Leek, asparagus & pea pasta

An easy, tasty lunch to throw together one evening – and add different recipes to every day of the week, to spice it up. 

Also, a much healthier alternative to a big bowl of pasta. Filling, too.

Full recipe here

4 Michlle Italian Garden

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5. Chickpea salad sandwich

Decadent, filling and won't stink up the office like a tuna salad sandwich. It's also incredibly filling and will ensure that you don't snack throughout the day. 

Full recipe here

Mashed Chickpea Salad Sandwich

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6. Miso ramen

Ramen is fast becoming the dish of the moment, due to its versatility and incredible flavour. 

The technique is simple, once you pick up a few key ingredients. It's also worth making in bulk, as you can use it over and over again. 

Full recipe here

Miso Ramen

7. Barley salad with feta and pine nuts

Now we're talking. This versatile dish is the health kick your Monday has been waiting for. 

Full recipe here

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Written By

Kate Demolder

Kate is a contributing writer here at Lovin Dublin. You are as likely to see her indulging in some of Dublin’s finer establishments, as well as panic-exercising the day after.

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