Going to Pot! Snack Pots and Packet Lunches

Going to Pot! Snack Pots and Packet Lunches

There are lots of these, from the more wholefood end, eg Clive’s, Merchant Gourmet or BOL, to ‘kettle’ noodles from Itsu right through to the more junkfood Pot Noodle type! Some can be eaten cold, some need to be microwaved and some can be made with boiling water. So depending on budget, preference and facilities, take your pick.

Where to buy? Every major supermarket sells a range. Check out My Vegan Supermarket for several pages of pots and other instant products

Home-made alternative? Make your own, with leftovers such as curry, dhal, stir-fry, pulses, wholegrains, veg and salad.

Pimp your pot!

  • Add extra nutrients: a portion of cooked pulses (peas, beans or lentils); tofu pieces
  • Add a rainbow: serve with a mixed salad, sprinkled with toasted seeds or nuts if possible
  • Get fruity: add a serving of fruit

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Preparation time

Cook time

Total time

3-5 minutes


  • lunches
  • sides-light-meals-and-salads





Optional extras / notes

  • Time will depend on cooking method, e.g. hot water or microwave

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