25+ great recipes you can whip up with your pantry staples. Keep a well stocked pantry, fridge, and freezer so you can always have a great easy meal.
Having a well stocked pantry and freezer allows you to make a great meal on the fly.
You can whip up something great with some of the staples you keep on hand, instead of calling for take out all the time.
You’ll want to keep things like broth, a well stocked spice rack, dry and canned beans. rice, oatmeal, canned soup, condiments, and pasta in your pantry.
As well, you’ll want to keep a well stocked freezer like frozen chicken, ground meat, frozen vegetables, and frozen fruit. Before heading out to work in the morning, transfer the meat to the fridge so it can safely thaw. Then you’ll be ready to make a great dinner right when you get home.
Be sure to keep up to date with what is in your pantry and freezer so you can add to it when you are running low on things.
25+ Recipes to make with Pantry Staples
Skip the typical bowl of cereal and toast for these great breakfast options using some great pantry staples like oatmeal and frozen fruit.
Eyeing those brown bananas on your counter? Well, this delicious Banana Oat Bread uses very ripe bananas and healthy oats in the batter.
This Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal is a great way to enjoy oatmeal with that extra can of pumpkin you always seem to have in your pantry., It's so yummy!
Don't let that yogurt expire! Use it up with some bananas and blueberries to make a great smoothie.
Don't have blueberries? Then you can easily swap out frozen raspberries or strawberries.
Enjoy quiche for any meal of the day!. This Easy Greek Spinach Quiche is great because it combines eggs, thawed frozen spinach, and cheese in a frozen pie crust.
Be sure to a few packages of chicken in your freezer so you can make tacos, soup, and casseroles any day of the week.
Thaw those chicken breasts or that package of ground turkey in your freezer because these recipes will leave you full and satisfied
This chicken dish is great because it's just 4 ingredients- chicken, taco seasoning, ranch seasoning, and broth. Toss it all in
This Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Chili will keep you warm & cozy all winter long. It's hearty & healthy, but without all the fuss. The perfect, easy dinner!
You won't believe that you get this great, juicy Roasted Chicken by slathering it with mayo!
Run out of bread? No problem!!
Make a sandwich with waffles! You can use frozen waffles or ones you make with a mix. Keep it nice and easy and just enjoy these Buffalo Chicken Waffle Sandwiches.
This Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole is a great comfort food dish.
Don't have wild rice? No problem! Just use white rice. It will still be great!
I swear, we always have a frozen package of ground beef in our freezer, and I bet you do too.
You can thaw it out and be on your way to a great dinner in no time. Enjoy great meat sauces or burgers
Don't have zucchini? No problem! Just enjoy this great sauce with pasta instead. The main thing is to make this great hearty meat sauce. It's quick to prepare and loaded with great flavors.
Whip up chili in under 30 minutes for a great week night meal. While
Pasta is a great pantry staple because it has a long shelf life, cooks quickly, and can be used in a wide variety of recipes.
Perfect Penne alla Vodka will be on your table in under 30 minutes tonight. Create this flavorful dinner any night of the week. You'll love every single bite of this Italian classic.
If you don't have heavy cream, you can add in some plain yogurt or sour cream to some milk. This will give the dish some richness and make the sauce nice and thick.
This One-Pot Sausage and Broccoli Pasta is so great because you cook it all in one pot and you don't even need to train the pasta!
Don't have sausage? Then use some ground beef. Want it meat free? Then add in more veggies. Make it work for you!
This Easy Spaghetti with Chickpeas is a simple dinner made up with pantry staples. The chickpeas make the sauce extra flavorful & give it a wonderful texture.
Side Dish Recipes
Enjoy a great side dish for
These No-Soak Instant Pot Black Beans are a must make because they are so easy and they come out so tender. Perfect for Taco Tuesday!
If you have a tomato and some rice, then you are going to have a great side of Restaurant Style Mexican Rice.
Yuu just need 2 ingredients! Salt-Roasted Little Potatoes are tender potatoes that are baked in salt. They are fluffy on the inside, with a nice crunchy, salty crust on the outside.
This is a sure fire way to make the best baked potatoes you will every have. The skin is crisp and salty and the inside is perfectly fluffy.
Soup is a great way to make great use of things you have in your pantry, fridge, and freezer. Grab some beans, fresh and frozen veggies, pasta, and some broth and you're on your way to make a delicious soup.
Chickpea and Spinach Soup is a healthy, hearty soup that will satisfy your belly and your soul.
Grab some beans, frozen spinach, and
Use canned beans or some leftovers from your homemade beans to make a a great Black Bean Soup.
Easy Spiced Carrot Soup is a wonderful vegetarian soup that will warm your belly and soul with it's bold flavors from the spices you blend in. Yum!
You'll just need some small pasta, onion, tomato sauce, and broth to enjoy this classic Mexican soup.
This Sweet Pea and Mint Soup is a soup that welcomes Spring with open arms. All you need are
It's vibrant green hue is on par with the rich, fresh flavors in this vegetable soup.
Skip the bag of chips and boring pretzels, instead make a great snack right from everything you have right in your house at the moment.
This creamy hummus is a made in just minutes and tastes better than store-bought.
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus- In just 5 minutes you'll have a wonderfully smooth, flavorful hummus that is so much better than store-bought hummus.
This might just be the most addicting snack ever. The oyster crackers are seasoned with butter, ranch seasoning, and Parmesan cheese. Simple and perfect.
End your day of delicious foods with these great desserts that can be put together with some pantry staples, like flour, sugar, vanilla extract, rice, and condensed milk, and chocolate chips. Yum!
This Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding Crumbly Topping is the perfect bread pudding that will satisfy your sweets cravings with the chocolate and the buttery texture from the crumbly topping. It;s a great way to use up some left over day old bread.
Baked Rice Pudding using Leftover Rice is the perfect dessert to enjoy when you've made too much rice or ordered too much with your take out. Delish!
This Arroz Con Leche is a Mexican Rice Pudding you make with just a few ingredients like rice and condensed milk.
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