15 Cooped-Up Pantry Staple Recipes
Make Soups or Stews
Soups and stews like these can be made in big batches and frozen in meal size portions for a quick and easy meal anytime.
Big Batch Chicken, Lentil, Bean & Rice Soup
Chicken Pasta e Fagioli Soup
Chicken and Barley Soup
Yellow Split Pea Soup with Chicken Meatballs
Moroccan-style Ground Chicken & Couscous
Get Creative with Beans
Beans/legumes are inexpensive and can be used to add extra protein, fiber and heartiness to any meal. Use them in soups, salads and casseroles.
BBQ Chicken over Apple Maple Baked Beans
Layered Mexican Chicken Salad
Cassoulet of Chicken with Mixed Beans
Indian Seasoned Roast Chicken with Lentil Brown Rice Pilaf
Other Pantry Meal Ideas
Here are some other simple and flavour-packed pantry meal ideas.