14 Legitimately Easy Dinners Made With Pantry Staples

For those nights when you just can’t deal.

Hannah Wong/BuzzFeed

Sometimes all you want to do is make a quick, comforting dinner — but you literally have nothing to cook and zero motivation. This is where pantry staples save the day.

Sometimes all you want to do is make a quick, comforting dinner — but you literally have nothing to cook and zero motivation. This is where pantry staples save the day.

They’re the quick, cheap, and (often) non-perishable goods you can keep on hand: like pasta, grains, beans, anything canned. Stock up on them and mix and match to create simple meals without having to go shopping.

MGM Television

food52.com

honeyandbirch.com

Smashed White Bean and Avocado Sandwich

Smashed White Bean and Avocado Sandwich

If you’ve got an avocado, a can of beans, and some bread, you can probably make a variation of this sandwich. Get the recipe here.

culinarycolleen.com

budgetbytes.com

gimmesomeoven.com

Cacio e Pepe

Cacio e Pepe

The easiest four-ingredient dinner — made with only pasta, butter, pepper, and cheese. Get the recipe here.

plainchicken.com

theironyou.com

Pasta Pomodoro

Pasta Pomodoro

This beautiful sauce comes together with just six ingredients and is perfect over pasta — and feel free to substitute fresh basil for a few pinches of the dried stuff. Get the recipe here.

motherthyme.com

thepioneerwoman.com

Spiced Vegan Lentil Soup

Spiced Vegan Lentil Soup

This soups is not only deilcious, but super flexible. Don’t have collard greens?
Use kale, spinach, or leave it out entirely. Don’t have curry powder? Spice it up with whatever your heart desires. Get the recipe here.

cookieandkate.com

alexandracooks.com

budgetbytes.com

iwashyoudry.com

Taylor Miller/BuzzFeed

Let’s get cooking!

Let's get cooking!

Disney/Pixar

Powered by WPeMatico

Antiques

AdSense

Find More