Try These Delicious Recipes Made From Pantry Staples
It doesn't have to be difficult to adapt to cooking with the ingredients you have on-hand. You’d be surprised how much you can make with just a few pantry ingredients you likely have in your kitchen in our Northridge apartments. Here are some easy, delicious recipes to make with pantry staples.
This great recipe for Cheesy Southwestern Chicken Casserole by TheKitchn uses chicken stock, canned tomatoes, black beans, green chiles, and corn kernels. You likely already have most of these canned ingredients in your pantry. Add an onion, cheese, chicken, and some spices from the cabinet and you should be set for dinner. It only takes 20 minutes to prep and cooks in less than an hour.
For a lighter meal, try this classic lentil soup from Food Network. Lentils are an excellent pantry staple for their versatility and health benefits. This five-star recipe with over 400 reviews offers a rich, flavorful spin on this favorite comfort food. You can prep the soup in 30 minutes and it cooks in less than an hour.
Garbanzo and Tuna Salad
Fresh veggies and pantry meals don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Canned tuna and garbanzo beans are the perfect staple to add to a salad. Don’t believe us? Kayln's Kitchen proves it with this easy, no-heat lunch recipe. Chop up some parsley, red onion, and peppers, and you will have a nutritious, easy meal in no time.
Sticking to the basics and using what you have at home doesn't have to be a hassle. In fact, this is a great time to clean out your pantry and start using those shelf-stable items that you might have forgotten about. We hope you enjoy these easy recipes with pantry staples. Check out our blog for more apartment inspiration. And if you’re looking for a new home near CSUN with a spacious kitchen, contact us today! We’d love to tell you more about our luxury apartment community.