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Canned foods are an amazing way to save money on groceries, especially if you use them to create meals your family loves.
In this blog post, I’m sharing 47 delicious and easy recipes made using canned foods. So, if you’re looking for some new ideas for dinner (or lunch), be sure to check out the recipes below!
And, if you’re looking to clear out your pantry, canned foods are a great way to do it. Just be sure to check the expiration dates on your canned goods before you use them. (Note: If a canned food has been stored properly, it may be safe to eat for up to two years after the expiration date.)
We all know money is tight right now, especially when it comes to the grocery bill! Canned foods are a great way to save money and still get a delicious meal.
Make sure to check out these cheap and easy meal ideas for more meal planning help:
Looking for an easy dinner recipe that children will love? Give this simple Silly Chili Macaroni a try! It’s a favorite of kids and adults alike, and it’s easy to customize! It’s also a perfect pantry, stockpile, or food storage meal.
This simple and delicious lentil dhal is made with just a few pantry ingredients. Red lentils are cooked with fragrant spices, and creamy coconut milk until a creamy and thick texture is reached. This dhal is vegan and gluten-free.
Adapted from the recipe of a famous Singaporean peranakan food author, Sylvia Tan, this easy spicy tuna dip is great for when you've nothing in the fridge and need to raid your pantry! It only requires 4-ingredients & about 15 minutes.
Easy, fast, and delicious, this 15-Minute Angel Hair Pasta Recipe with Chicken is made with vine-ripened canned tomatoes, canned green olives, and needs just 15 minutes to prepare. Loved by the whole family (even those picky eaters!), this easy pasta with chicken uses canned foods to help eliminate waste; save you time in the kitchen; and get your family essentials like protein and vegetables.
It doesn’t get any better than this delicious Keto White Chicken Chili! Bursting with flavor from fresh veggies, tender chicken, creamy broth, and a little kick of spice, it’s like no other chili recipe you’ve ever tasted!
Instant Pot Caramel. Whether you call it instant pot caramel, instant pot caramel from condensed milk or dulce de leche, it is a wonderful quick one ingredient pantry instant pot pressure cooker recipe that reminds you why owning an instant pot makes your life in the kitchen so much easier and cheaper.
How to air fry chickpeas without oil, with different flavor combinations. My number #1 favorite healthy air fryer snack, that is so easy you will be wondering why it took you so long before you cooked air fryer chickpeas.
Barbunya Pilaki (Turkish Style Borlotti Beans) is a classic Turkish dish braised in olive oil with onions, garlic, and tomato (paste). This delicious vegan dish is perfect to serve as a light lunch, a part of a mezze spread, or a side dish to grilled or roasted meat, fish, and vegetables.
Piyaz (Turkish Bean Salad) is a healthy and nutritious side dish and a perfect accompaniment to your meals. It is made of beans, onions, tomatoes, and parsley then dressed with tahini, lemon juice, and olive oil. This cold Turkish salad is very easy to make and is ready in 15 minutes.
So, there you have it! 47 delicious and easy canned food recipes that will help you meal plan and save money on groceries. Which recipe will you try first? Let me know in the comments below. And if you loved this post, be sure to share it with your friends and family. Happy cooking!
hi! I'm shannon
I’m a wife, mom of three, doctor, and blogger! In 2018, I decided to turn my mom blog, into a personal finance blog so others could follow along on our journey to pay off over HALF a MILLION dollars in student loan and practice start up debt. I hope you enjoy following along, and maybe even find some inspiration along the way.