Use classic pantry and freezer staples like canned tomatoes, pasta, chicken, and ground beef to whip up tasty dinners in a
Total Time: 45 MinutesPantry Stars: Spaghetti Noodles & Bacon You can make this stovetop Italian restaurant favorite at home
with just a few staple ingredients. Egg yolks lend the pasta creaminess and bacon and Parmesan add rich flavor. Believe us,
it'll soon become a regular in your cooking repertoire.Recipe: Pasta Carbonara
Oven-Fried Parmesan Chicken Strips
Total Time: 45 MinutesPantry Stars: Chicken & Baking Mix A family favorite, chicken strips are a standby recipe for busy weeknights.
This 6-ingredient version is made even easier by using a baking mix (such as Bisquick). Serve with honey, mustard, or ketchup
for dipping.Recipe: Oven-Fried Parmesan Chicken Strips
Quick Marinara Sauce
Total Time: 25 MinutesPantry Stars: Canned Tomatoes & Pasta Noodles You can whip up this homemade sauce in about 20 minutes
with just five pantry stapes: olive oil, garlic, tomato paste, canned crushed tomatoes, and basil. Add any type of cooked
pasta, and you've got a hearty meatless dinner.Recipe: Quick Marinara Sauce
Diner Meat Loaf 'Muffins'
Total Time: 30 MinutesPantry Stars: Ground Beef & Saltine Crackers Sit down to a meat loaf in a half hour with this recipe.
Grab saltine crackers, ketchup, and a few other ingredients from the cabinet and get started.Recipe: Diner Meat Loaf 'Muffins'
Shrimp Fried Rice
Total Time: 45 Minutes or LessPantry Stars: Rice, Frozen Shrimp & Frozen Peas Reach into the freezer for a speedy Asian supper.
Keeping frozen shrimp and vegetables on hand ensures you'll always have a dinner plan. Microwaveable precooked rice is shelf
stable and ready to serve in seconds.Recipe: Shrimp Fried Rice
Spicy Black Beans
Pantry Stars: Canned Black Beans, Canned Whole Tomatoes & RiceTotal Time: 30 MinutesThe core ingredients to this recipe are
black beans, tomatoes, and rice. Sun-dried tomatoes, onion, jalapeno, and cilantro (optional) add extra boosts of flavor.
If you don't have the last three ingredients, cut down a bit on the whole tomatoes and stir in jarred salsa the last few minutes
of cooking.Recipe: Spicy Black Beans
Caramelized Onion Chicken
Total Time: 25 MinutesPantry Stars: Chicken Breasts, Fruit Jam & Soy Sauce Raspberry jam, red wine vinegar, soy sauce, and
a couple of seasonings create a rich sauce for the chicken. This recipe is low in fat, easy to whip together, and most of
the ingredients can be found in your pantry. If you don't have raspberry jam, red current, apple, or seedless blackberry jam
can stand in for great results.Recipe: Caramelized Onion Chicken
Peanut Butter Pancakes
Total Time: 30 Minutes or Less Pantry Stars: Peanut Butter, Flour, Sugar & Eggs Breakfast for dinner is a go-to meal when
the refrigerator is bare. This recipe adds peanut butter to traditional pancake mix and transforms them from standard to extraordinary.
For a well-rounded meal, serve with sausage or bacon.Recipe: Peanut Butter Pancakes