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Pantry Friendly Recipes

Easy Peach Cobbler

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup pancake mix
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 30 oz can of sliced peaches (or 2 16 oz cans)
  • Optional: crumble crust topping - use 1/2 cup of instant apple cinnamon oatmeal packet and 2 tbsp of soften butter (available at Cats' Cupboard).

Directions

  • Pour peaches in 9" square baking dish
  • Mix Pancake Mix and sugar and pour over peaches
  • Add butter tabs to the top
  • Bake at 375 F for 50 minutes or until cooked thru and brown on top.

Southwest Pasta Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 box of any kind of pasta (the pasta kit from Cats' Cupboard also works, just don't add the seasoning packet)
  • 1 15 oz can of corn
  • 1 15 oz can of black beans
  • 1 cup of shredded chesse
  • 1 15 oz can of diced tomatoes (drain can before using)
  • 1 or 2 cans of chicken
  • Salt

For the Dressing

  • 1/2 cup of Ranch Dressing OR
  • 2 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar and 6 tbsp of Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to directions on packet
  • While the pasta is cooking, mix together in a large bowl, the chicken, a dash of salt, corn, bean, and drain tomatoes. ***Wait to add the cheese until the pasta is cooled off so it doesn't melt.
  • Mix dressing with chicken, corn, beans and tomatoes.
  • Fold in and slowly mix the mixture from the previous steps with the pasta, once it is done cooking. 
  • Refrigerate the pasta mixture for at least two hours, then add cheese. Store in fridge. 

**For a vegetarian option, make recipe without chicken!

Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal Bars

Ingredients

  • 1 packet of instant apple cinnamon oatmeal (available at Cats' Cupboard)
  • Half the spice packet in the instant apple cinnamon oatmeal (add more or less based on your taste preference)
  • 1 can of apple pie filling

Optional Add In's

  • Crushed Almonds
  • Raisins
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Vanilla Extract

Directions

  • Add all ingredients together in a bowl and mix well
  • Stir in optional add in's
  • Spray a baking dish (any size will work) and spread mixture in dish.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes for desired crispiness.

Tuna Mac Mush

Ingredients

  • 14 oz can of tuna, drained
  • 10.75 oz can of condensed cream of mushroom soup and 1 can water (rinse out can)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 lb bag of pasta, cooked and drained
  • Crushed potato chips

Directions

  • Mix tuna, soup, water, salt and pepper together
  • Stir in pasta
  • Place in a tall greased casserole dish
  • Top with potato chips
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes

Sloppy Veg-Head Joes

Ingredients

  • 2 15 oz cans of sloppy joe sauce
  • 2 15 oz cans of black beans

Directions

  • Combine black beans and sloppy joe mix together and simmer for 3-5 minutes OR cook in microwave for 3-5 minutes, stirring every minute
  • Serve with crackers, rice, potatoes or bread

Easy Burrito Bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 3 cups of chopped Romaine Lettuce
  • 1 15 oz can of whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 15 oz can of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 14 oz can of diced tomatoes, drained
  • 2 tbsp of chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Optional

  • 1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and diced
  • Other toppings such as shredded cheese, sour cream, guacamole, etc.

Directions

  • In a large saucepan add, 1 1/2 cups of water, cook rice according to package instructions; let cool and stir in salsa; set aside.
  • To assemble the bowls, divide rice mixture into serving bowls; top with lettuce, corn, black beans, tomatoes and cilantro.
  • Serve immediately, may add additional toppings of your choice.

 

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