Create a meal plan with these Easy Meals with Pantry Staples! Each of these recipes works with pantry items.
Having a good stock in the pantry is essential for times when the unexpected happens and you need to really cook from the pantry. This list of pantry staples is a great start to knowing what you should store in your pantry.
I’ll admit I’m not one that keeps large quantities of foods, I just do not have space or need for it. I typically will have enough on hand for about 2 weeks’ time, then I’ll need to go to the store again.
There are though some things like oils, canned goods, and such that hold for a while and are perfect to store in the pantry. These will be helpful with this list of easy meals with pantry staples.
What types of pantry staples should you keep?
Let’s talk about easy meals with pantry staples and what you should have in your pantry.
- Oils and Vinegar
- Herbs and Spices
- Canned Goods
- Canned Meats
- Peanut Butter
- Baking Powder
- Baking Soda
- …and must-haves for your family
Easy meals with pantry staples also include some refrigerator staples and freezer staples too such as dairy and meat products. We keep those on hand as well, just enough to last at least 2 months.
Can you freeze flour?
A few tips, first if you keep products like beans, pasta, and flour in your pantry be sure they are in high-quality storage containers to avoid any unwanted visitors making a home there, this could be moths or weevils. Be sure to protect your pantry staples so they last a while.
I tend to actually keep large quantities of flour and baking mixes on hand, so I actually freeze them. They are great in the freezer, but you just want to bring them to room temperature before using them for a recipe.
Flour is perfect to freeze in the freezer and most likely you won’t have to worry about any unwanted visitors.
What do you consider easy meals with pantry staples?
These pantry meals are going to use staples from the pantry, fridge, and freezer. This means pasta, soups, and bread, that are perfect to make with pantry staples.
These pantry meals may look a bit different for you if you keep different items than I do on hand; however, you can adapt them, or hopefully, they will give you some ideas to help you with your meal prep.
Remember I have plenty of gluten-free recipes too for you that are good pantry meals as well.
Enjoy these delicious easy meals with pantry staples!
Easy Meals with Pantry Staples
Clean the pantry, fridge, and freezer with these Easy Meals with Pantry Staples!
Black Bean Brownies
Make an easy batch of Black Bean Brownies, plus naturally gluten-free too!
Peanut Butter Oatmeal No Bake Cookies
These Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies are delicious and easy to make gluten-free too.
Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Make these amazing Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies is a great treat for the day and they taste amazing!
Buttermilk Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce
Buttermilk Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce use a classic buttermilk pancake recipe.
Sheet Pan Rosemary Chicken
Make an easy one-dish meal with this Sheet Pan Rosemary Chicken!
Ninja Foodi Taco Pasta (Gluten-Free)
Make a fabulous meal with this Ninja Foodi Taco Pasta that is also easy to make gluten-free too.
Ninja Foodi Pizza Pasta (Pressure Cooker)
Make this tasty dish in the Ninja Foodi, Pressure Cooker, or Instant Pot with Ninja Foodi Pizza Pasta!
Ninja Foodi Chicken Noodle Soup (Gluten-Free)
Make Ninja Foodi Chicken Noodle Soup that can easily be made gluten-free too in just a few quick minutes!
Slow Cooker Beef Taco Soup
Make a delicious dinner with Slow Cooker Beef Taco Soup!
Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing
This Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing is a great way to enjoy comfort meal year-round, plus easy to make gluten-free too.
Ninja Foodi Cheesy Broccoli Chicken and Rice Bake
Air Fryer Chicken Fried Rice
Make this delicious Gluten Free Air Fryer Chicken Fried Rice in just 10 minutes!
Cheesy Chicken and Rice
Make a delicious comfort meal with this Gluten-Free Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole.
Creamy Tomato Florentine Soup
Gluten-Free Creamy Tomato Florentine Soup is a wonderful choice for a warm soup.
Instant Pot Lasagna Soup
Make a delicious meal in minutes with this Gluten Free Instant Pot Lasagna Soup
Gluten Free Slow Cooker Tangy Turkey Meatballs
Gluten Free Slow Cooker Tangy Turkey Meatballs - easy to make and even better to eat!
Sheet Pan Mini Meatloaf and Vegetables Recipe
Sheet Pan Mini Meatloaf and Vegetables Recipe - a great one-sheet dinner!
Ninja Foodi Beans (Gluten-Free)
Make a batch of Easy Ninja Foodi Beans, that are no-soak too!
Ninja Foodi Black Beans
Make a large batch of Ninja Foodi Black Beans, no soaking needed!
Ninja Foodi Banana Bread (Gluten-Free)
The Ninja Foodi Banana Bread is a moist, delicious bread that can be made gluten-free too!
Make a wonderful depression era recipe with this Blueberry Bread. It's also easy to make gluten-free or in the ninja food too.
Easy Blueberry Scones (Gluten-Free Optional)
Make delicious Blueberry Scones that are easy to make gluten-free too!
Gluten-Free Strawberry Scones
Make these easy Gluten-Free Strawberry Scones with pantry ingredients and fresh strawberries!
Baked Chicken Bruschetta
This one-dish dinner is made in 30 minutes or less and can be made gluten-free if needed too!
Gluten-Free Homemade Bisquick Mix
Make this easy homemade bisquick mix with gluten-free or regular flour!
Gluten-Free Homemade Cake Mix
Make this amazing Gluten-Free Homemade Cake Mix and then create the BEST cake!
Gluten-Free Homemade Pancake Mix
Make this easy pancake mix that can be made gluten-free or gluten-filled!
Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Muffins
Make these tasty Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Muffins!
Ninja Foodi Applesauce
Make simple tart Ninja Foodi Applesauce in 5 minutes with real ingredients!
Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins
Make these easy Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins with fresh blueberries!
Ninja Foodi Oatmeal (Pressure Cooker Recipe)
Make a fabulous bowl of Ninja Foodi Oatmeal with a variety of toppings!
Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Muffins
Make a sweet treat with these Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Muffins!
Gluten-Free Biscuits with Homemade Bisquick
Make these easy Gluten-Free Biscuits with Homemade Bisquick Mix!
Easy Energy Balls
Make these EASY Energy Balls that can be made gluten-free with a variety of mix-ins.
Easy Ranch Spaghetti
Make this quick and easy Zesty Easy Ranch Spaghetti in minutes! This Ranch Spaghetti is also easy to make gluten-free too.
Comments & Reviews
Great suggestion for food staples to have on hand. I was finally able to find some of those in stock this week. Many of these recipes will be enjoyed in our household. Pinned.
Donna @ Modern on Monticello says
This is a great list to share right now. Of course I have already started to run out of the pantry staples too so a shopping trip is in my near future. Pinned this for a great reference. #HomeMattersParty
Richella J Parham says
So many good ideas! Thank you for rounding them up for us.
Thanks so much for joining the Grace at Home party at Imparting Grace. I’m featuring you this week!
Thanks for the amazing recipe. I made this dish exactly how you explained here and it turned out to be so tasty. My family enjoyed it so much and I got too many praises for this, all thanks to you. <3
Laurie Cover says
Great tips. We also like to keep a lot of food items stocked because I enjoy cooking from scratch.
Thank you for sharing this at the Homestead we
Brenda Lamb says
I love your website and especially your emails! Thank you so much for all the wonderful ideas and recipes!! They are sooooo helpful!