In times of emergency, it’s important to know how to make tasty and healthy meals with ingredients that won’t go bad over time. Pantry recipes can also be a great budget option for anyone looking to stay healthy but can’t spend a lot of money. Check out these easy and delicious recipes to get started:

Five-Ingredient Pasta with Bolognese Sauce

While ground beef isn’t stored in the pantry, but it does have a great shelf life being kept in the freezer. This five-ingredient pasta with bolognese sauce is a great recipe if you have ground beef in the freezer, a jar of marinara, pasta, and cheese, then this is the recipe for you. It’s great for the whole family and easy to make. Take a look at the recipe here.

Classic Tuna Casserole

Casseroles are not only super easy to make, but also delicious and filling. Make a classic tuna casserole in no time to serve for lunch or dinner. The recipe includes pantry staples such as canned tuna, pasta, and ingredients to make a creamy homemade mushroom sauce. This will soon become a favorite meal and check out the recipe here.

Three-Ingredient Crispy Oven Fried Chicken Tenders

Chicken tenders are a classic meal and favorite for everyone. Chicken is another food that can be stored in the freezer to be used later down the road. To make crispy over friend chicken tenders, simply defrost the chicken then coat tender-sized pieces in a mixture of egg, flour, salt, and pepper. Take a look at the measurements and full recipe here

Vegan Corn Chowder

Not many know that pantry meals can easily be vegan. Corn chowder is a delicious meal and can readily be made vegan. This tasty recipe is packed with plant-based protein, including ingredients such as dried yellow split peas, frozen corn, cashews, and apple cider vinegar. Check out the simple and meat-free recipe here.