Broccoli Alfredo from 12 Best Back-of-the-Can Recipes (Slideshow)

12 Best Back-of-the-Can Recipes (Slideshow)

No need to get your cookbook out if you have one of these canned foods on hand

Broccoli Alfredo


An elegant pasta dinner comes together easily using creamy canned soup. Don’t like cream of mushroom? Try your favorite creamy soup instead.

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Easy Chicken Enchiladas


Enchiladas may sound like a complicated dish, but with the help of condensed cream of chicken soup, you can cook up bold, authentic flavors in no time. 

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4-Minute Breakfast Fruit Smoothies Recipe

Del Monte Foods

Smoothies can be a quick , easy, and nutritious breakfast, but what if you don't have time to prepare the fruit? Try canned, sliced peaches with Greek yogurt, a fresh banana, and a hint of vanilla. 

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California Shrimp Tacos with Corn Salsa Recipe

Taste of Home

The use of canned corn and beans helps to get these healthy shrimp tacos on the table in less time.

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Cornbread Chicken Bake Recipe

Taste of Home

Canned cream of chicken soup and canned chicken broth give this cornbread bake lots of flavor and a rich, creamy texture.

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Chicken Broccoli Pesto Recipe


This recipe only uses six ingredients, all of which you probably already have on hand in your pantry. And, combining prepared pesto sauce, milk, and canned soup is a genius way to make a quick, creamy pasta sauce.

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Shredded Barbecue Chicken Over Grits Recipe

Taste of Home

You won’t believe this recipe comes from the back of the can. With deep, sweet and smoky barbecue flavors, this one is a weeknight-dinner must-try.

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Toasted Almond Green Beans Recipe

Del Monte Foods

This classic dish is versatile and delicious. It’s great during the holidays but can be made any day and served with chicken, fish, pork, or beef.

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Weeknight Chicken Parmesan Recipe

Del Monte Foods

Diced, canned tomatoes are an easy way to add lots of healthy flavor to a dish. Try them here for a quick and easy weeknight chicken Parmesan.

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Pumpkin Roll


Even if it’s not fall, this delicious cake is worth making. Super moist pumpkin cake rolled up with sweet cream cheese frosting; what’s not to love?

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Mediterranean Bulgar Salad Recipe

Taste of Home

Healthy and tasty, this salad combines bulgar, vegetables, and herbs with canned beans for extra protein and fiber. 

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Poppy Seed Cake


This cake will quickly become a family favorite. Studded with poppy seeds and flavored with vanilla, this cake stays super moist because of the butter and sour cream.

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