Hummus from 8 Quick and Easy Dishes You Can Make with Canned Foods (Slideshow)

8 Quick and Easy Dishes You Can Make with Canned Foods (Slideshow)

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Hummus

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Use canned chickpeas with tahini, olive oil, garlic, and salt, and process in the food processor until smooth. Serve with pita chips for a quick party appetizer.

 

Pineapple Sweet and Sour Chicken

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Try adding some canned pineapple chunks and juice to chicken for a sweet and sour sauce.

 

 

Canned Green Beans

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Sauté green beans with bacon and garlic for a quick side dish alongside chicken or beef.

 

Bean and Corn Salad

Mix canned black beans and canned corn with chopped red onion, tomatoes, feta cheese, cilantro, and a drizzle of olive oil for a festive and healthy salad.

 

Tuna Salad in a Tomato or Over Greens

This is great for quick weeknight meals. Mix canned tuna with olive oil, herbs, seasoning, and crunchy diced celery and serve in a tomato or over a bed of greens.

 

Peach Pie

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Peach pie has never been easier with canned peaches. Now, you can make summer’s favorite dessert all year round. Mix canned peaches with brown sugar and cinnamon, pour into a prepared pie shell, cover with another prepared pie top, use a knife to create small slits on top, and bake until golden brown.

 

Bean Chili

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Bean chili is always a hearty family favorite that can be ready in a hurry. Sauté onions and garlic, mix in a variety of canned beans with canned crushed tomatoes, add seasonings, and simmer until warmed through. 

 

Pasole Soup

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This traditional Mexican soup is a great use for store-bought rotisserie chicken and canned hominy. 

 

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8 Quick and Easy Dishes You Can Make with Canned Foods