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Canned food can have a bad reputation, but it really shouldn’t. Simple shelf-stable items like beans, canned vegetables, condensed soups, canned fish and canned meat are among the ingredients nobody cooks with anymore — but should. Use those items (and more) as the building blocks for these scrumptious, satisfying dinner dishes.
Canned Spam is a diverse ingredient. Skip standard ham and make summery skewers with this meat and canned pineapple. It’s a great dish for grilling outdoors.
Though hummus is typically served as an appetizer, if you’re a major fan, you’ll want to eat this protein-packed dish all night long.
This easy vegetable soup takes literally less than five minutes of prep time. It’s one of those easy comfort foods you can make ahead and freeze.
Perfect for a game day potluck, a chilly evening or any time of year, this three bean vegetarian chili takes just minutes of prep time.
These black bean burgers have a little kick in them thanks to a touch of chipotle powder. They’re one of the satisfying, easy dishes you can make using pantry staples.
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