Your 7-day dinner plan: Pantry staples
5 helpful pantry staples
Keeping a well-stocked pantry means you can transform just a few simple ingredients into tasty meals quickly and easily. Here’s five pantry ingredients to keep on hand:
- Microwave rice
Quick and convenient, microwave rice can be added to lunchtime salads and is perfect to serve with stir-fries and curries.
- Wholemeal pasta
Keep pasta on hand for quick and easy dinners, or try adding a handful to soups to make more filling meals.
- Canned diced tomatoes
Canned tomatoes can be used as the base for pasta sauces, curries, stews and soups.
- Canned legumes
Keep small cans on hand to add to lunchtime salads, and to bulk out soups and stews.
- Rolled oats
Not just for breakfast, add oats to smoothies for extra body, as a crunchy coating for meat or use in healthy sweets such as bliss balls and muffins.
Enjoy these fuss-free, quick and healthy recipes that can be made with no more than five main ingredients and just a few kitchen staples.