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Quick Dinner Dishes You Can Make Out of Cans

Quick Dinner Dishes You Can Make Out of Cans

For those days when time is of the essence and dinner needs to get made ASAP

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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.

Tuna Noodle Casserole

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Frito Pie

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Pigs in a Blanket

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Spam in a Blanket

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Spam and Pineapple Skewers

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Chickpea and White Bean Hummus

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Crab Fondue

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Creamy Canned Vegetable Soup

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Cincinnati Chili

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Black Bean Soup

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Three Bean Vegetarian Chili

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Chickpea Curry

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Green Bean Casserole

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Healthy Tuna Salad

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For an easy meal prep dish that is as delicious as it is good for you, whip up this quick tuna salad. You can store it for about five days, and it can be eaten as a sandwich (make it gluten free by putting it in a lettuce wrap) or a side to another meal.

Taco Roll-Ups

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Quinoa Salad

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Broccoli Casserole

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Black Bean Burgers

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Phil Vickery shares his seasonal secret for this warming autumnal drink, combining canned pumpkin, coffee, fragrant spices and frothy milk. Made using canned pumpkin this drink is a quick and delicious winter treat, that doesn't break the bank! that he's created for us and make sure to tags us (@ lovecannedfood ) on Instagram to be featured on our page.


BROWSE ALL RECIPES

Phil Vickery shares his seasonal secret for this warming autumnal drink, combining canned pumpkin, coffee, fragrant spices and frothy milk. Made using canned pumpkin this drink is a quick and delicious winter treat, that doesn't break the bank! that he's created for us and make sure to tags us (@ lovecannedfood ) on Instagram to be featured on our page.


BROWSE ALL RECIPES

Phil Vickery shares his seasonal secret for this warming autumnal drink, combining canned pumpkin, coffee, fragrant spices and frothy milk. Made using canned pumpkin this drink is a quick and delicious winter treat, that doesn't break the bank! that he's created for us and make sure to tags us (@ lovecannedfood ) on Instagram to be featured on our page.


BROWSE ALL RECIPES

Phil Vickery shares his seasonal secret for this warming autumnal drink, combining canned pumpkin, coffee, fragrant spices and frothy milk. Made using canned pumpkin this drink is a quick and delicious winter treat, that doesn't break the bank! that he's created for us and make sure to tags us (@ lovecannedfood ) on Instagram to be featured on our page.


BROWSE ALL RECIPES

Phil Vickery shares his seasonal secret for this warming autumnal drink, combining canned pumpkin, coffee, fragrant spices and frothy milk. Made using canned pumpkin this drink is a quick and delicious winter treat, that doesn't break the bank! that he's created for us and make sure to tags us (@ lovecannedfood ) on Instagram to be featured on our page.


BROWSE ALL RECIPES

Phil Vickery shares his seasonal secret for this warming autumnal drink, combining canned pumpkin, coffee, fragrant spices and frothy milk. Made using canned pumpkin this drink is a quick and delicious winter treat, that doesn't break the bank! that he's created for us and make sure to tags us (@ lovecannedfood ) on Instagram to be featured on our page.


BROWSE ALL RECIPES

Phil Vickery shares his seasonal secret for this warming autumnal drink, combining canned pumpkin, coffee, fragrant spices and frothy milk. Made using canned pumpkin this drink is a quick and delicious winter treat, that doesn't break the bank! that he's created for us and make sure to tags us (@ lovecannedfood ) on Instagram to be featured on our page.


BROWSE ALL RECIPES

Phil Vickery shares his seasonal secret for this warming autumnal drink, combining canned pumpkin, coffee, fragrant spices and frothy milk. Made using canned pumpkin this drink is a quick and delicious winter treat, that doesn't break the bank! that he's created for us and make sure to tags us (@ lovecannedfood ) on Instagram to be featured on our page.


BROWSE ALL RECIPES

Phil Vickery shares his seasonal secret for this warming autumnal drink, combining canned pumpkin, coffee, fragrant spices and frothy milk. Made using canned pumpkin this drink is a quick and delicious winter treat, that doesn't break the bank! that he's created for us and make sure to tags us (@ lovecannedfood ) on Instagram to be featured on our page.


BROWSE ALL RECIPES

Phil Vickery shares his seasonal secret for this warming autumnal drink, combining canned pumpkin, coffee, fragrant spices and frothy milk. Made using canned pumpkin this drink is a quick and delicious winter treat, that doesn't break the bank! that he's created for us and make sure to tags us (@ lovecannedfood ) on Instagram to be featured on our page.