7 Days of Fast, Pantry Friendly Meals
Below is a week’s worth of dinners with minimal prep and very general instructions (meant to help throw together a quick, low maintenance meal). If you can boil water, assemble a sandwich, and cook eggs, you can make these options.
The ingredients list needed to make all 7 meals follows the instructions.
Pasta with Artichokes, Peas, Parmesan & Walnuts
Sauté garlic in olive oil; add artichokes and peas until warm. Toss in cooked pasta and top with parmesan and walnuts.
With: sliced cucumbers and tomatoes tossed in vinegar and oil, with oregano.
Grilled Cheese & Pear Sandwiches
Whole wheat bread topped with thin pear slices and cheddar cheese cooked in a griddle or sauté pan.
With: prepared tomato or squash soup
Salad greens topped with blue cheese, hard-boiled eggs, avocado, and turkey bacon drizzled with balsamic dressing.
With: whole wheat pita
Greens, Eggs & Ham
Sautéed spinach and onions mixed with diced ham or prosciutto topped with fried eggs.
With: whole wheat toast
Black Bean & Cheddar Quesadillas
Salsa mixed with black beans topped with cheese, sandwiched between flour tortillas. Cook on each side in a skillet until crispy.
With: a salad of avocado and grapefruit slices tossed with olive oil and lime juice.
Sun-dried Tomato & Three-cheese Pita Pizzas
Pitas topped with sun-dried tomatoes and blue cheese, cheddar cheese, and fontina baked in the oven.
With: salad greens tossed with balsamic dressing (or oil and vinegar).
Curried Tuna Salad Wraps
Mix tuna with mayo, diced apples, raisins, onion, celery, shredded carrots, and curry powder and place in a wrap with lettuce.
With: hummus, carrots, and celery.
Ready to go grocery shopping?
– Salad greens/lettuce
– Cheddar cheese
– Blue cheese
– Fontina cheese
– Turkey bacon
– Ham or prosciutto
– Marinated artichokes
– Sun-dried tomatoes
– Olive oil
– Balsamic salad dressing
– Tomato soup/squash soup
– Canned/jarred salsa
– Black beans
– Dried pasta
– Canned tuna
– Whole wheat tortilla
– Whole wheat bread
– Whole wheat pita
– Curry powder
– Dried oregano
– Kosher salt and pepper (to taste)
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