Budget-Friendly Pantry Recipes

1. Beans and potato pie

You can use any type of bean, including baked beans, to create this sweet potato mash-topped pie, which is a true comfort food.

Beans and potato pie

If fresh potatoes are unavailable, you could also use frozen white potato puree or mashed canned potatoes. 

2. Spaghetti with garlic and chili

A delicious 10-minute dish in which fresh ingredients are readily interchangeable.

3. Mushroom risotto

The finest mushrooms are porcini, but they can be expensive, so you can use a combination if you prefer.

Mushroom risotto

After 15 minutes, strain the mixture through a sieve, reserving the water as stock.

4. Corned beef hash

Even if you don't have raw potatoes, you can make hash with canned, peeled potatoes.

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