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14 Legitimately Easy Dinners Made With Pantry Staples

For those nights when you just can't deal.

Sometimes all you want to do is make a quick, comforting dinner — but you literally have nothing to cook and zero motivation. This is where pantry staples save the day.

For times like those, here are 14 ridiculously simple recipes made (almost) entirely with kitchen staples:

1. Five-Ingredient Pasta con Ceci (Pasta With Chickpeas)

2. Three-Ingredient Black Bean Soup

3. Smashed White Bean and Avocado Sandwich

4. Sesame Noodles With Wilted Greens

5. Black Bean Chili

6. Cacio e Pepe

7. Chickpea Tikka Masala

8. Pasta Pomodoro

9. Pasta Carbonara

10. Spiced Vegan Lentil Soup

11. Stewy White Beans

12. Golden Coconut Lentil Soup

13. Brown Fried Rice

14. Bacon and Egg Ramen

Let's get cooking!