Canned tomatoes are one of the most versatile and inexpensive staples in your pantry! They can be added to soups, stews, casseroles and more. Here are 15+ Recipes with Canned Tomatoes to add to your dinner rotation.
If you’re looking for something to make using canned tomatoes from your pantry, there are so many delicious options! I’ve pulled together over 15 dinner recipes that can be made with this simple and versatile staple…soups, sauces, main dishes, pastas…so many tasty ideas here!
Tomato and Meat Sauce
If you’re looking for a classic meat sauce for spaghetti, this is it! This recipe makes a hearty tomato and meat sauce that is delicious served over fresh cooked pasta. So much flavour in this rich spaghetti sauce!
One-Pot Turmeric Chicken
This easy turmeric chicken casserole is made with rice, chicken, canned tomatoes, celery, onions, and ground turmeric, and it’s all prepared and baked in one dish. Assembly is easy, and so is the clean up. Not to mention that the ingredients are relatively inexpensive…you can use bone-in chicken thighs and/or drumsticks, or a chicken breast…it’s up to you.
simple + quick
30 Minute Tomato Sauce
This Homemade Tomato Sauce is delicious and healthy! This recipe calls for whole canned tomatoes but you can also use canned diced tomatoes. I like to use canned San Marzano tomatoes because they are the most flavourful! Ready in less than 30 minutes.
Creamy Tomato Macaroni and Cheese
This recipe for Creamy Tomato Macaroni and Cheese is made with simple ingredients you likely already have on hand: noodles, canned tomatoes, cheese and simple spices. It’s also ready in under 1 hour!
Tomato + White Bean Hamburger Soup
This Tomato and White Bean Hamburger Soup is full of beans, vegetables and lean ground beef, making it hearty enough as a stand alone meal. And the flavours…oh my…the broth is rich with flavours of tomato, herbs and parmesan cheese, the white cannellini beans are creamy…are you hungry yet?!
Bake Beans with Ground Beef
This delicious recipe for Baked Beans with Ground Beef is full of beans, ground beef, veggies and canned diced tomatoes. Rich with flavour from maple syrup, molasses and bacon. So good.
ready in 1 hour
Cabbage Roll Soup
This Cabbage Roll Soup is delicious! It tastes just like a cabbage roll, but without all the fuss of having to roll them in cabbage. So good. Ready in 1 hour.
The best thing about this lasagna soup is that it has all the same flavours of lasagna but in an even easier-to-make recipe! So if your family loves lasagna, they will definitely love this lasagna soup. It’s hearty, healthy and delicious.
Best Beef Chili
This classic recipe for Beef Chili is loaded with beans, canned tomatoes, spices and loads of delicious flavour! The addition of bacon makes this dish especially tasty! Serve with cornbread, buns, rice or over a baked potato.
This hearty vegetable soup is full of healthy ingredients like chickpeas, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower and tomatoes! You can also add ingredients such as squash or your favourite beans. Ready in 1 hour.
ready in 1 hour
Chicken Tortilla Soup
This Chicken Tortilla Soup is a delicious and quick dinner. It’s creamy and so flavourful. Ready in less than 1 hour!
This is a no fail, super delicious lasagna. It’s the kind of lasagna that results in complete silence at the dinner table! Delicious. Made with layers of rich tomato sauce and ground beef, noodles, ricotta cheese and loads of shredded mozzarella and parmesan.
Hamburger Soup is an easy weeknight meal! Loaded with flavourful ground beef, vegetables, canned tomatoes and spices, this soup is hearty and delicious.
Easy Slow Cooker Borscht
This slow cooker borscht soup is loaded with vegetables…beets, canned tomatoes, potatoes, cabbage, carrots, onions and celery. Add a dollop of sour cream and fresh dill and you have a delicious soup and healthy!
easy + delicious
Cheesy Stuffed Peppers
These Cheesy Mexican Stuffed Peppers are filled with healthy ground chicken, black beans, tomatoes, onions and garlic. Baked, then topped with loads of cheese!
Chickpea, Tomato + Bread Soup
This Chickpea, Tomato + Bread Soup is rich, delicious and so full of flavour! It’s also hearty enough to serve as a complete meal.
Breads and Biscuits to serve with your supper!
Don’t miss this tasty collection of breads and biscuits that pair perfectly with all these delicious recipes made with canned tomatoes!
Have a delicious day!