Delicious Recipes from Pantry Staples

Sometimes the best-tasting recipes come from using the best of what’s already in your pantry. Whether it’s popping open cans of black beans and tomatoes for a zesty southwestern style soup, or putting long-lasting grains like rice and quinoa to work for a creamy casserole, we’re serving up three new recipes created especially to go with your favorite pantry staples. These tasty recipes take simple ingredients, not to mention plenty of our farmers’ award-winning cheeses and dairy products, and create delicious recipes you can enjoy any day of the week.

The best-tasting dishes often come from using the best of what’s around. We’re combining everyday pantry staples with the world’s best cheddar in these luscious, mouthwatering new recipes. Click To Tweet

Mexican Quinoa Soup

When you combine Mexican-style ingredients like green chilis and black beans with the world’s best cheddar in this tangy, hearty soup, you know you’re in for a treat. Rounded out with mouthwatering, aromatic spices like cumin, chili powder, and coriander, then topped with fresh chopped cilantro and a healthy dollop of Cabot Sour Cream, this bowl of goodness (pictured above) is bound to become a new favorite.


Cheesy Brown Rice Lentils

This scrumptious, gooey combination of brown rice, lentils, and our farmers’ creamy zesty Pepper Jack Cheese makes an unforgettable side dish or meat-free main course. The minced garlic and oregano add a luscious depth of flavor. Serve it with warm tortilla chips and salsa, creamy guacamole, and your favorite ice-cold beverages, then sit back and enjoy.


Creamy Cheesy Couscous Black Beans

The stars of this yummy dish are plump Israeli couscous and a hearty pile of rich, robust Cabot Extra Sharp Cheddar. It starts with a roux made from creamy Cabot Butter, then piles on the delicious with fire roasted tomatoes, black beans, chili powder, and cumin. Built from common ingredients you’re likely to have around the house, once you have that first bite, you’ll find this dish’s incredible flavors are anything but simple.


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