Recipes from the pantry. 

Delicious recipes you can make using quality ingredients from the Arlington Charities pantry!

New Recipes Added Weekly

Drive Through Pantry Recipes

Due to the Covid-19 Crisis, the Arlington Charities pantry has switched to a Drive Through Pantry to eliminate contact. Each week, our clients receive new  pre-packaged food items. These recipes are based on each week's items.

04/06/20 - 04/10/20

Clients Received: canned peaches, cream of mushroom, tomato sauce, chili, corn, green beans, elbow macaroni, raisins, fruit and nut mix, Ritter chocolate, peanut butter, cranberry juice. 

Cinnamon Raisin Kugel 

What you'll need:

-Noodles (Elbow Mac Will Work)


-Cottage Cheese

-Sour Cream





Chicken Noodle Casserole

What you'll need:

-Cream of Mushroom Soup


-Mixed Veggies (Corn and Green Beans Work)



-Parmesan Cheese


-Cheddar Cheese

Fruit Crisp

What you'll need:

-Can of Drained Fruit (Peach Will Work Great)

-Instant Oatmeal


-Chopped Nuts



Basmati Rice

What you'll need:

-Basmati Rice

-Unsalted Butter

-Yellow Onion









-Chopped Nuts

Miscellaneous Recipes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Onions

What you'll need:

-Sweet Potatoes (AC Produce Section)

-Onions (Arlington Charities Produce Section)

-Olive Oil (Arlington Charities Specialty Item)

-Salt (AC Pantry/Common Household Item)

-Pepper (AC Pantry/Common Household Item)

Total Estimated Cost: $0.00

Crispy Oven Roasted Chickpeas

What you'll need:

-Canned Chickpeas (Arlington Charities Pantry)

-Olive Oil (Arlington Charities Specialty Item)

-Salt (AC Pantry/Common Household Item)

-Your Favorite Spices (Good Selection in AC Pantry)

Total Estimated Cost: $0.00

Flourless Peanut Butter Brownies

What you'll need:

-Eggs (Front Cooler at Arlington Charities)

-Peanut Butter (Arlington Charities Pantry)

-Maple Syrup (About $2.29 at Store)

-Pumpkin Puree (Arlington Charities Pantry)

-Cocoa Powder (About $2.00 at Store)

-Baking Soda (About $0.50 at Store)

-Vanilla Extract (About $1.50 at Store)

Total Estimated Cost: $6.29

Three Can Chili

What you'll need:

-Beans: Pinto, Kidney, Red, or Black (AC Pantry)

-Corn (Arlington Charities Pantry)

-Tomatoes (Arlington Charities Pantry)

-Chili Powder (Arlington Charities Pantry)


-Ground Beef (Arlington Charities Meat Cooler)

-Onion (Arlington Charities Produce Section)

-Bell Pepper (Arlington Charities Produce Section)

Total Estimated Cost: $0.00

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The services provided by Arlington Charities, Inc. are made possible in part through a Community Development Block Grant from the City of Arlington through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.