Get Ready Recipes: Stockpile meals to make during an emergency
Picture this: The power is off, your refrigerator is out and you can’t use the stove. So what’s for dinner? Lucky for you, you have your emergency preparedness stockpile full of healthy food. These no-cook recipes require no water (save that for drinking!) and are easily and quickly prepared. Use our shopping lists to make sure you have all the ingredients in your stockpile. (All recipes serve six.)
Don’t-be-a-chicken corn and bean salad
1 (16 oz) can corn 1 (16 oz) can black beans 2 (2 oz) pouches chicken, drained 1 (14 oz) can diced tomatoes
1 (16 oz) can corn 1 (16 oz) can black beans 2 (2 oz) pouches chicken 1 (14 oz) can diced tomatoes
Preparation: Mix in large bowl.
Stuck-in-the-House Tuna Sandwich
1 box rye crisp bread 2 cans tuna 1 small jar pimiento olives 6 mayonnaise packets*
*The next time you are at a sandwich shop, pick up a few extra packets of these for your stockpile. They may also be purchased at bulk food stores.
Ingredients: 1 box rye crisp bread
2 cans tuna (use only as many cans as you
will need for a six-person meal, to avoid having leftover tuna) 1 small jar pimiento olives, chopped 6 mayonnaise packets
Preparation: In large bowl, combine tuna and mayonnaise. Add chopped olives. Spread tuna mixture on crisp bread.