This is the easiest soup recipe you’ll ever see, besides broth and noodles, of course. Soup can be a lot of work and simmer all day, or it can be simple and quick. This soup is the latter!

Every ingredient in this soup is an item you likely already have stored in your pantry. Even better, it’s only five ingredients total. It’s a perfect way to clean out your pantry, and eat something delicious and easy!

Plus, it’s also dairy-free, gluten-free, vegetarian, and high in fiber and protein! And you only need one pot (like this one) and a ladle. You really can’t lose with this easy pantry soup!

Easy Pantry Soup

The easiest soup you'll ever make from items you already have on hand.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 cans chili beans any kind
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with jalepeno (preferred)
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 can corn
  • 1-2 tbsp chili powder or favorite seasoning mix


  • Open all cans.
  • Pour each item into large saucepan.
  • Cook on the stovetop over medium-heat until heated through. Stir frequently.
  • Serve warm. Top with cheese, crackers, or avocado.
Keyword easy dinner ideas, easy soup recipes, family meals, soup recipes

See how short this recipe is? So easy for quick weeknight dinner for the family. Pair it with cornbread or my homemade artisan bread, and maybe some fruit slices or a brownie for dessert. Cozy-up afterward with a warm blanket and family-friendly movie. You won’t have many dishes to do since you can make this soup in just one pot!

Easy pantry chili soup.

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5-ingredient easy pantry soup.