Pasta is quite possibly the best food for making cheap meals. For less than $2, you can buy a pound of pasta. (If you hit a supermarket sale right, you might spend as little as 79 cents.) Since two ounces of pasta is a serving size, you'll get four meals for two out of the deal.
Not to get all healthy on you, but if you haven't made the switch yet, it's time to start buying whole-wheat pasta. The thought of it might make you gag, but it's actually good! Quite honestly, once you put a full-flavor sauce on it, you can't taste the difference anyway. And you'll get a couple more grams of fiber per serving if you make the switch. (If you need some good-tasting suggestions, check out the winners of EatingWell's whole-wheat pasta challenge taste test.)
Even though heating up a jar of marinara sauce is convenient, why not make a fresh, healthy and more delicious pasta recipe? Here are three yummy dinners to try:
1. Penne with Vodka Sauce & Capicola is one of my go-to recipes.Read More »from Pasta: the best food for cheap meals