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Budget Recipe for Spaghetti


Eating on a budget isn’t that difficult or awful. Today we will easily prove it to you. We will share a simple recipe for a cheap cheesy dinner dinner - desc learn more... with you.

 In fact, the recipe is rather traditional. It also includes such ingredients as garlic and olive oil. Another plus is that you only need 15 minutes to cook this meal.

Ingredients for
сals/100 gr
2 cups
335 cals
3 tbsp
440 cals
Olive oil
1 tbsp
135 cals
2 cloves
70 cals
1 tbsp
8 cals
to taste
Total calories in the prepared dish
988 cals
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  1. Cooking this budget meal is always easy. Fill a large pot with water and bring it to boil. Cook spaghetti as recommended on the pack. Boil the pasta until it's half-ready.
  2. In the meantime, heat a large frying pan. When you cook several ingredients simultaneously, it will take less time to cope with the work. Pour in olive oil and fry minced garlic for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Drain the spaghetti, getting rid of the water and add pasta into the pan with the fragrant garlic oil.
  4. Toss the pasta carefully so that the spaghetti is covered with this fragrant oil. Add pepper and grated cheese to taste.
  5. When the dish is ready, serve it with chopped green parsley.

This cheap easy meal will save everyone who doesn't like to waste much money and time on food. All the ingredients are simple and available to everyone. But you can customize this dish, using more stuff to make the taste of the dish better.

  •         Use olive oil. It has a richer flavor.
  •         Add meat. You can use cheap poultry (drumsticks, chicken fillets or tights).
  •         Pour in the leftovers of red wine. Add them while cooking rich sauce and the dish will become much tastier.
  •         For the lovers of creamy tastes we recommend using heavy cream together with cheese.

 Use this inspiration to cook yummy dishes regularly. And search for more cheap dinner recipes on our website. Bon Appetit!

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