There's really nothing quicker or easier to make than spaghetti. And with all of our watching our budgets, turning to pasta makes sense financially and nutritionally. Pasta is good for you; complex carbohydrates combined with vitamin-rich tomato sauces and lots of vegetables makes hearty and satisfying meals in just a few minutes. It's easy to cook pasta: just boil it in lots of salted water until al dente. This means that the there is still some firmness in the center of the pasta. Mix it with these delicious sauces to create wonderful meals for pennies.
What could be better than a combination of beef, cheese sauce, and spaghetti? The kids will adore this simple and fast recipe.
I love this recipe just because you don't have to boil a large pot of water to cook the pasta. It cooks right in the sauce, which means the pasta has a ton of flavor. Make this with or without meatballs; it's delicious either way.
This fabulous casserole is perfect for feeding a large crowd, or you can split it in half and freeze one casserole to bake later. I just love the combination of flavors and textures in this recipe.
Cream cheese is a wonderful addition to a simple spaghetti and sauce recipe. It really takes the sharp edge off the tomato sauce flavor and adds fabulous creaminess. This is one of my go-to recipes in the fall and winter.
You knew pesto was going to appear in this list, didn't you? It's no secret it's one of my favorite convenience foods, and mixed with pasta, meatballs, and bell peppers it makes an ordinary dish extraordinary. Keep the ingredients for this dish in your freezer, pantry, and fridge.
This super simple and inexpensive recipe is made from ingredients you probably already have on hand. You can leave out the bacon if you don't have it; the recipe will still be absolutely delicious.
I always make this dish the day after we have salmon. It's one of the best uses for leftover salmon in the world. After all, what's better than a combination of salmon, bacon, pasta, and cheese?
I came up with the idea for this recipe when thinking about ways to use up leftover meatloaf. It's delicious, warm, comforting, and really makes leftover meatloaf seem, well, not left over!
This simple recipe is one my mother made often while I was growing up. Just six ingredients and 20 minutes and you'll have a delicious and hearty meal on the table to feed your hungry family.
This fabulous dish is made completely in the crockpot. You don't have to boil a pot of water to cook the spaghetti! This is my go-to recipes on days when I'm just too busy to think about dinner. You'll love it.