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Secretly Budget Pasta

I call this Secretly Budget Pasta because I make it when I'm short on funds. This recipe is super quick and cheap, but the outcome is something fancy and delicious. Enjoy!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 17 minutes

Total Time: 22 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients:

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Steps:

  1. Bring a pot of water to boil. Cook spaghetti as directed to al dente.
  2. Warm up a pan to medium high with a bit of oil. Add all your vegetables except for the tomato. Fry until lightly browned and softened, about 5 minutes, Stir often.
  3. Drain pasta but reserve the water it was boiled in. Add pasta to vegetables.
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  5. Add the granulated stock and the diced tomato.
  6. Add some of the reserved pasta water to the mix a tablespoon at a time. The starch in the water helps create a beautiful thick sauce, and picks up all the yummy browned vegetable bits at the bottom of your pan. To finish up, add salt and pepper to taste. I like mine with a bit of cheese and hot sauce. ;)
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November 23, 20160 found this helpful

Looks yummy!

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December 3, 20160 found this helpful

It is ;) Thank you, Benetta!

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