3 ways with pasta sauce

Three dishes made from pasta sauce... 4 days of food!

Preparation Time

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Cook Time

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Servings

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Ingredients

Instructions

Step 1:

  • This is a way of making one jar of pasta sauce last to make four tasty and reasonably healthy meals… most importantly it is CHEAP!
  • Step 2:

  • Step 3:

  • Tuna pasta bake (for 2)
  • Step 4:

  • 1. Boil 2 portions of pasta until al dente
  • Step 5:

  • 2. Mix in half of the pasta sauce
  • Step 6:

  • 3. Drain the tuna and flake it into the pan
  • Step 7:

  • 4. Stir
  • Step 8:

  • 5. Transfer to an oven proof dish and top with grated cheese
  • Step 9:

  • 6. Place in a preheated oven and bake until the cheese is bubbling and crispy
  • Step 10:

  • Step 11:

  • Bolognese:
  • Step 12:

  • 1. Brown two portions of the mince
  • Step 13:

  • 2. Add the rest of the pasta sauce
  • Step 14:

  • 3. Bubble until cooked through
  • Step 15:

  • 4. Serve half with a baked potato and cheese or on top of pasta
  • Step 16:

  • Step 17:

  • Cottage pie (Using the other half of the bolognese sauce)
  • Step 18:

  • 1. Pour the remaining bolognese sauce into a pan
  • Step 19:

  • 2. Add a beef stock (oxo) cube and a cup of boiling water
  • Step 20:

  • 3. Add a handful of frozen vegetables
  • Step 21:

  • 4. Simmer until vehetables are cooked through
  • Step 22:

  • 5. Place in ovenproof dish
  • Step 23:

  • 6. Top with mashed potato (and grated cheese if liked)
  • Step 24:

  • 7. Place in a preheated oven until cheese is bubbling and crispy
  • Step 25:

  • Step 26:

  • And VOILA! four evening meals for less than £4! I know these meals are not authentic but they do the job and can still be considered ‘proper food’ even when money is tight!