Dinner on a Dime: 20 Cheap Pasta Recipes

A great pasta dish shouldn't cost a lot and can be much more inventive than adding a can of tomato sauce or opening a box of mac 'n cheese. Here are 20 different pasta recipes that are delicious, a little off the beaten path and totally within your budget (21 Photos)

Rori Trovato and Lisa Cericola on Apr 2, 2013 at 10:22AM

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Dinner on a Dime: 20 Cheap Pasta Recipes

Courtesy of 'The Illustrated Kitchen Bible: 1,000 Family Recipes from Around the World'

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Roman-style Spaghetti

In this simple pasta dish, a few ingredients add up to a whole lot of flavor. Pancetta too expensive? Simply substitute bacon, or leave it out for a vegetarian variation.

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