Sunday, September 28, 2014

Frugal Farfalle and Spinach

Are you hungry and in a hurry? Is your budget stretched thin this month? Then this inexpensive, quick, and tasty dish is right up your alley.

Servings  4

Yield  4 (main-dish) servings

Prep Time  15 minutes


2 cups Farfalle (in the south we call these bow-ties)

2 98% lean hamburger patties

1- 4 ounce can  mushrooms (drained)

2 cups spaghetti sauce

1 cup fresh or frozen spinach (thawed)

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

1 teaspoon dried oregano

Fresh ground black pepper


Cook  pasta in a medium-size pot according to package directions

Crumble hamburger into a large skillet over medium-high heat and brown

Add mushrooms, spaghetti sauce, spinach, Italian seasoning, oregano, and black pepper

Drain Farfalle and add to hamburger mixture

Simmer on low for 10 minutes

To make this meal complete simply add fruit or a dessert. This meal cost us 4.12  and we had enough for lunch the next day.

Post a Comment