Making your own pasta sauce is a great way to save money while giving your family the best. If you grow a garden and can your own tomatoes you can make this for nearly free. If not tomato paste from your local Aldi is only 29 cents a can. This is how we make our pasta sauce for cheaper than the $1 cans at the supermarket. Even better we pack extra flavor into our frugal homemade pasta sauce.
Make your own frugal homemade pasta sauce
- 1 can of tomato paste per 3 servings needed
- leftover onions, peppers, and tomatoes from completely optional.
- garlic powder
- minced onion
- Italian herbs and spices
Dump tomato paste into your sauce pan.
Fill each can with water and dump into your pan three times.
Stir well over low heat.
Chop any veggies you plan to add to your sauce and toss in. Continue to stir and simmer.
Dump in herbs and spices to taste.
Once you have made your sauce you can add your usual choice of meats and pasta for a quick and flavorful frugal meal.