10 Easy Pasta Recipes On A Budget (you must try once!)

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Who doesn’t love pasta?

After living in Italy as an au pair, I’ve learned to become even more appreciative of pasta. I love how this food brings people together and the comfort it gives. 

With these 10 easy pasta recipes, you can eat on budget and eat a satisfying meal.

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These 10+ creamy pasta recipes will more than satisfy your taste buds (and your budget!).


1. Creamy Tomato One Pot Pasta

Creamy. Filling. Delicious. An all around perfect pasta. And it’s easy to make.

Get the recipe here.

2. Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Turn any mushroom hater into a fan with this creamy mushroom pasta. 

Get the recipe here.

3. One Pot Vegetarian Spaghetti

How delicious does this spaghetti look? 

Get the recipe here.

4. Protein-Packed Creamy Chipotle Pasta Salad

I need to make this recipe ASAP. How amazing does this creamy chipotle sauce look?

Get the recipe here.

5. Caprese Pasta Salad

I love pasta salad and how refreshing it is on a hot summer day. 

Get the recipe here.

6. Thai Pasta Salad

Thai pasta salad? Sign me up!

Get the recipe here.

7. Quick And Easy Pasta Salad

Another delicious pasta salad. 

Get the recipe here.

8. Avocado Pesto Pasta

Who doesn’t love avocado? Avocado can be a little expensive, so make sure to buy it on sale. 

Get the recipe here.

9. Vegan Creamy Chipotle Pasta

Another creamy chipotle pasta sauce that is to die for. 

Get the recipe here.

10. Pasta Primavera

How incredible does this dish look from the Clean Eating Couple?

Get the recipe here.

11. Vegan Pasta Fagioli

So comforting, and perfect for those chilly nights. 

Get the recipe here.

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Which pasta recipe do you want to try first?

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