Frugal Friday: Pasta Sauce

A couple weeks ago we shared out recipe for salsa, if you missed it you can click here. It has been a great way for our family to save money.

Today we will share our recipe for pasta sauce. The thing we love about pasta sauce is how versatile it can be. You can literally take any type of noodle and mix this sauce in and you have a meal. You can also use it for things like chicken parmesan. You can also modify this recipe however you like, want it saltier, add more salt, want it more garlicy, add more garlic, want mushrooms, add mushrooms. We just use this recipe as a base flavour and then modify as needed.

Here’s our recipe for about 1L of sauce:

2 16oz. cans tomato sauce

6 cloves of garlic, crushed

1 tbsp. salt

1 tbsp. black pepper

2 tbsp. Italian seasoning


Place all ingredients in a pot on the stove. Bring to a simmer and let simmer for about 15 minutes. Use sauce with whatever dish you wish.

That’s it. It’s that simple.

Let us know what modifications you made to your sauce and how it turned out.

Never stop adventuring!