Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Frugal Holiday Countdown Pasta Sauce

Counting down to holidays means frugal time in the T family 


Mr T was popping off to play cricket against the police I think he is trying to renaact the ashes , this week has seen the buy of new cricket pants ( alas it did not come with the chap who modelled the cricket pants ~ SHAME) also so leg thingy oooh yes pads. I fed my husband an earlier prepared curry and onion Bhajis . Meanwhile earlier I had fried some mince making sure I got rid of any fat.



So I made a one pot spaghetti sauce 


Ingredients

1 pack of mince already cooked.

1 tin of chopped tomatoes

Optional herbs , garlic etc.

A splash of water

A good dollop of Heinz sweet chili ketchup

Chopped red onion



Method

Just mix all the ingredients together and pt in to a cooking pot with a lid and cook for around 30 - 40 minutes  on 180c


Check every so often

Towards the end of cooking remove the lid.

Also boil enough pasta for 4 people


Squeeze a little more ketchup into the spate mix just before mixing in the cooked pasta.



And there you have a frugal holiday rundown of our freezer.





18 comments:

  1. Sounds delish! Bet you were popular with hubby, cooking curry for him!

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  2. Sounds very tasty especially with the chilli ketchup

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  3. This is my kind of recipe. I call it 'lob it in and hope'. I'm always reading that when you blog a recipe it should be all accurate and measured, so it's nice to find someone else who blogs recipes the same way I do!

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  4. Hearty, healthy and delicious and a perfect one pot meal.

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  5. I love dishes like this. I use ketchup in mine too, just a squirt. Great idea about using sweet chilli ketchup

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  6. Oh yum this sounds delicious - I have to admit I love a nice pasta. x

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  7. Yummmm, the addition of the sweet chilli sauce gives this dish a delicious edge, I'm going to try that!

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  8. That looks so easy and delicious too

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  9. I love easy suppers that you can just chuck together with whatever you have in!

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  10. This is one of the things that I make a lot. It is great and stretches and better still the boys both love it

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  11. Great recipe, so easy. My kids love pasta so I'll give this ago and put some in the freezer for those busy times when I need a quick freezer email x

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  12. Ooh this sounds very tasty Claire, lovely recipe. I am STARVING, if I don't eat soon I'll have to make a start on my thigh!

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  13. Oh yum!! This looks very tasty and oh so simple X

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  14. Love a quick and easy recipe, my OH would enjoy this.

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  15. I love pasta, this is a great recipe, I can't wait to give it a go.

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  16. I would slap this back! Love pasta and so such an easy recipe

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  17. What an easy meal and a great one to do when camping

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  18. I could literally eat pasta every day! This looks great, I will give it a go. Kaz x

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